Federal Correctional Institution, Pollock

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Federal Correctional Institution, Pollock
FCC Pollock.jpg
LocationGrant Parish,
near Pollock, Louisiana
Security classMedium-security
Managed byFederal Bureau of Prisons

The Federal Correctional Institution, Pollock (FCI Pollock) is a medium-security United States federal prison for male inmates in Louisiana. It is part of the Pollock Federal Correctional Complex and operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice.

FCC Pollock is located in central Louisiana, approximately 15 miles north of Alexandria.[1]


FCI Pollock was constructed between 2005 and 2007. It was built by Flintco, an Oklahoma-based construction company which DiversityBusiness.com listed as the top Native American owned company in 2010.[2][3]

Notable Inmates (current and former)[edit]

The Sentencing Reform Act of 1984 eliminated parole for federal inmates. However, inmates sentenced for offenses committed prior to 1987 are eligible for parole consideration.[4]

Inmate Name Register Number Status Details
Gene Gotti 04193-016 Served 29 years of a 50-year sentence; paroled on September 14, 2018.†[5][6] Associate of the Gambino crime family in New York City and brother of Boss John Gotti; convicted in 1989 of running a multimillion-dollar heroin ring.[7][8]
Shi Lei 88784-022 Serving a 36-year sentence; scheduled for release in 2033. Former cook; convicted in 2005 of using violence to seize and exercise control of a vessel in international waters for murdering Captain Chen Chung-She and First Mate Le Da Feng during an unsuccessful hijacking attempt in 2002.[9]
Richard Scutari 34840-080 Serving a 60-year sentence; eligible for parole in 2025.† Former security chief for the white supremacist group The Order and FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive; pleaded guilty in 1986 to committing a $3.8 million armored car robbery to finance an effort to overthrow the US government.[10][11]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "FCI Pollock". Federal Bureau of Prisons.
  2. ^ Bergeron, Angelle. "Crime Pays: Precast Pollock prison benefits contractors, community". The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Capital Asset Plan and Business Case Summary: FCI Pollock, LA" (PDF). Federal Bureau of Prisons. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  4. ^ "History of the Federal Parole System". US Department of Justice. Archived from the original on 13 March 2013. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  5. ^ Marzulli, John (April 19, 2007). "Gotti's jailed kid bro shows strain". New York Daily News. Retrieved 14 October 2015.
  6. ^ https://www.msn.com/en-nz/news/world/pictured-john-gotti%E2%80%99s-younger-brother-gene-is-spotted-outside-his-long-island-home-following-his-release-from-prison-after-serving-29-years-for-heroin-trafficking/ar-BBNtwO7
  7. ^ Morgan, Thomas (May 24, 1989). "Gene Gotti Guilty in Heroin and Racketeering Case". The New York Times. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  8. ^ May, Allan. "John Gotti, the Last Mafia Icon". 2013 Turner Entertainment Networks, Inc. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  9. ^ Lum, Curtis (February 24, 2006). "Former cook sentenced to 36 years for boat killings". Honolulu Advertiser. Honolulu Advertiser. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  10. ^ Reuters (June 7, 1986). "AROUND THE NATION; Figure in Plot Gets 60-Year Prison Term". The New York Times. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  11. ^ "Extremism in America: Richard Scutari". 2005 Anti-Defamation League. Retrieved 16 March 2013.

Coordinates: 31°27′57″N 92°26′29″W / 31.46583°N 92.44139°W / 31.46583; -92.44139