Apalachee Correctional Institution East – Florida

Do you know somebody incarcerated at Apalachee Correctional Institution East?  Apalachee Correctional Institution East is a correctional facility in the Florida Department of Corrections.  This page will tell you all about anything one might want to know about Apalachee Correctional Institution East,like the following:  Find out who’s in prison at this facility?  Visitation information.  The prisons’s phone number and address.  How to send mail and money to an inmate at Apalachee Correctional Institution East.  And everything else.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Apalachee Correctional Institution East
Year Opened: 1949
Type: male
State: Florida
County: Jackson
DOC: Florida Department of Corrections
Security Level: Close, Medium, Minimum, Community
Warden Name: Samuel Culpepper
Warden Email: culpepper.samuel@mail.dc.state.fl.us

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Contact Information

In this section you have the street address and mailing address for Apalachee Correctional Institution East. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a letter or package to an inmate at Apalachee Correctional Institution East, and be sure to use the street address if you want to know the actual location of the prison.

Mailing Address

Make sure to check the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading on this page before you send a letter or package to a prisoner so that you properly address the letter or package, and follow the right procedure for mailing a letter or package. If you don’t follow the appropriate protocol, the letter or package could get sent back.

INMATE NAME AND REGISTER NUMBER
Apalachee Correctional Institution East
35 Apalachee Drive 
Sneads FL, 32460-4166

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Apalachee Correctional Institution East
35 Apalachee Drive 
Sneads FL, 32460-4166

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (850) 718-0688
Fax Number: (850) 593-6445

Map and Directions


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Use the street address if you plan to visit an inmate. You should read over the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures sections below if you are going to go to visit an inmate at Apalachee Correctional Institution East.

Apalachee Correctional Institution East
35 Apalachee Drive 
Sneads FL, 32460-4166

Directions

From I-10 near Sneads take Exit 158 (SR-286 North) for approximately 7 miles to US-90. Turn right on US-90 and go approximately 2.5 miles. The institution will be on the left. Turn left off US-90 and go north on Apalachee Drive to the facility.

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Phone Number

Apalachee Correctional Institution East prisoners don’t have phones in their cells, so you can’t call inmates, however, there are cases when it might be necessary to know the phone number to Apalachee Correctional Institution East.
(850) 718-0688

State prison inmates are able to make phone calls with:

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

Fax Number

Apalachee Correctional Institution East inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t get to send a fax to your inmate, but there are times when it may be useful to have the fax number to Apalachee Correctional Institution East.

(850) 593-6445

Email Address

The email address listed below is the primary email address for Apalachee Correctional Institution East. You cannot contact inmates at this email. If you want to find out how to email an inmate, check out the Inmate Email information further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 1322
Total Staff: 386

Inmate Email

In order to send email to an inmate at Apalachee Correctional Institution East you must use an exact process to make sure that the email letter is received by the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prison inmates are not allowed to access the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important steps that you must follow when sending a package or letter to a prisoner. If you do not then what you sent might be returned to you.

Before you proceed, you should read the links below:

Mail Monitoring

Apalachee Correctional Institution East guards open and read and inspect all incoming general postal correspondence. Incoming general correspondence is able to be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to keep security and safety or monitor any problems confronting inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Below is the proper format for how you have to address mail to an inmate at Apalachee Correctional Institution East:

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID
Apalachee Correctional Institution East
35 Apalachee Drive 
Sneads FL, 32460-4166

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Inmate Money

Each state correctional institution has a Commissary that was started to provide an account for prisoner funds and for purchasing things not issued to inmates by the correctional facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources may add funds into these accounts by sending it by the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send inmates funds in the postal service and must send the moneyh to the address below and follow the rules written below:

The funds must be in a money order that is made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is advisable to use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day hold, and in this time the prisoner will not have access to the funds. The Bureau of Prisons will send back money orders that do not have valid inmate info provided the envelope you sent it in has a return address. Cash and checks cannot be deposited to the inmate’s account so don’t send any cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are frequently changed to different correctional facilities in the state, so you may have to locate where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Follow the link below to locate an Apalachee Correctional Institution East inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Florida state prisons: Florida State Prisons

Florida Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Apalachee Correctional Institution East, make sure you know this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each Florida prison has its own policies for visitation and they are changed frequently. The information listed here may be changed by the time you are reading this, so make sure to also go to Apalachee Correctional Institution East’s site to find the latest visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance guard ensures all visitors sign the prisoner visitors log when entering the institution and upon departure.

Identification Required

Picture identification of visitors is required. The best forms of id are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; however, a state picture ID is acceptable.

For all of the points listed below, check the actual Apalachee Correctional Institution East website as this info is updated frequently:

  • 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

Section about Apalachee Correctional Institution East records to be added later.

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 Apalachee Correctional Institution East death row coming.

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

Parole

Section about Florida parole to be added later.

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

Section about getting released from Apalachee Correctional Institution East will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

Academic Programs:
Adult Basic Education
General Educational Development (GED)
Special Education Services
Volunteer Literacy Program
Vocational Programs:
Cabinetmaking

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Prison Life

Section about what life is like at Apalachee Correctional Institution East will be posted ASAP.

  • 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 section on news at Apalachee Correctional Institution East coming soon.

Photos

A section with photos of Apalachee Correctional Institution East coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Apalachee Correctional Institution East
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Apalachee Correctional Institution East.

If you have any photos of Apalachee Correctional Institution East 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 correctional facility? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison facility in your previous job?

If so, click here: Apalachee Correctional Institution East Jobs

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Website

The official website: Apalachee Correctional Institution East 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.

Click here to tell your story

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Family Resources

Info about resources for family members of inmates at Apalachee Correctional Institution East will be posted ASAP.

History

A history section coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Apalachee Correctional Institution East 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 Florida State Prisons: Florida State Prisons

Apalachee Correctional Institution East Links

The official website: Apalachee Correctional Institution East Website
Apalachee Correctional Institution East Jobs

Florida Department of Corrections Links

Florida Department of Corrections Main Website
Florida Department of Corrections Prison Directory
Florida Department of Corrections Prison Map
Florida Department of Corrections Prison Jobs
Florida Department of Corrections Prison Inmate Search
Florida Department of Corrections Most Wanted

Florida Department of Corrections Victim Services
Florida Department of Corrections Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Florida State Prison Inmate
JPay Services for Florida State Prison Inmates
Sending Mail to Florida State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Florida State Prison Inmates
Florida State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Apalachee Correctional Institution East

Have you ever been a prisoner in Apalachee Correctional Institution East? Do you know anybody that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited an inmate at this correctional facility?

If yes, then we would like you to tell us about it. Write about what you experienced because others can find out what to expect.

Things you can put in the review:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility facility and layout
  • Guards and prison staff
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gangs
  • Inmate activities and programs

If you are currently an inmate at Apalachee Correctional Institution East, leave your address if you want people to be able to mail you.


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