1197 AIRPORT ROAD INEZ, KY, 41224
The USP Big Sandy opened its doors in 1902. In the 1980’s is when the camp opened. The camp houses its inmates in eight dormitories.
Inez, Kentucky is home to USP Big Sandy. The USP Big Sandy is a medium security federal prison with an adjacent minimum security satellite camp. There is also a detention center for pretrial and holdover inmates within this facility.
1278 male inmates are housed within this entire penitentiary.
Educational programs such as GED, ESL and Adult basic education id provided for the inmates. Inmates who possess their GED have the privilege to participate in a variety of vocational training.
The USP Big Sandy offers reentry programs so inmates may succeed once they are released from prison and reenter the community.
Inmates are also given the opportunity to take parenting classes where they learn to improve in their parenting.
Medical Health Care is provided for the inmates who need it. Inmates also have access to Substance Abuse Treatment Programs to help them overcome and recover addictions.
USP Big Sandy — General Information
|Facility Name||USP Big Sandy|
|Facility Type||Federal Prison|
|Address||1197 AIRPORT ROAD INEZ, KY, 41224|
If you need to do an inmate search you can do so on the Federal Bureau of Prisons website. In order to do a successful inmate search you will need the inmate’s nine digit BOP Inmate ID number. You can also search the inmate roster by the following inmate’s personal identifying information if you do not have their nine digit BOP Inmate ID number:
The inmate’s name must be spelled correctly in order to have successful results. Because of the First Step Act and good conduct the inmate’s release date may change. You will want to check the database for the most updated information.
Public Records Online Search
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Sending a Mail/Care Package
Books, magazines and newspapers can be sent to the inmate directly from the publisher. Hardcover and used reading material is not allowed.
Inmates at USP Big Sandy are only allowed to receive packages from home that contain release clothing and authorized medical devices. Before an inmate is allowed to receive a package sent from home they must have written approval from the inmate's authorized staff member at the prison.
All incoming and outgoing packages/mail is inspected by the institution’s staff. Any mail/packages that the inmate opens will also be opened in front of a staff member of the penitentiary.
Inmates are also allowed to receive letters in the mail from loved ones. The staff encourages family and friends to keep in touch with the inmate. Please do not send offensive or sexual material.
Inmates at USP Big Sandy will need their account funded in order to make purchases from the commissary where they can purchase basic day to day necessities.
If you would like to fund an inmate’s account you may do so by one of the three options listed below.
There is no fee to use this service but it takes the most amount of time. You will need to send your money order via United States Postal Service.
Western Union is an electronic service that can be used from the comfort of your home or smartphone, however, there is a fee to use this service.
The following information will be needed to use this service:
Inmate's eight-digit register number & their last name (example: 87654321CRI).
Attention Line is the inmate’s full name
FBOP, DC is entered for Code City
The inmate will be able to have the funds available quickly using the MoneyGram option as well.
You will need the information listed below to use this service:
Inmate's last name & eight-digit register number (example: 87654321DOE).
Federal Bureau of Prisons is entered for the company name.
Washington, DC is entered for the City & State
7932 is the receive code.
Inmate’s full name is entered for the Beneficiary.
Inmates at USP Big Sandy are allowed to make phone calls, however, not all inmates have the same telephone privileges due to each inmate’s restrictions.
The majority of the time the inmate is the one who is responsible to pay for the phone calls unless they are making a collect call.
Keep in mind that all phone calls are monitored.
You will need to be on the inmates approved visiting list and approved by the BOP before you will be allowed to visit an inmate. This form will need to be filled out by the inmate then sent to you. You will need to fill out your portion and send it back to the inmate.
Once you are approved you will be able to visit the inmate during the following visitation hours.
Friday 8:00am – 3:00pm
Saturday 8:00am – 3:00pm
Sunday 8:00am – 3:00pm
Holidays 8:00am – 3:00pm
USP Hours;Camp Hours
Saturday — 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM;8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday — 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM;8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Holiday — 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM;8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.