James T. Vaughn Correctional Center – Delaware

Are you looking for somebody in James T. Vaughn Correctional Center?  James T. Vaughn Correctional Center is a correctional facility in the Delaware state prison system.  This site gives you information about anything related to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center such as the following:  Learn how to locate an inmate.  Visitation information.  The address and phone number at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center  How to send mail and money to an inmate at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center.  And much much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
Year Opened: 1971
Type: male
State: Delaware
County: Kent, New Castle
DOC: Delaware Deparment of Correction
Security Level: maximum
Warden Name: Perry Phelps

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Contact Information

Below is the street address and mailing address for James T. Vaughn Correctional Center. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a letter or package to an inmate there, and use the street address if you want to know the actual location of the facility.

Mailing Address

Make sure to read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section on this page before you send a package or letter to an inmate so that you correctly address the letter or package, and do the right procedure for sending a package or letter. If you do not follow the appropriate protocol, the package or letter could not get to the inmate.

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
1181 Paddock Road 
Smyrna DE, 19977

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
1181 Paddock Road 
Smyrna DE, 19977

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (302) 653-9261
Fax:

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Use the street address if you are visiting an inmate. Make sure to also read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule sections on this page before you visit an inmate.

James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
1181 Paddock Road 
Smyrna DE, 19977

Directions

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Phone Number

James T. Vaughn Correctional Center inmates can’t take phone calls, so you can’t call your inmate, but, there are times when it might be necessary to have the telephone number to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center.
(302) 653-9261

State prison inmates can sometimes call out using:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

State prison inmates don’t have fax machines, so you can’t fax a letter to the inmate, but there are cases when it might be useful to know the fax number to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center.

Email Address

The email address listed below is the primary email for the facility. You can’t reach inmates at this address. If you want to find out how to send an email to an inmate, read the Inmate Email information further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 2500
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to a prisoner at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center you must use an exact process to ensure that the email letter gets to the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners don’t have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain protocols that you have to follow when mailing postal mail to a state prisoner. If you don’t then the mail might be returned to you.

Before you send a package or letter, be sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Correctional facility officials do open and read and inspect all received general mail. Incoming general mail and packages is able to be read as frequently as necessary to maintain safety and security or monitor problems confronting a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Shown here is the correct format for how you should address a letter or package to an inmate at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center:

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID NUMBER
James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
1181 Paddock Road 
Smyrna DE, 19977

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Inmate Money

Each state correctional institution has a Commissary that was created to provide inmates an account for prisoner money and for buying things not issued to inmates by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Anyone can deposit money to prisoner’s accounts with Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends are able to send inmates funds in the mail and have to send those funds to the address below and do so in accordance with the directions listed below:

The funds have to be a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day hold, during which the inmate will not get the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will send back any funds that don’t have correct inmate info but only if the envelope you sent it in has a return address. Personal checks and cash will not be deposited so don’t send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are often moved to various prison facilities around the state, so you may have to locate where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Follow the link here to look up an James T. Vaughn Correctional Center prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Delaware state prisons: Delaware State Prisons

Delaware Deparment of Correction Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, make sure you know this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each prison has their own policies for visitation and these policies change frequently. The procedures below may be out of date when you are reading this, so be sure to also go to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center’s official website to get the most recent visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance officer ensures all visitors sign the inmate visitors log when they enter the visitation area and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Photo identification of visitors will be required. The best forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state photo id is OK.

For all of the things listed below, go to the main prison site because this information is changed all the time:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Info about James T. Vaughn Correctional Center records coming.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Section about James T. Vaughn Correctional Center death row coming.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Parole

Information about Delaware parole process will be posted ASAP.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Release

Info about getting released from James T. Vaughn Correctional Center to be added later.

Inmate Programs

JTVCC has several programs designed to rehabilitate the inmate including educational opportunities, vocational training, work assignments, spiritual/religious programs and a variety of other classes and programming.

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Prison Life

Section about what life is like at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center coming soon.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

A James T. Vaughn Correctional Center news section will be posted ASAP.

Photos

A section with photos of James T. Vaughn Correctional Center will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center.

If you have any photos of James T. Vaughn Correctional Center that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you trying to find a job at a prison? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility before?

If so, click here: James T. Vaughn Correctional Center Jobs

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Website

The official website: James T. Vaughn Correctional Center Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • You have the right to protection from the accused.
  • You have the right to notification.
  • You have the right to attend proceedings.
  • You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • You have the right to restitution.
  • You have the right to a speedy trial.
  • You have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Info about resources for family members of inmates at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center will be posted ASAP.

History

A history section coming.

Such as:

  • Famous James T. Vaughn Correctional Center inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other Delaware State Prisons: Delaware State Prisons

James T. Vaughn Correctional Center Links

The official website: James T. Vaughn Correctional Center Website
James T. Vaughn Correctional Center Jobs

Delaware Deparment of Correction Links

Delaware Deparment of Correction Main Website
Delaware Deparment of Correction Prison Directory
Delaware Deparment of Correction Prison Map
Delaware Deparment of Correction Prison Jobs
Delaware Deparment of Correction Prison Inmate Search
Delaware Deparment of Correction Most Wanted

Delaware Deparment of Correction Victim Services
Delaware Deparment of Correction Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Delaware State Prison Inmate

Sending Mail to Delaware State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Delaware State Prison Inmates
Delaware State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of James T. Vaughn Correctional Center

Have you ever been incarcerated in James T. Vaughn Correctional Center? Do you have a friend or family member there? Have you ever been to visit someone at this prison?

If yes, then please write your review about it. Write down what you experienced because other people can learn what to expect.

Things you might want to put in what you write:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison layout and facility
  • Guards and staff
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Inmate activities and programs

If you are currently incarcerated at this prison, leave your address if you want people to be able to mail you.


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