At the start of June, pink flyers announcing LGBT Month started appearing around FCI Petersburg, a medium-security federal prison in Petersburg, Virginia, where I am incarcerated. The fliers, along with many colorful postings in the Education Department, explained what LGBT means: lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. They profiled famous and successful LGBT persons and generally…

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It’s with great pride that the Prison Law Blog today publicly acknowledges a thus far private project: the FCI Petersburg Pigeon Project.  For the past six years, the founders of the Prison Law Blog have worked hard to care for the feral pigeon population at FCI Petersburg, a medium-security federal prison in Petersburg, Virginia.  This…

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Official Address Federal Correctional Institution Petersburg Medium 1060 River Road Hopewell, VA 23860 Phone: 804-504-7200 Fax: 804-504-7204 Email: PEM/EXECASSISTANT@BOP.GOV Inmate Correspondence Address Inmate Name and Registration Number FCI Petersburg Medium P.O. Box 1000 Petersburg, VA 23804 (Funds can only be sent to the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ National Lockbox Address listed below, not directly to…

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