There is only one federal prison in Mississippi, and it is called Yazoo City Federal Correctional Complex. It is comprised of three separate units, each of them is described below with details as to custody level, capacity, and demographics.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons (FOB) is the entity in charge of all federal correctional facilities, inmates and they keep track of all Mississippi federal prison inmate records too. They have a handy inmate locator feature on their website so the public can perform a Mississippi federal prison inmate search anytime. Along with the inmate locator, they have a page for each facility with directions, information on visitation and sending gifts/money as well as contact phone numbers in case anyone needs to call. They also provide a lot of helpful tips for family and friends of inmates.
The FOB calls itself an agency like no other with a mission statement that 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 manage more than 177,251 federal inmates with a recidivism rate of 34%, and they do it using 35,998 employees.
A low security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp housing 2,104 male inmates (1,920 at the FCI and 184 at the camp). Family can visit on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
A medium-security federal correctional institution with 1,345 male inmates residing there. They offer visitation on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
A high-security U.S. penitentiary, holding roughly 573 male inmates. They have visitation on Saturday and Sunday only.
Karey Lee Woolsey - a singer/songwriter, featured in the top ten of the Billboard Charts. He was convicted of trying to sell 7,000 pounds of marijuana and served a 13-year sentence. He was released in 2018.
David Darnell Brown - former rap artist (Young Buck) who was found guilty in 2012 of being a felon in possession of a firearm which was discovered during an IRS raid on his home. He served a 15-months sentence and was released in 2013.
Mark Ingram Sr. - former NFL player found guilty in 2005 for money laundering in connection with his drug dealing. He served seven years and was released in 2015.