Florida State Prison
Florida State Prison (FSP) also known as Raiford Prison. Union Correctional Institution, FSP is formerly Florida State Prison East Unit. It is one of the largest prisons with a maximum inmate population of 1400. FSP houses male death row inmates and it has 3 death row blocks, a state’s execution chamber. It is the only prison in Florida that’s officially named prison. While rest all are named as correctional institutions/correctional facilities.
Here we are mentioning the details of Florida Prison from the official reference site dc.state.fl.us.
You can contact FDCat below-mentioned address or telephone to the number given below.
501 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500
Number of Inmates
The capacity of Florida state prison alone is 1460. FSP has the largest capacity with the largest inmate population.
To visit Florida State Prison you can follow the below- mentioned address.
23916 NW 83rd Ave
Communicate FSP via following postal address:
Post Office Box 800
If you want to send a postal card to an inmate, you can send to the postal address by mentioning inmate full name and DC number.
You can meet any inmate by visiting the premises between 9:00 am to 3:00 pm EST. Florida State Prison encourage family reunification and allow the identified persons to visit the offender. Yet, it follows a strict rule of the search procedure. Even minor children are searched before they visit the offender. This ensures the safety of visitors, inmates, staff and public.
FSP provides Fax number (904)368-2732 to send and receive official fax
A phone number is provided for official communication purpose
Chaplain – (904)368-8894
Barry Reddish is the warden of FSP. He handles the safety and security of the prison. Also, he administrates the prison with prison policies. Moreover, he must manage the activities of correctional facilities. Mail him either to his personal mail Barry.Reddish@fdc.myflorida.com or to official warden mail FSP.WardenOffice@fdc.myflorida.com
Florida State Prison is managed by (FDC) Florida Department of Corrections. FDC operates Florida state prisons. FDC has its headquarters at Tallahassee. In the US, FDC is the lowest-paid and operates 3rd largest state prison system. FDC was formed in 1978 and has employees exceeding 20,000.
FSP includes institutional, academic, and other programs to provide mental health services and develop career & education.
100-hour Transition Program, Alcoholics Anonymous, Anger & Stress Management, Career Scope Assessment, Choices Career Planner, Frest Start Smoking Cessation, Law Library Program, Narcotics Anonymous, Social Skills, Weight Training, Wellness Education.
Adult Basic Education (Close Management), Choices Career Planner, Continuing Education (Close Management), General Education Development (GED) (Close Management), Inmate Teaching Assistant Program (ITA), Ready to Work, Special Education Services (Close Management).
It includes Chaplaincy Services – Alcoholics Anonymous, Chapel Library Program, Holy Day Observation, Personal Growth Programs, Religious Education, Religious TV Reception, Special Events, Spiritual Advisor Visits, Volunteer Program, Worship Services.
How to Find an Inmate in Florida State Prison?
To find an inmate, you need to know about his details like full name and DC number. DC number is the six-digit number allotted to an inmate for easy identification. It might be either numeric or alphanumeric.
- Visit http://www.dc.state.fl.us/ci/205.html
- Click on the link “Offender Search”
- Otherwise, you can directly visit http://www.dc.state.fl.us/offendersearch/
- Now, enter the details of the inmate you want to search first name, last name, DC number
- Click on the button “submit request”
It displays offender data. It does not include status, release date and any other information of the offender. It only includes current offense and prior offense. Also, it includes the offender sentenced to state prison or state supervision prison.