Federal Prison Camp Pensacola is a minimum-security federal prison located in Pensacola, Florida. It is also known as FPC Pensacola. The facility houses male inmates.
Table of contents
- FPC Pensacola Contact Information
- Federal Prison Camp Pensacola Inmate Information
- FPC Pensacola Prison Services Information
- FPC Pensacola Educational, Library, and Recreation Offerings
- Visitation Information for FPC Pensacola
- FPC Pensacola in the News
- More Information About Federal Prison Camp Pensacola
FPC Pensacola Contact Information
Facility Address & Contact Information
Federal Prison Camp Pensacola
110 Raby Avenue
Pensacola, FL 32509
Email: [email protected]
Inmate Correspondence Address
Inmate Name and Registration Number
Federal Prison Camp
P.O. Box 3949
Pensacola, FL 32516
How to Send Money
Funds cannot be sent directly to inmates. See our page on sending money to federal prisoners.
Federal Prison Camp Pensacola Inmate Information
Prison Security Level
Pensacola Federal Prison Camp is located 175 miles west of Tallahassee, 50 miles east of Mobile, Alabama on Saufley Field, off I-10.
BOP Institution Code
PEN for FPC Pensacola
Medical Care Level
Level 2. See our page on Medical Care Levels and Procedures for more information.
Mental Health Care Level
Pensacola houses approximately 320 inmates.
FPC Pensacola Prison Services Information
Federal Prison Camp Pensacola is a minimum-security federal prison in Pensacola, Florida, which houses male inmates. It was opened in 1988.
FPC Pensacola was established in 1988 to provide prisoner labor for the Pensacola Naval Complex.
Notable inmates include NFL running back Jamal Lewis (served four months), NBA referee Tim Donaghy (served 15 months), and Goldman Sachs partner Robert Freeman (served four months).
Media reports indicate that at least one inmate has escaped from the prison.
In 2017, Insider Monkey named FPC Pensacola one of the ten easiest federal prisons to do time in.
In 2012, CNBC named the facility one of the 12 best federal prisons in which to do time. In 2009, Forbes magazine named the institution one of the ten cushiest federal prisons. And in 2005, The Kansas City Star named FPC Pensacola one of the five best federal prisons for white-collar offenders.
Inmates are housed in open dorms divided into two-person cubicles or eight-person rooms.
FPC Pensacola provides:
- Sick Call
- Emergency Treatment
- Pharmacy Services
- Physical Examinations
- Dental Services
Inmates are assigned to a specific health care provider who treats them for the duration of their stay. Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day.
FPC Pensacola provides intake screenings, referrals, acute crisis intervention, suicide prevention and intervention, sexually abusive behavior prevention and intervention, brief counseling, individual and group therapy, mental health evaluation (by staff referral only), and a psychology self-help resource library where inmates can check out books/ videos, etc.
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP)
FPC Pensacola offers the Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). A Drug Abuse Treatment Program, a Drug Abuse Education Program, and the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Treatment Program (NR-DAP) are also available.
FPC Pensacola Educational, Library, and Recreation Offerings
FPC Pensacola provides literacy, GED, and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs. A parenting program and Adult Continuing Education (ACE) programs are also available. High school diplomas and post-secondary degrees are available through paid correspondence programs.
Advanced Occupational Education
FPC Pensacola does not offer any advanced occupational education programs.
FPC Pensacola offers Computer Applications, Microsoft Office 2003, and A+ Computer Technician vocational training programs.
FPC Pensacola and offers apprenticeships in Cooking, Baker, Carpenter, Electrician, Greenskeeper II, Horticulturist, HVAC Technician, Landscape Technician, Marine Outboard Mechanic, Plumber, Small Engine Mechanic, and Welder.
A law library and leisure library are available for inmates. In the law library, inmates can do legal research on the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library computers. Typewriters and a copy machine are also available for inmate use. The leisure library offers newspapers, fiction and nonfiction books, and magazines for inmates to check out.
FPC Pensacola does not have a UNICOR facility.
Inmates at FPC Pensacola are allowed to shop in the commissary once a week on their designated day. A monthly spending limitation of $360.00 is imposed. A wide variety of commissary items are available for inmate purchase.
The Recreation Department offers a wide variety of leisure time activities. Intramural sports includes softball, basketball, flag football, soccer, and volleyball. Weight training and fitness (abs/stretching, step aerobics, Presidential Sports Award Program, and other wellness activities are available. Additional activities include music, hobby crafts (art, leather, wood), racquetball, bocce ball, and horseshoes.
Visitation Information for FPC Pensacola
On Sunday and Saturday visiting hours are between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. On Friday visiting hours are between 5:00 and 8:30 p.m. On federal holidays visitation is held between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. See our page on prisoner visitation rules for more information.
FPC Pensacola in the News
In April 2017, Hector Mulero-Algarin, a prisoner at Federal Prison Camp Pensacola, was discovered missing during an institutional count.
In 2008, NBA referee Tim Donaghy was sentenced to 15 months for betting on NBA games and was sent to FPC Pensacola.
More Information About Federal Prison Camp Pensacola
For a comprehensive look at life in federal prison, pick up a copy of Christopher Zoukis’ Federal Prison Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Surviving the Federal Bureau of Prisons. For more detailed information about FPC Pensacola, please buy a copy of the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.
Published Jun 3, 2018 by Christopher Zoukis, JD, MBA | Last Updated by Christopher Zoukis, JD, MBA on May 5, 2022 at 10:01 pm