Kentucky State Reformatory

Do you know someone in prison at Kentucky State Reformatory?  Kentucky State Reformatory is a correctional facility in the Kentucky state prison system, which is part of the Kentucky Department of Corrections.  This guide tells you information about everything a person needs to know about Kentucky State Reformatory,like the following:  How to do a prison inmate search.  How to visit Kentucky State Reformatory inmates.  The prison’s address and phone number.  Mailing or sending money to an inmate at Kentucky State Reformatory.  And more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Kentucky State Reformatory
State: Kentucky
County: Oldham County
DOC: Kentucky Department of Corrections
Warden Name: Cookie Crews

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Contact Information

Here you have the street address and mailing address for Kentucky State Reformatory. Use the mailing address if you are sending a package or letter to an inmate there, and use the physical address if you need to know the actual location of the prison.

Mailing Address

Be sure to read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information further down on this page before you mail a package or letter to someone in prison to make sure that you correctly address the package or letter, and do the right procedure for sending a letter or package. If you don’t follow the appropriate steps, the letter or package could not get to the inmate.

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID NUMBER
Kentucky State Reformatory
3001 West Highway 146 
LaGrange KY, 40032

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Kentucky State Reformatory
3001 W Hwy 146 
LaGrange KY, 40032

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (502) 222-9441
Fax Number: (502) 222-0240

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Use this address if you are going to visit an inmate. Make sure to check the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures headings on this page before you visit someone in prison at Kentucky State Reformatory.

Kentucky State Reformatory
3001 W Hwy 146 
LaGrange KY, 40032

Directions

Directions to Kentucky State Reformatory

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Phone Number

Kentucky State Reformatory inmates don’t have phones, so you won’t be able to call prisoners, but, there are times when it is helpful to have the phone number to Kentucky State Reformatory.
(502) 222-9441

Kentucky State Reformatory prisoners may be able to call out using:

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

Fax Number

Kentucky State Reformatory prisoners don’t have fax machines, so you won’t get to fax the inmate, but there are times when it is necessary to know the fax machine number to the facility.

(502) 222-0240

Email Address

The email address below is the primary email address for the prison. You won’t be able to reach inmates using this address. If you want to send an email to an inmate, read the Inmate Email section further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To email a letter to an inmate you must follow an exact procedure to make sure that the email is received by the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners are not permitted to access the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain steps that you must follow when sending a letter or package to a prisoner. If you don’t follow these rules then the mail might not get delivered.

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

Mail Monitoring

Kentucky State Reformatory officials do open and inspect and read all received general packages and mail. Incoming general mail is able to be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to ensure safety and security or watch a particular problem regarding a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Shown here is the correct format for how you have to address mail to a prisoner at Kentucky State Reformatory:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID
Kentucky State Reformatory
3001 West Highway 146 
LaGrange KY, 40032

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Inmate Money

Each state prison has a Commissary which serves to provide inmates a bank type account for prisoner money and for buying items not issued to inmates by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can deposit funds to 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 prisoners money in the mail and have to send it to this address and do so in accordance with the rules given below:

The money must be a money order that is 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 that are processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day holding period, in which the prisoner will not get the funds. The Bureau of Prisons will return any funds that do not have correct inmate information but only if the envelope you sent it in has a return address. Cash and personal checks will not be deposited to the prisoner’s account so do not send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prisoners are from time to time transported to different prisons throughout Kentucky, so you might need to locate where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Click on the link here to look up an state prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Kentucky state prisons: Kentucky State Prisons

Kentucky Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Kentucky State Reformatory, make sure you be aware of the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Prison Visitation Policy

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every Kentucky state prison has their own procedures for inmate visitation and these policies get changed regularly. The rules below could be out of date when you are reading this, so be sure to also go to Kentucky State Reformatory’s site to find the latest visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance officer will ensure every visitor signs the inmate visitors log when they enter the institution and upon leaving.

Identification Required

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

For everything listed below, go to the official prison facility site as this info is changed 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

Information about Kentucky State Reformatory 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

Info about Kentucky State Reformatory death row coming soon.

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

Parole

Section about Kentucky parole procedures 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

More information about getting released from Kentucky State Reformatory coming soon.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Details about prison life at Kentucky State Reformatory 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 Kentucky State Reformatory news section coming soon.

Photos

A section with photos of Kentucky State Reformatory will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Kentucky State Reformatory
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Kentucky State Reformatory.

If you have any photos of Kentucky State Reformatory 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 correctional facility job? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison facility in your previous job?

If so, click here: Kentucky State Reformatory Jobs

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Website

The official website: Kentucky State Reformatory 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

Section about family resources available at Kentucky State Reformatory will be posted ASAP.

History

A history section coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Kentucky State Reformatory 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

Kentucky State Reformatory Links

The official website: Kentucky State Reformatory Website
Kentucky State Reformatory Jobs
Directions to Kentucky State Reformatory

Visitation Policy

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 Kentucky State Reformatory

Have you ever been a prisoner in Kentucky State Reformatory? Do you know anybody there? Have you ever been to visit someone at Kentucky State Reformatory?

If yes, then please tell us about it. Write about your experience so that other people can learn what to expect.

Things you could put in what you write:

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

If you are currently an inmate at this prison, include your address if you want to receive letters from people.


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