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Common Abbreviations.

Expand your vocabulary by learning some of the facility acronyms we use every day.

ADX Administrative-Maximum U.S. Penitentiary
CO Central Office
FCC Federal Correctional Complex
FCI Federal Correctional Institution
FDC Federal Detention Center
FMC Federal Medical Center
FPC Federal Prison Camp
FSL Federal Satellite Low
FTC Federal Transfer Center
MCC Metropolitan Correctional Center
MCFP Medical Center for Federal Prisoners
MDC Metropolitan Detention Center
RO Regional Office
RRC Residential Reentry Center
RRM Residential Reentry Management Office
SFF Secure Female Facility
SCP Satellite Prison Camp
USP U.S. Penitentiary

By the numbers.

inmates are confined in BOP-operated facilities
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inmates are confined in privately-managed facilities
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inmates are confined in other facilities
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Total Federal Inmates