Welcome to Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution

Home of Oregon AFSCME Local 3361

Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution is located in northeast Oregon within the city limits of Pendleton, Oregon. Inmates are not allowed outside the secure perimeter due to its location and custody designation.

EOCI is a Medium custody Institution housing male inmates. The institution currently is configured to house approximately 1,565 male inmates. EOCI housed female inmates for a short period of time due to the states overcrowding of the state's prison system. There are currently no female inmates housed at EOCI since the opening of Coffee Creek Correctional Facility which now houses almost all of the states female inmates.

Local 3361 is comprised of approximately 300 Correctional Officers, Corporals and Sergeants. There are approximately 175 non-custodial staff who perform various duties including nursing, supervision of food preparation, clerical duties, counseling, etc. located at the institution.

Local 3361 has staged many informational picket lines within the community in order to resolve labor issues within their institution and on a statewide basis. Local union members are active in the political arena. Local politicians seek the political endorsement of the local in order to win elections. Local members participate in AFSCME's PEOPLE program at close to a fifty percent rate.


News Articles

  1. Beaten prison guard recovering, anxious to return to EOCI job
  2. BMCC teacher honored
  3. Cotillion horses carved as equine show pieces
  4. EOCI escapee apprehended in Coos County
  5. EOCI inmate arrested
  6. EOCI inmates see increase in jobs thanks to sight program
  7. EOCI personnel back at work
  8. EOCI readies for women inmates
  9. EOCI smoothly adjusts to presence of women inmates
  10. EOCI Staff prepares for change
  11. EOCI will be backdrop for OBP documentary
  12. EOCI workers preparing to go on strike
  13. EOCI workers receive statewide recognition
  14. Escape spoiled EOCI's security record
  15. Escapee among 'Most Wanted'
  16. Escapee remains at large
  17. Greenhouse sprouts plants, peace
  18. Inmate admits to attempted murder
  19. Inmate jobs scarce
  20. Prison gains a global vision
  21. Pendleton man learns to see with his heart
  22. Prison confirms escapee's method
  23. Prison guard recovering from beating
  24. Prison official counts time served a success
  25. Sex offender escapes, eludes hunt
  26. Strike idles EOCI, TRCI non-security staff
  27. Teachers chart new course for inmates
  28. This is a test; it's only a test