Charles E. Johnson Correctional Center Profile and Valuable Information
The Charles E. Johnson Correction Center is a state prison for men operated by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections located at Alva, Woods County, Oklahoma. It has a capacity of 650 inmates although it has sometimes housed more, going up to 750 in March 2016. It houses first-time non-violent offenders as well as felony drug offenders between the ages of 18 and 23. It services as a dedicated cognitive behavior and substance abuse program for these inmates.
The prison is also setting up a career technology program for inmates who are not participating in the behavior program. It is a minimum-security prison administered by Warden Becky Guffy.
Charles E. Johnson Correctional Center Oklahoma history
The Charles E. Johnson Correctional Center was opened in 1995 and is named after Charles E. "Bill" Johnson, a state leader in Oklahoma who set up a 300-bed facility called the Regimented Treatment Program at the facility. It was expanded to its current size during 2011 and 2012.
Charles E. Johnson Correctional Center Oklahoma phone number
The Charles E. Johnson Correctional Center can be contacted at 580-327-800. Faxes can also be sent to the facility on 580-327-8018.
Charles E. Johnson Correctional Center Oklahoma address
The Charles E. Johnson Correctional Center is located at 1856 East Flynn Street, Alva, in the Woods County of Oklahoma. It is approximately 160 miles from Oklahoma City, the state capital.
Charles E. Johnson Correctional Center Oklahoma inmate programs
Owing to the fact that many of the Charles E. Johnson Center's inmates are young and may not be literate, the facility offers literacy courses and diplomas equivalent to pre-high school and high school education. It offers substance abuse treatment to its inmates as they are its primary occupants. Treatment programs include methods to prevent relapse, and skill training in emotional, social and cognitive coping. A program on criminal thinking is also available, where inmates are given moral reconation therapy.
The Regimented Treatment Program has around 200 enrollees who are given additional training in self-discipline by combining the treatment for cognitive behavior along with physical training.
The Center also has a Delayed Sentencing Program where certain kinds of probation violators serve short term incarceration.
Charles E. Johnson Correctional Centre, Oklahoma visiting hours
Two immediate family members can visit an inmate within the first thirty days of incarceration. The inmate has to inform the visitor of when they can visit him.
Charles E. Johnson Correctional Center Oklahoma mail and visitation rules
Visiting an inmate housed at the Charles E. Johnson Correctional Center requires prior permission. Visitors need to fill in a request form that is available at the facility or can be downloaded from http://doc.ok.gov/Websites/doc/Images/Documents/Policy/030118b.pdf. Once the form is submitted, the facility will perform a background check on applicants older than the age of 18.
The process can take up to eight weeks and once complete, the inmate will be informed. Visitors are not allowed to carry anything into the facility, nor can they wear clothes that are too revealing or carry profanity. Inmates can have visited for up to eight hours a week.
Mail can be sent to inmates by sending it to BJCC, Inmate details, 1856, East Flynn Street, Alva, OK 73717. Inmate details need to include their name, their inmate number and their housing assignment. The housing assignment is optional and can be excluded if the sender doesn't know the details.
Charles E. Johnson Correctional Center Oklahoma inmate locator
Any inmate who is incarcerated or serving a sentence at the Charles E. Johnson Correctional Center can be located online by visiting https://golookup.com/inmate-search. In order to locate the inmate, enter their first name, last name and select the state they have been incarcerated in. Then accept the terms and conditions to view the inmate details.