Federal Correctional Complex Terre Haute

FCI Terre Haute Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: March 6, 2021
Location 4200 BUREAU ROAD NORTH TERRE HAUTE, IN, 47808
Official Website https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/tha/

Federal Correctional Complex – Terre Haute is a male federal correctional facility in Terre Haute, Indiana. It features a Federal Correctional Institution (FCI Terre Haute) and a United States Penitentiary facility (USP Terre Haute).

FCI Terre Haute is a male medium-security federal correctional facility featuring a Communication Management Unit that houses inmates that require intensive communication monitoring with other people. This facility’s most inmates are Arab Muslims imprisoned for terrorism-related crimes. FCI Terre Haute also has an adjacent minimum-security camp.

On the other side, USP Terre Haute is a high-security correctional facility that hosts male federal inmates on death row. This facility features a special confinement unit that holds inmates on the death sentence and an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp.

USP Terre Haute holds about 1411 inmates, while the FCI Terre Haute and its camp house 1283 offenders.

Notable inmates who have been incarcerated at Federal Correctional Complex – Terre Haute in the past include the following:

  • Timothy Mc Veigh- Oklahoma City bomber
  • Juan Raul Garza-Drug kingpin
  • Dylann Roof-white supremacist incarcerated for killing 9 parishioners in South Carolina in 2015

This facility was opened back in 1940 and was the subject of Gonorrhea experiments between 1943 and 1944. While the Surgeon General approved the experiments, the volunteering 241 inmates were paid around $100.

Inmate Programs at Federal Correctional Complex-Terre Haute

Inmates at this federal correctional facility are provided beneficial programs to aid their rehabilitation. Some of the programs offered in each facility include: Life Connections Program, Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP), Drug Abuse Education, Challenge Program, Anger Management, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, English as a Second Language (ESL), Parenting Program. Adult Continuing Education (ACE), GED, Literacy, Apprenticeships in Baker, Barber, Cook, Housekeeping, Office Manager, and Tutor, Arts and crafts, High School Diplomas and Post-Secondary Programs via paid correspondence, Intramural sports, Physical fitness and weight reduction programs, and UNICOR facility that produces clothing and textiles.

Inmate Search at Federal Correctional Complex – Terre Haute

There are multiple avenues through which you can trace an inmate incarcerated in either FCI Terre Haute or USP Terre Haute. However, although most online inmate locators in certain authorized sites are credible, it is always advisable to use each facility’s individual official website. These sites have a search locator through which you can get information about inmates held here.

Sending a Mail/ Package

Inmates housed at Federal Correctional Complex – Terre Haute are allowed to receive mails from their loved ones and their attorneys. However, the mails are inspected to prevent the entry of compromising items or contrabands. There is no limit to the number of mails that an inmate can receive, but the incoming mails should have an inmate’s name, identification number, the facility in which they are housed, and the correct address.

Inmates are also allowed to receive paper books, magazines, and newspapers directly from the publishers. The only allowed package is an inmate’s release clothing 30 days before their release dates. The mailing addresses are as follows:

For inmates at USP Terre Haute:
INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
USP TERRE HAUTE
U.S. PENITENTIARY
P.O. BOX 33
TERRE HAUTE, IN 47808

For inmates at FCI Terre Haute:
INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
FCI TERRE HAUTE
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
P.O. BOX 33
TERRE HAUTE, IN 47808

For inmates at the camp:
INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
FCI TERRE HAUTE
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
SATELLITE CAMP
P.O. BOX 33
TERRE HAUTE, IN 47808

Sending Money

Inmates held at any of this popular Indiana federal prison are allowed to receive money into their commissary accounts through several authorized means. Money can be deposited into an inmate’s account through the following avenues:

Postal service

You can send money to an inmate in this Terre Haute prison through the United States Postal Service by money order via the following address:

Federal Bureau of Prisons
Inmate Name
Eight-Digit Register Number
Post Office Box 474701
Des Moines, Iowa 50947-0001

MoneyGram

You can also send money to an inmate electronically through MoneyGram Express Payment Program. You can visit the MoneyGram website to complete your payment if you have the following information:

  • Inmate Account Number
  • Company Name: Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • City & State: Washington, DC
  • Receive Code: 7932
  • Beneficiary: Inmate’s full name

Western Union

Inmates can also receive money to their commissary accounts through Western Union via credit or debit card on their official website. To send money through this avenue, you have to enter an inmate’s name and correct registration number.

Phone Calls

Inmates in any federal facility, including Federal Correctional Complex – Terre Haute, cannot have cellphones or receive incoming calls. However, they are allowed to make calls to an approved list of contacts. The individual inmates incur the call costs through their personal accounts or the calls’ receiver via a collect call arrangement.

Federal facilities use TRULINCS for their inmate calls and emailing services. Calls are limited to 15 minutes and are monitored and recorded to prevent illegal communication and transactions.

Visitations

Offenders at this facility are allowed to receive visitors during designated times and under strict rules and guidelines. Inmates at FCI Terre Haute and USP Terre Haute receive visitors on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays and recognize federal holidays between 8 am and 3 pm. At the camp, visitors are only allowed on Saturdays, Sundays, and federal holidays between 8 am and 3 pm and on Fridays between 2 pm and 8 pm. Each inmate is allowed a maximum of 5 visitors per session. There are special rules for visiting inmates in the special confinement unit and the Communication Management Unit; hence visitors are expected to engage the facility’s authorities before visiting.

FCI Terre Haute — General Information

Facility Name FCI Terre Haute
Facility Type Federal Prison
Address 4200 BUREAU ROAD NORTH TERRE HAUTE, IN, 47808
Capacity 1269
City Terre Haute
Postal Code 47808
State Indiana
County Vigo
Official Website https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/tha/

Visiting Hours

FCI Hours;Camp Hours

Monday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;
Friday: ;2:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Holiday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM;8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.