Richland Correctional Institution Officer of the Year

Richland Correctional Institution


Kenneth Black


419-526-2100 (Fax: 419-521-2810)


1001 Olivesburg Road Mansfield, OH 44905

Volunteers in Prison

Richland Correctional Institution is committed to recruiting dedicated and resourceful volunteers to assist in reentry efforts by providing services to offenders.  For additional information on these opportunities or the application process, please contact Scott Logan at 419-526-2100, ext. 2251 or via email.

Prison Rape Elimination Act

The Prison Rape Elimination Act was passed in 2003 to protect individuals from prison rape.  Click here for more information.

Religious Services

Click here to view a complete listing of available programming/services.


Written correspondence to inmates must include the inmate's name and number on the envelope and be addressed to PO Box 8107 Mansfield, OH 44905.

Inmate Funds

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Video Visitation

Video visitation may be available. Please contact the institution for more information.

Approved visitors may visit for additional information


Beginning on Tuesday, January 7th

Visitation days/hours for the offender population (excluding State Holidays):

Mondays thru Fridays

Afternoon Session      12:30pm-3:30pm

Evening Session          4:30pm-7:30pm

Saturdays and Sundays

Morning Session          8:30am-11:30am

Afternoon Session      12:30pm-3:30pm

Some important details:

§  Attempts to make visitation reservations at any time via email will not be honored

§  Visiting is by reservation only: (three methods to make visit reservations)

  • In Person at RiCI (seven days a week-excluding holidays, whenever visitation is in session)
  • Online at:
  • Phone call     419-526-2100, (Extension 1):
    • Monday through Fridays  -Please call from 1:00pm-3:30pm or 5-7:30pm
    • Saturday and Sundays –  Please call from 9:00am-10:30am or 1-3:30pm

§  Visiting hours are subject to change without notice. Please call the institution to verify visiting hours before planning a visit.

§  Please click here to make online visit reservations, new visitors who to register also can do it here.

  • When making online reservations, all visitors being scheduled for the visit MUST be listed on the reservation and all visitors must be APPROVED visitors including minor children.

Visiting is limited to 5 visitors per Offender at one time. Each visiting session counts as a separate visit. Therefore, 2 visits on the same day will count as 2 of the allowed 4 visits for the offender each month.

You may arrive up to a half hour before your session. The lobby will be open for visitors awaiting visits:

  • Afternoon sessions (daily) beginning at 12:00pm.
  • Evening sessions (weekdays) beginning at 4:00pm
  • Morning sessions (weekends)  at 8:00am

Please don’t report to the front entry area for visitation sessions prior to these times.

Visits can be scheduled up to 30 days in advance.

No cellphones are allowed in the building.

No shorts, watches, or fit-bands are to be worn during visitation. 


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Institutional Information

Date Opened 1998
Total Acreage 78
Accreditation Status Yes
Total Staff 411
Population (as of 7/1/19) 2,566

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