Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution Returns to Normal Operations
Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution (EOCI) transitioned from lockdown to normal operations today. Visiting will resume on Wednesday, September 3.
EOCI was placed on lockdown following an inmate assault and subsequent shooting on August 29. An ongoing investigation is being conducted by Oregon State Police and Umatilla County District Attorney's Office.
EOCI is a medium-security prison located in Pendleton that houses approximately 1,600 men in custody. It provides a range of correctional services and programs, including education, treatment, mental health, and work opportunities.