Arizona Department of Corrections (ADCRR) Phoenix - Aspen Unit

State Prison

Last Updated: March 03, 2024
2500 E Van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Mailing Address
PO Box 52109, Phoenix, AZ 85072

ADCRR Phoenix-Aspen is for State Prison offenders sentenced anywhere from one year to life by the State Court in the county where the charges were filed

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for State - medium facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

Satellite View of Arizona Department of Corrections (ADCRR) Phoenix - Aspen Unit

You can support your loved ones at ADCRR Phoenix-Aspen on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 602-685-3100.

Located at 2500 E Van Buren St in Phoenix, AZ, ADCRR Phoenix-Aspen carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. ADCRR Phoenix-Aspen 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.

The ADCRR Phoenix-Aspen Unit within the prison complex stands out within the department for its unique setup. Situated on the Arizona State Hospital grounds and leased through the Department of Health Services, four units—Alhambra, Baker, and Flamenco—cater to specific inmate populations and mental health needs.

With a capacity of around 1,042 inmates spread across seven housing units with varying security levels, ADCRRPhoenix-Aspen employs a score classification system to determine custody and security level placement, ranging from 1 to 5 to indicate risk or need.

As a modern, medium to high-security facility, ADCRR-Phoenix comprises three primary areas: a reception center, mental health beds, and transitional care units. Skilled inmates are responsible for maintenance, kitchen work, yard duties, and cleaning tasks.

The Reception Center acts as the initial processing point for male inmates, excluding those on Death Row or serving life sentences, undergoing medical and psychiatric assessments, classification, and transportation.

ASPC-Phoenix Aspen offers a range of programs, including work crews, educational opportunities such as mandatory literacy, special education, GED, high school diploma, and associate degree programs, as well as treatment options like psychoeducation groups, art therapy, and a Recovery Support Specialist program.

Inmate Locator

ADCRR Phoenix-Aspen 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

2024 Phoenix Visitation Calendar.pdf

Regular visitation periods will be in four-hour blocks each weekend, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Frequencies for regular visitation and food visitation will be based on the inmate’s phase level as outlined in this section. Holiday visits are in addition to established visitation schedules.

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