Altona Correctional Facility

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Altona Correctional Facility
Location555 Devils Den Road
Altona, New York
Statusopen
Security classmedium
Capacity512
Opened1983
Managed byNew York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

Altona Correctional Facility is a medium security prison in New York in the United States. The prison is in the Town of Altona in Clinton County. As of 2010 Altona had a working capacity of 512.[1]

History[edit]

Altona Correctional Facility was built using the former Altona Central School building as the central administrative and school building. It wasn't uncommon for corrections officers at the time of the prison's opening to have attended the school as children.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prison System to Temporarily Consolidate Under-Populated Inmate Housing Units, Providing Taxpayer Savings With No Job Losses or Transfers". NYS DOC press release. Retrieved 2 September 2016.

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Coordinates: 44°53′29″N 73°39′36″W / 44.89139°N 73.66000°W / 44.89139; -73.66000