Draper Correctional Facility
|Location||2828 Alabama Highway 143, Elmore, Alabama|
|Managed by||Alabama Department of Corrections|
Draper Correctional Facility is an Alabama Department of Corrections state prison for men located in Elmore, Elmore County, Alabama. The prison first opened in 1939 with a capacity of 600 beds, replacing the former Speigner Reformatory. Speigner had been founded circa 1900 and employed inmates on a farm and cotton mill on site. It was destroyed by fire in November 1932
Draper retains a farming operation and a furniture plant, as well as vocational training and employing inmates on facility maintenance. Each prisoner has an assigned job. It was named for Hamp Draper, the then-director of the state corrections department.