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Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Coleman

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

Last Updated: June 20, 2022
846 NE 54th Terr, Coleman, FL 33521
Mailing Address
PO Box 1032, Coleman, FL 33521

FCI-Coleman 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 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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Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Coleman'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-Coleman is a federal prison located at 846 NE 54th Terr in Coleman, FL. This federal medium 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 352-689-5000.

Security Level: Main: Medium-males. FCI Coleman Medium is located in central Florida, south of the town of Coleman, off Highway 301 on State Road 470 in Sumter County; about 50 miles northwest of Orlando, 60 miles northeast of Tampa, and 35 miles south of Ocala. FCI Coleman Medium was opened in 1996. It is part of the Coleman Federal Correctional Complex (FCC).

Housing: Inmates are housed in two-person cells. There are a total of twelve housing units.

Health Services: FCI Coleman Medium provides sick-call, first-aid, dental sick call, emergency, and routine treatment, and follow-up care. It includes a pharmacy for prescription medications (over-the-counter medications are available through the commissary). Services also include health care staff referrals, health care staff-approved follow-up treatment for a chronic condition, preventive health care services, emergency services, diagnosis and treatment of chronic infectious diseases, and mental health care. Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day at FCI Coleman Medium. Notable inmates include Conrad Black, a media baron and member of Britain's House of Lords, did several years in Coleman as punishment for defrauding investors; Corrine Brown, former United States Representative; convicted in 2017 of using a sham charity as a personal slush fund; Matthew Bevan Cox, Former mortgage broker, and US Secret Service Most Wanted fugitive; pleaded guilty in 2007 to masterminding a mortgage fraud scheme, stealing $15 million from 100 victims in eight states; the story was featured on the CNBC television program American Greed.

Psychology Services: In addition to conducting routine initial intake screenings for all inmates admitted to the facility, Psychology Services staff provides crisis intervention services, brief counseling, individual and group therapy, and psycho-educational groups. The Skills Program is available for inmates with intellectual disabilities and social deficiencies. At the camp, the STAGES Program is available for inmates with serious mental illness and personality disorders. Inmates must either submit a request to staff or visit Psychology Services open house to sign up for available programs.

Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): FCI Coleman Medium does not house a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). A drug education class, as well as the Non-Residential Transitional Services, is available for inmates. The Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP) is also available.

Education Services: FCI Coleman Medium offers literacy, GEC, and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs in English and Spanish. An Adult Basic Education (ABE) program is available for inmates without a high school diploma or GED. Adult Continuing Education (ACE) classes and a parenting program are also available. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.

Advanced Occupational Education: FCI Coleman Medium offers advanced occupational education in Culinary Arts, HVAC, and Electrical, while the camp offers Cosmetology, Horticulture, HVAC, and Custodial Maintenance.

Vocational Training: Vocational training programs at FCI Coleman Medium are designed to meet the changing needs of the community workforce. Business Education (Computer Training), Culinary Arts, Home Health Care, Typing, Baking, Heating/Air Conditioning, Landscaping, and Electrical are offered at the prison.

Apprenticeship: FCI Coleman Medium and the camp offer apprenticeships in Electrician, HVAC, Landscape Tech, and Plumbing.

Library Services: Seven days a week inmates can access the law and leisure libraries at both the main prison and the camp. The leisure library offers books, newspapers, and magazines to the inmate population. In the law library inmates can access the Electronic Law Library, copy machine, and typewriters.

UNICOR: The FCI Coleman Medium UNICOR facility produces office furniture.

Commissary: Inmates are permitted to spend up to $360.00 per month in the main prison and in the camp. The following items do not affect the spending limit: postage stamps (limit one book per week), Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) patches, Kosher/Halal shelf-stable entrees for inmates who are FRP Refuse, copy cards, and copy paper. Commissary items include candy, cookies, ice cream, instant coffee, fresh fruit, and toiletries. The shopping schedule rotates quarterly and can be found posted on the commissary bulletin board.

Recreation Services: The FCI Coleman Medium prison and camp provide a recreation yard, hobbycraft center, leisure center, and sports leagues. Both the main prison and camp recreation yards offer basketball, bocce ball, handball, racquetball, horseshoe pits, softball and a jogging track. The main prison also has a music center, a cards and games room, and a fitness area.

Important links

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Coleman Medium - Admissions & Orientation Handbook
Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Coleman Medium - Commissary List
Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Coleman Medium - Legal Activities
Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Coleman Medium - Directions

Inmate Locator

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Coleman 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 352-689-5000 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

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Coleman Medium - Visiting Hours

  • Monday 8:00am – 3:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am – 3:00pm
  • Sunday 8:00am – 3:00pm
  • Holidays 8:00am – 3:00pm

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