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Rhode Island Department of Corrections

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RIDOC) is a state agency of Rhode Island operating state prisons. It has its headquarters in Cranston.[1]

The Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institute (ACI) consists of eight Prison Buildings located on the grounds of The Rhode Island Department of Corrections, six for males and two for females. The Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institute is located in Cranston. The following is a list of the state prison buildings (this does not include federal prisons or county jails located in Rhode Island):


  • Facilities 1
    • Males 1.1
      • Maximum Security 1.1.1
      • Medium Security 1.1.2
      • Minimum Security 1.1.3
    • Females 1.2
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Rhode Island's "Howard Prison" in Cranston, Rhode Island at the turn of the 20th century


Maximum Security

Medium Security

Minimum Security

  • Minimum Security (inmate capacity 710)


  • Gloria McDonald Awaiting Trial Maximum and Medium Security Facility (inmate capacity 173)
  • Dorothea Dix Minimum Security Facility / Bernadette Building (inmate capacity 150)

See also


  1. ^ "Contact Us." Rhode Island Department of Corrections. Retrieved on December 7, 2009.

External links

  • Rhode Island Department of Corrections
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