Federal Correctional Complex, Tucson

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Federal Correctional Complex, Tucson
Federal Correctional Institution, Tucson.jpg
LocationTucson, Arizona
Security classHigh, medium and minimum-security
Population2,500 (two facilities and prison camp)
Managed byFederal Bureau of Prisons

The Federal Correctional Complex, Tucson (FCC Tucson) is a United States federal prison complex for male inmates in Arizona. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice.

The complex consists of two facilities:

History and facility[edit]

About 520 employees are required to staff the entire federal complex with additional labor provided by the minimum-security camp.[1] The opening of the U.S. Penitentiary in February 2007 worsened a local shortage of prison officers,[2] drawing some staff away from the nearby state prison complex operated by the Arizona Department of Corrections, also on Wilmot Road.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Tim Ellis (December 28, 2006). "Federal prison nearly ready". Arizona Daily Star. Retrieved August 17, 2010.
  2. ^ Dale Quinn (February 2, 2007). "Guard drain strains Tucson prisons". Arizona Daily Star. Retrieved August 17, 2010.
  3. ^ "Arizona State Prison Complex - Tucson". Arizona Department of Corrections. Retrieved August 15, 2010.

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Coordinates: 32°03′58″N 110°51′31″W / 32.066076°N 110.85869°W / 32.066076; -110.85869