Kern Valley State Prison
KVSP during a foggy winter morning
|Population||3,871 (158.1%) (as of 31 December 2012)|
|Managed by||California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation|
Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP) is a male-only state prison in Delano, California. Kern Valley is a Level IV Maximum Security institution. This prison houses 4,171 inmates with a design capacity of 2,448 or 170.4 percent. Kern Valley opened in June 2005 and has an annual operating budget of US$123 million. The facility is adjacent to the North Kern State Prison.
- Offender Information Services Branch (3 January 2013). "Monthly Report of Population" (PDF). California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. p. 2. Retrieved 15 January 2013.
- Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP) official website
- California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Official website
- Website for families of prisoners at KVSP