Beacon Correctional Facility

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Beacon Correctional Facility was a female minimum security state prison, located in Beacon, New York, and operated by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. .[1]

Despite community opposition, Beacon Correctional Facility closed in September 2013 as a result of NYS Assembly budget cuts. It was the state's only minimum security facility for women.[2]

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  1. ^ "Beacon Correctional Facility (Beacon, New York)". Wikimapia. Wikimapia. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  2. ^ Williams, Tanique (8 April 2013). "Prisoner advocates foresee problems after shuttering Bayview and Beacon". Correctional Association of New York. (New York) Legislative Gazette. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 

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Coordinates: 41°31′10″N 73°57′41″W / 41.51944°N 73.96139°W / 41.51944; -73.96139