D. RAY JAMES CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
3262 Highway 252
Folkston,GEORGIA 31537 United States
Contract With: Federal Bureau of Prisons U.S. Marshal Service
Contract Award: BOP: 1/12/2010
Type And Design: Medium-security
Received Prisoners: 10/1/2010
Accreditations: ACA & NCCHC
August 2008, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) issued a solicitation for the operation and management services for low security adult male inmates, primarily non-United States citizens. In January 2010, GEO was awarded the contract for 2,180 beds at the D. Ray James Correctional Facility.
The facility also houses approximately 300 offenders on behalf of the US Marshals Service.
GEO provides secure care, custody and control for offenders detained by the US Marshals Service and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Services provided include security, medical care, food service, counseling, and education programs.
GEO assumed operations of the D. Ray James Correctional Facility during the acquisition of Cornell Companies in August 2010.
The 499,744 sq. ft. facility is located on approximately 100 acres of land. The facility was originally built in 1998 for the capacity of 1,700 beds. In December 2008, the facility was expanded to bring the total capacity to 2,900 beds. The facility is also comprised of a stand-alone detention unit for US Marshals Offenders. The facility design provides for centralized services to include medical, food services, programs, and recreation.