The state of Colorado has a couple of different types of facilities in its correctional system. They have two federal prisons in Colorado and then one training academy. The state prisons house felons who have broken federal laws inside the state of Colorado.
All federal prisons are overseen and managed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and they are in charge of all Colorado federal prison inmate records. Therefore, anyone interested in running a Colorado federal prison inmate search should contact them directly or use the inmate locator feature on their website.
FCI Englewood is a low security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp and a detention center holding 1,117 male inmates. Florence Federal Correctional Complex has three units. One is an administrative federal penitentiary holding 375 inmates. Another is a maximum-security unit holding 857 male inmates. The final unit is a medium-security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp housing 1,419 male offenders.
The national corrections academy is “Located in Aurora, CO, the National Corrections Academy houses both the Management and Specialty Training Center (MSTC) and the National Institute of Corrections’ (NIC) Academy and Information Center.” Their mission, as explained on their website, states: “MSTC provides specialized training to help staff acquire and maintain subject-matter expertise in their functional areas. The MSTC recognizes that staff development and leadership training are critical for both individual and agency success. Managers and staff in specialty disciplines face complex challenges in today’s environment, and it is the goal of the MSTC to provide training and staff development opportunities for Bureau staff that will facilitate their becoming leaders in their fields. The MSTC’s ongoing distance-learning initiative and computer-based training have ensured continued provision of quality training, while reducing costs.”