FCI Petersburg Medium

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

Last Updated: March 18, 2024
1060 River Rd, Hopewell, VA 23860
Prince George
Mailing Address
PO Box 1000, Petersburg, VA 23804

FCI Petersburg Med 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 medium facility.

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If you are seeking to send your inmate money for commissary, one recommended for this facility is MoneyGram There is a fee for sending money, see their rates and limitations.

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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You can support your loved ones at FCI Petersburg Med on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 804-504-7200.

When a loved one is in federal prison, they need more than just visits or calls due to their generally longer sentences. This webpage offers insights into FCI Petersburg Med procedures, helping you provide the best support possible. From sending magazines to exploring distance learning options, this guide has all you need to assist your loved one effectively.

The Federal Correctional Institution, Petersburg Medium (FCI Petersburg Med), part of the Petersburg Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) in Virginia, houses medium-security male inmates and operates alongside an adjacent satellite prison camp for minimum-security offenders. Located in Prince George County, it lies 25 miles southeast of Richmond, Virginia, and is designated as a Sex Offender Management Program (SOMP) prison, with around 40 percent of inmates incarcerated for sexual offenses.

Inmates are housed in two-, three-, and four-person cells, and the facility provides various healthcare services including sick calls, medications, dental care, eyeglasses, and physical examinations. Psychological services offer crisis counseling, coping skills, and suicide prevention, with specialized programs available for sex offender treatment.

FCI Petersburg Medium houses a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). A Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP) and a Drug Education Class are also offered.

Vocational Training: FCI Petersburg Medium offers vocational training in AutoCAD and Carpentry.

FCI Petersburg Med offers apprenticeships in HVAC, Landscape, and Plumbing. Education services encompass literacy, GED, ESL programs, and vocational training in AutoCAD and Carpentry, along with apprenticeships in HVAC, Landscape, and Plumbing. The library provides a range of materials and legal resources, and UNICOR facilities handle tasks such as clothes hanger repackaging.

Inmates may use funds for commissary purchases, phone accounts, and other transactions, with recreational facilities including a gymnasium, athletic fields, courts, and organized intramural leagues. Hobby craft programs offer various activities such as drawing, painting, and crocheting, aiming to meet inmates' educational and leisure needs.

Inmate Locator

FCI Petersburg Medium is a facility in the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) that publishes the names of the inmates currently in one of their locations nationwide. To begin your search, simply input the exact first and last name of the individual you are looking for. Alternatively, if you possess an eight-digit BOP Inmate ID number (xxxxx-xxx), you can use that for quicker results.

If your search within the federal system proves unsuccessful, InmateAid Inmate Search provides an additional avenue. This database encompasses inmates currently incarcerated in various prisons, jails, and detention centers nationwide. Utilizing this free inmate locator doesn't require any sign-up process, ensuring convenient access for users. This free inmate locator.

If you are looking for someone who has been recently taken into custody, you may access the Arrest Record Search feature, there is a cost for this fresh information

Visitation Information

Petersburg Medium - Visiting Hours

  • Friday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Holidays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Visiting Information

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Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.