NCDPS - Lumberton Correctional Institution

State Prison

Last Updated: May 16, 2022
75 Legend Rd, Lumberton, NC 28359
Mailing Address
Box 1649, Lumberton, NC 28359

Lumberton CI is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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

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NCDPS - Lumberton Correctional Institution basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 910-618-5574

The inmates housed at Lumberton CI located at 75 Legend Rd in Lumberton, NC are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

Lumberton Correctional Institution opened in November 1994 with 312 beds and three additional dormitories under construction that opened shortly afterward in 1995. LCI houses medium custody adult male inmates. Inmates may be assigned to the prison as they are promoted from higher security prisons, demoted from lower security prisons or assigned after processing. The prison has a campus style layout including seven buildings and is comprised of six dormitories and a 20-cell segregation unit, that houses 768 adult male, with an administration building, vocational building, and gatehouse. Offenders are secured by multiple razor wire fences with electronic detection systems and an armored patrol.

Inmates work on eight Department of Transportation road squads and will perform maintenance and kitchen duties in the prison. Robeson County Community College works with staff to provide classes for basic education skills, preparation for the GED test and vocational classes in electrical wiring, carpentry and heating, and air conditioning repair. Vocational training is offered in carpentry, HVAC, and electrical wiring, which are all skills an inmate can use after their incarceration to obtain a job.

A dental clinic serves inmates at Lumberton and nearby prisons.

Lumberton Correctional Institutional employs correctional officers, food service, medical, dental, maintenance, programs and administrative staff.

A security fence with a built-in electronic monitoring system alerts correction officers at the prison gatehouse and in roving patrols to escape attempts.

A $10.48 million construction project was funded in July 1992 as part of a $103 million prison construction program. Lawmakers provided for a dormitory addition in the $87.5 million prison construction program authorized in July 1993. Another dormitory was added as part of the $62.1 million prison construction program authorized in 1994.

NCDPS - Lumberton Correctional Institution - Inmate Rule Book
NCDPS - Lumberton Correctional Institution - Offender Family Services
NCDPS - Lumberton Correctional Institution - Inmate Programs

Local calls will be a flat rate of $1.25
All long distance calls will be a flat rate of $3.40

Inmate Locator

NCDPS - Lumberton Correctional Institution is a facility in the North Carolina Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information


The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice will resume limited visitation at all state prisons effective Oct. 1, 2020 with significant restrictions due to the pandemic. Visitation was suspended in all state prisons on March 16, 2020, with the exception of legal and pastoral visits, to help prevent the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The health and safety of employees and offenders in our care are the top priorities of the Department of Public Safety. For information on coronavirus and how to protect yourself, please go the NC Department of Health and Human Services website.

Visitation Information

NCDPS - Lumberton Correctional Institution - Visitation

Visitation is by appointment only Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. with 1½ hour intervals, and on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. with one-hour intervals, except holidays. Appointments can be made by contacting the visitation officers at (910) 618-5574, Ext. 235, Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

DIRECTIONS - From I-95, take the U.S. 74 exit east toward Whiteville. Travel about three miles and turn onto highway 41 at the Fairmont/Lumberton exit. Then take a left onto Sanchez Drive. The Lumberton Correctional Institution is across the road from the Robeson County jail.

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