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Western Pre-Release Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: October 19, 2022
Western Pre-Release
478-862-5851, 478-862-2361
101 Billy Blvd.|PO Box 2250, Butler, GA, 31006

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stateSituated in Butler, Georgia is the Western Pre-Release.

The Western Pre-Release is a minimum-security state prison. The Western Pre-Release can hold up to 1194 offenders at one time. The Western Pre-Release is home to adult male offenders.

Offenders in the facility will have access to the following programs and services, while they are serving their time out in the institution:

  • Health Services

  • Dental Services

  • Medical Services

  • Educational Programs

  • Substance Abuse Treatment Programs

  • Alcohol Abuse Education

  • Drug Abuse Education

Offenders in the Western Pre-Release will be housed in dormitory-style housing.

Western Pre-Release — General Information

Western Pre-Release, State Prison.
Adult, Capacity 1194 persons.
101 Billy Blvd.|PO Box 2250, Butler, GA, 31006
478-862-5851, 478-862-2361

The Western Pre-Release is under the direct operation of the Georgia Department of Public Safety.

Why does that matter?

The Georgia Department of Public Safety website, is where you are going to locate the database that consists of every state prison they operate.

This database is going to have all the offender’s information that you will be looking for.

You will need the following information to search the database:

  • Inmate’s Full Name

  • Gender

  • Race

  • Age Range

  • Ethnic Group

  • Offender Number

  • Offender Status

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

Another privilege an inmate will have is to send and receive letters with their family and friends. Inmates in the Western Pre-Release can receive the following items:

  • Photographs

  • Legal Papers

  • Magazines

  • Newspapers

  • Bibles

When addressing the envelope, ensure that you have the inmate’s full name, their bed assignment, and their OPUS number.

Sending Money

While an offender is housed in the Western Pre-Release, they will have the opportunity to shop at the commissary or what is also known as the prison canteen.

The commissary is going to be the market where they can purchase extra items from. However, for the offenders to purchase their extra items, they are going to need funds on their books.

This is where family and friends come in. Family and friends can add funds on their books by sending a certified check, cashier’s check, or a money order with the inmate’s full name along with the remitter’s information as well.

Without this vital information, the money will be sent back to the sender. You can address the money order to the address located in the sending mail section.

Phone calls

Inmates will not have a lot of privileges, but one privilege they do have will be to make calls home.

If they have money in their phone account, they will be permitted to call home during the times they have to use the phone.


Visitation schedule at the Western Pre-Release changes every three months. The visitation schedule goes by the inmate’s last name.

It is always best to contact the Western Pre-Release prior to going to the facility to get the current visitation schedule.

Please note that all visitors will be required to check in at the Visitor Center. Here at the Visitor Center, you will be required to show your driver’s license. All minors will be required to have a copy of his or her birth certificate.

Visiting Hours

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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