Correctional facility is a term used by Process Servers in Washington that refers to a jail, prison, or other place of incarceration by government officials. They serve to confine and rehabilitate inmates in Washington as they do in all other states.

Do Process Servers say there is a difference between a correctional facility and a prison in Washington?

Actually, in Washington, correctional facilities and prisons are basically the same. Correctional facilities usually include prisons and jails while prisons are considered a subpart of the correctional system. Whether an inmate is incarcerated in a Washington corrections institution or a prison, they are subject to service of process, continuing their involvement within the justice court system. It must be noted, Private Process Servers in Washington who are tasked to serve process upon an inmate are delivering legal documents concerning civil matters only.

Correctional Institutions and Prisons in Washington are similar to most facilities in all states throughout the United States. State Prisons and Facilities in Washington are part of a larger criminal justice system which includes police, prosecution and the courts.

Inmates / defendants / respondents incarcerated in a Washington correction facilities are subject to the practices of the institution's rules and regulations. Process Servers who are tasked with the job of serving inmates in a Washington facility with service of process can only perform their duties and services with the guidance and approval of the facility managers and in many situations, the approval of the warden.

Estimates and data reveal that there are more than 1,400,000 inmates within the entire United States state prison system

State prisons in Washington are generally classified as minimum, medium and high security. There are approximately 1700 state prisons in the United States. Inmates in a correction facility in Washington regardless of classification are subject to private Process Servers performing service of process and are no different than any other person incarcerated in Washington.

Federal correctional Institutions located in Washington are the homes for inmates who have been convicted of a wide range of charges. Estimates and records indicate all federal prisons house over 220,000 inmates.

Many people familiar with the federal corrections system in Washington refer to federal prisons as a penitentiary. Penitentiary is synonymous with prison and/or jail, these names actually mean the same. The number of sentenced inmates entering federal prisons facilities in Washington each day is far less than the number of people who are delivered to its jails.

Private Process Servers throughout Washington deliver legal documents and civil lawsuits to incarcerated inmates. Actually, federal prisons grant Process Servers access to inmates by appointment only and are easier to coordinate service of process services than Washington state run prisons.

RRM Seattle

Address: 2425 South 200 St (at Fdc)

City: Seattle

County: King

State: Washington

Zip Code: 98198

FDC SeaTac

Address: 2425 South 200th Street

City: Seattle

County: King

State: Washington

Zip Code: 98198

Airway Heights Corrections Center

Address: 11919 W. Sprague Avenue PO Box 1899

City: Airway Heights

County: Spokane

State: Washington

Zip Code: 99001

Cedar Creek Corrections Center

Address: 12200 Bordeaux Road PO Box 37

City: Littlerock

County: Thurston

State: Washington

Zip Code: 98556

Clallam Bay Corrections Center

Address: 1830 Eagle Crest Washingtony

City: Clallam Bay

County: Clallam

State: Washington

Zip Code: 98326

Coyote Ridge Corrections Center

Address: 1301 N Ephrata Ave PO Box 769

City: Connell

County: Franklin

State: Washington

Zip Code: 99326

Larch Corrections Center

Address: 15314 NE Dole Valley Road

City: Yacolt

County: Clark

State: Washington

Zip Code: 98675

Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women

Address: 3420 NE Sand Hill Road

City: Belfair

County: Mason

State: Washington

Zip Code: 98528

Monroe Correctional Complex

Address: 16550 177th Avenue SE PO Box 777

City: Monroe

County: Snohomish

State: Washington

Zip Code: 98272

Olympic Corrections Center

Address: 11235 Hoh Mainline

City: Forks

County: Clallam

State: Washington

Zip Code: 98331

Stafford Creek Corrections Center

Address: 191 Constantine Washingtony

City: Aberdeen

County: Grays Harbor

State: Washington

Zip Code: 98520

Washington Corrections Center

Address: 2321 West Dayton Airport Road PO Box 900

City: Shelton

County: Mason

State: Washington

Zip Code: 98584

Washington Corrections Center for Women

Address: 9601 Bujacich Rd. NW

City: Gig Harbor

County: Pierce

State: Washington

Zip Code: 98332