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Kansas Federal Facilities

Kansas has two types of federal correctional facilities in the state. First, there is one federal prison in Kansas called Leavenworth. Then there are two administrative offices. One is a residential reentry management field office, and one is a regional administrative office.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is the government entity in charge of all federal correctional facilities and Kansas federal prison inmate records. They have an inmate locator feature on their website, making it easy to perform a Kansas federal prison inmate search at any time of day or night. They also have a page for each facility with helpful tips on visitation, sending gifts or money, and receiving phone calls from inmates. There are roughly 2,300 people incarcerated in federal prisons in Kansas.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons’ mission states: “We protect public safety by ensuring that federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, cost-efficient, and appropriately secure, and provide reentry programming to ensure their successful return to the community.”

Kansas Federal Prison Offices

The residential reentry management field office plays the part of a liaison between the Federal Bureau of Prisons (FOB) and other forms of law enforcement like state and local police, the U.S. Marshall’s Service, and the federal and state courts.

The North Central Regional Office is an administrative office providing oversight & support to facilities located in the North Central Region (NCR). It is located in Kansas City, Kansas.

Kansas Federal Prisons

The Leavenworth prison in Kansas is very well known publicly. It is a medium-security U.S. penitentiary with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp. This prison houses 1,743 male prisoners. It is located in Leavenworth, Kansas. This regional office serves more than 20,381 offenders and thousands of staff members.

Famous Federal Prison Inmates in Kansas

Leavenworth has been home to many infamous criminals over the years from bank robbers, and gangsters, to sports figures, political criminals and even violent offenders.

  • James Earl Ray - assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968.
  • Michael Vick - NFL quarterback convicted of running a dogfighting club called “Bad Newz Kennels.”
  • Anthony Corallo - infamous mob boss.
  • Phillip Garrido - convicted in 2011 for kidnapping, rape, and false imprisonment of Jaycee Dugard.
  • Samuel R. Caldwell - the first person to be arrested in the U.S. for selling marijuana, served three years in Leavenworth.
  • Byron “Bam” Morris - former NFL running back served 30 months for drug trafficking and money laundering.
  • Carl Panzram - serial killer, rapist, arsonist, and burglar convicted of 22 murders. He was hanged in 1930.
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