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
Street address 1 Kelley Drive
ZIP code PA 17866-1020

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]

History[edit]

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.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Beck, Allen J.; Harrison, Paige M.; Berzofsky, Marcus; Caspar, Rachel; Krebs, Christopher (August 2010). "Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, 2008/09" (PDF). bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "SCI Coal Township, 1 Kelley Drive, Coal Township, PA 17866-1020". portal.state.pa.us. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 

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