State Correctional Institution – Coal Township

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State Correctional Institution Coal Township
Seal of the Department of Corrections of Pennsylvania.svg
Location Coal Township, Northumberland County,
near Shamokin, Pennsylvania, USA
Managed by Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

The State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Coal Township, commonly referred to as SCI Coal Township, is a Pennsylvania Department of Corrections prison. Vincent Mooney is its superintendent. SCI Coal Township houses about 2,300 inmates.[1]


According to the official Department of Corrections web site, "Opened in May 1993, SCI Coal Township is a medium-security facility for male inmates."[2]

Sexual Victimization at SCI Coal Township[edit]

According to a study by the United States Department of Justice released in August 2010, 3.9% of inmates who responded to a survey reported that they had been sexually victimized at the prison.[3]

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Coordinates: 40°48′22″N 76°33′08″W / 40.80611°N 76.55222°W / 40.80611; -76.55222