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USP - Leavenworth Satellite Prison Camp

Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)

Last Updated: December 16, 2021
1300 Metropolitan Ave, Leavenworth, KS 66048
Mailing Address
PO Box 1000, Leavenworth, KS 66048

USP-Leavenworth-Camp is for Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) offenders found guilty of a federal crime and sentenced to incarceration in accordance with the Department of Justice Sentencing Guidelines.

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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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USP - Leavenworth Satellite Prison Camp'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 USP-Leavenworth-Camp is a federal prison located at 1300 Metropolitan Ave in Leavenworth, KS. This federal minimum 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 913-682-8700.

The United States Penitentiary, Leavenworth (USP Leavenworth Satellite Camp) is a minimum-security United States federal prison for male inmates that is located in northeast Kansas next to the USP Leavenworth Medium prison. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice.

USP Leavenworth is located 25 miles northwest of Kansas City, KS

Background: USP Leavenworth opened in 1906 and was the first federal prison. The satellite camp opened in 1960. It is located adjacent to and provides support services for, USP Leavenworth.

Notable inmates include rap artist Troy Deon Reddick (released in 1996 after serving 4 years for robbery), NFL quarterback Michael Vick (released in 2009 after serving 23 months for operating an interstate dog fighting ring). Byron "Bam" Morris former NFL running back; pleaded guilty in 2000 to drug trafficking and money laundering for operating a marijuana distribution ring in Kansas City, MO between 1998 and 2000.

Housing: The camp houses inmates in open dormitories which contain 50 inmates each.

Health Services: Health services include intake screenings, stress management, nutrition counseling, dental hygiene, urgent care, medical and dental care, chronic care, physical examinations, and medications. While emergency care is available 24 hours a day, inmates must submit a triage form for routine health care needs.

Psychology Services: The USP Leavenworth Camp Psychology Services Department is available to inmates Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by appointment only. Appointments can be made by submitting a cop-out to Psychology Services or through the Unit Team or Health Services staff. Inmates experiencing an emergency situation (e.g., serious depression or suicidal thoughts) should report this to the nearest staff member and are generally seen immediately by Psychology staff. An on-call psychologist is available after hours to deal with emergency situations which may arise on evenings or weekends. Various services provided include individual counseling, crisis intervention, and special group programs. Among the group programs offered is Diversity in a Prison/Correctional Setting, which is offered several times a year, as well as the institution Admission and Orientation Program’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Intervention presentation. Through the Religious Services Department, the Life Connections Program is offered for inmates who desire to grow as a responsible person.

Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): USP Leavenworth Camp houses a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). A Drug Education class and the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP) is also available.

Education Services: USP Leavenworth Camp provides GED and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs. Parenting and Adult Continuing Education (ACE) classes are also available. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.

Advanced Occupational Education: USP Leavenworth Camp offers advanced occupational education in Hospitality Employment and Retail Therapy (HEART) and Janitorial.

Vocational Training: USP Leavenworth Camp offers two vocational training programs, Graphic Arts and Custodial Maintenance.

Library Services: The law library is located in the Education Department, and contains a variety of legal reference materials for use in preparing legal papers. Reference materials include the United States Code Annotated, Federal Reporter, Supreme Court Reporter, Bureau of Prisons program statements, institution supplements, indexes, and other legal materials. Most of these are available on the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library. A copy machine and typewriters are available for use at the law library. The leisure library is available for inmates to check out leisure reading material, including both fiction and nonfiction books. Reference books, magazines, and newspapers are located in the library for reading in the Education Department only. Cassette players for language programs, audiobooks on cassette, and video monitors for the video library program are also available for inmate use. An interlibrary loan service is also available.

UNICOR: The UNICOR facility handles recycling activities and services, and produces clothing and textiles.

Commissary: Inmates at USP Leavenworth are allowed to spend up to $360.00 per month in the commissary on such items as food, clothing, drinks, over-the-counter medications, and electronics. Inmates tend to use laundry bags to carry their purchases back to their housing units.

Recreation Services: A variety of activities are available on the USP Leavenworth recreation yard, second/third-floor recreation, and in the gymnasium for inmates. Special events, including unit or institution-wide tournaments, are held throughout the year. The Recreation Department also allows inmates to take photographs through the Inmate Photograph Program at designated areas and schedules posted on the Second Floor Recreation. The Recreation Department has a Movie Program for inmates to view movies in the Auditorium. The list of movies and schedule of showings is posted outside the Auditorium. The Recreation Department also offers a Music Program that allows inmates to utilize musical equipment or listen to CD’s.

Inmate Locator

USP - Leavenworth Satellite Prison Camp 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 913-682-8700 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

USP - Leavenworth Satellite Prison Camp - Visiting Hours

  • Monday 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Sunday 8:00am - 3:00pm
  • Holidays 8:00am - 3:00pm

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