GDC-Rogers State Prison

State Prison

Last Updated: March 16, 2024
1978 GA-147, Reidsville, GA 30453

Rogers 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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Satellite View of GDC-Rogers State Prison

You can support your loved ones at Rogers State Prison on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 912-557-7771.

Located at 1978 GA-147 in Reidsville, GA, Rogers State Prison carefully assigns inmates based on their custody level, considering factors like criminal history. Rogers 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-Rogers 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.

Rogers State Prison, established in 1983 and renovated in 1989, operates with the mission of ensuring public safety while effectively housing offenders in a safe and secure environment. As a medium-security facility, it accommodates general population offenders, focusing on medium-security inmates. One of its key functions is supporting an extensive farming operation that provides vegetables, meats, and milk for correctional facilities. Additionally, Rogers State Prison aids Georgia State Prison by supplying meals for its inmate population and serves as a release site for sex offenders. The facility also offers counseling programs and educational opportunities to inmates to promote rehabilitation.

In terms of housing, Rogers State Prison comprises six buildings, each containing four dormitories. These dormitories house inmates in various arrangements, including double occupancy cells, single cells, and cells for administrative segregation and disciplinary isolation. Moreover, there are facilities for mental health observation to ensure the well-being of inmates. The prison also maintains a C.E.R.T. Team to handle emergencies and security concerns effectively.

Work details at Rogers State Prison are diverse, ranging from operating a canning plant and dairy to working with the City of Lyons and managing swine and beef cattle operations. Inmates are involved in general farm labor, vehicle maintenance, and various institutional maintenance tasks. They also participate in programs with the Department of Transportation, Georgia State Patrol, and the University of Georgia Testing Center, among others.

The prison offers a range of academic and vocational programs to inmates, including General Education Diploma (GED) courses, adult basic education, and literacy remedial programs. Counseling services cover areas such as family violence, moral reconation therapy, health education, and re-entry preparation. Inmates also have access to recreational activities and religious services, fostering holistic development during their incarceration. Vocational and on-the-job training opportunities are provided in fields like farm operations, barbering, warehousing, food preparation, clerical work, and auto repair, empowering inmates with valuable skills for future employment and societal reintegration.

Inmate Locator

Rogers 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


General Population

  • Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Protective Custody Visitation Hours: Days:

  • Saturdays, Sundays, and State Holidays
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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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