Idaho State Correctional Institution (ISCI)

Mailing Address:
PO Box 14
Boise, ID 83707
Physical Address:
13500 S. Pleasant Valley Rd
Kuna, ID 83634

ISCI is a 1,446-bed, medium-security men's prison south of Boise. Its reception and diagnostic unit (RDU) serves as the entry point for all men entering Idaho's prison system. The facility also has a medical unit and workspace for Correctional Industries' programs. 

Warden: Al Ramirez; ISCI email address:; Phone: 208-336-0740


Visiting schedules are subject to change based on emergency situations. Visiting is NOT allowed during the reception and diagnostic process.

Please read and be familiar with the Visiting Rules for Residents and Visitors and complete the visiting application process before visiting the facility. 

Note: The use of tobacco products on IDOC property is not allowed, to include parking areas. No tobacco can be brought into any facility. All tobacco products must be stored in a locked vehicle.

Note: Visitors may enter the gatehouse during the designated entry times. Inmates will normally be allowed to visit only on their assigned visiting days and times. All visiting schedules are subject to change based on emergency counts and other institutional considerations.

Medical Note: Residents assigned to a medical unit may visit with prior approval from the visiting supervisor during the regular hours listed above.  If a resident is unable to leave his unit, the visit must be approved by the warden and scheduled in advance.

Visiting Schedule for ISCI 



           ISCI's Wardens 
Richard Anderson 1974 - 1978
Ed Dermit 1978 - 1980
L.D. Smith (acting) 1980
Darrel Gardner 1980 - 1984
Arvon Arave 1984 - 1989
Dave Paskett 1989 - 1990
Joe Klauser 1990 - 2001
Pam Sonnen 2002 - 2003
Dave Paskett 2003 - 2005
Randy Blades 2005 - 2007
John Hardison 2007 - 2008
Johanna Smith  2008 - 2011 
Randy Blades 2011 - 2014
Keith Yordy 2014 - 2018
Al Ramirez  2018 - current




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