FCI - Forrest City Satellite Prison Camp

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

Last Updated: May 24, 2022
1400 Dale Bumpers Rd, Forrest City, AR 72336
St. Francis
Mailing Address
PO Box 8000, Forrest City, AR 72336

FCI-Forrest-City-Camp is for Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) offenders found guilty of a federal crime and sentenced to incarceration in accordance with the Department of Justice Sentencing Guidelines.

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 federal minimum facility.

The phone carrier is Trulincs, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

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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

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The FCI-Forrest-City-Camp is a federal prison located at 1400 Dale Bumpers Rd in Forrest City, AR. This federal minimum security prison is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to hold inmates who have been convicted to and sentenced for a federal crime through the US Department of Justice (DOJ).

Locate all federal inmates here. If you would like to speak with a case manager or counselor, call 870-630-6000.

The Federal Correctional Institution, FCI Forrest City Satellite Camp is a minimum custody United States federal prison for male inmates in Arkansas. It is part of the Forrest City Federal Correctional Complex (FCC Forrest City) and is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice. FCC Forrest City is located in eastern Arkansas, 85 miles east of Little Rock and 45 miles west of Memphis, TN.

Some notable inmates have been Clifford Harris, America hip hop recording artist known as T.I. pleaded guilty to federal weapons charges in 2008 and returned t prison for probation violations. Armando Villalobos the disgraced former District Attorney for Cameron County Texas; convicted in 2014 for his role in a large south Texas extortion and bribery scheme from 2006 to 2012. Villalobos was convicted of accepting bribes and kickbacks in exchange for favorable prosecutorial judgment, reduced criminal charges, case dismissals, pretrial diversion agreements, and probationary matters.

FCI Forrest City opened in April 1997. Inmates are housed in dormitories with cubicles. Educational opportunities include GED, ESL, continuing education and parenting courses. Career counseling and vocational training are also available, as well as a drug treatment program. A federal industries program, known as UNICOR, employs 300 inmates and produces a furniture line called "Harmony." All inmates at FCI Forrest City are required to perform a job assignment, including cleaning services, clerical duties, masonry, plumbing, painting, landscaping, and welding.

Housing: Inmates are housed in dormitory barracks on bunk beds with lockers for storage.

Health Services: Sick call, medical and dental emergency care, medications, periodic examinations, optometry, and eyeglasses are available at FCI Forrest City Satellite Camp. All inmates receive a physical examination within their first 14 days of arriving at the facility. Routine health care is available through the submission of triage forms. Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day by contacting any member of the prison’s staff.

Psychology Services: Psychology staff offers comprehensive individual and group therapy programs. These programs address the full range of clinical disorders, provide self-help options, assess and treat behavioral and emotional problems, and facilitate overall adjustment. Regular groups include criminal thinking, anger management, and others. Crisis intervention is available 24 hours, seven days a week by approaching any staff member and requesting Psychology Services to be contacted.

Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): FCI Forrest City Satellite Camp houses a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). The facility also provides a Drug Abuse Education Course, the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP), Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

Education Services: FCI Forrest Medium provides literacy, GED, and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs. Instructors use the Adult Basic Learning Exam (ABLE), Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), and the Spanish Assessment of Basic Education (SABE) tests to determine each inmate’s academic abilities. Adult Continuing Education (ACE) and parenting classes are also available to the inmate population. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.

Library Services: The leisure library contains a broad selection of fiction and nonfiction books, magazines, and newspapers, which inmates can check out. The law library contains a variety of legal reference materials for use in preparing legal papers. Reference materials include the United States Code Annotated, Federal Reporter, Supreme Court Reporter, Bureau of Prisons program statements, institution supplements, Code of Federal Regulations, federal case law, and other legal materials. The law library is located in the Education Department.

Commissary: Inmates at FCI Forrest City Satellite Camp are allowed to shop once per week on their designated shopping day. A $360.00 monthly spending limit is imposed. Inmates can purchase a wide variety of items. Items include ice cream, sodas, food, candy, and various snacks. Clothing, shoes, and electronics can also be purchased.

Recreation Services: FCI Forrest City Minimum offers a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. A leisure center offers music rooms, TV (sports or news only), patio area, billiard table, football, ping-pong, table games, and multi-purpose rooms, a hobby craft area, a fitness area, and gym. A recreation yard offers a variety of outdoor activities, programs and classes, step aerobics, exercise classes, and spinning and circuit training on fitness equipment. Intramural and individual sports are also available to the general population.

Important links

FCI - Forrest City Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum - Admission & Orientation Handbook
FCI - Forrest City Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum - Commissary List
FCI - Forrest City Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum - Inmate Legal Activities
FCI - Forrest City Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum - Visitation

Inmate Locator

FCI - Forrest City Satellite Prison Camp is a facility in the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) publishes the names of their inmates currently in one of their locations nationwide. Your search should start with the first locator to see if your loved one is there. You will need the offender's first and last name and it must be spelled exactly. If you have a nine-digit BOP Inmate ID number (xxxxx-xxx)

If you cannot find your inmate in the federal search, the second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is all the inmates currently incarcerated in all prisons, jails and detention centers. You do not need to sign up to use this free inmate locator.

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Covid Visitation Information

We remind all visitors to carefully review our special visiting procedures during the COVID pandemic, and also remind all visitors to observe applicable state and local COVID travel restrictions in planning your visit to the institution.

Please call 870-630-6000 prior to your visit to get the latest updates, time changes or visitation cancellations.

All visitors will be temperature checked with results annotated at the screening site prior to entrance. All staff working the screening site will be in proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Visitors will be in-processed on a first come first serve basis, adhering to social-distancing requirements. If distancing requirements cannot be met, visitors may be asked to wait outside for systematic in-processing to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Inmates on quarantine or isolation status will not be permitted visits - it will be the visitor's responsibility to check with the institution prior to arrival to ensure the scheduled visit can still take place.

The visiting room is designed to maximize social distancing, with a minimum of six feet between persons. Inmates are permitted two visitors per visit. To ensure equal opportunities, the frequency of visits determines any termination. Appropriate face coverings are mandatory for all inmates and visitors, all visitors wearing a mask will be provided one by the institution, theirs will be secured in the lockers in the lobby. No physical contact, photographs, food, or drink is permitted. A hand hygiene station, including alcohol-based hand sanitizer, is available at all visiting entrances and exits. Orderlies are assigned to each visitation room and will continually sanitize all touch surfaces, restrooms, etc.

Visitation Information

FCI - Forrest City Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum - Visiting Hours

  • Saturday 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Sunday 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Holidays 8:00am - 3:00pm

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