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
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.
320 First St., NW,
Washington, DC 20534
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern time
Monday through Friday
For general information, call 202-307-3198.