Bent County Correctional Facility
11560 Road FF.75
Las Animas, CO 81054-9598
Facility Public Information Officer: Keith Proctor, Keith.Proctor@cca.com
Facility Type: Male, Medium-Security, Owned since 1996
Warden: Barry Goodrich
Barry Goodrich, during the course of his corrections career, has worked his way up the ranks, from correctional officer, assistant shift supervisor and chief of security to facility executive. He joined CCA more than 20 years ago after spending eight years in the U.S. Army and in law enforcement. In his tenure with the company, he has worked at five CCA facilities in Kansas, Minnesota, Colorado, Georgia and Ohio – where he previously served on the Facility Activation Team at Northeast Ohio Correctional Center in Youngstown. Additionally, he served as assistant warden at CCA’s Coffee Correctional Facility, Crowley County Correctional Facility, and Prairie Correctional Facility. From 2008-2011, Goodrich was warden at Coffee Correctional Facility. Prior to being named warden at Bent County Correctional Facility in 2013, he served as warden at Lake Erie Correctional Institution.
Total beds: 1466
Colorado Department of Corrections
ACA Accreditation: Yes
Local School Boosters, Clubs, and Athletic Groups; Southeast and East Central Recycling Association; Las Animas/Bent County Golf Course Advisory Board; Parent Teacher Association; 4-H Project Leaders; Bent County Deputy Officers (Reserve Officers); Las Animas/Bent County Chamber of Commerce; Bent County Development Foundation; Bent County Health Care Center Board of Directors; Bent County Fair Board; BCCF inmates also contribute to the community by participating with the Southeastern Colorado Recycling Center and by recording books and newspaper editions on tape for the blind, learning disabled and elderly.
Awards: Certificate of Commendation: Worldwide Dosimetry Service, for Environmental Safety; Exceptional concern for the health and well-being of employees and visitors; Certificate of Appreciation, John Martin Dam for Inmate Work Crews installing playground equipment; Certificate of Appreciation: Bent County for inmate work crews Partners in Care for work done throughout the city; Certificate of Appreciation: Bent County Sheriffs Department: SORT Response; Las Animas/Bent County Chamber of Commerce: Recycling Center, Yard of the Week; 1998 CCA Facility of the Year: Best Performance in Safety; 1997 CCA Facility of the Year: Community Relations
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