State Correctional Institution – Chester

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State Correctional Institution - Chester
Seal of the Department of Corrections of Pennsylvania.svg
Location Chester, Pennsylvania
Security class Medium-Security
Opened April, 1998
Managed by Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

State Correctional Institution – Chester is a medium-security, all-male correctional facility in Chester, Pennsylvania.

History of SCI-Chester[edit]

SCI Chester opened in April 1998[1] and was the first facility in the commonwealth dedicated to males with substance abuse issues. This institution was also the first in the commonwealth to become tobacco-free.

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Coordinates: 39°51′04″N 75°21′05″W / 39.85111°N 75.35139°W / 39.85111; -75.35139