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Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Pollock

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

Last Updated: August 06, 2022
Address
1000 Airbase Rd, Pollock, LA 71467
Beds
1639
County
Grant Parish
Phone
318-765-4400
Fax
318-765-4476
Email
pom/execassistant@bop.gov
Mailing Address
PO Box 4050, Pollock, LA 71467

FCI-Pollock 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.

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

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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Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Pollock'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-Pollock is a federal prison located at 1000 Airbase Rd in Pollock, LA. 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 318-765-4400.

The Federal Correctional Institution, Pollock (FCI Pollock) is a medium-security United States federal prison for male inmates in Louisiana. It is part of the Pollock Federal Correctional Complex and operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the US Department of Justice.

FCC Pollock is located in central Louisiana, approximately 15 miles north of Alexandria.

Notable inmates include Gene Gotti served 29 years of a 50-year sentence; Associate of the Gambino crime family in New York City and brother of Boss John Gotti; convicted in 1989 of running a multimillion-dollar heroin ring. Shi Lei former cook; convicted in 2005 of using violence to seize and exercise control of a vessel in international waters for murdering Captain Chen Chung-She and First Mate Le Da Feng during an unsuccessful hijacking attempt in 2002, serving a 36-year sentence. Richard Scutari former security chief for the white supremacist group The Order and FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive; pleaded guilty in 1986 to committing a $3.8 million armored car robbery to finance an effort to overthrow the US government now serving a 60-year sentence.

Housing: Inmates are housed in one and two-person cells.

Health Services: Within 14 days of arrival at FCI Pollock, inmates receive a health care examination. All inmates have access to sick call, routine medical and dental call, emergency medical treatment, and medications. In order to request routine health care, inmates must submit a sick call request to Health Services. Emergency care is available 24 hours a day.

Psychology Services: FCI Pollock offers inmates psychological programming groups, such as anger management, criminal thinking, HIV/AIDS awareness, and others. Crisis counseling is available on an as-needed basis. Notices of upcoming offerings are posted in inmate housing units.

Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): FCI Pollock does not house a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP), but does offer the Drug Abuse Education class and the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP).

Education Services: FCI Pollock provides literacy, GED, and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs. A parenting program and Adult Continuing Education (ACE) classes are also available. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available to inmates through paid correspondence programs.

Advanced Occupational Education: FCI Pollock offers advanced occupational education in Building Trades, Business Management, Culinary Arts, Custodial Maintenance, Outdoor Motors and Sewing.

Library Services: Inmates can utilize both the leisure and law libraries. Fiction and nonfiction books, magazines, and newspapers are available for inmate use. An Interlibrary Loan Program is also available. The law library offers legal material, typewriters, and a copy machine. The Education Department also has the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library.

UNICOR: The FCI Pollock UNICOR facility produces clothing and textiles.

Commissary: Inmates are allowed to shop once a week in the commissary on a designated day. While a monthly spending limit of $360.00 is imposed, inmates are only allowed to spend up to $160.00 each week. Some items include ice cream, candy, food, snacks, sodas, and clothing. Shoes, electronics, and over-the-counter medications are also available.

Recreation Services: The FCI Pollock Recreation Department houses both indoor and outdoor areas. Indoor activities include artwork and hobby craft projects. Outdoor activities offer various sports and use of the track.

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.

Commissary List - In 1930 the Department of Justice authorized and established a Commissary at each Federal institution. The Commissary provides a bank type account for your money & for the procurement of articles not issued regularly as part of the institution administration. Funds deposited by your family, friends, or other sources are stored in your commissary account that we maintain.

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

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Pollock 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 318-765-4400 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) - Pollock Medium - Visiting Hours

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

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