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Lexington Assessment and Reception Center

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Facility Overview

The Lexington Assessment & Reception Center and Lexington Correctional Center are a prison complex for men in Lexington. With a capacity of 1,450 inmates, LARC serves as an intake facility for male inmates, as well as a long-term incarceration facility.

LARC opened in 1977 just next to the Lexington Correctional Center (LCC). Today, the complex includes the maximum security assessment and reception unit, LCC (a medium security prison), and the Rex Thompson Minimum Unit.


Programs

Education

Many inmates lack education, a key component in avoiding re-incarceration. Lexington Correctional  Center offers literacy courses as well as Pre-High School Equivalency and High School Equivalency diplomas. Although not provided with state funding, college courses are also available to inmates who can pay for them, or those who have alternative funding or scholarships.

Friends for Folks Dog Training Program

Criminal Thinking

LARC offers Thinking for a Change, Moral Reconation Therapy, and Associates 4 Success programs to address thinking, judgment errors, and relationships linked with criminal thinking/behavior.

CareerTech

LCC inmates can get technical training through a CareerTech Skills Center, which trains them for workforce entry after release. CareerTech also helps inmates find skill-related employment after release.

Courses include Auto Service Technology; Cabinet Making; CEU Code Update; Journeyman Licensing, Licensed Trades; and Transportation, Distribution and Logistics for Warehouses


Specialized Units

All men sentenced to prison in Oklahoma first go to Lexington Assessment & Reception Center. There, ODOC staff identify inmates, review their sentencing documents, enter inmates, information into agency systems, interview inmates’ and complete assessments to determine the best facility to place them.

A 24-7 Infirmary provides medical care for those requiring intensive monitoring and treatment.


Contacting Inmates

Mail

Inmates can receive mail at any time. Include their name, DOC number and housing assignment if known in the address.

Example: LARC
                 Inmate’s name, number and housing assignment (if known)
                 P.O. Box 260

                 Lexington, OK 73051

Visitation

Visitation hours vary by each facility, but an inmate's security level dictates how many hours he or she may visit with approved visitors.

Important Note:

All inmate visitors must submit a “Visitor Request Form." You can download a copy here, or request one from the facility.

Background checks will be completed on everyone 18 or older. 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 LARC.


Hours/Days

Lexington Correctional Center - Medium Security – 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays

Rex Thompson Minimum Unit - Minimum Security – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays

Additional visitation rules may be found here.

For a list of approved attire for visitation, go here.

Contact DOC

Main Location
3400 North Martin Luther King Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73111-4298


Mailing
PO Box 11400
Oklahoma City, OK  73136-0400


Phone: (405) 425-2500
Fax: (405) 425-2578


Contact ODOC



In compliance with the reporting requirements of 74 O.S. 3106.4[C], this agency is making known that it stores name, birth date, place of birth, mother’s maiden name, biometric records, Social Security number, official state or government issued driver license or identification number, alien registration number, government passport number, and employer or taxpayer identification numbers.   The personally identifiable data is stored both electronically and in confidential paper files.  The data is shared in compliance with court orders and agreements with other government bodies.

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Top Resources

Closed Records


Employment Verification (405) 425-2644


Sex and Violent Offender Registration


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