Chillicothe Correctional Institution – Ohio

Are you looking for someone locked up in Chillicothe Correctional Institution?  Chillicothe Correctional Institution is a correctional institution in the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction.  This guide will tell you info about everything one might want to know about Chillicothe Correctional Institution,such as:  Learn how to locate an inmate.  Visitation policies and procedures.  The address and phone number at Chillicothe Correctional Institution  Sending money and mail.  And much, much more.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Chillicothe Correctional Institution
Year Opened: 1966
State: Ohio
County: Ross
DOC: Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
Security Level: Minimum, Medium, Close, Maximum
Warden Name: Norm Robinson

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Contact Information

Here you will find the street address and mailing address for Chillicothe Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are mailing a letter or package to someone at Chillicothe Correctional Institution, and make sure to use the street address if you need to know the actual location of Chillicothe Correctional Institution.

Mailing Address

You should read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading below before you send something to someone in prison to make sure that you correctly address it, and do the correct procedure for sending a letter or package. If you don’t follow the appropriate directions, the letter or package might get sent back.

INMATE NAME AND REGISTER NUMBER
Chillicothe Correctional Institution
15802 State Route 104 North 
Chillicothe OH, 45601

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Chillicothe Correctional Institution
15802 State Route 104 North P. O. Box 5500
Chillicothe OH, 45601

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (740) 774-7080
Fax Number: (740) 779-5398

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Use this address if you are visiting a prisoner. Make sure to read the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures headings on this page if you are going to try to visit someone in prison.

Chillicothe Correctional Institution
15802 State Route 104 North P. O. Box 5500
Chillicothe OH, 45601

Directions

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Phone Number

Chillicothe Correctional Institution inmates don’t have phones in their cells, so you can’t call your inmate, but, there are some times when it is necessary to know the phone number to Chillicothe Correctional Institution.
(740) 774-7080

Chillicothe Correctional Institution inmates are able to call out using:

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

Fax Number

Chillicothe Correctional Institution inmates don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t be able to fax inmates, but there are some times when it might be useful to have the fax machine number to Chillicothe Correctional Institution.

(740) 779-5398

Email Address

This email address is the general email address for the prison. You won’t be able to email inmates using this email. If you are going to email a prisoner, go to the Inmate Email heading further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 2666
Total Staff: 535

Inmate Email

To email a letter to an inmate you must follow an exact procedure to ensure that the message gets to the prisoner.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates don’t have access to the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special rules that you must follow when mailing a letter or package to a state prisoner. If you don’t then letter or package might be returned to you.

Before you proceed, read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Prison staff do open and inspect all incoming general packages and mail. Received general mail is read as frequently as deemed necessary to ensure security or watch problems having to do with an inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the format for how you must address a package or letter to a prisoner at Chillicothe Correctional Institution:

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Chillicothe Correctional Institution
15802 State Route 104 North 
Chillicothe OH, 45601

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary that serves to provide inmates a bank type account for inmate funds and for purchasing things not issued regularly by the correctional facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Anyone can deposit funds to prisoner’s accounts by sending it by Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can choose to send prisoners money through postal mail and have to send those funds to the address below and do so in accordance with the steps listed below:

The funds have to be in a money order that is made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You are advised to use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be held for a 15-day holding period, in which the prisoner will not get the money. The Bureau of Prisons will send back money orders that don’t have appropriate prisoner info but only if the envelope you sent it in has a return address. Cash and personal checks cannot be deposited to the prisoner’s account so do not send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

Inmates are frequently moved to various correctional facilities throughout Ohio, so you may have to find the location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click on the link here to look up an Chillicothe Correctional Institution inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Ohio state prisons: Ohio State Prisons

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Chillicothe Correctional Institution, be sure that you know this information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Daily 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Morning Session)
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Afternoon Session)
Visitors must be processed in no later than 10:00 a.m. for morning visiting sessions and 3:15 p.m. for afternoon visiting sessions.
Effective July 1, 2011 visiting will be closed on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every Ohio state prison has their own policies for prison visitation and these policies are changed regularly. The policies discussed here might be changed when you are reading this, so be sure to also go to Chillicothe Correctional Institution’s official website to find the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance guard ensures each visitor signs the inmate visitors log upon entering the facility and also when they leave.

Identification Required

Picture id of visitors will be required. The best forms of identification are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state picture I.D. is acceptable.

For all of the things shown below, check the main Chillicothe Correctional Institution site as this info changes 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

Info about Chillicothe Correctional Institution 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

Information about Chillicothe Correctional Institution death row coming.

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

Parole

Information about Ohio 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 release procedures will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

The Renaissance Program: The Renaissance Program is a 70 bed residential alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment unit. The program uses cognitive behavioral therapy as the main approach of treatment. The Offender Substance Report has stated that cognitive behavioral therapy and social learning approaches can change an offender’s behavior. Research also indicates through the National Institute of Justice that AOD programs incorporating criminogenic risks and needs are more successful. Social learning through criminogenic needs are both addressed within the Renaissance Program.
The Sex Offender Program is a structured two level program. The Mandatory Sex Offender program is a 24-session, mandatory, educational program for all medium-high and high risk sex offenders. The Comprehensive Sex Offender program is a structured 9 to 18 month long program that focuses on programming interventions for sex offenders considered to be medium-high to high risk to re-offend if released back into the community.

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Prison Life

More information about life at Chillicothe Correctional Institution 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

Chillicothe Correctional Institution news coming soon.

Photos

A section with photos of Chillicothe Correctional Institution will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Chillicothe Correctional Institution
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Chillicothe Correctional Institution.

If you have any photos of Chillicothe Correctional Institution 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 prison job? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility in the past?

If so, click here: Chillicothe Correctional Institution Jobs

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Website

The official website: Chillicothe Correctional Institution 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.

Click here to tell your story

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Family Resources

Details about family resources coming.

History

Chillicothe Correctional Institution history coming soon.

Such as:

  • Famous Chillicothe Correctional Institution 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 Ohio State Prisons: Ohio State Prisons

Chillicothe Correctional Institution Links

The official website: Chillicothe Correctional Institution Website
Chillicothe Correctional Institution Jobs

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Links

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Main Website
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Prison Directory
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Prison Map
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Prison Jobs
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Prison Inmate Search
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Most Wanted

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

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Chillicothe Correctional Institution

Have you ever been an inmate in Chillicothe Correctional Institution? Do you have a family member or friend that is an inmate there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at this prison?

If so, then you should tell us about it. Tell us about what you experienced because others can find out what to expect.

Things you could write in what you write:

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

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


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