The Lexington Assessment & Reception Center, governed by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, is a medium-security prison. It receives persons sentenced to prison by the federal and state courts. The center offers several types of security support solutions. The Lexington Assessment & Reception Center s operations division provides several types of health care services. It operates the Lexington Correctional Center and the Rex Thompson Minimum Security Unit. The center maintains offender and sentence administration records. It offers the Friends for Folks Program, which trains dogs for placement with senior citizens, physically disabled persons and private individuals. The Lexington Assessment & Reception Center provides assessment services for inmates with felony convictions.