United States Penitentiary (USP) Visiting Information:
Processing of visitors will begin at
8:30 a.m. (visitors are not allowed into the front lobby
area until this time). No visitors will be processed after
9:30 a.m., on weekends and holidays, in preparation for the
10:00 a.m. count. Additionally, no visitors will be
processed after 2:00 p.m. in preparation for the 4:00 p.m.
United States Penitentiary (USP) Additional information:
DAILY INMATE LIFE
Sanitation- It is the inmate's responsibility to check his cell/cubicle immediately after being assigned there and to report any damage to the Unit Officer. An inmate may be held financially liable for any damage or contraband found in his cell/cubicle. Each inmate is responsible for making his bed in accordance with regulations before work call or when he leaves the area (including weekends and holidays) . Each inmate is also responsible for sweeping, mopping, and cleaning his personal cell/cubicle, removing trash, and ensuring it is clean and sanitary. Cleaning supplies will not be stored in rooms. Cardboard boxes and other paper containers are not to be used for storage due to their combustible nature. Lockers must be neatly arranged inside and out, and all shelving must be neat and clean. Wax will not be used for any cell/cubicle floors. Any inmate found using wax in their assigned cell/cubicle will be issued an incident report. 5 A violation of any of these sanitation regulations at the Medium or Low Security Institution may result in disciplinary action including placement in a six-man cell. Monday through Friday, from 6:45a.m. until 4:00p.m., inmates outside of their assigned units (this includes all job assignments, Mainline, Educational activities, etc.) must be fully dressed in the appropriate issued uniform including work boots. All shirt tails will be kept tucked inside the waistband, and all uniforms must be the accurate size for each inmate. No sagging, bagging, and no sweat or casual clothing will be worn over the issued khaki attire. Khaki attire will be required for both breakfast and lunch, Monday through Friday. "Leisure" attire will be allowed in the dining hall for the evening meal, weekends, and holidays. All shirts must be tucked in when outside the unit, except when on the recreation yard. No hats and/or sunglasses are permitted to be worn inside buildings or under covered walkways. Approved religious head wear may be worn inside the Dining Hall.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.
United States Penitentiary (USP) Description:
The United States Penitentiary (USP) is part of the Beaumont Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) located in Beaumont, Texas. This USP currently houses medium security male inmates; it also has a satellite camp that houses minimum security male inmates.
USP Beaumont is located approximately 35 miles from the Gulf of Mexico; 100 miles east of Houston; and 268 miles west of New Orleans, Louisiana.