Federal Prison Camp, Montgomery

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Federal Prison Camp, Montgomery
FPC Montgomery.jpg
Location Montgomery, Alabama
Status Operational
Security class Minimum-security
Population 877
Managed by Federal Bureau of Prisons

The Federal Prison Camp, Montgomery (FPC Montgomery) is a minimum-security United States federal prison for male inmates in Alabama. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice.

FPC Montgomery is located on the grounds of Maxwell Air Force Base, approximately 90 miles from Birmingham, Alabama.[1]


Notable inmates[edit]

†Inmates who were released from custody prior to 1982 are not listed on the Bureau of Prisons website.

Inmate Name Register Number Status Details
Sherman A. Bernard 23073-034 Released in September 20, 1996 after serving forty-one months Louisiana insurance commissioner from 1972 to 1988, confessed to extortion of campaign contributions from insurance companies doing business with the state[2][3]
Robert Frederick Collins 22178-034 [1] Sentenced to five years, Collins was released on November 21, 1997. He served part of his sentence in Montgomery. In 1991, Collins was convicted of accepting money to influence his disposition of a marijuana smuggler.[4]
John Paul, Jr. 04923-018 Released in October 12, 1988 after serving 28 months IndyCar driver, convicted on May 8, 1986 for federal racketeering[5][6]
Charles Colson Unlisted† Released from custody in 1975 after serving 7 months. Special Counsel to President Richard Nixon from 1969 to 1973; pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice in 1974 in connection with the Watergate Scandal.[7]
Richard Alvin Tonry Unlisted Released after six months confinement in the late 1970s U.S. representative from Louisiana's 1st congressional district in 1977; he pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations pursued against him by U.S. Attorney Gerald J. Gallinghouse.[4]

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Coordinates: 32°23′35″N 86°21′31″W / 32.3930°N 86.3585°W / 32.3930; -86.3585