Correctional Institute

Mitchell County Correctional Institute
Bill Terry, Warden
4838 Highway 37 East
Camilla, GA 31730
229-336-2045 office
229-336-2046 office
229-336-2047 fax
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Adult Male Felons
Capacity: 159
Security Level: Medium/Minimum

Constructed: 1951 Opened: 1953

Take I-75S to Cordele, and then take Exit #99, Georgia/Florida Pkwy 300 to Albany Oglethorpe Road. Turn right,
Travel 1½ miles to Hwy 19 South to Camilla and then go east on Hwy 37; Mitchell County Prison is approximately two miles down on the left.

The Mitchell County Correctional Institute operates a 159 bed facility, housing 135 state inmates as well as 24county offenders. They also provide general labor for Mitchell County, by using their inmates to provide work on country roads and other Mitchell County Government projects.

The Mitchell County Correctional Institution (MCCI), serves to meet the workforce needs of local governments  while  fulfilling a contractual  obligation  to  the  Georgia  Department  of Corrections  by providing  safe and secure housing for inmates in compliance with all applicable policies and procedures. We are governed by the Mitchell County Board of Commissioners and also by the standard operating procedures of the Georgia Department of Corrections.

The following are services that they provide.

• Road department detail including dirt roads
• Maintenance to all county departments
• Maintain all recreation projects
• Perform all lawn care for the county facilities
• Maintain county dumpsters
• Handle tree removal on roads
* These services are on a 24 hour basis.

The Correctional Institute also provides programs to help the inmates such as academic, counseling, and religious activities.

Mission Statement:
Protect the public and provide work details to Mitchell County


  1. To maintain a safe and secure facility
  2. To enhance offender re-entry through evidence-based programming
  3. To enhance and optimize inmate labor base to support County Departments
  4. To continue to build available quality workforce
  5. To implement sound fiscal responsibility and effective resource management


Integrity, Transparency, Responsive, Unity

2021 PREA Audit

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) | 2016 PREA audit | Family & Friends Visitation Info | Sending Funds to inmates housed at Facility