Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center – South Carolina

Are you looking for somebody locked up in Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center?  Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center is a state correctional institution in the state prison system in South Carolina.  This site will tell you info about everything related to Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center,like the following:  Learn how to locate an inmate.  Visitation policies and procedures.  The address and phone number.  Sending money and mail.  And everything else.

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center
Year Opened: 1975
Type: Male
State: South Carolina
County: Richland County,
DOC: South Carolina Department of Corrections
Security Level: 3
Warden Name: Bernard McKie

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Contact Information

Here you will find the mailing address and street address for Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a package or letter to an inmate at Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center, and be sure to use the physical address if you need to know the location of Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center.

Mailing Address

Be sure to read over the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading on this page before you send a letter or package to a prisoner to learn how to correctly address the item, and do the right steps for mailing a package or letter. If you do not use the appropriate directions, it could not get to the inmate.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center
4344 Broad River Road 
Columbia SC, 29210

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center
4344 Broad River Road 
Columbia SC, 29210

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (803) 896-1521
Fax Number:

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Use this address if you are going to visit a prisoner. Be sure to read the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule information further down on this page if you are going to go to visit someone in prison at Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center.

Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center
4344 Broad River Road 
Columbia SC, 29210

Directions

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Phone Number

Prisoners can’t take phone calls, so you can’t call the inmate, but, there are times when it is useful to have the telephone number to the prison.
(803) 896-1521

Inmates are able to call out using:

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

Fax Number

Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center inmates don’t have faxes, so you won’t get to fax a letter to prisoners, but there are some times when it is necessary to have the fax machine number to Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center.

Email Address

This email address is the general email for the prison. You can’t reach individuals using this email. If you need to send an email to a prisoner, go to the Inmate Email section on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to a prisoner at Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center you must use an exact process to make sure that the email message gets to the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners don’t have access to the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special protocols that are necessary to follow when sending a letter or package to a prisoner. If you don’t follow the procedures then the letters and packages might not be received.

Before you send anything, make sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Institution guards do open and read and inspect all incoming general mail and packages. Received general mail and packages is read as frequently as necessary to maintain security and safety or watch a problem confronting any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Shown here is the proper format for how you have to address mail to a state prison inmate at Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center:

INMATE NAME AND INMATE ID
Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center
4344 Broad River Road 
Columbia SC, 29210

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Inmate Money

Every prison has a Commissary that was started to provide inmates a bank-like account for inmate monies and for buying items not issued to inmates by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people can add funds to inmate’s Commissary accounts using 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 postal mail and must send money to this address and do so in accordance with the rules listed below:

The money have to be in the form of a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is advisable to use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day holding period, in which the inmate will not have access to the money. The Bureau of Prisons will send back money orders that don’t have valid inmate info provided the envelope it was sent it has a valid return address. Cash and checks won’t be accepted so don’t send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

Inmates are often transported to various prisons throughout South Carolina, so sometimes you might need to locate the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click on the link below to find an Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other South Carolina state prisons: South Carolina State Prisons

South Carolina Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center, be sure that you know the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every state prison has their own rules for prisoner visitation and these policies change often. The information below might be out of date by the time you are reading this, so be sure to also go to Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center’s website to read the latest rules for visitation.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance officer ensures every visitor signs the prison visitors log when entering the institution and upon exiting.

Identification Required

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

For all of the things shown below, check out the main prison site because this information 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

Info about Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center 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

More information about Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center 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

Information about South Carolina parole procedures 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 coming soon.

Inmate Programs

: Religious services, volunteer services and recreational services.

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Prison Life

Information about life at Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center 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 section on news at Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center will be posted ASAP.

Photos

A section with photos of Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center.

If you have any photos of Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center 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 job at a prison? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a prison facility previously?

If so, click here: Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center Jobs

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Website

The official website: Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center 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:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • 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 share your story

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Family Resources

Information about resources for family members of inmates at Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center coming.

History

A Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center history section coming soon.

Such as:

  • Famous Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center 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 South Carolina State Prisons: South Carolina State Prisons

Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center Links

The official website: Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center Website
Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center Jobs

South Carolina Department of Corrections Links

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

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

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center

Have you ever spent any time in Kirkland Reception and Evaluation Center? Do you have a family member or friend that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited someone at this correctional facility?

If your answer is yes, then we would like you to write your review about it. Write down your prison experience so other people can find out what to expect.

Things you could put in the review:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gangs
  • Activities and programs

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


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