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Riker's Island, the Louisiana State Penitentiary, Attica Correctional Facility, Folsom State Prison and ADX Florence are some of the most well-known prisons in the United States, according to NewsOne. Additionally, San Q... More »

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No centralized organization provides the location of all prisons in the United States. You can, however, find the location of a certain prison by visiting the official websites of the agencies responsible for managing th... More »

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The official website of the Federal Bureau of Prisons provides an online inmate locator allowing the public to search for offenders incarcerated in federal prisons and correctional facilities across the United States. Th... More »

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