Dayton Correctional Institution

Warden

Wanza Jackson

Phone

937-263-0060 (Fax: 937-263-1322)

Address

4104 Germantown Street Dayton, OH 45417

Volunteers in Prison

Dayton Correctional Institution is committed to recruiting dedicated and resourceful volunteers to assist in reentry efforts by providing services to offenders.  For additional information on these opportunities or the application process, please contact Angela Johnson at 937-263-0060, ext. 2002 or via email

Prison Rape Elimination Act

The Prison Rape Elimination Act was passed in 2003 to protect individuals from prison rape.  Click here for more information.

Religious Services

Click here to view a complete listing of available programming/services.

Correspondence

Written correspondence to inmates must include the inmate's name and number on the envelope and be addressed to PO Box 17399 Dayton, OH 45418.

Inmate Funds

A kiosk is available in the front entry building of the institution from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days a week.  Approved visitors may deposit funds into an offender trust account or PIN Debit phone account using the kiosks. For additional information on inmate funds or other deposit options please click here.

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Video Visitation

Dayton Correctional Institution maintains video visiting kiosks in every general population housing unit. The hours of availability for video visits are as follows: 8:00 AM – 10:00AM; 12:30PM – 3:00PM; and 5:30PM – 8:30PM.  Visits are 30 minutes in duration; however, an additional 30 minutes can be requested if there is no one scheduled at the same kiosk immediately after the conclusion of the initial video visit.

An approved visitor is defined as: a visitor that submitted an application for visitation, processing has been completed, and approval by institutional staff may request a video visit.   Approved visitors must create an account and  register with JPay. When family members register to have a video visit, they are prompted  by  JPay through a series of steps to achieve their visit. Video visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance of the time that they are requesting.   

Approved visitors may visit www.jpay.com for additional information

Visiting

Visitation is available Wednesday through Sunday with sessions from 12:30pm - 3:30pm (must arrive by 2pm) and 4:30pm - 7:30pm (must arrive by 6pm). First time visitors must complete an orientation session which begins promptly at 12pm for the first session and 4pm for the second session. Please have documents ready for visitation (custody paperwork, birth certificate, authorization of minor child form, etc.) or the visitor will not be permitted entrance into visitation.

Reservations:

Reservations are required at least seven days prior to the visit and up to 30 days in advance. Approved visitors should make a reservation by emailing us and an officer will reply within 72 hours of receipt. Any cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance or the visit will be counted as a visit for the month.

Example of Visitation Reservation Request:

·         Jane Doe +2 minors      (Approved visitors First and Last Name, please put +minor for kids 17 and under)

·         Doe #12345                    (Inmates Last Name and Inmate Number)

·         4/1/2016                         (Date that you are wanting to schedule the visit on)

·         12:30 session                  (Session you want to visit – we have 12:30-3:30 and 4:30-7:30 sessions)

 

Information Needed to Schedule:

In the reservation email request, please provide: adult visitor(s) full first and last names; for children age 17 and younger, please do not give name, just list as a minor child and bring correct paperwork; inmate last name and inmate number; date and session you want to reserve. Example: Jane Doe +2 minors to see inmate Doe, #A111-111 on 4/15/16, at 12:30pm.

DCI-Specific Visiting Information:

Visitors will be allowed to bring in $50 on their visit. Vending machines only accept $5, $1, quarters, dimes and nickles. Be advised that officers in visitation do not have change, so bring the necessary funds. In case of money lost in vending machines, contact AVI at 937-878-8727. Visitors only need to bring necessary money, minor paperwork and current government issued identification (driver's license, state ID, military or Passport). All other items need to be left in vehicle or lockers located in the Entry Building (cell phones, electronics, excess money or items not approved to be in the institution).

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Institutional Information

Date Opened 1987
Total Acreage 75
Accreditation Status Yes
Total Staff 257
Population (as of 6/1/16) 938

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