State Correctional Institution – Muncy

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State Correctional Institution Muncy
AerialviewMuncyPrisonPA.jpg
Location Clinton Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
Security class Close-security Maximum security
Opened 1953[1]
Managed by Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Director Nancy Giroux

State Correctional Institution – Muncy is a Pennsylvania Department of Corrections prison for women in Clinton Township, Lycoming County, near Muncy.[2] SCI Muncy, a close security prison,[3] has Pennsylvania's death row for women.[4]

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.[3]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Penna. Department of Corrections - SCI Muncy". Portal.state.pa.us. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 
  2. ^ "Directions to SCI Muncy." Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  3. ^ a b "SCI Muncy." Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  4. ^ "Death Penalty FAQ." Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. 2 (2/4). Retrieved on July 26, 2010.

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Coordinates: 41°12′11″N 76°49′29″W / 41.20306°N 76.82472°W / 41.20306; -76.82472