The Bureau of Prisons is a component of the Department of Justice and manages all federal correctional facilities. There are nearly 120 facilities nationwide
The Federal Correctional Institution, Fort Dix, New Jersey, is an all-male low security facility operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Opened in September 1992, FCI Fort Dix is the largest single Federal Correctional facility in the United States. The inmate population is approximately 4,700 male offenders. The institution consists of an East and West compound and a Federal Prison camp. The grounds have over sixty buildings which were formerly used for U.S. Army basic and technical training facilities.
Federal Correctional Institution Fort Dix is located on the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst about twenty miles Southeast of Trenton.