ADOC-Draper Correctional Facility

State Prison

Last Updated: March 08, 2024
2828 AL 143, Elmore, AL 36025

Draper Correctional is for State Prison offenders sentenced anywhere from one year to life by the State Court in the county where the charges were filed

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You can support your loved ones at Draper Correctional on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 334-567-2221.

Located at 2828 AL 143 in Elmore, AL, Draper Correctional carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Draper Correctional offers diverse educational and vocational programs aimed at equipping offenders for successful reintegration into society and reducing recidivism. Through these initiatives, inmates gain skills and confidence, fostering personal growth and resilience.

When someone you care about ends up in a state prison, it can be tough to navigate the ins and outs of the system. From figuring out how to stay in touch to understanding what you can do to make their time easier, it can feel overwhelming. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get the lowdown on ADOC-Draper Correctional Facility so you can stay connected and support your loved one during their time inside.

While incarcerated, reading is often the best use of time. Please note that books and magazines, puzzles, and word searches ordered for inmates must come directly from the publisher. This policy ensures that the items are new, untampered, and comply with the facility's regulations. Prisons and jails enforce this rule to prevent the introduction of contraband or prohibited materials. By restricting orders to publishers, the facility can better maintain security and control over the content entering the institution. Any books or magazines not received directly from the publisher will be rejected and not delivered to the inmate.

Draper Correctional Center, situated in Elmore County, Alabama, is a medium custody state prison overseen by the Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC). Housing a total of 1232 inmates, the facility accommodates both male and female prisoners, albeit in separate dormitory settings. Established in 1939, Draper Correctional Center originally had a capacity of 600 beds and replaced the former Speigner Reformatory, which had been founded around 1900. Speigner Reformatory operated various work programs, including farming and a cotton mill, until it was destroyed by fire in November 1932.

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Draper Correctional Center continues to operate a farming operation and a furniture plant, providing vocational training and employment opportunities for inmates. Each prisoner is assigned a job within the facility, contributing to maintenance and various other tasks. The prison is named after Hamp Draper, who served as the director of the state corrections department at the time of its establishment.

Elmore County is home to three Alabama state prisons, with Draper Correctional Center being one of them. Staton Correctional Facility is located adjacent to Draper, while Elmore Correctional Facility is situated about a mile to the east. Together, these facilities play a crucial role in the state's corrections system, providing secure housing for inmates and offering various programs aimed at rehabilitation and reintegration.

Draper CF provides educational and vocational training at J.F. Ingram Technical College, on site. Draper has productive work opportunities for the inmates that include a furniture plant and a vehicle garage. Draper also provides psychological services and substance abuse programs for inmates.

The prison provides inmates with good jobs from a large farming and agricultural unit, to vocational jobs like creating furniture and learning mechanic skills.

Inmate Locator

Draper Correctional maintains a database of current inmates and their locations within the system. To locate an inmate, begin by using the DOC locator tool, which requires entering the first three letters of the inmate's first and last name, allowing for variations in spelling.

If unable to locate the desired information through free resources, users may opt to use the Arrest Record Search, which requires payment. While this option incurs a small fee, it provides access to the most up-to-date data available.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours for Draper Correctional are subject to change, so it's crucial to confirm them by contacting the facility directly by phone. Please reach out to 334-567-2221, on visitation procedures, applications, or directions to the facility in Elmore. Please note that visitors will undergo a thorough search before entering the premises, and personal belongings, including cell phones, are strictly prohibited. Individuals under probation, parole, or community corrections supervision must obtain approval from their supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting, although such visits are not typically approved.

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