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South Carolina Federal Facilities

South Carolina has a single type of federal correctional facility in the state, which is federal prisons. There are four federal prisons in South Carolina. Each one has a different level of custody and serves a specific demographic. These facilities hold felons who have broken federal laws and have been sentenced to prison time by the courts.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (FOB) is the government agency in charge of all federal correctional facilities, all inmates, and all South Carolina federal prison inmate records. They have a comprehensive website with lots of information, including a handy offender locator, so that anyone can perform a South Carolina federal prison inmate search at any time of day or night. Along with the inmate locator, they have a page for each facility with driving directions, visiting hours, information on how to send money, gifts, or receive phone calls from inmates.

Federal Prisons in South Carolina

There are four federal prisons in South Carolina. Each one is listed below with the number of inmates and levels of custody.

  • Bennettsville FCI - a medium-security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp with 1,389 male inmates (1,265 at the FCI and 124 at the camp). They allow visitation on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
  • Edgefield FCI - a medium-security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp holding 1,878 male inmates (1,375 at the FCI and 503 at the camp). They also allow visitation on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 
  • Estill FCI - a medium-security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp housing 1,208 male inmates (966 at the FCI and 242 at the camp). They allow visitors on Saturdays and Sundays. 
  • Williamsburg FCI - a medium-security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp with 1,352 male inmates (1,216 at the FCI and 136 at the camp). They have visitation for family and friends only on the weekends. 

Famous Federal Prison Inmates in South Carolina

  • Christopher Coke - leader of the Shower Posse (a violent drug gang in Jamaica). He was caught in 2011 after a 72-hour manhunt (during which 74 people were killed). He is serving a 23-year sentence and is scheduled to be released in 2030.
  • Thomas Noe - convicted of money laundering and funneling money into President George W. Bush’s 2004 campaign, this former Republican Party fundraiser is serving an 18-year sentence. 

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