Federal Correctional Complex, Coleman

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Federal Correctional Complex, Coleman
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Location Sumter County,
near Wildwood, Florida
Status Operational
Population 7,200 (four facilities and prison camp)
Managed by Federal Bureau of Prisons

The Federal Correctional Complex, Coleman (FCC Coleman) is a United States federal prison complex for male inmates in unincorporated Sumter County, Florida, near Wildwood. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), a division of the United States Department of Justice.

The complex has 1,600 acres (650 ha) of space.[1] As of 2010 the complex, the largest correctional facility operated by the BOP, altogether had 7,120 prisoners,[2] and 1,300 employees, making it one of the largest employers in the county.[3] Most prisoners are sentenced for drug-related crimes. Prisoners are male with the exception of those in the female work camp.[2] The prisoners on average have sentences of 10 years.[3]

The complex consists of four facilities:

FCC Coleman is located in central Florida, approximately 50 miles (80 km) northwest of Orlando, 60 miles (97 km) northeast of Tampa, and 35 miles (56 km) south of Ocala.[4]

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  1. ^ Lee, Suevon. "A View Inside Federal Lockup." Ocala Star-Banner. Thursday, January 21, 2010. p. 3. Retrieved on December 6, 2015.
  2. ^ a b Lee, Suevon. "A View Inside Federal Lockup." Ocala Star-Banner. Thursday, January 21, 2010. p. 2. Retrieved on December 6, 2015.
  3. ^ a b Lee, Suevon. "A View Inside Federal Lockup." Ocala Star-Banner. Thursday, January 21, 2010. p. 1. Retrieved on December 6, 2015.
  4. ^ BOP: FCC Coleman. Bop.gov. Retrieved on 2013-10-23.