Pekin FCI

The Federal Correctional Institution, Pekin (FCI Pekin) is a medium-security United States federal prison for female inmates in Illinois. It is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, a division of the United States Department of Justice. The facility also has an adjacent satellite prison camp which houses minimum-security male offenders. FCI Pekin is located approximately 10 miles south of Peoria, Illinois, 180 miles southwest of Chicago, and 180 miles northeast of St. Louis, Missouri.[1] It is located within the city limits of Pekin, Illinois. Kathy Kelly, who had been incarcerated in the Pekin complex, wrote the book Other Lands Have Dreams: From Baghdad to Pekin Prison.[2] Shon Hopwood, while serving time in FCI Pekin, became an accomplished United States Supreme Court practitioner by the time he was released in 2008.

Pekin FCI Contact Details

Address: 2600 S. SECOND ST., Tazewell, IL
City: PEKIN
Zip: 61554
Phone 1: 309-346-8588
Type: Federal Prison

Mailing to Inmates and Staff

Inmate Visiting Days and Hours

Day of Week Hours
Monday 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Holiday 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM