State Correctional Institution – Muncy
|Location||Clinton Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania|
|Security class||Close-security Maximum security|
|Managed by||Pennsylvania Department of Corrections|
State Correctional Institution – Muncy is a Pennsylvania Department of Corrections prison for women in Clinton Township, Lycoming County, near Muncy. SCI Muncy, a close security prison, has Pennsylvania's death row for women.
In 1920 the Muncy Industrial Home, a training school for imprisoned women between 16 and 30, opened. In 1953 the industrial home became a part of the Bureau of Correction. The industrial home is now SCI Muncy.
SCI-Muncy is the diagnostic center for female offenders in the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. It also houses the Young Adult Offenders program. SCI-Muncy has received some press coverage for its service dog training program which is coordinated with Canine Partners for Life.
- "Penna. Department of Corrections - SCI Muncy". Portal.state.pa.us. Retrieved 2012-04-21.
- "Directions to SCI Muncy." Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
- "SCI Muncy." Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
- "Death Penalty FAQ." Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. 2 (2/4). Retrieved on July 26, 2010.