Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center

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Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center
Established 1979
Opened 1981
Current Status Active
Building Style Modern Plan
Location LaGrange, KY
Alternate Names
  • Luther Luckett Correctional Complex


The Luther Luckett Correctional Complex is unique in that it actually houses two separate institutions. The Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center operated by the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. The two facilities share a number of resources and operate under a written shared services agreement. The first inmates were received at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in March 1981. Although the institution was designed to house 486, with double bunking in 1990, the operational capacity was raised to 995. In February 2002 the addition of 104 daybeds to Units 7A, 7B and 7C increased the operational capacity to 1,099.

The facility also provides inpatient treatment for individuals who have been adjudicated incompetent to stand trial and are held on a civil commitment order. KCPC serves all 120 counties and is located in a secure facility on the grounds of the Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in Lagrange, Kentucky.