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Lexington Assessment and Reception Center


Facility Overview

Lexington Assessment & Reception Center and Lexington Correctional Center comprise a complex of prisons in Lexington. With a capacity of 1,462 inmates, LARC is Oklahoma's intake facility for male state inmates. LCC, a medium-security facility with a minimum yard serves as a long-term incarceration facility. LCC has a capacity of 870 inmates.

LCC opened in 1971 and LARC in 1977.



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.

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.


LCC inmates can get technical training through a CareerTech Skills Center on site, 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 their information into agency systems and assess inmates to determine which state facility should house them next according to their risk and needs.

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

LCC's dialysis unit, the only one in the state, has the capacity to serve 12 inmates per shift. They have two CCH Techs, one charge registered nurse and one clinical manager registered nurse, who sees patients from facilities with the need for dialysis for two shifts on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and an on-site nephrologist who sees patients once a month.

Contacting Inmates


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 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.


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

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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