Putnamville Correctional Facility – Indiana

Do you know someone locked up at Putnamville Correctional Facility?  Putnamville Correctional Facility is a correctional facility in the state prison system in Indiana.  This guide will tell you all about everything a person needs to know about Putnamville Correctional Facility,such as:  How to locate an inmate here.  Visiting an inmate at this prison  The prisons’s phone number and address.  How to send mail and money to an inmate at Putnamville Correctional Facility.  And much much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Putnamville Correctional Facility
Year Opened: 1914
State: Indiana
County: Putnam County
DOC: Indiana Department of Correction
Security Level: Medium
Warden Name: Stan Knight

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Contact Information

Here you have the street address and mailing address for Putnamville Correctional Facility. Use the mailing address if you are mailing a letter or package to someone there, and use the street address if you want to know the physical location of Putnamville Correctional Facility.

Mailing Address

Be sure to read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section below before you mail a letter or package to a prisoner so that you properly address the package or letter, and use the correct steps for sending a letter or package. If you do not follow the appropriate steps, the package or letter could not get to the inmate.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Putnamville Correctional Facility
1946 West US Highway 40 
Greencastle IN, 46135

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Putnamville Correctional Facility
1946 West U.S. Hwy 40  
Greencastle IN, 46135

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (765) 653-8441
Fax:

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Use the street address if you are going to visit an inmate. Make sure to check the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures headings below if you are going to try to visit an inmate here.

Putnamville Correctional Facility
1946 West U.S. Hwy 40  
Greencastle IN, 46135

Directions

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Phone Number

State prison inmates don’t have phones in their cells, so you won’t be able to call inmates, however, there are cases when it might be necessary to know the phone number to the facility.
(765) 653-8441

Prisoners can sometimes make calls using:

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

Fax Number

Prisoners don’t have faxes, so you can’t fax prisoners, but there are cases when it may be useful to know the fax number to the facility.

Email Address

This is the main email for Putnamville Correctional Facility. You won’t be able to contact individuals using this email. If you want to find out how to email an inmate, check out the Inmate Email information on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

In order to send email to a prisoner you must use an specific process to ensure that the email message is received by the prisoner.

Inmate Internet Access

Prison inmates are not permitted to access the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain steps that are necessary to follow when sending mail to a prisoner. If you don’t then the letters and packages might not make it there.

Before you send a package or letter, you should read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Institution officials will open and read and inspect all received general mail. Received general postal correspondence is able to be read as frequently as necessary to maintain security or monitor a particular problem regarding any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the correct format for how you have to address a letter or package to a prisoner at Putnamville Correctional Facility:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Putnamville Correctional Facility
1946 West US Highway 40 
Greencastle IN, 46135

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Inmate Money

Every state prison has a Commissary that serves to provide inmates a bank account for inmate money and for purchasing things not issued by the correctional facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people can send money into these accounts by sending it by the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send inmates funds in the mail and will have to send the moneyh to the address below and do so in accordance with the policies given below:

The deposit must be in a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is best if you use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be kept for a 15-day hold period, and during this period the inmate will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender money orders that do not have appropriate prisoner information but only if the envelope you sent it in has an adequate return address. Personal checks and cash cannot be deposited to the prisoner’s account so don’t send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

State prison inmates are often transported to different prisons around the state, so you may have to look up where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Click on the link here to find an state prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Indiana state prisons: Indiana State Prisons

Indiana Department of Correction Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Putnamville Correctional Facility, be sure that you be aware of this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Putnamville Correctional Facility Visitation Guide

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every Indiana state prison has its own procedures for prisoner visitation and these rules are changed regularly. The information listed here might be out of date now, so make sure to also read Putnamville Correctional Facility’s site to read the most recent visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance guard ensures each visitor signs the prison visitors log when entering the prison and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Positive picture ID of all visitors will be required. Acceptable forms of identification are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state issued picture ID is acceptable.

For everything shown below, go to the official prison site as 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 Putnamville Correctional Facility prison 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 Putnamville Correctional Facility death row will be posted ASAP.

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

Parole

Details about Indiana parole process coming.

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 Putnamville Correctional Facility coming soon.

Inmate Programs

Putnamville Correctional Facility Programs

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Prison Life

Info about what life is like at Putnamville Correctional Facility to be added later.

  • 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 Putnamville Correctional Facility news section to be added later.

Photos

Putnamville Correctional Facility photos coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Putnamville Correctional Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Putnamville Correctional Facility.

If you have any photos of Putnamville Correctional Facility that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a job at a prison? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a prison facility in your previous job?

If so, go to: Putnamville Correctional Facility Jobs

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Website

The official website: Putnamville Correctional Facility 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:

  • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
  • Victims have the right to notification.
  • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • Victims have the right to restitution.
  • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
  • Victims 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

Details about resources for family members of inmates at Putnamville Correctional Facility coming soon.

History

Putnamville Correctional Facility history to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Putnamville Correctional Facility 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 Indiana State Prisons: Indiana State Prisons

Putnamville Correctional Facility Links

The official website: Putnamville Correctional Facility Website
Putnamville Correctional Facility Jobs

Putnamville Correctional Facility Programs
Prison Visitation Instructions

Indiana Department of Correction Links

Indiana Department of Correction Main Website
Indiana Department of Correction Prison Directory
Indiana Department of Correction Prison Map
Indiana Department of Correction Prison Jobs
Indiana Department of Correction Prison Inmate Search
Indiana Department of Correction Most Wanted

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

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Putnamville Correctional Facility

Have you ever been incarcerated at Putnamville Correctional Facility? Do you have a friend or family member that is a prisoner there? Have you ever visited a prisoner at Putnamville Correctional Facility?

If your answer is yes, then please write a review about it. Write about what you experienced so other people can learn what to expect.

Things you can include in what you write:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Guards and prison staff
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Programs and activities

If you are currently incarcerated at Putnamville Correctional Facility, post your mailing address if you want people to be able to mail you.


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