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FCI Pekin Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: November 27, 2022
FCI Pekin
2600 S. SECOND ST. PEKIN, IL, 61554

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The FCI Pekin is a medium-security federal institution.

Along with the main campus at the FCI Pekin there is a minimum-security prison camp.

The FCI Pekin opened its doors back in 2007. You may not know that FCI Pekin was one of three facilities that are in the Tazewell.

Overall the FCI Pekin is home to a total of 1164 inmates. The main campus typically will house around 877 inmates while the prison camp will house around 109 inmates.

FCI Pekin — General Information

FCI Pekin, Federal Prison.
Capacity 1164 persons.
2600 S. SECOND ST. PEKIN, IL, 61554

Searching for an inmate in the FCI Pekin is easier than ever now. You know longer must spend the day on the phone trying to get through and talk to a correctional officer.

Now you can go to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website and just search for the inmate by their BOP number or their name.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Sending mail is going to be an easy task. It is not as daunting as it may seem. Nearly everything is okay to send, if it follows the guidelines. The guidelines are simple. If you wouldn’t want someone else to open and read the mail because of its contents, then it probably should not be sent.

Please understand that you can send care packages, but you will need to have prior approval from the FCI Pekin.

Sending Money

Even though these inmates may or may not have jobs, they will still need some more money to use to purchase the following items:

  • Beverages

  • Snacks

  • Phone Account

  • Entertainment Items

  • Personal Hygiene Products

When sending money, you will want to either send a money order, use Western Union, or you can use MoneyGram.

Phone calls

Phone conversations is just another way you can keep in contact with inmates in the FCI Pekin.

You will have the chance to have the inmates call you. Inmates will only be allowed to call you. You will not be allowed to call the inmate.


The main campus and the minimum-security camp have the same visitation schedule.

The current visitation schedule is on Saturdays and Sunday between the hours of 8 am to 3 pm.

You will be permitted to visit only during those hours and those times with inmates in FCI Pekin

Visiting Hours

FCI Hours;Camp Hours

1:00 PM - 8:00 PM;
;5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:15 AM - 3:00 PM;8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:15 AM - 3:00 PM;8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:15 AM - 3:00 PM;8:30 AM - 3:00 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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