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Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center

Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center

Facility Overview

Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center (JEHCC) is located in Hodgen, Oklahoma, on the northern edge of the Ouachita National Forest and houses approximately 730 male inmates. JEHCC is also the host facility to 48 LeFlore County Jail contract beds. 

JEHCC is the largest correctional vocational training program in the state. The Career Tech program includes seven different skill area programs: Construction Technology, Industrial Electricity, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration, Welding, Engine Performance, Steering/Suspension/Brakes and Transmission Repair. The facility’s education department also provides additional education which includes:  Literacy, Adult Basic Education, GED, college level courses and a Re-Entry program.

JEHCC has over 130 volunteers of various faiths, which participate in many different religious/educational and substance abuse education such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. These programs are scheduled seven days a week.

Inmates can enroll in the Victory Bible College (VBC) and can earn 11 college hours of credit upon completion. The credits can be transferred to the Victory Bible Institute campus in Tulsa, Oral Roberts University, or several other Christian colleges.


Contacting Inmates

Visitation

Level  I 

One  hour  non-contact  between  8:30  a.m.  and  4:30  p.m. (unless on DU status) and legal/clergy visits.

Level II 

Up to four hours per week –12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Level III 

Up to six hours per week –10:30 am to 4:30 pm

Level IV 

Up to eight hours per week–8:30 am to 4:30 pm

All inmates will be allowed to visit on state holidays unless the holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday.

If the holiday is on a Saturday or Sunday, the regular visiting schedule will apply.

Exceptions and Cancellations

Any exception to visiting days or times must be approved by the Warden or designee at least three (3) days prior to the visit.Visitors will not enter the facility parking lot prior to 8:00 a.m. on the date of the visit.

Any exceptions will be handled through special visiting procedures and should be directed to the Warden.

Please refer to “Visitation Alert” on the DOC website for visitation dates cancelled due to budget constraints and staff furloughs.