FCI McKean Inmate Search and Prison Information
FCI McKean is a prison complex that contains A medium security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum security satellite camp. for adult inmates in Lewis Run, Pennsylvania in Mckean that opened in 1989. Its maximum capacity is 1123.
The average length of stay is fifteen years, and there are a variety of opportunities and regulations for loved ones to visit and interact with inmates.
Inmate Resources for Family and Friends
Public Records Online Search
Criminal Records and Contact Info aggregated from real law enforcement agencies and government court houses.
Inmates who have been incarcerated since 1982 can be located online through the Federal Bureau of Prisons website. One can locate an inmate by searching their BOP, DCDC, FBI or INS number or by their first and last name. Additional information that can be used to narrow down search results is race, age, and sex. The inmate’s institution is listed in the search results.
Sending a Mail
Correspondence is encouraged between inmates and loved ones during incarceration. There are two categories of mail: general and special. General correspondence is opened and inspected for contraband. Special mail (from or two government workers and offices) must be marked as such and will be opened and inspected in the presence of the inmate.
Inmates are not allowed to receive packages unless they receive approval from their unit or staff team. Packages that are approved can only contain clothing to be worn upon release and medical devices. All packages should be sent freight/non-UPS. Family and friends can send published material (soft cover books and magazines) directly from a publishing site (i.e. Amazon). These items must be approved by staff and should not contain content that is overly violent, sexual or crude.
Send mail and packages to:
INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
6975 ROUTE 59 LEWIS RUN, PA, 16738
The Federal Bureau of Prisons website lays out a few different ways that money can be deposited into an inmate’s commissary account. Inmates are not allowed to possess physical money, but can use their account money to make purchases at the institution store.
Funds can be sent electronically through MoneyGram or Western Union. Family and friends must make accounts with either service. Or one can send a money order through the mail to Federal Bureau of Prisons
Inmate Name, Inmate Eight-Digit Register Number
Post Office Box 474701
Des Moines, Iowa 50947-0001
Inmates are allowed to make phone calls. Calls may be monitored, and in most cases, the inmate must pay to make the calls, although sometimes the receiving party may be charged.
Visitation is encouraged from family, friends, co-workers and other acquaintances. There are some regulations for those who wish to visit to keep the experience safe.
When inmates are checked into the institution, they must fill out a visitor information form where they list potential visitors. That form will be mailed to each person on the visitor list, who should then complete the form and send it back to the address listed on it. Further background information may need to be obtained on potential visitors.
Length of Visits
An inmate gets four hours per month of visiting time, with the potential for more time granted based on institution.
Clothing should not be revealing, see-through, or contain profane images or language. Prohibited items of clothing include bathing suits, low-cut, backless shirts/dresses, crop tops, sleeveless shirts, hats/caps, mini skirts/shorts, and clothing that resembles inmate clothing (khaki or green military-like clothing).
FCI Hours;Camp Hours
|Sunday||;8:30 AM - 3:00 PM|
|Saturday||;8:30 AM - 3:00 PM|
|Holiday||;8:30 AM - 3:00 PM|
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.