Baker Correctional Institution

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Baker Correctional Institution
Baker Correctional Institution, Sanderson, Florida.jpg
Location20706 U.S. Highway 90 West
Sanderson, Florida
Statusmixed
Capacity1165
Opened1978
Managed byFlorida Department of Corrections

The Baker Correctional Institution is a state prison for men located in Sanderson, Baker County, Florida, owned and operated by the Florida Department of Corrections.[1]

Since November 2009, Baker's mission is to "prepare inmates for work release and aid in a successful re-entry into society." The facility has a mix of security levels, including minimum, medium, and close. Baker Correctional Institution opened in 1978 and has a maximum capacity of 1165 inmates.

In July 2015 two inmates died within a week: Antonio Gallashaw on the 28th,[2] and Denis Robinson on the 30th.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Baker Correctional Institution". Florida Department of Corrections. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Investigation under way after inmate death Tuesday at Baker Correctional Institution". Jacksonville.com. First Coast News. 29 July 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  3. ^ Fouracker, Clark (30 July 2015). "Second Baker Correctional inmate dies this week". First Coast News. Retrieved 5 August 2016.

Coordinates: 30°12′48″N 82°22′28″W / 30.213319°N 82.374539°W / 30.213319; -82.374539