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Missouri Federal Facilities

The state of Missouri has two types of federal correctional facilities in the state. First, they have one federal prison called Springfield MCFP, and then they have one residential reentry management field office called St. Louis RRM. Each has a specific demographic and purpose and are listed below with more details.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (FOB) is the government agency in charge of all federal correctional facilities, prisoners and Missouri federal prison inmate records. They make it super easy to perform a Missouri federal prison inmate search using the inmate locator on their website.

The FOB is “an agency like no other.” They describe their mission as: “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 supervise 177,251 inmates with a 34% recidivism rate using 35,998 employees.

MCFP Springfield

An administrative security federal medical center which houses 1,006 male inmates. This facility also provides specialized medical care, dental services, and mental health treatment for all federal inmates. They have visitation on Saturdays and Sundays only.

St. Louis RRM

A Residential Reentry Management (RRM) field office. This facility acts as a liaison between the FOB and the courts, U.S. Marshall’s Service, state and local law enforcement and even community groups and services. They serve more than 10,801 inmates across all states.

Famous Federal Prison Inmates in Missouri

  • Robert Bolden - was executed after killing a bank guard during a robbery in St. Louis.

  • Joseph Bonanno - crime boss for the NY-based Bonanno family. He was imprisoned for refusing to testify in a racketeering case. He served 14 months and was released in 1986.
  • Fritz Duquesne - convicted of running the Duquesne Spy Ring, a Nazi spy ring from 1939 until 1941. He served 14 years and then was released in 1954 on “compassionate grounds.”
  • Larry Flynt - publisher of the infamous “Hustler Magazine.” He was placed in federal custody for contempt of court and disrespecting a federal judge. He served six months in prison and was released in 1986.
  • Henri Young - famous bank robber and murder who attempted to escape from Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary in 1939. He was held from 1948–1957. His story was the subject of the 1995 film “Murder in the First.”
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