Blackburn Correctional Complex – Kentucky

Know somebody in Blackburn Correctional Complex?  Blackburn Correctional Complex is a correctional institution in the Kentucky Department of Corrections.  This page gives you info about anything one might want to know about Blackburn Correctional Complex,such as:  How to locate an inmate here.  How to visit Blackburn Correctional Complex inmates.  The prisons’s phone number and address.  Sending money and mail.  And everything else.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Blackburn Correctional Complex
State: Kentucky
County: Lexington-Fayette Urban County
DOC: Kentucky Department of Corrections
Warden Name: Don Bottom

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Contact Information

Below you will find the street address and mailing address for Blackburn Correctional Complex. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a package or letter to an inmate at Blackburn Correctional Complex, and use the physical address if you want to know the location of Blackburn Correctional Complex.

Mailing Address

Make sure to read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section further down on this page before you mail something to a prisoner to make sure that you correctly address the letter or package, and use the correct steps for mailing a letter or package. If you do not follow the appropriate protocol, it might get sent back.

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID NUMBER
Blackburn Correctional Complex
3111 Spurr Road 
Lexington KY, 40511

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Blackburn Correctional Complex
3111 Spurr Road 
Lexington KY, 40511

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (859) 246-2366
Fax Number: (859) 246-2376

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Use this address if you plan to visit an inmate. You should also read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule information on this page before you try to visit someone in prison at Blackburn Correctional Complex.

Blackburn Correctional Complex
3111 Spurr Road 
Lexington KY, 40511

Directions

Directions to Blackburn Correctional Complex

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Phone Number

Blackburn Correctional Complex inmates can’t take phone calls, so you won’t get to call the inmate, however, there are some times when it may be useful to have the phone number to Blackburn Correctional Complex.
(859) 246-2366

Blackburn Correctional Complex prisoners can sometimes make phone calls using:

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

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have faxes, so you won’t get to send a fax to the inmate, but there are cases when it may be necessary to have the fax number to the facility.

(859) 246-2376

Email Address

This email address is the main email address for the facility. You can’t email inmates at this email. If you need to send an email to a prisoner, check out the Inmate Email heading further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

In order to send email to an inmate at Blackburn Correctional Complex you must follow an specific procedure to make sure that the message gets to your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners do not have access to the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain steps that are necessary to follow when mailing postal mail to a state prisoner. If you don’t follow these rules then letter or package might not get delivered.

Before you proceed, be sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Blackburn Correctional Complex guards do open and inspect and read all incoming general packages and mail. Received general correspondence can be read as frequently as deemed necessary to maintain security and safety or watch a problem having to do with an inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Shown here is the format for how you must address mail to an inmate at Blackburn Correctional Complex:

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Blackburn Correctional Complex
3111 Spurr Road 
Lexington KY, 40511

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Inmate Money

Every prison has a Commissary which was created to provide prisoners a bank account for prisoner funds and for buying items not issued regularly by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can send funds to inmate’s Commissary accounts using Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send inmates money in postal mail and have to send the moneyh to the following address and do so in accordance with the rules provided below:

The money must be in a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day hold, during which the inmate will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return any funds that do not have correct prisoner information but only if the envelope has an adequate return address. Cash and checks won’t be accepted so don’t send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are frequently transported to different prisons in the state, so sometimes you may have to find what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Click the link here to locate an state prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Kentucky state prisons: Kentucky State Prisons

Kentucky Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Blackburn Correctional Complex, you must be aware of this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Prison Visitation Guide

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every Kentucky prison has their own policies for prisoner visitation and these policies are changed often. The rules listed here might be changed when you are reading this, so be sure to also read Blackburn Correctional Complex’s site to read the latest visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance officer ensures each visitor signs the inmate visitors log when entering the institution and upon leaving.

Identification Required

Positive picture identification of visitors will be required. Appropriate forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state issued picture ID is OK.

For everything shown below, check the actual prison facility website as this info is updated often:

  • 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 Blackburn Correctional Complex prison records will be posted ASAP.

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 Blackburn Correctional Complex death row to be added later.

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

Parole

Section about Kentucky parole 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

Section about release procedures for Blackburn Correctional Complex coming soon.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Info about life at Blackburn Correctional Complex coming.

  • 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 news section coming soon.

Photos

Blackburn Correctional Complex photos to be added later.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Blackburn Correctional Complex
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Blackburn Correctional Complex.

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

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Looking for a correctional facility job? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility before?

If so, check out: Blackburn Correctional Complex Jobs

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Website

The official website: Blackburn Correctional Complex 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

More information about resources for family members of inmates at Blackburn Correctional Complex will be posted ASAP.

History

A history section coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Blackburn Correctional Complex 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 Kentucky State Prisons: Kentucky State Prisons

Blackburn Correctional Complex Links

The official website: Blackburn Correctional Complex Website
Blackburn Correctional Complex Jobs
Directions to Blackburn Correctional Complex

Prison Visitation Instructions

Kentucky Department of Corrections Links

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

Kentucky Department of Corrections Victim Services
Kentucky Department of Corrections Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Kentucky State Prison Inmate

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

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Blackburn Correctional Complex

Have you ever spent any time in Blackburn Correctional Complex? Do you know anybody that is an inmate there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at this prison?

If your answer is yes, then we would like you to leave a comment below about it. Write down your prison experience because others can find out what to expect.

Things you could put in your comment:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility facility and layout
  • Staff and guards
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Programs and activities

If you are a prisoner here, post your mailing address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.


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