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Bent County Correctional Facility

Bent County Correctional Facility

Customer base: Colorado Department of Corrections - Facility Type: Medium-Security, Owned since 1996
11560 Road FF.75, Las Animas, CO 81054-9598
Phone: 719-456-2610 Fax: 719-456-2615

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Jerry Roark, Warden

Facility Leader: Jerry Roark, Warden

Jerry Roark was named warden at Bent County Correctional Facility in November 2018. Prior to joining CoreCivic, he spent 29 years with the New Mexico Corrections Department, where he retired as deputy secretary of Operations. Roark started his corrections career in 1989 as a correctional officer with NMCD, where he later served as sergeant, classification officer, lieutenant, captain, chief of security, deputy warden, and director of Adult Prisons. Roark holds a bachelor's degree in University Studies from the University of New Mexico. He served in the U.S. Army Military Police Corps for two years.

Community Activities

Bent County Correctional Facility proudly supports the community through involvement in the following organizations and programs: Bent County Fair Board; Las Animas Chamber of Commerce; Las Animas Lions Club; La Junta Chamber of Commerce; Angel Tree for Children; Local Area Food Bank; Color Guard; Local Parades; Community Support Projects; Regional Schools Fundraising and Events

Facility Awards

1998 CCA Facility of the Year: Best Performance in Safety; 1997 CCA Facility of the Year: Community Relations

Facility PREA Information

The following information is provided in accordance with PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003). Learn more

Compliance Manager: Steven Salazar, Unit Manager

Third Party Reporting Method(s):

Call the Department of Corrections at 719-226-4621 or contact CoreCivic directly at 866-757-4448.

Colorado DOC PREA Administrative Regulation (100-40): Download
PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: July 17-19, 2017

PREA Audit Report: Download

For media inquiries please consult Tina Fraker, the Public Information Officer for this facility.