Perry Correctional Institution – South Carolina

Looking for somebody in prison at Perry Correctional Institution?  Perry Correctional Institution is a state correctional institution in the South Carolina state prison system, which is part of the South Carolina Department of Corrections.  This guide gives you information about anything you might want to know about Perry Correctional Institution such as the following:  Learn how to locate an inmate.  Visitation information.  The prisons’s phone number and address.  How to send mail and money to an inmate at Perry Correctional Institution.  And much much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Perry Correctional Institution
Year Opened: 1981
Type: Male
State: South Carolina
County: Anderson
DOC: South Carolina Department of Corrections
Security Level: Level 3
Warden Name: David Michael McCall Jr.

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Contact Information

Here is the street address and mailing address for Perry Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are mailing a package or letter to a prisoner at Perry Correctional Institution, and be sure to use the street address if you want to know the physical location of Perry Correctional Institution.

Mailing Address

Make sure to also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading below if you are going to mail a letter or package to someone in prison to learn how to correctly write the address, and follow the appropriate procedure for mailing a package or letter. If you do not use the correct protocol, it could not get delivered.

INMATE NAME AND REGISTER NUMBER
Perry Correctional Institution
430 Oaklawn Road 
Pelzer SC, 29669

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Perry Correctional Institution
430 Oaklawn Road 
Pelzer SC, 29669

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (864) 243-4700 or
(803) 737-1752
Fax:

Map and Directions


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Use the street address if you plan to visit a prisoner. Be sure to also read the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures information on this page before you go to visit an inmate here.

Perry Correctional Institution
430 Oaklawn Road 
Pelzer SC, 29669

Directions

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Phone Number

Prisoners don’t have phones, so you won’t be able to call inmates, but, there are times when it may be necessary to know the telephone number to Perry Correctional Institution.
(864) 243-4700 or
(803) 737-1752

Perry Correctional Institution inmates can sometimes call out with:

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

Fax Number

Prisoners don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t be able to send a fax to the inmate, but there are times when it is helpful to have the fax number to the facility.

Email Address

This email address is the primary email address for Perry Correctional Institution. You won’t be able to email individuals at this email. If you need to email an inmate, read the Inmate Email section below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

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

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners don’t have access to the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

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

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

Mail Monitoring

Institution officials open and inspect all received general packages and mail. Received general packages and mail is able to be read as frequently as is necessary to maintain safety and security or watch problems regarding an inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Shown here is the correct format for how you need to address a package or letter to a state prison inmate at Perry Correctional Institution:

INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
Perry Correctional Institution
430 Oaklawn Road 
Pelzer SC, 29669

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Inmate Money

Every state prison has a Commissary that was started to provide a bank account for inmate monies and for purchasing things not issued by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Anyone may send money into these accounts by sending it by the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send prisoners funds through the mail and will have to send the moneyh to this address and follow the policies listed below:

The funds have to be in the form of a money order that is made out to the inmate’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 hold period, and during this hold period the prisoner will not have access to the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will send back money orders that do not have valid inmate information if the envelope has a valid return address. Cash and checks won’t be accepted for deposit so don’t send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are often transported to various prison facilities throughout the South Carolina prison system, so sometimes you may have to locate what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Follow the link below to locate an state 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 go to visit an inmate at Perry Correctional Institution, be sure that you know the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each prison has their own policies for prison visits and these rules are changed often. The rules listed here could be different by the time you are reading this, so you should also read Perry Correctional Institution’s official website to read the latest visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation officer ensures all visitors sign the inmate visitors log when they enter the institution and upon exiting.

Identification Required

Positive picture ID of visitors will be required. The best forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state picture id is acceptable.

For all of the things listed below, go to the actual prison website as this information changes 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

Information about Perry Correctional Institution 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

Details about Perry Correctional Institution death row coming soon.

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

Parole

More information about South Carolina parole 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

Section about release procedures for Perry Correctional Institution coming.

Inmate Programs

Sex offender treatment programs, religious services, volunteer services, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, a Pre-Release program, recreational services, assisted living, and Impact of Crime classes.

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Prison Life

Info about prison life at Perry 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

Perry Correctional Institution news to be added later.

Photos

A section with photos of Perry Correctional Institution coming.

For example, photos of:

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

If you have any photos of Perry Correctional Institution 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? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility previously?

If so, check out: Perry Correctional Institution Jobs

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Website

The official website: Perry 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:

  • 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.

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Family Resources

Information about resources for family members of inmates at Perry Correctional Institution coming.

History

A history section will be posted ASAP.

Such as:

  • Famous Perry 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 South Carolina State Prisons: South Carolina State Prisons

Perry Correctional Institution Links

The official website: Perry Correctional Institution Website
Perry Correctional Institution 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 Perry Correctional Institution

Have you ever been a prisoner at Perry Correctional Institution? Do you know someone that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited a prisoner at Perry Correctional Institution?

If you have, then please leave a comment below about it. Tell us about your experience so others can learn what to expect.

What to write in what you write:

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

If you are an inmate at Perry Correctional Institution, post your address if you want people to be able to mail you.


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