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Kentucky Federal Facilities

Kentucky has only one type of federal correctional facility, which is federal prisons. There are five federal prisons in Kentucky. Each has a different level of custody, amenities for inmates, and serves a different demographic. Each of them is detailed below.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons is the government agency in charge of federal prison facilities and all Kentucky federal prison inmate records. They have a helpful website with an inmate locator on it so the general public can perform a Kentucky federal inmate search online and find someone they are looking for.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons claims they are “An Agency Like No Other.” Their mission statement reads; “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.” They serve roughly 177,080 inmates with a recidivism rate of only 34% using a staff of 35,916 employees.

Kentucky Federal Prisons

Kentucky has five federal prisons, and each one is detailed below as to custody level, number of inmates, and demographics.

  • Ashland FCI - A low security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp serving 1,268 male offenders (1,085 at the FCI and 183 at the camp).
  • Big Sandy USP - A high-security U.S. penitentiary with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp housing 1,266 male inmates (1,180 at the USP and 86 at the camp).
  • Lexington FMC - An administrative security federal medical center with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp holding 1,493 male and female offenders (1,254 at the FMC, and 239 at the camp).
  • Manchester FCI -A medium-security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp housing 1,060 male inmates (913 at the FCI and 147 at the camp).
  • McCreary USP - A high-security U.S. penitentiary with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp serving 1,469 male inmates (1,331 at the USP and 138 at the camp).

Famous Federal Prison Inmates in Kentucky

  • Corey Hamlet - leader of the Grape Street Crips gang in New Jersey, serving a life sentence for multiple murders.
  • Ronell Wilson - gang leader in New York serving a life sentence.
  • Thomas Pitera - hitman for the Bonanno Crime Family in New York City, currently serving a life sentence.
  • Ricky Mungia - white supremacist convicted of civil rights violations for a shooting spree targeting African-Americans in Lubbock, Texas, serving a life sentence.
  • Carl Mark Force - former DEA agent, convicted of money laundering, obstruction of justice, and “extortion during the silk road investigation, currently serving a life sentence.

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