Federal Correctional Complex, Butner
|Location||Mangum Township, Durham County / Dutchville Township, Granville County, North Carolina|
|Security class||Low, medium and minimum-security (FMC Butner is a medical facility)|
|Population||3,300 (three facilities)|
|Managed by||Federal Bureau of Prisons|
The Federal Correctional Complex, Butner (FCC Butner) is a United States federal prison complex for male inmates in Butner, North Carolina. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice. FCC Butner is about 45 miles northwest of Raleigh, the state capital. The facility is noted for having Bernie Madoff as one of its inmates, who is convicted for perpetrating the largest ponzi-scheme in history.
The complex consists of three facilities:
- Federal Correctional Institution, Butner Low (FCI Butner Low): a low-security facility.
- Federal Correctional Institution, Butner Medium (FCI Butner Medium): a medium-security facility.
- Federal Medical Center, Butner (FMC Butner): a facility which houses inmates of all security levels with health issues. It is the largest medical/psychological complex in the entire federal prison system, and includes a drug treatment program.
See also↑Jump back a section
- Official profile from the Federal Bureau of Prisons
- "FCI Butner Medium II (design)." John J. Kirlin, LLC.
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