Federal Correctional Institution, Englewood


Federal Correctional Institution Englewood is a multi-facility prison. It is located in Littleton, Jefferson County, Colorado. It has a low-security FCI, a minimum-security prison camp, and a detention center. FCI Englewood houses male offenders — with 164 inmates now at the Camp and 889 at the FCI and FDC. The institution can house up to 1151 convicts. The facility houses both convicted and non-sentenced inmates. FCI Englewood is around 320 acres in size. 

The FCI features two housing units, one with open dormitories and one with private rooms and a secure housing facility for people who require placement in the Special Housing Unit. The correctional institution is divided into two living sections where all prisoners are free to roam. Additionally, the Camp has two dwelling units. The Camp’s accommodation units have rooms that accommodate up to five guys. Typically, offenders at FCI Englewood range in age from 20 to 86.

When a prisoner arrives, he will be screened by the prison’s employees. This screening will decide the best course of action for the convict and recommend specific programs. Prisoners may enroll in the following programs: 

  • non-residential and residential substance abuse
  • drug education
  • substance abuse
  • sex offender treatment
  • sex offender management
  • forensic program

Englewood also offers religious services, reentry assistance, and computer services. Prisoners also have the choice of education. They can pursue various educational opportunities, including Adult Continuing Education, Vocational Training, and Release Preparation.

On April 2, 2012, the whole FCI Englewood campus was placed on lockdown following the discovery of a white, powdery material wrapped in an inmate’s postal envelope. The substance was discovered following standard inmate mail screening. After contacting a hazardous materials team, it was determined that the drug was perfectly safe. When it comes to prominent convicts of Englewood Federal Correctional Institution, Rod Blagojevich is currently serving a 14-year sentence there. Blagojevich, who served as governor of Illinois from 2003 to 2009, was sentenced to jail in 2011 after being found guilty of wire fraud, extortion, and bribery in connection with his effort to sell Barack Obama’s Senate seat. Blagojevich attempted to sell the Senate seat vacated by Obama in order to get a higher-ranking government post and financial benefit.


Contact Information:

Location: 9595 W Quincy Ave. Littleton, CO 80123, USA

Email: [email protected] 

Phone: 303-763-4300

Fax: 303-763-2553

Website: https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/eng/ 

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