Holmes Correctional Institution

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Holmes Correctional Institution
Location3142 Thomas Drive
Bonifay, Florida
Managed byFlorida Department of Corrections

The Holmes Correctional Institution is a state prison for men located in Bonifay, Holmes County, Florida, owned and operated by the Florida Department of Corrections.[1] With a mix of security levels including minimum, medium, and close, this facility was opened in 1988 and has a maximum capacity of 1185 prisoners.

Holmes correctional officer Col. Greg Malloy was killed in an exchange of gunfire in February 2011 as he assisted in the manhunt for local killer Wade Williams.[2]


  1. ^ "Holmes Correctional Institution". Florida Department of Corrections. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Murder Suspect; Corrections Officer Dead In Holmes County". Dothan (AL) First.com. 2 February 2011. Retrieved 2 August 2016.

Coordinates: 30°45′31″N 85°40′12″W / 30.758635°N 85.670099°W / 30.758635; -85.670099