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Federal Correctional Institution(FCI) - Victorville I

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

Last Updated: October 28, 2020
Address
13777 Air Expressway Blvd, Victorville, CA 92394
Beds
1596
County
San Bernardino
federal medium
Phone
760-246-2400
Fax
760-246-2461
Email
vim/execassistant@bop.gov
Mailing Address
PO Box 5301, Adelanto, CA 92301
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Federal Correctional Institution(FCI) - Victorville I'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-Victorville-I is a federal prison located at 13777 Air Expressway Blvd in Victorville, CA. 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 760-246-2400.

The Federal Correctional Institution, Victorville (FCI Victorville I) is a medium-security United States federal prison for male inmates in Victorville, CA. Part of the Victorville Federal Prison Complex, it is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice. There is an adjacent satellite prison camp for low-security female inmates. The complex is located on land that was formerly part of George Air Force Base a Superfund site, which has contaminated the region´s water supply with industrial solvents like trichloroethylene, and pesticides like dieldrin and aldrin, and chemicals from jet fuel.

Notable inmates include Mohamed Osman Mohamud (serving a 30-year sentence for attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction), former leader of the now-defunct Sonora Cartel Miguel Caro-Quintero (serving 17 years for drug trafficking), Lenny Dykstra a former Major League Baseball player; pleaded guilty in 2012 to bankruptcy fraud and money laundering for hiding and selling sports memorabilia intended to be auctioned off for his bankruptcy filing and reality TV star Abby Lee Miller (serving a 366-day sentence for bankruptcy fraud).

Education Services: FCI Victorville Medium I offers GED and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs to inmates. Those who earn a GED are awarded an incentive of $25. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs. Coastline Community College enables inmates to obtain an Associate’s Degree in either liberal arts or specialized business.

Advanced Occupational Education: FCI Victorville Medium 1 offers advanced occupational education in Automotive Service Excellence, Construction & Building Trades, Microsoft Office 2010, Recycling/Solid Waste Management, and Solar Panel Installation.

Apprenticeship: FCI Victorville Medium I offers apprenticeship programs in Dental Assistant, HVAC Mechanic/Installer, and Plumbing.

Library Services: Leisure and law Libraries are available for the inmate population complex-wide. The leisure library offers fiction and nonfiction books, newspapers, and periodicals. Inmates are provided access to legal materials and an opportunity to prepare legal documents through the use of the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library. A copying machine is available to reproduce materials needed for research. Electric typewriters are also available for inmate use.

UNICOR: The FCI Victorville Medium I UNICOR facility handles fleet management and vehicular components.

Commissary: FCI Victorville Medium I operates a Commissary where inmates can purchase clothing, shoes, electronics, drinks mixes, sodas, ice cream, and more. A monthly spending limitation of $360.00 is imposed.

Recreation Services: The FCI Victorville Medium I Recreation Department offers a variety of activities for the inmate population. These include sports, an art/hobby craft program, individualized exercise, structured group exercise classes, and more. A resource library is also available which stores DVDs, tapes, and literature on health and exercise.

Education Services: FCI Victorville Medium I offers GED and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs to inmates. Those who earn a GED are awarded an incentive of $25. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs. Coastline Community College enables inmates to obtain an Associate’s Degree in either liberal arts or specialized business.

Advanced Occupational Education: FCI Victorville Medium I offers advanced occupational education in Automotive Service Excellence, Construction & Building Trades, Microsoft Office 2010, Recycling/Solid Waste Management, and Solar Panel Installation.

Vocational Training: FCI Victorville Medium I does not offer any vocational training programs.

Apprenticeship: FCI Victorville Medium I offers apprenticeship programs in Dental Assistant, HVAC Mechanic/Installer, and Plumbing.

Library Services: Leisure and law Libraries are available for the inmate population complex-wide. The leisure library offers fiction and nonfiction books, newspapers, and periodicals. Inmates are provided access to legal materials and an opportunity to prepare legal documents through the use of the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library. A copying machine is available to reproduce materials needed for research. Electric typewriters are also available for inmate use.

UNICOR: The FCI Victorville Medium I UNICOR facility handles fleet management and vehicular components.

Commissary: FCI Victorville Medium I operates a Commissary where inmates can purchase clothing, shoes, electronics, drinks mixes, sodas, ice cream, and more. A monthly spending limitation of $360.00 is imposed.

Recreation Services: The FCI Victorville Medium I Recreation Department offers a variety of activities for the inmate population. These include sports, an art/hobby craft program, individualized exercise, structured group exercise classes, and more. A resource library is also available which stores DVDs, tapes, and literature on health and exercise.

Housing: Inmates are housed in two-person cells.

Health Services: Emergency medical care, sick call, physical examinations, annual TB testing, medication, dental services, and eyeglasses are all provided at FCI Victorville Medium 1. Inmates are assigned to a primary care provider who treats them for the duration of their stay. Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day.

Psychology Services: Intake screening is provided for each inmate upon arrival at the facility. Inmates can also speak with a psychologist briefly during open house hours or at the main line. Psychologists also conduct various groups and workshops for inmates. The Bureau of Rehabilitation and Values Enhancement (BRAVE) Program at FCI Victorville Medium 1 is a unit-based residential treatment program that facilitates the adjustment of young, medium-security, first-time male inmate offenders into the Bureau. It is specifically focused on inmates who are 32 years of age or younger, a first-time federal offender, and have a sentence of 60 months or more. The goals of the program are to facilitate the adjustment of medium-security inmates entering the BOP for the first time, improve institution security, reduce recidivism and the rate of misconduct, and enhance early identification and appropriate clinical intervention of psychological disorders which may contribute to criminal activity and poor institution adjustment.

Important links

Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Victorville Medium I - Admission & Orientation Handbook
Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Victorville Medium I - Commissary List
Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Victorville Medium I - Inmate Legal Activities
Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) - Victorville Medium I - Visitation


Inmate Locator

Federal Correctional Institution(FCI) - Victorville I 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 760-246-2400 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) - Victorville Medium I - Visiting Hours

  • Monday 8:30am – 3:00pm
  • Saturday 8:30am – 3:00pm
  • Sunday 8:30am – 3:00pm
  • Holidays 8:30am – 3:00pm

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