How to Stay in Touch With an Inmate at Big Sandy USP Easily

Connect With an Inmate How to Stay in Touch With an Inmate at Big Sandy USP Easily

How to Connect With an Inmate From Big Sandy Prison USP

The  is a top-security U.S. federal male inmate prison found in Kentucky, near Inez. It is run by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a United States Department of Justice division. Most federal inmates are sent to Big Sandy since they have been convicted of violent crimes and are currently serving prolonged sentences.

In addition, the facility is also a satellite prison camp housing minimum-security male inmates. Big Sandy Prison USP is also famous for owning several high-profile inmates. The current number of inmates at Big Sandy stands at 1,322 male inmates, with 1,253 at the USP and 69 at the camp. Since its opening in 2003, Big Sandy Prison USP has had numerous significant incidents, including Calvin Speight’s murder in 2006. 

Big Sandy Prison USP allows inmates to connect with their loved ones through various means such as visitation and phone calls. On the one hand, you can go through the conventional process to communicate with an inmate at Big Sandy. On the other hand, you can sign up with DoNotPay to help speed up the process and its effectiveness. This article highlights the different ways to connect with an inmate from .

Big Sandy Prison Contact Information

If you want to know more about the facility and its rules and regulations, you may reach through the contact details in the table below:

Physical Address1197 Airport Road

Inez, KY 41224

Phone Number606-433-2400
WebsiteBig Sandy Prison’s website

How to Connect With an Inmate From Big Sandy Prison USP

Big Sandy provides inmates with the chance to connect with their loved ones via several avenues, including:

Phone Calls

Inmates at Big Sandy Prison are not allowed incoming calls outside the prison facility. Luckily, inmates are permitted outgoing calls to their loved ones during the day. To receive a call from an inmate at Big Sandy, you must register with the relevant authorities. It is important to note that all inmate calls are limited and monitored for several reasons.


Alternatively, you can write and send letters to inmates in Big Sandy Prison. Inmates are encouraged to communicate via letters. However, all correspondence may be opened and checked for contraband, except for legal correspondence. 

The general mailing address is:

Inmate Name, Register Number

USP Big Sandy

US Penitentiary

P.O BOX 2068

Inez, KY  41224.

However, if mailing an inmate in camp, use the following mail address:

Inmate Name, I.D. Number

USP Big Sandy

US Penitentiary

Satellite Camp

P.O BOX 2068

Inez, KY  41224.

In-House Visitation

Inmates at Big Sandy are allowed visitations from their loved ones. Visitations are permitted on Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal Holidays starting from 8:30 am-3:00 pm. Visitor processing stops at 2:00 pm. In addition, visitor processing stops during the mandatory count between 9:30 am, and 10:00 am.

On the other hand, Special Housing Unit inmates have visitations on Fridays, except if a holiday falls on a Friday, on which the visitation falls on Thursday.  

Main unit and camp inmates are allowed up to five visitors per visit. If granted, split visits may allow up to 10 visitors but only five in the visit at a time (However, split visits require mandatory approval).

Additionally, all visitors must be on an inmate's updated approved visitation list to be allowed in the visitation area. Before visiting, always contact the facility to confirm that the visitation hours have not been changed or canceled or that the inmate is eligible for visitation.

Steps to Take Before Calling or Writing to a Prisoner

Before writing or calling a prisoner in Big Sandy Prison USP, you must locate the convict. Here is how you can conveniently find an inmate:

  1. Open the DoNotPay app or website and choose the Connect With an Inmate tab
  2. Choose Locate Someone option
  3. Enter the information of the offender like the state and the name of the convict
  4. Send the request

DoNotPay will search in the various facilities in the United States and provide you with the current location.

How to Connect With an Inmate From Big Sandy Prison With the Aid Of DoNotPay

DoNotPay helps customers of various companies to get services faster and more effectively. Therefore, if you want to connect with an inmate from Big Sandy Prison USP, DoNotPay has got you covered in a few simple steps, including:

  1. Locate the Connect With an Inmate service on DoNotPay.


  2. Choose whether you want to locate a loved one, create a virtual mailbox, or send a personalized letter.


  3. If you want us to find your loved one, provide their details and the state they are located in. We'll then conduct a search on the appropriate state database.


  4. If you want to create a virtual mailbox, just provide your full name. We'll set one up for you to easily receive incoming mail from your loved one.


  5. If sending a personalized letter, tell us which facility your loved one is located in and what you would like to say to them. You can even include a photo. Your letter will be delivered automatically - just wait ten days for it to arrive for your loved one.


Reach out to DoNotPay to help you communicate with your loved ones at .

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