GDC-Pulaski State Prison

State Prison

Last Updated: February 23, 2024
373 Upper River Rd, Hawkinsville, GA 31036

Pulaski State Prison is for State Prison offenders sentenced anywhere from one year to life by the State Court in the county where the charges were filed

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 State - 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

Satellite View of GDC-Pulaski State Prison

You can support your loved ones at Pulaski State Prison on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 478-783-6000.

Located at 373 Upper River Rd in Hawkinsville, GA, Pulaski State Prison carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Pulaski State Prison offers diverse educational and vocational programs aimed at equipping offenders for successful reintegration into society and reducing recidivism. Through these initiatives, inmates gain skills and confidence, fostering personal growth and resilience.

When someone you care about ends up in a state prison, it can be tough to navigate the ins and outs of the system. From figuring out how to stay in touch to understanding what you can do to make their time easier, it can feel overwhelming. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get the lowdown on GDC-Pulaski State Prison so you can stay connected and support your loved one during their time inside.

While incarcerated, reading is often the best use of time. Please note that books and magazines, puzzles, and word searches ordered for inmates must come directly from the publisher. This policy ensures that the items are new, untampered, and comply with the facility's regulations. Prisons and jails enforce this rule to prevent the introduction of contraband or prohibited materials. By restricting orders to publishers, the facility can better maintain security and control over the content entering the institution. Any books or magazines not received directly from the publisher will be rejected and not delivered to the inmate.

Pulaski State Prison, constructed in 1994 and renovated in 1998, plays a vital role in ensuring public safety by effectively managing female offenders and offering opportunities for positive change. This medium-security facility houses adult female felons of all security levels and implements various programs aimed at rehabilitation. It boasts an in-house Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) program lasting six months, supports a Correctional Industries garment plant and accommodates Level II outpatient Mental Health offenders. Additionally, it hosts a Faith and Character Based Living Unit and serves as the release site for sex offenders, as well as the host facility for the Bleckley Probation Detention Center.

In terms of housing, Pulaski State Prison features four buildings with double rooms, accommodating up to 96 individuals per building, along with two buildings offering both double and triple rooms for up to 120 occupants each. Another building provides single and double rooms for up to 106 offenders, including handicap-accessible rooms. Furthermore, there's a unit with isolation/segregation cells for up to 43 inmates and an intake unit for 58 individuals. Additionally, two buildings house double-bunked rooms for up to 192 inmates per building. The facility also hosts a C.E.R.T. team to ensure operational readiness and response in case of emergencies.

Work opportunities abound at Pulaski State Prison, with inmates participating in Correctional Industries garment production, grounds maintenance, custodial work, laundry services, general maintenance, food service, and various contract details. Additionally, educational and vocational programs are offered, including opportunities to serve as education and vocational aides, library and law aides, and participate in vocational training in fields such as cosmetology, culinary arts, computer technology, and graphic arts.

The prison's program offerings are comprehensive and diverse, covering academic education, counseling services focusing on family dynamics and behavior modification, recreational activities, and religious services catering to different faiths. Vocational and on-the-job training opportunities are also available, empowering inmates with valuable skills to enhance their prospects for successful reintegration into society.

Inmate Locator

Pulaski State Prison maintains a database of current inmates and their locations within the system. To locate an inmate, begin by using the DOC locator tool, which requires entering the first three letters of the inmate's first and last name, allowing for variations in spelling.

If unable to locate the desired information through free resources, users may opt to use the Arrest Record Search, which requires payment. While this option incurs a small fee, it provides access to the most up-to-date data available.

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Visitation Information


  • HOURS: 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM
  • DAYS: Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays

The first step in the visitation process is to become an approved visitor. To do so, you must first fill out the Visitation Request Form and submit a completed form to the facility where your loved one is incarcerated. Please include a copy of supporting documentation (photo id, marriage license, and birth certificate) along with the application. Consent forms must be notarized before they can be processed. All visitors must apply regardless of age. They must also be mailed to the facility where the offender is currently housed (email forms will not be accepted).

Visitation Resources

Dress Code - For adults: No tank tops, no mesh or see-through clothing, t-shirts cannot be sleeveless. No chest, shoulders, or stomach exposed. A skirt may not be more than 2 inches above the knee. No stretch pants or shorts may be worn. Only children are permitted to wear shorts. No Contraband is Permitted

Top 3 Reasons for Visitor Arrests: Cell phones, Drugs, and Tobacco

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