Lawton Correctional Facility – Oklahoma

Know someone locked up in Lawton Correctional Facility?  Lawton Correctional Facility is a correctional institution in the Oklahoma state prison system, which is part of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.  This guide tells you info about everything you might need to know about Lawton Correctional Facility,such as:  Find out who’s in prison at this facility?  Visiting an inmate at this prison  The address and phone number at Lawton Correctional Facility  Sending money and mail.  And more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Lawton Correctional Facility
Year Opened: 1998
State: Oklahoma
County: Comanche County
DOC: Oklahoma Department of Corrections
Warden Name: Claude Chester

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Contact Information

In this section is the mailing address and street address for Lawton Correctional Facility. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a letter or package to an inmate at Lawton Correctional Facility, and use the physical address if you need to know the actual location of Lawton Correctional Facility.

Mailing Address

Be sure to check the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information below before you send something to someone in prison to learn how to properly address the item, and follow the correct protocol for sending a letter or package. If you do not use the appropriate steps, the letter or package could not get to the inmate.

Lawton Correctional Facility
5900 La Place Court, Suite 120 
Carlsbad OK, 92008

Street Address / Prison Location


Lawton Correctional Facility
5900 La Place Court, Suite 120 
Carlsbad OK, 92008

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: 760-930-9500
Fax: 760-930-9550

Map and Directions

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Use this address if you are visiting a prisoner. You should read over the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures sections on this page if you are going to visit someone in prison.

Lawton Correctional Facility
5900 La Place Court, Suite 120 
Carlsbad OK, 92008


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Phone Number

State prison inmates don’t have phones, so you won’t be able to call an inmate, however, there are some times when it is useful to have the phone number to the facility.

Lawton Correctional Facility prisoners are able to make calls using various methods:

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

Fax Number

State prison inmates don’t have faxes, so you can’t fax a letter to the inmate, but there are cases when it might be useful to have the fax number to Lawton Correctional Facility.


Email Address

This email address is the general email for the prison. You can’t contact prisoners using this address. If you are going to send an email to an inmate, go to the Inmate Email heading below.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 2526
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

In order to send email to a prisoner at Lawton Correctional Facility you must follow an specific process to ensure that the email gets to your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners don’t have access to the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important rules that are necessary to follow when mailing a letter or package to a prisoner. If you don’t then the letters and packages might not be received.

Before you send anything, you should read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Lawton Correctional Facility guards do open and read all received general mail and packages. Received general mail is read as frequently as is necessary to maintain security or watch a particular problem regarding any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the format for how you have to address a package or letter to a state prison inmate at Lawton Correctional Facility:

Lawton Correctional Facility
5900 La Place Court, Suite 120 
Carlsbad OK, 92008

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary which was created to provide inmates a bank type account for inmate monies and for purchasing things not issued regularly by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Anyone can deposit funds to prisoner’s Commissary 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 money in postal mail and will have to send those funds to the following address and do so in accordance with the policies provided below:

The funds must 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. It is advisable to use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day hold, and in this time the prisoner will not have access to the money. The Bureau of Prisons will return money orders that don’t have appropriate inmate information if the envelope you sent it in has an adequate return address. Checks and cash cannot be deposited so do not send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prisoners are from time to time moved to different prisons throughout the Oklahoma prison system, so you might need to find the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Follow the link here to find an state prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Oklahoma state prisons: Oklahoma State Prisons

Oklahoma Department of Corrections Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit an inmate at Lawton Correctional Facility, be sure that you know the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every state prison has their own rules for visitation and they are changed frequently. The policies listed below might be out of date since this was written, so you should also read Lawton Correctional Facility’s official website to get the most up to date visitation rules.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

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

Identification Required

Photo ID of all visitors will be required. The best forms of id are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state photo ID is OK.

For all of the points listed below, read the main Lawton Correctional Facility website because this info changes all the time:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Children, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

More information about Lawton Correctional Facility 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

Information about Lawton Correctional Facility death row coming.

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


Section about Oklahoma parole process coming.

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.


Info about release procedures will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

Lawton Correctional Facility Programs

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Prison Life

Section about what life is like at Lawton Correctional Facility coming soon.

  • 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.


A Lawton Correctional Facility news section coming soon.


A photo section will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Lawton Correctional Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Lawton Correctional Facility.

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

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a job at a prison? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility before?

If so, check out: Lawton Correctional Facility Jobs

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The official website: Lawton Correctional Facility 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 tell about all about it

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Family Resources

Info about resources for family members of inmates at Lawton Correctional Facility coming.


A section with the history of Lawton Correctional Facility coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Lawton Correctional Facility inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

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


Information About Other Oklahoma State Prisons: Oklahoma State Prisons

Lawton Correctional Facility Links

The official website: Lawton Correctional Facility Website
Lawton Correctional Facility Jobs

Programs for Inmates at Lawton Correctional Facility

Oklahoma Department of Corrections Links

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

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

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Lawton Correctional Facility

Have you ever spent any time in Lawton Correctional Facility? Do you know anybody that spent time there? Have you ever visited an inmate at this correctional facility?

If you have, then please leave a comment below about it. Write about your prison experience because other people will know what to expect.

Things you can include in what you write:

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

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

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