Out of the 20 correctional facilities operated in Indiana, the Indiana Department of Corrections lists four as maximum security: Wabash Valley Correctional Facility, Indiana State Prison, Indiana Women’s Prison and Pendleton Correctional Facility. These Level 4 facilities have very restrictive security, and all inmates are housed in individual cells.Continue Reading
The Indiana Department of Corrections classifies eight of its facilities as medium security:
The New Castle Correctional Facility, while owned by the State of Indiana, is run by the privately held corporation The Geo Group, Inc. According to geogroup.com, they provide care, custody and control of Level 2 and 3 offenders for the Indiana Department of Corrections.
The Indiana Department of Corrections names the following facilities as minimum security:
Some of these facilities offer work release programs and one is an intake facility to evaluate and place new inmates. On its website, the Indiana Department of Corrections indicates it uses committing offense, length of sentence and prior criminal history to determine where an inmate is placed for incarceration.Learn more about Law Enforcement