About Central Office

Central Office

The Central Office serves as the headquarters for the Bureau of Prisons, which is overseen and managed by Director Charles E. Samuels, Jr., and Deputy Director Thomas R. Kane. It consists of eight Divisions that provide oversight of major BOP program areas and operations, as well as the National Institute of Corrections.

The Central Office campus is located in Washington, DC, providing ready access to the U.S. Capitol, Federal courts, and the Department of Justice's headquarters building.

Physical Location:

320 First St., NW,
Washington, DC  20534

Office hours:

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern time
Monday through Friday

For general information, call 202-307-3198.