United States Penitentiary Lompoc | USP Lompoc

United States Penitentiary Lompoc | USP LompocPart of FCC Lompoc facilities including USP Lompoc with an adjacent minimum security satellite prison camp, and FCI Lompoc.

Facilities: USP Lompoc with an adjacent minimum security satellite prison camp.
Facility Address & Contact Information
United States Penitentiary Lompoc
3901 Klein Boulevard
Lompoc, CA 93436
Phone: 805-735-2771
Fax: 805-736-1292
Email: LOX/[email protected]
BOP Website: https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/lom/
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Penitentiary,_Lompoc
Inmate Correspondence Address
For USP Lompoc
Inmate Name and Registration Number
USP Lompoc
U.S. Penitentiary
3901 Klein Boulevard
Lompoc, CA 93436
For Satellite Prison Camp
Inmate Name and Registration Number
USP Lompoc
Satellite Prison Camp
3705 West Farm Road
Lompoc, CA 93436
NOTE: Funds cannot be sent directly to federal inmates. See our page on sending money to federal prisoners for more information.
Sex: Male
Security Level: Main: Medium; Camp: Minimum
Location: USP Lompoc is located 175 miles northwest of Los Angeles, adjacent to Vandenberg Air Force Base.
BOP Region: Western Region (WXR)
BOP Institution Code: LOM for USP Lompoc, LOX for Lompoc Federal Correctional Complex
Medical Care Level: Level 2. See our page on Medical Care Levels and Procedures for more information.
Judicial District: Central District of California
Population (as of Sept. 23, 2020): Main: 888; Camp: 330
Background: Lompoc was opened in 1959 as a Federal Correctional Institution. In 1981 it was changed to USP Lompoc. Both buildings are part of the Lompoc Federal Correctional Complex (FCC). Notable inmates include Richard Nixon’s White House Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman (served 18 months for conspiracy and corruption charges related to the Watergate scandal), co-founder of EarthLink Reed Slatkin (served 14 years for mail fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy to obstruct justice), and co-founder of the Black Mafia Family Demetrius Flenory (serving a 30-year sentence for leading a national drug trafficking operation).
Housing: Inmates are housed in one-person and two-person cells. There are a total of eleven housing units. Inmates at the camp are housed in open dormitories.
Health Services: USP Lompoc offers sick call, chronic care, medications, routine dental care, medical and dental emergency care for injuries and sudden illness, eyeglasses, age-appropriate preventive care to promote optimal health and functional status, restorative care to promote achievable functional status, long-term care, and end-of-life care. Inmates must submit a triage form to be evaluated for non-emergency health care needs. Emergency medical services are available 24 hours a day.
Psychology Services: USP Lompoc inmates have access to intake screening, assessment, and treatment of mental health and drug abuse problems, individual and group counseling, psycho-educational classes, self-help, supportive services, and referral to Health Services for medical treatment of mental illness. Regular treatment groups include anger management, HIV/AIDS Awareness, and criminal thinking.
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): USP Lompoc does not house a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). The facility does provide a Drug Abuse Education Course, the Non-Residential Drug Abuse Program (NR-DAP), and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).
Education Services: USP Lompoc provides literacy, GED, and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs. Incentive awards are provided to recognize inmates making satisfactory progress and successfully completing the literacy (i.e., GED and ESL) program. Inmates may also receive incentives for progressing to various levels in the GED or ESL programs. Graduation ceremonies recognize GED, ESL, and Occupational Education completions. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence programs.
Advanced Occupational Education: USP Lompoc offers advanced occupational education in the following occupations: Welding, Barber, and Construction.
Vocational Training: USP Lompoc offers vocational training in hydroponics and construction.
Apprenticeship: USP Lompoc does not offer any apprenticeship programs.
Library Services: USP Lompoc houses both leisure and law libraries. The leisure library offers magazines, newspapers, fiction, nonfiction, and reference books. Inmates are provided access to legal materials and an opportunity to prepare legal documents through the use of the TRULINCS Electronic Law Library. A copying machine is available to reproduce materials needed for research. Electric typewriters are also available for inmate use.
UNICOR: The USP Lompoc UNICOR facility produces electronics and plastics and handles services.
Commissary: Inmates are permitted to spend up to $360.00 per month. Inmates may only shop once a week on their designated shopping day. Copy cards, postage stamps, and over-the-counter medications do not count against the spending limitation.
Recreation Services: Recreation, leisure, wellness, and social programs are available to USP Lompoc inmates. Leisure activities include organized and informal games, sports, physical fitness, table games, hobby crafts, music programs, intramural activities, social and cultural organizations, and movies. Art activities include painting and sketching rendered in any of the usual media (e.g., oils, pastels, crayons, pencils, inks, and charcoal). Hobbycraft activities include ceramics, leatherwork, models, clay, mosaics, crochet, knitting, sculptures, and woodworking. Wellness programs include screening, assessments, goal setting, fitness/nutrition prescriptions, and counseling.
Visitation Information: See our page on prisoner visitation rules for more information.
Directions to Prison:
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For a comprehensive look at life in federal prison, pick up a copy of Christopher Zoukis’ Federal Prison Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Surviving the Federal Bureau of Prisons. For more detailed information about USP Lompoc, please buy a copy of the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.