Roederer 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.

 Roederer Correctional Complex


Roederer Correctional Complex has three (3) distinct purposes:

  • The Assessment and Classification Center processes all incoming male felons with the exception of those sentenced to death row. In excess of 7,000 are processed by this institution per year. The Assessment Center is also responsible for all sentence calculations of felons in Controlled Intake (currently 1,600) and for classifying felons for the Class D Program (approximately 4,000 per year).
  • Roederer Correctional Complex permanent inmates provide support services for the institution including one hundred (100) inmates who work in the Maintenance Department, Kitchen, Laundry, Legal Office, Grievance Office, etc. Seventy- two (72) minimum custody inmates help maintain the 3,000 acre farm. The permanent inmate population at this institution totals 172 at full capacity.
  • The Substance Abuse Treatment program is a 200-bed intensive in-patient treatment unit. Treatment is provided to a mixed population of incarcerated felons and offenders on parole supervision. Treatment is facilitated through inmate elders (former program graduates), treatment staff, security staff, community mentors and volunteers. Clients are prepared for transition into the community.


Roederer Correctional Complex
P. O. Box 69
LaGrange, Kentucky 40031
(Oldham County)

Warden: Ravonne Sims
Secretary: Patti M. Ray
Phone: (502) 222-0170/222-0173
Fax: (502) 225-0084

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