Federal Prison Central Office


The Central Office serves as the headquarters for the Bureau of Prisons, which is overseen and managed by Director Hugh J. Hurwitz. Here, national programs are developed and functional support is provided by the following:

The Central Office campus is located in Washington, DC near the U.S. Capitol, federal courts, and the Department of Justice headquarters. The Central Office oversees the operations of all six regional offices.

Facility Address & Contact Information


320 First Street, NW
Washington, DC 20534

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 202-307-3198

Fax: n/a

BOP Website: https://www.bop.gov/locations/central_office/

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Bureau_of_Prisons

Staff Mail

Use this address when sending correspondence and parcels to staff:

Staff Name

Central Office
320 First Street, NW
Washington, DC 20534


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