Blackburn Correctional Complex


To protect the citizens of the Commonwealth and to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for staff and offenders in carrying out the mandates of the legislative and judicial processes; and, to provide opportunities for offenders to acquire skills which facilitate non-criminal behavior.

 About BCC 

Blackburn Correctional Complex serves as the Division of Adult Institutions' largest adult male minimum-security institution providing care, housing, custody, control, and governmental services jobs to inmates. This facility is located near Lexington, Kentucky.

Institutional Information

Security Status Minimum
Date Opened 1972
Population 594
Total Acreage 456
Total Staff 128
Black Inmates 58%
White Inmates 41%
Annual Cost Per Inmate $21,715.28
Daily Cost Per Inmate $59.49
Annual Operating Budget $8 million

Accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA)