Federal Correctional Institution, Oxford

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Federal Correctional Institution, Oxford
FCI Oxford main entrance.jpg
LocationNew Chester, Adams County,
near Oxford, Wisconsin
Security classMedium-security (with minimum-security prison camp)
Population1,000 (200 in prison camp)
Managed byFederal Bureau of Prisons
WardenLouis Williams II

The Federal Correctional Institution, Oxford (FCI Oxford) is a medium-security United States federal prison for male inmates in Wisconsin. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice. The facility also has an adjacent satellite prison camp that houses minimum-security male offenders.

FCI Oxford is located in Adams County, in central Wisconsin, 60 miles north of Madison, the state capital.[1]

Notable incidents[edit]

On June 21, 2011, Timothy Washington, a 48-year-old inmate serving a sentence for drug trafficking stabbed another inmate with a homemade prison weapon known as a shank. The victim suffered 16 stab wounds, but survived the assault. Washington pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon in February 2012 and was sentenced to an additional 33 months in prison.[2] He was transferred to a high-security facility and is scheduled for release in 2026.[3]

Notable inmates (current and former)[edit]

Inmate name Register number Photo Status Details
Dan Rostenkowski 25338-016 Released in 1997 after serving 17 months; pardoned in 2000 by President Bill Clinton.[4] Former Illinois Congressman and Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee; arrested in connection with the Jack Abramoff Indian lobbying scandal; pleaded guilty to mail fraud in 1996 for using federal money to pay for personal favors and gifts.[5][6]
George Papadopoulos 91344-083 Released on December 7, 2018, after serving 12 days of a 14-day sentence.[7][8] Pleaded guilty to making a false statement to FBI investigators, a felony.[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "FCI Oxford". Federal Bureau of Prisons.
  2. ^ "Federal Prison Inmate Sentenced for Assault". Federal Bureau of Investigation. Retrieved March 15, 2013.
  3. ^ "Inmate Locator - Timothy C. Washington". Federal Bureau of Prisons. Retrieved March 15, 2013.
  4. ^ "Dan Rostenkowski, Ex-Rep. Sent to Prison, Dies". CBS News. August 11, 2012. Retrieved October 13, 2015.
  5. ^ Rosenbaum, David E. (April 10, 1996). "Rostenkowski Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud". The New York Times. Retrieved March 15, 2013.
  6. ^ "Dan Rostenkowski, Ex-Rep. Sent to Prison, Dies". CBS News. Retrieved March 15, 2013.
  7. ^ "Ex-Trump campaign adviser Papadopoulos reports to prison". Washington Post.
  8. ^ "George Papadopoulos released from prison two days early". Fox News.
  9. ^ Bump, Phillip (October 30, 2017). "Paul Manafort: A FAQ about Trump's indicted former campaign chairman". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on November 9, 2017. Retrieved October 30, 2017.

Coordinates: 43°51′55″N 89°38′58″W / 43.86528°N 89.64944°W / 43.86528; -89.64944