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Federal Correctional Institution (FCI)- Victorville II

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

Last Updated: December 11, 2020
13777 Air Expressway Blvd, Victorville, CA 92394
San Bernardino
federal medium
Mailing Address
PO Box 3850, Adelanto, CA 92301
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Federal Correctional Institution (FCI)- Victorville II'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-II 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 760-530-5700.

The Federal Correctional Institution, Victorville (FCI Victorville II) is a medium-security United States federal prison for male inmates in Victorville, California. Part of the Victorville Federal Prison Complex, 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 inmate includes Mohamed Osman Mohamud US citizen from Somalia; convicted in 2013 of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction for trying to detonate what he thought was a car bomb supplied by undercover FBI agents posing as members of Al-Qaeda at a Christmas tree lighting in Portland, OR. Miguel Caro-Quintero the former leader of the now-defunct Sonora Cartel, a drug trafficking organization responsible for exporting multi-ton quantities of marijuana to the US during the 1980s and 1990s; extradited to the US from Mexico in 2009. George Trofimoff a retired US Army Reserve colonel and former civilian intelligence chief for the US Army; convicted in 2001 of providing classified military documents to the KGB during the Cold War; Trofimoff is the highest-ranking Army officer to be convicted of espionage.

In 2010, Scott A. Holencik, 45, the warden of FCI Victorville, was named in a six-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury. The indictment accused Holencik of lying to special agents of the United States Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General, when he was interviewed in November 2009 in connection with an investigation into Internet postings that disclosed confidential government information. The indictment charged Holencik with two felony counts of making false statements when he denied making posts to www.prisonofficer.org. Holencik allegedly made multiple posts to the website that contained sensitive information concerning criminal investigations at the prison. Specifically, it is alleged that he disclosed confidential government information concerning a Bureau of Prisons employee who was suspected of being involved with an inmate gambling scheme, as well as facts related to a homicide that occurred at the prison in August 2009.

Housing: Inmates are housed in two-person cells. Inmates in the camp are housed in dormitories, which are divided into two-person cubicles.

Health Services: Emergency medical care, sick call, physical examinations, annual TB testing, medication, dental services, and eyeglasses are all provided at FCI Victorville Medium II. Inmates must submit a triage form in order to be evaluated for routine care concerns. Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day by approaching any staff member.

Psychology Services: Intake screening is provided for each inmate upon arrival at FCI Victorville Medium II. Inmates can also speak with a psychologist briefly during open house hours or at mainline. Psychologists also conduct various groups and workshops for inmates. These tend to include stress management and anger management. A self-help library is also available. Suicide and other crisis counseling are available 24 hours a day if an emergency exists. The camp also offers the STAGES Program for inmates with serious mental illness and personality disorders.

Education Services: FCI Victorville Medium II offers literacy, GED, and English as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs to inmates. Both parenting and Adult Continuing Education (ACE) programs are also available. Coastline Community College enables inmates to obtain an Associate’s Degree in either liberal arts or specialized business. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.

Advanced Occupational Education: FCI Victorville Medium II offers advanced occupational education in Automotive Service Excellence, Bicycle Repair, Horticulture, Microsoft Office 2010, Recycling/Solid Waste Management, ServSafe, and Solar Panel Installation. The camp offers Automotive Service Excellence, Horticulture, Microsoft Office 2010, Recycling/Solid Waste Management, ServSafe, and Wheelchair Repair.

Apprenticeship: FCI Victorville Medium II offers apprenticeships in Plumbing and HVAC. The camp offers an apprenticeship in Dental Assistant.

Library Services: A leisure and law library is available for the inmate population. Inmates can check out a wide variety of books, magazines, and newspapers. Books can be checked out for two weeks at a time. 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. The library is open six days a week.

UNICOR: The FCI Victorville Medium II UNICOR facility handles vehicle management and vehicular components.

Commissary: Inmates have the opportunity to purchase items not issued or delivered as basic care by the institution or items of a different higher quality. The monthly spending limit is $360.00. Inmates are allowed to shop once a week on their designated shopping day. Copy cards, postage stamps, and over-the-counter medications do not count against the spending limitation. Inmates tend to carry their purchases back to their housing units in laundry bags.

Recreation Services: The FCI Victorville Medium II Recreation Department offers a variety of indoor and outdoor activities for the inmate population. Inside, inmates can participate in arts and crafts programs. Outside, inmates can work out, play sports, take fitness classes, or socialize. A photo program is also available which allows inmates to have their photos taken.

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)- Victorville II 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 760-530-5700 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 II - 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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