The Bullock Correctional Facility opened during April 1987, with a capacity for 900 inmates. The capacity has increased to 1,609 inmates. The 110-acre facility is located on US Highway 82, 1.5 miles east of Union Springs. Bullock CF was constructed for $11, 216,000.00. The annual operating budget has been around $10,000,000.00. Bullock’s primary mission is the provision of mental health services. Bullock Correctional Facility is comprised of the Mental Health Unit and the Main Camp. The inmates assigned to the Mental Health Unit are housed in seven dormitories and a stabilization unit that consists of 30 cells. The cells in the mental health unit are primarily used for inmates under mental health observation and secondarily for administrative and/or disciplinary segregation purposes. The inmates assigned to the main camp are housed in 23 dormitories and a segregation unit which consists of 30 cells.
Programs and treatment protocols include Intermediate and Intensive Mental Health, Substance Abuse Treatment, Adult basic education programs and daily religious programs. Additionally, Bullock offers comprehensive medical health care that encompasses Mental Health, medical, and dental care, to include free-world specialty services.
The facility has a medium security level. Accordingly, the perimeter security has double 12-foot tall chain link fences with stun capability topped with razor ribbon wire. Additionally, the perimeter is reinforced by an electronic security system. Perimeter security is further augmented by one armed guard tower and an armed perimeter patrol.