Where Can You Locate a Directory of State Prisons?


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The American Correctional Association offers a directory of state prisons on its site. The National Jail and Detention Directory contains descriptions and contact information for all state prisons in the United States.

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The National Jail and Detention Directory includes information about inmate programs, expenditures, capacities, other statistics, and ways to contact the facilities' administrative staff, notes the ACA. This directory is a physical book sold by the ACA.

State government websites may also contain directories of their states' prisons. For example, the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security in Massachusetts maintains a directory of state facilities on its site.

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