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FCI - Yazoo City Satellite Prison Camp

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

Last Updated: February 09, 2021
Address
2225 Haley Barbour Pkwy, Yazoo City, MS 39194
Beds
211
County
Yazoo
federal minimum
Phone
662-751-4800
Fax
662-716-1036
Email
yaz/publicinformation@bop.gov
Mailing Address
PO Box 5000, Yazoo City, MS 39194
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FCI - Yazoo City Satellite Prison Camp's comprehensive information to help guide you through the federal prison process, specifically on how to remain connected to your inmate while they are incarcerated.

The FCI-Yazoo-City-Camp is a federal prison located at 2225 Haley Barbour Pkwy in Yazoo City, MS. 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 662-751-4800.

The Federal Correctional Institution, Yazoo City Satellite Prison Camp (FCI Yazoo City Camp) is a United States federal prison for minimum-security male inmates in Mississippi. It is part of the Yazoo City Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) and operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice.

FCC Yazoo City is located 36 miles north of Jackson, Mississippi, the state capital.

Notable inmates include Mark Ingram Sr. a former National Football League player; pleaded guilty in 2005 to laundering money he believed to be proceeds from narcotics deals and to bank fraud for cashing counterfeit checks. David Darnell Brown the American rap artist known as Young Buck; pleaded guilty in 2012 to being a felon in possession of a firearm; guns were found in his home during a 2010 Internal Revenue Service raid on his home. Michael Lohman the former New Orleans Police Lieutenant; pleaded guilty in 2010 to obstruction of justice for attempting to cover up the 2005 Danziger Bridge shootings, during which officers shot six unarmed civilians, killing two; several other officers were also sentenced to prison.

Housing: Inmates at the Camp are housed in dormitories.

Health Services: FCI Yazoo City Camp provides primary health care for acute and chronic conditions including diagnosis, treatment, education, and counseling for inmates. Physical examinations, dental services, pharmacy services, immunizations, and special care items (e.g., eyeglasses) are provided. Inmates are assigned to a primary care provider who will treat them for the duration of their stay. Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day by approaching any staff member and requesting assistance.

Psychology Services: Psychology services include intake screening, crisis intervention, and individual and group counseling. Group therapy tends to include anger management, HIV/AIDS Awareness, criminal thinking, and others. Notices of upcoming treatment groups are posted in inmate housing units. Suicidal inmates can approach any staff member and request to be seen by a psychologist. Emergency care is available 24 hours a day.

Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): FCI Yazoo City Camp does not house a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). A Drug Education Class and Non-Residential Drug Abuse Treatment Programs (NR-DAP) are also offered.

Education Services: FCI Yazoo City Camp provides literacy, GED, and English-as-a Second Language (ESL) programs. An incentive award of $25.00 will be given to inmates upon completion of the GED, ESL, or apprenticeship programs. Adult Continuing Education (ACE) classes and other special interest courses are taught by inmates. A Release Preparation and parenting classes are also available. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.

Library Services: Leisure and law library services are available for inmates. In the leisure library, inmates can check out newspapers, magazines, and fiction and nonfiction books. In the law library, inmates can use a copy machine, typewriters, and the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library. The law library is located in the Education Department.

Commissary: Inmates are allowed to spend up to $360.00 per month on a variety of commissary items. Inmates are allowed to shop once a week on their designated shopping day. Shopping days rotate quarterly and the schedule is posted at the commissary. Items such as food, beverages, clothing, and electronics can be purchased. Inmates may purchase their own hygiene items from the institution commissary.

Recreation Services: FCI Yazoo City Camp offers outdoor activities. Indoors inmates can play board and card games, paint, draw, and engage in other art and crafts projects. Outdoors, inmates can exercise, play sports, walk or run on the track, and participate in a number of structured and unstructured activities. Intramural programs are offered in basketball, softball, soccer, and volleyball. Fitness and instructional programs include aerobics, racquetball/handball, music, calisthenics classes, stationary bikes, walking/cycling club, exercise mats, stair steppers, and abdominal benches. Other leisure and social activities include board games, acrylic painting, bocce ball, horseshoes, band performances, watercolor painting, art and leather craft, and games tables for playing cards, dominoes, chess, checkers, backgammon, and Scrabble. Also available are pool tables, ping-pong tables, bumper pool, and television viewing.

Admissions and Orientation (A&O) Handbook - This document provides you with general information about the institution, programs, rules, and regulations that you will encounter during your confinement. Familiarizing yourself with this information and knowing your responsibilities will help you to adjustment to institution life.

Legal Activities - This document outlines the procedures for access to legal reference materials and legal counsel and the opportunities that you will be afforded to prepare legal documents while incarcerated.

Inmate Locator

FCI - Yazoo 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 662-751-4800 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 - Yazoo City Satellite Prison Camp - Minimum - Visiting Hours

  • Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Holidays 10:00am – 5:00pm

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