Facility Address & Contact Information
Federal Correctional Institution Lompoc
3600 Guard Road
Lompoc, CA 93436
BOP Website: https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/lof/
Inmate Correspondence Address
Inmate Name and Registration Number
Federal Correctional Institution
3600 Guard Road
Lompoc, CA 93436
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Security Level: Low
Location: FCI Lompoc is located 175 miles northwest of Los Angeles, adjacent to Vandenberg Air Force Base.
BOP Region: Western Region (WXR)
BOP Institution Code: LOF is FCI Lompoc, LOX for Lompoc Federal Correctional Complex
Medical Care Level: Level 2. See our page on Medical Care Levels and Procedures for more information.
Judicial District: Central District of California
Population (as of Sept. 23, 2020): 1,000
Background: FCI Lompoc was originally opened as a Federal Prison Camp in 1970. In 1990 it was converted to a low-security federal prison. FCI Lompoc is a part of the Lompoc Federal Correctional Complex (FCC). Notable inmates include former record company executive Henry Uliomereyon Jones (serving a 20-year sentence for mail fraud, wire fraud, and securities fraud), former Boeing engineer Chi Mak (serving a 24-year sentence for conspiracy to commit economic espionage), former IRS agent Steven Martinez (serving a 24-year sentence for mail fraud, identity theft, money laundering, and murder-for-hire), and former organized crime trouble-shooter Larry Jay Levine (released in 2007 after serving 10 years).
Housing: Inmates are housed in dormitories.
Health Services: FCI Lompoc offers sick call, chronic care, medications, routine dental care, medical and dental emergency care for injuries and sudden illness, eye care (eyeglasses, contact lenses), age-appropriate preventive care to promote optimal health and functional status, restorative care to promote achievable functional status, long-term care, and end-of-life care. Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day.
Psychology Services: FCI Lompoc inmates have access to intake screening, assessment, and treatment of mental health and drug abuse problems, individual and group counseling, psycho-educational classes, self-help and supportive services, and referral for medical treatment of mental illness. Notices of upcoming treatment groups are posted in inmate housing units. Inmates must submit a cop-out to request program placement.
Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP): FCI Lompoc houses a Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). Drug abuse programs, a Drug Abuse Education Course, and a Non-Residential Drug Abuse Treatment Program (NR-DAP) are also available.
Education Services: FCI Lompoc offers a literacy, GEC, and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) programs. Incentive awards are provided to recognize inmates making satisfactory progress and successfully completing the literacy (i.e., GED and ESL) program. Inmates may also receive incentives for progressing to various levels in the GED or ESL programs. Graduation ceremonies recognize GED, ESL, and Occupational Education completions. Adult Continuing Education (ACE) and parenting programs are also available. High school diplomas and post-secondary programs are available through paid correspondence courses.
Advanced Occupational Education: FCI Lompoc does not offer any advanced occupational education programs.
Vocational Training: FCI Lompoc offers vocational training in Landscape Tech.
Apprenticeship: FCI Lompoc does not offer any apprenticeship programs.
Library Services: Leisure libraries offer inmates a variety of reading materials, including periodicals, newspapers, magazines, fiction, nonfiction, and reference books. An interlibrary loan program with local, state, and college libraries and available bookmobile services is also available. The TRULINCS Electronic Law Library provides inmates access to legal materials and an opportunity to prepare legal documents. The FCI Lompoc law library also has a copy machine and typewriters for inmate use.
UNICOR: The FCI Lompoc UNICOR factory produces signs.
Commissary: Inmates are permitted to spend up to $360.00 per month in the institutional commissary. A wide variety of items can be purchased, including food, drinks, radios, MP3 players, clothing, shoes, and more.
Recreation Services: The FCI Lompoc Recreation Department offers both indoor and outdoor activities. Inside, inmates can engage in a variety of arts and crafts activities, along with a music program and table games. Outside, inmates can play tennis, horseshoes, bocce ball, soccer, flag football, and other sports.
Visitation Information: See our page on prisoner visitation rules for more information.
Directions to Prison:
For a comprehensive look at life in federal prison, pick up a copy of Christopher Zoukis’ Federal Prison Handbook: The Definitive Guide to Surviving the Federal Bureau of Prisons. For more detailed information about FCI Lompoc, please buy a copy of the Directory of Federal Prisons: The Unofficial Guide to Bureau of Prisons Institutions by Christopher Zoukis.