|Jail Name||Federal Correctional Institution Oakdale(2)|
|Jail Type||Federal Prison|
|Location||2105 East Whatley Road OAKDALE, LA 71463|
|Jail Webpage||Official Site|
|Inmate Search||Online Jail Roster|
FCI Oakdale (2) is a low security federal prison housing only adult male inmates charged for violating federal laws. The usual period of conviction is more than one year and most of the population have committed white-collar crimes.
It was opened in 2004 and has two units- one the main FCI building, and an attatched satellite camp(low security). Both combined have a max capacity of about 1500 prisoners. Main FCI building has 6 units comprised of multiple 2 and 4 person pods.
It has inhouse medical,dental,and psychological services. Emergency medical care is available 24 hrs a day. Educational support in the form of GED program is available. It has a partially-featured library too. Apprenticeships in horticulture, building, and trade are available. There is a UNICOR facility providing clothing and textiles.
FCI Oakdale operates a free online database of inmates currently held up at its center.This jail roster can be accessed by visiting here
To use this online facility you need to know inmate’s BOP registration or DCDC number, FBI number, or INS number.
In case you are unable to locate inmate by visiting above link, then the next best way is to call 318-335-4466 directly. Keep BOP number/Inmate full name ready for easy access.
FCI Oakdale allows traditional physical visits of upto 5 times per month. Each visit consumes one point. All visitors must be registered in inmate’s pre-approved list. Children may be allowed visits but accompanied by guardian. If somebody is not in pre-approved list, then call the jail beforehand to get special permission from warden. Visits are allowed only on weekends as per schedule given below.
|Saturday||8:15 AM to 3:00 PM|
|Sunday||8:15 AM to 3:00 PM|
|Holiday||8:15 AM to 3:00 PM|
Sending a Mail/Package
Inmates can receive letters, photos, and packages (with prior approval). Inmates may send letters too. But all letters/parcel are opened or scanned before delivering to inmate.
To send mail/parcel, use the address mentioned below.
INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
FCI OAKDALE II
FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
P.O. BOX 5010
OAKDALE, LA 71463
Money can be sent directly to inmate’s commissary account via Moneygram ExpressPayment, and Western Union Quick Collect electronic deposit. Before sending money, you need to have BOP number, inmate full name, and prison name.
Family/friends may send money but you cannot send them directl to facility address. Instead send them to processing center in Des Moines, Iowa. Money orders may be sent to the following address. Don not forget to write the inmate name and BOP inmate ID clearly on envelope.
Post Office Box 474701
Money order takes a long processing time of about 2-4 weeks. Hence its better to send money via electronic channels. Currently two methods are in use, Moneygram ExpressPayment, and Western Union Quick Collect electronic deposit. NB- There’s a transfer charge for online payments.