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Western Reception, Diagnostic, & Correctional Center – Buchanan County, Missouri Overview
Western Reception, Diagnostic, & Correctional Center is located in St. Joseph, Missouri. The prison opened in 1999 and is located on approximately 168 acres. Inmates are screened and categorized according to their medical and mental health needs. There are also inpatient substance abuse programs. The facility employs approximately 650 staff members and can house approximately 1,900 inmates. There are adult basic education programs and vocational training programs available to inmates. Inmates receive basic medical, dental, and mental health care. There are self-improvement programs available. There are also re-entry programs to help inmates transition to life outside of prison.
Warden: Ryan Brownlow
Visitation Policies:
Visitors must be approved before visiting an inmate, and each visitor must complete an application. It is the responsibility of the inmate to notify the visitor of approval beforehand. Adult visitors must have a valid government ID. Visitors age 13-18 must have a student photo ID or valid government ID.
Visitors must pass through a metal detector and be checked for narcotics and explosives. Cars and bags are subject to searches.
Due to COVID-19, no one under 18 is allowed to visit currently. There is a maximum of 2 visitors per offender, and visits are limited to 2 per month. Visits are two hours in length. Face covers and temperature screenings are required in order to visit. No contact is allowed. All visits must be scheduled in advance.
General Population Visitation
Friday – Sunday 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Phone: 816-387-2158
Western Reception, Diagnostic, & Correctional Center
3401 Faraon
St Joseph, MO 64506

Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmate Name & DOC Number
Western Reception, Diagnostic, & Correctional Center
3401 Faraon
St Joseph, MO 64506

Deposit/Commissary Accounts
Money can be sent to inmates through electronic transfers through JPay. You can also mail a money order or cashier’s check for an inmate’s account.

Offender Finance Office
Missouri Department of Corrections
P.O. Box 1609
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Security Level: Minimum-Security, Diagnostic

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