James T. Vaughn Correctional Center Profile and Valuable Information
James T Vaughn center, a one of its kind correctional center was incorporated as ‘Delaware correction center in 1971’. After 2007 it was renamed to honor Late. James T Vaughn, an ex-senator from Delaware. It can house around 2600 inmates mainly belonging to the minimum, medium, and maximum security convicts.
It also houses the Delaware state’s death row for men with the presence of the execution chamber. In 2017, the facility rocked the headlines for its infamous inmate riot that claimed the life of one correction officer and causing serious damages to the center. Post the incident, the authorities have beefed up the security by installing more than 700 CCTV cameras in the facility. The center is located in Smyrna, Delaware and the address for communication is given below
James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
1181 Paddock Road
Smyrna, DE 19977
Fax: (302) 653-6625
The address mentioned above can also be used for communication with the inmate by placing the Inmate name and inmate ID in the address.
The center provides rehabilitation and educational facilities for its inmates in a bid to bring them back to normal life. Except for inmates sentenced to the death penalty, others have access to various corrective initiatives of the center. It houses state of the art computer labs and classrooms for these activities.
Under these initiatives, both certificate programs and vocational training are offered to them. The center utilizes some of the skilled inmates for assisting in education programs and training endeavors. Certifications on adult basic school, high school diploma, etc is provided in partnership with various institutes and house prison education staff. This boosts their confidence and increases job prospects after they are released from the facility. Skill-based courses on computers, automotive technologies, plumbing, life skills are also offered as per the level of each inmate.
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The center allows visitors by prior approval and appointment. Visitors are allowed on all days from Monday to Sunday but restricted to one hour blocks from 9 am – 2 pm. The appointments have to be scheduled at least one week before the visit, by contacting the phone numbers given below
Residents of Delaware
Inmate’s Last Name (Starting from A-J): 1-800-282-8602
Inmate’s Last Name (Starting K-Z): 1-800-722-0252
Residents from other states
All Inmates: (302)-653-4828
These numbers will be open from Monday to Friday from 8 am – 4 pm.
The appointment for the visit is usually granted for up to 2 adults and 2 children at a time for each inmate. The decision for the duration of the visit is under the complete discretion of the central authorities and is based on the security level of the inmate and their personal history. The visitors are also advised to carry valid photo IDs for identity verification during the visit. It is also advisable to avoid minors or infants during the visit.