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Sun 22 Jul 07 #1 
Mark Sawyer
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ACA stands for.........American Correctional Association
ADA stands for.........American Correctional Association
AD stands for..........Assistant Director
ADO stands for......Administrative Duty Officer
ADX stands for.......Administrative Maximum
AFGE stands for.............American Federation of Government Employees
AOUSC stands for.............Administrative Office of the United States Courts
ART stands for..........Annual Refresher Training
ASCA stands for.........Association of State Correctional Administrators
AW stands for............Associate Warden
BCBP stands for.........Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (formerly INS)
BOP stands for......Bureau Of Prisons
BPT stands for...........Basic Prisoner Transport
CCM stands for..........Community Corrections Management
CEO stands for...... Chief Executive Officer
CI stands for............Correctional Institution
CIM stands for.......Central Inmate Monitoring
CO stands for.........Central Office
C/O stands for........Correctional Officer
DAD stands for.........Deputy Assistant Director
DCT stands for.........Disturbance Control Team
DEA stands for..........Drug Enforcement Administration
DHO stands for..........Disciplinary Hearing Officer
DOJ stands for.........Department Of Justice
FBI stands for.............Federal Bureau of Investigation
FCC stands for.........Federal Correctional Complex
FCI stands for..........Federal Correctional Institution
FLETC stands for...........Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
FPC stands for...........Federal Prison Camp
FMC stands for............Federal Medical Center
FPI stands for..........Federal Prison Industries (also known as UNICOR)
FTC stands for...............Federal Transfer Center
HNT stands for.........Hostage Negotiation Team
ICE stands for..........Immigration and Customs Enforcement (formerly INS)
IDC stands for..........Inmate Discipline Committee
IDO stands for..........Institution Duty Officer
INS stands for...........Immigration and Naturalization Service
ISD stands for............Inmate Skills Developement
ISM stands for............Inmate Systems Management
LSCI stands for...........Low Security Correctional Institution
Lt stands for............Lieutenant
MCC stands for..........Metropolitan Correctional Center
MCFP stands for...........Medical Center for Federal Prisoners
MDC stands for..........Metropolitan Detention Center
MSTC stands for...........Management and Specialty Training Center
NCIC stands for.......National Crime Information Center
NERO stands for..........North East Regional Office
NLETS stands for...........National Law Enforcement Telecommunication System
RIO stands for..............Re-integration of Offenders
SBIS stands for......Security Background Information Section
SCRO stands for..........South Central Regional Office
SERO stands for...........South East Regional Office
SHU stands for..............Special Housing Unit
SIA stands for........Special Investigative Agent
SIS stands for........Special Investigative Supervisor
SORT stands for........Special Operations Response Team
SOS stands for.............Senior Officer Specialist
SOTP stands for.............Sex Offender Treatment Program
SPC stands for............Satellite Prison Camp
STA stands for.............. Staff Training Academy
USMCFP stands for...........United States Medical Center for Federal Prisoners
USMS stands for..........United States Marshals Service
USP stands for............United States Penitentiary
VCCLEA stands for............Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act
WITSEC stands for...........Witness Security
WRO stands for........Western Regional Office
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Alderson FPC is located in West Virginia
Allenwood FCC is located in Pennsylvania
Ashland FCI is located in Kentucky
Atlanta USP is located in Georgia
Atwater USP is located in California
Bastrop FCI is located in Texas
Beaumont FCC is located in Texas
Beckley FCI is located in West Virginia
Bennetsville FCI is located in Couth Carolina
Big Sandy USP is located in Kentucky
Big Spring USP is located in West Texas
Brooklyn MDC is located in New York
Bryan FPC is located in Texas
Butner FCC is located in North Carolina
Canaan USP is located in Pennsylvania
Carswell FMC is located in Texas
Chicago MCC is located in Illinois
Coleman FCC is located in Florida
Cumberland FCI is located in Maryland
Dansbury FCI is located in Connecticut
Devens FMC is located in Massachusetts
Dublin FCI is located in California
Deluth FPC is located in Minnesota
Edgefield FCI is located in South Carolina
El Reno FCI is located in Oklahoma
Elkton FCI is located in Ohio
Englewood FCI is located in Colorado
Estill FCI is located in South Carolina
Fairton FCI is located in New Jersey
Florence FCC is located in Colorado
Forrest City FCC is located in Arkansas
Fort Dix FCI is located in New Jersey
Fort Worth FCI is located in Texas
Gilmer FCI is located in West Virginia
Greenville FCI is located in Illinois
Guaynabo MDC is located in Puerto Rico
Hazleton USP is located in West Virginia
Herlong FCI is located in California
