Buckingham Correctional Center

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Buckingham Correctional Center
Location1349 Correctional Center Road
Dillwyn, Virginia[1]
Coordinates37°33′22″N 78°28′11″W / 37.555992°N 78.469723°W / 37.555992; -78.469723
Statusoperational
Security classclose custody
Capacity1100[2]
Population1038
Opened1982
Managed byVirginia Department of Corrections
DirectorJohn Woodson
Websitehttps://vadoc.virginia.gov/facilities/central/buckingham/

Buckingham Correctional Center is a state prison (close custody male institution) located on 968 acres (3.9 km2) outside the town of Dillwyn in Buckingham County, Virginia, USA. This facility is a Security Level 3-4 and has assignment criteria of Single, Multiple, and Life. Transfer to any less-secure facility requires no disruptive behavior for at least 24 months prior to consideration.[1]

Specifications[edit]

  • Opened - 1982
  • Average Daily Population (as of 2008) - 1038
  • Special Populations - None
  • Special Programs - Project SOAR and Pen Pals Program
  • Site Additions/Upgrades - 1988 - N Building Added
  • Virginia Correctional Enterprises - Metal Industry
  • John Woodson, Warden

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Buckingham Correctional Center (close custody male institution)". Retrieved December 2, 2018.
  2. ^ "Buckingham Correctional Center". PrisonPro. Retrieved December 2, 2018.

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Coordinates: 37°33′59″N 78°28′28″W / 37.5665°N 78.4745°W / 37.5665; -78.4745