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Arizona Federal Facilities

The state of Arizona has two types of federal corrections facilities. First, there are three federal prisons in Arizona. Then there is one residential reentry management field office in Phoenix, AZ. Each of the three federal prisons in Arizona holds federal inmates who have broken federal laws within Arizona state boundaries.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is the government entity that maintains all Arizona federal inmate records. They have an inmate locator feature on their website so that anyone can conduct an Arizona federal prison inmate search at any time.

Arizona State Prisons

The Federal Bureau of Prisons was established in 1930 to oversee all federal correctional institutions. Since then the number of facilities and their responsibilities has grown. There are three state prisons in Arizona.

  • Phoenix FCI - a medium-security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp and a detention center housing 1,275 male and female inmates.
  • Safford FCI - a low security federal correctional institution housing 947 male offenders.
  • Tuscon FCC—a complex with two units, one is a medium-security facility housing 326 male and female inmates, and the other is a high-security facility housing 1,512 male inmates.

The single residential reentry management field office in Arizona is called Phoenix RRM. It serves the entire state but is located in Maricopa county. Along with Arizona it also serves the judicial district of Southern Nevada. This type of correctional facility acts as a liaison between federal prisons and the U.S. Marshals Service, federal courts, state and local law enforcement, and community-based programs.

They currently serve about 7,986 federal inmates, 120 long-term boarders, 520 short-term inmates in jail, another 1,997 inmates sentenced to home confinement, and 38 juveniles.

Arizona Residential Reentry Management Field Office

The single residential reentry management field office in Arizona is called Phoenix RRM. It serves the entire state but is located in Maricopa county. Along with Arizona it also serves the judicial district of Southern Nevada. This type of correctional facility acts as a liaison between federal prisons and the U.S. Marshals Service, federal courts, state and local law enforcement, and community-based programs.

They currently serve about 7,986 federal inmates, 120 long-term boarders, 520 short-term inmates in jail, another 1,997 inmates sentenced to home confinement, and 38 juveniles.

Famous Federal Prison Inmates in Arizona

  • Hamid Hayat- Pakistani-born U.S. citizen who was convicted of helping al-Qaeda, training with them, and planning attacks on banks, food stores, hospitals, and government buildings. He is serving a 24-year sentence and is scheduled to get out in 2026.
  • Cris Kirkwood- Bassist for the Meat Puppets in prison for assaulting a security guard at a Phoenix post office. He served 11 months and was released back in 2005.
  • Jerry Posin- the former drummer for Steppenwolf served five years in federal prison but was released in 2009. While in Phoenix FCI he teamed up with Cris Kirkwood and played a few concerts for other inmates.

 

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