Honolulu FDC is located in Hawaii
Houston FDC is located in Texas
Jessup FCI is located in Georgia
La Tuna FCI is located in Texas
Leavenworth USP is located in Kansas
Lee USP is located in Virginia
Lewisburg USP is located in Pennsylvania
Lexington FMC is located Kentucky
Lompoc FCC is located in California
Loretto FCI is located in Pennsylvania
Los Angeles MDC is located in California
Manchester FCI is located in Kentucky
Marianna FCI is located in Florida
Marion USP is located in Illinois
McCreary USP is located in Kentucky
McKean FCI is located in Pennsylvania
Memphis FCI is located in Tennessee
Miami FCI is located in Florida
Miami FDC is located in Florida
Milan FCI is located in Michigan
Montgomery FPC is located in Alabama
Morgantown FCI is located in West Virginia
New York MCC is located in New York
Oakdale FCC is located in Louisiana
Oklahoma City FTC is located in Oklahoma
Otisville FCI is located in New York
Oxford FCI is located in Wisconsin
Pekin FCI is located in Illinois
Pensacola FPC is located in Florida
Petersburg FCC is located in Pennsylvania
Philadelphia FDC is located in Philadelphia
Phoenix FCI is located in Arizona
Pollock USP is located Louisiana
Ray brook FCI is located in New York
Rochester FMC is located in New York
Safford FCI is located in Arizona
San Diego MCC is located in California
Sandstone FCI is located in Minnesota
Schuykill FCI is located in Pennsylvania
Seagoville FCI is located in Texas
Seatac FDC is located in Washington
Sheridan FCI is located in Oregon
Springfield USMCFD is located in Missouri
Talladega FCI is located in Alabama
Tallahassee FCI is located in Florida
Terminal Island FCI is located in California
Terra Haute FCC is located in Indiana
Texarkana FCI is located in Texas
Three Rivers FCC is located in Texas
Tuscon FCC is located in Arizona
Victorville FCC is located in California
Waseca FCI is located in Minnesota
Williamsburg FCI is located in South Carolina
Yankton FPC is located in South Dakota
Yazoo City FCC is located Mississippi
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- A prison made weapon is also known as a..........Shank or Shiv.
- Prison Made intoxicants are know as Pruno or Hooch.
- The CEO of a prison is also known as the Warden.
- The Assistant CEO is also known as the Associate Warden.
- The notorious gangs known as the Crips and the Bloods were gangs that were originally formed in prisons.
- The first woman Federal Correctional Officer was hired to work at USP McNeil Island in Washington State. It is no longer a Federal Prison.
- “Cheeking Meds” is.....What an Inmate does when they are given medication and they want to be able to not swallow the pills so they can be taken at a later date.(illegal)
- A “kite” is a written request from an inmate to a staff member.
- A “body alarm” is an emergency that has been announced via a two-way radio.
- Contraband is defined as items that are not issued by the institutionand are not allowed.
- A ”Pat Search” is when an Officer physically feels the inmates’ body outline for contraband concealed in their clothing.
- A “Visual Search” is when the inmate removes all of their clothing and then the Officer can Search the inmates’ entire body as well as inside certain body parts.
- A “Digital Search” is when the Institution Medical Officer searches inside the body of the inmate with digital equipment such as a scope.
- A “Shakedown” is when Institution staff search the cells of the inmates for contraband.
- A “Mass Shakedown” is when Institution Staff search every inmate in the housing unit leaving no area in the unit unsearched.
- A “Gate Pass” is a work assignment given to Minimum Security inmates who perform work duties outside the institutional grounds.
- A “Unit Orderly” is an inmate who performs work duties within the secured unit area.
- “Cadre Inmates” are inmates who are assigned work assignments throughout the institution.
- “Federal Prison Industries” also know as UNICOR is a section in the Federal Prisons that create quality products that can be seen in many offices throughout the world. (Chairs, tables,cabinetry)
- “Food Service” is a section of every institution in the prison system that has the sole responsibility of making sure that all of the inmates at that institution are kept happy by providing every inmate with full balanced diets every day.
- The “Disturbance Control Team” is the first line of defense if an institutional disturbance
erupts.
- There are (93) Federal Prisons throughout the United States.
- “Inmates come to prison as punishment. They do not come to prison for punishment” is a slogan for the Federal Bureau of Prisons.


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Sun 22 Jul 07 #2 
rodbox
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Abbreviations don't work in this format as the reverse question is a bit obvious usually.

I have added the locations and put the abbreviations in the notes.

I have created a Prison Lingo topic separately.

Thanks Mark


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Mon 23 Jul 07 #3 
Susana Sànchez
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Thanks Marks, sounds very difficult, but interesting


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