Telfair State Prison

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Telfair State Prison
Location210 Long Bridge Road, Helena, Georgia
Security classclose security
Managed byGeorgia Department of Corrections
WardenJermaine White[1]

Telfair State Prison is a Georgia Department of Corrections state prison for men located on 210 Long Bridge Road, Helena, Telfair County, Georgia, United States.[2] The facility opened in 1992 and currently has a capacity of 1420 prisoners.

Between August and October 2012, two inmates and a corrections officer named Larry Stell were fatally stabbed in the facility.[3] Telfair was awarded Facility of the Year by Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Brian Owens in 2014.[4]

Telfair State was one of 7 prisons whose inmates participated in the 2010 Georgia prison strike.

Notable inmates[edit]


  1. ^ "New Warden at Telfair State Prison | the Georgia Department of Corrections".
  2. ^ "|| Georgia Department of Corrections ||". Archived from the original on 2013-03-17. Retrieved 2014-02-11.
  3. ^ "UPDATE: Corrections Officer Dead After Being Stabbed at Telfair State Prison Identified - 41NBC". Archived from the original on 2014-02-21. Retrieved 2014-02-11.
  4. ^ "Press Releases | The Georgia Department of Corrections". Retrieved 2019-09-15.
  5. ^ "PRESLEY, AEMAN LOVEL Inmate 0001140808: Georgia Prisons (DOC)".
  6. ^ "AEMAN LOVEL PRESLEY Inmate 0001140808: Georgia Prisoner".
  7. ^ "Police: 3 deadly shootings targeting Atlanta homeless may be linked". 15 June 2020.

Coordinates: 32°05′17″N 82°54′34″W / 32.08811°N 82.90942°W / 32.08811; -82.90942