Rhode Island Department of Corrections

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The Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RIDOC) is a state agency of Rhode Island operating state prisons. It has its headquarters in Cranston.[1]

The Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) consists of eight prison buildings located on the grounds of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, six for males and two for females. The ACI is located in Cranston. The following is a list of the state prison buildings (As of 2015 there are no federal prisons in Rhode Island, and it does not include any jails operated by any municipality):


Rhode Island's "Howard Prison" in Cranston, Rhode Island at the turn of the 20th century


Maximum Security[edit]

Medium Security[edit]

Minimum Security[edit]

  • Minimum Security (inmate capacity 710)


  • Gloria McDonald Awaiting Trial Maximum and Medium Security Facility (inmate capacity 173)
  • Dorothea Dix Minimum Security Facility / Bernadette Building (inmate capacity 150)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Contact Us." Rhode Island Department of Corrections. Retrieved on December 7, 2009.

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