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Columbia River Correctional Institution
General Information

Rick Angelozzi, Superintendent - (971) 679-3521

Len Blix, Security Manager - (503) 280-6646

James Hanley, Correctional Rehabilitation Manager -(971) 673-3541                                                         ​              

Katarina Elliott, Executive Support & PIO - (971) 673-3521

ADA Coordinator - Katarina Elliott​
For General Information, Contact: 
Facility Receptionist (971) 673-3556

Legal Library (971) 673- 3566

9111 NE Sunderland Avenue 
Portland, Oregon 97211-1799 
Information:  (503) 280-6646
FAX: (503) 280-6012

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                                                                                  Columbia River Correctional Institution
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Visiting Information

Visiting Hours: Mon & Fri: 6:30-9:00 p.m.
                        Sat/Sun/Holidays: 2:00-3:50 p.m. & 6:30-9:00 p.m. 
                        Thursday: Incentive level 3 inmates & inmates with visitors under 18, 6:30-9:00 p.m.

For all visiting cancelations, special events, and updates - please see Visiting Alerts.

Visiting Rule: OAR Div 127 Visiting (Inmate)
Visiting Inmates: Visiting Inmates in Prison

Going north on I-205, take Exit #23B NE Killingsworth/Columbia Blvd.  Go west to NE 33rd Ave.; turn right; go north to Sunderland Ave; take a left at Sunderland (approx. 1/2 mile). 
Going north on I-5, take the Marine Drive East exit to NE 33rd Ave.; turn right onto NE 33rd.  Veer slightly to the right onto NE Sunderland Ave. 

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Inmate Phone Use
General Population Inmates - Phone Calls 
  • Inmates in general population are allowed to make telephone calls any time the dayroom is open throughout the facility.  There are 3 phones in each of the Units 1 – 7. 
Turning Point Treatment & WestCare AIP Inmates 
  • Inmates in the Turning Point Treatment program are allowed to make telephone calls any time the dayroom is open and they are not engaged in programming activities, however they are only permitted one call per hour. 
Special Population Inmates - Phone Calls 
  • Segregation/Temporary Holding Cells (Intake) - Inmates in segregation are not allowed to make phone calls unless they are administratively segregated. Attorney calls and other professional contact or emergencies are arranged through the inmate's counselor or special housing unit staff.
Emergency Notifications 
  • Family members are to call the prison’s main phone number (reception/master control). The call will be forwarded to the inmate's counselor or the chaplain during the day and to the officer in charge after hours.
    Commonly Requested Information
    DOC Frequently Asked Questions

    Visiting Rule: OAR Div 127 Visiting (Inmate)

    Mail Rule:  OAR Div 131 Mail (Inmate)
    Inmate's Trust Account:  Posting Money to an Inmate's Account

    Custody Level: Minimum
    About CRCI: Major program activities for general population inmates consist of community service work projects supervised by correctional staff, institution support and maintenance work, and educational and cognitive skills classes.

    Click here to learn more about  inmate work programs.
    CRCI is a 595-bed minimum security prison located in NE Portland. The institution opened in September, 1990, and houses 595 male inmates in separate dormitory-style housing units. Approximately 50 inmates are housed in a separate living area designed specifically for use as a residential alcohol and drug treatment center where inmates voluntarily participate in a therapeutic community program designed to address serious addiction and substance abuse problems.