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Charles E. "Bill" Johnson Correctional Center


Facility Overview

The Charles E. "Bill" Johnson Correctional Center (BJCC) is a dedicated substance abuse/cognitive behavior program facility operated by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.  The minimum security facility houses 602 adult males, majority of which are felon drug inmates.   BJCC hosts three programs; the Delayed Sentencing Program for eligible inmates age 18-22, the Regimented Treatment Program and Intermediate Revocation Program for eligible inmates. In November 2012, an additional 104-bed minimum security housing unit was added outside the main treatment program compound which also houses the IRF Program.  BJCC is a designated Intermediate Revocation Facility.  

All trainees at BJCC who have not completed their secondary education are required to attend education classes.  Trainees can obtain certification in Literacy, ABE as well as earn their General Equivalency Diploma.

The mission of the Charles E. “Bill” Johnson Correctional Center (BJCC) is:  In a safe and secure minimum security correctional environment, provide a comprehensive regimented substance abuse treatment program, meaningful work opportunities through institutional jobs and the Prisoner Public Work Program, educational opportunities, quality, efficient, and cost-effective health care services and, through re-entry and aftercare, return the inmate to society with the tools necessary to be a productive citizen, in an effort to reduce recidivism.


Contacting Inmates

Mail

Mail may be received by the inmate at anytime: please include the inmate’s name, DOC number, and his housing assignment, if known, in the address.

Example:
BJCC
Inmate’s name, number, & housing assignment (if known)
1856 E. Flynn St.
Alva, OK 73717

Visits With Inmate

Visiting during the first 30 days upon arrival at BJCC (without a background check) is limited to two immediate family members over the age of 18. The inmate will contact you with the time and other information for the non-contact visit. 

Important Note
Everyone is required to submit a “Visitor Request Form” which will be supplied to you by the inmate (please make as many copies as you need).

Background checks will be completed on everyone over the age of 18. The inmate will notify you when the process is complete. The approval process takes approximately 8 weeks once the Visitor Request Form has been returned to BJCC.

Phone Communication

Phones must be verified not to be business phones; all telephone calls will be “collect” to the party legally responsible for the telephone charges incurred. You must submit a phone bill to complete this process. The inmate may call cell phones. You may set up a prepaid account through GTL by calling 1-866-230-7761 (Monday thru Friday 6:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. central time, Saturday and Sunday 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. central time) of access www.gtl.net. The inmate will send you all necessary forms to initiate the phone process and the inmate will notify you when the process is complete. The inmate is allowed to make one orientation call during the first week of arrival at BJCC to one phone number. This phone call will be a collect phone call.