Jim Farris, Warden
P.O. Box 260
15151 Highway 39
Lexington, OK 73051-0260
FAX (405) 527-9892
Population Management Office Fax (405) 527-4101
Lexington Assessment & Reception Center Records Fax (405) 527-3699
Opened in 1978
LARC Visitation Hours
Map to LARC
The Lexington Assessment and Reception Center complex is composed of three
- The Lexington Assessment and Reception Center is a special purpose maximum
security unit that receives persons sentenced to prison by the courts. During
the reception period of approximately ten to thirty days staff determine
which DOC facility assignment is most appropriate for each inmate. Security
and operations support is provided by the prison, with additional staff
working in classification and health services supplied by the Operations
division. The additional staffing is listed above, with the prison staffing
listed separately under the correctional center side. The reception process
operates under the direction of the administrator of Population Management.
- The Lexington Correctional Center is a medium
security prison. Its count and funding is listed separately and it is administered
by the warden of the facility.
- The Rex Thompson Minimum Security Unit staffing and budget are included
under the correctional center side, with a separate table to show the inmate
profile at the unit. This unit is also administered by the warden.
This facility was built on the site of the Lexington Regional Treatment Center,
an old military installation acquired by the department in 1971.