As part of its mandate to inspect Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) facilities housing incarcerated DC residents, this summer the DC Corrections Information Council (CIC) will conduct onsite inspections of FCI McKean in Bradford, PA, on July 20, 2017 and FCI Beckley in Beaver, WV, on August 1, 2017. The CIC urges you to contact the CIC if you have any information you’d like to share regarding these facilities.
These are both medium security, male facilities. FCI McKean has approximately 30 men convicted of DC Criminal Code offenses; FCI Beckley, approximately 70 at the time of inspection.
During the inspections, the CIC will tour the facilities, evaluated programming, and speak with inmates and staff. Prior to the inspection, the CIC sent requests to incarcerated DC residents at the facilities, requesting confidential one-on-one interviews with a CIC representative. The CIC will endeavor to speak to each DC resident who is willing and available to speak with us during our visits.
If you are aware of an individual at FCI McKean or FCI Beckley who would like to speak with the CIC, email, call or write to the CIC so that we can place him on the our list of interviewees on the days of the inspection. The CIC also encourages anyone with knowledge about the conditions of confinement at either facility to contact us with their experiences or information.
Corrections Information Council
2901 14th St NW, Ground Floor
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 478-9211
Email: [email protected].
All names and identifying information are kept confidential and anonymous unless expressly permitted by the individuals or required by law. Disclaimer: The CIC is an independent oversight body mandated by Congress and the DC Council to inspect, monitor, and report on the conditions of confinement in correctional facilities where individuals from DC are incarcerated. The CIC does not handle individual complaints, and we do not act as a personal attorney or provide legal representation or advice.