Mid-State Correctional Facility (New Jersey)

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Mid-State Correctional Facility
LocationWrightstown, New Jersey (at Fort Dix)
StatusOperational
Security classDrug treatment
Capacity696
Opened1982; 41 years ago (1982)
Managed byNew Jersey Department of Corrections

Mid-State Correctional Facility is a New Jersey Department of Corrections state prison for juvenile offenders, located in Wrightstown, New Jersey on the grounds of Fort Dix. The facility opened in 1982. In September 2016, the prison was "closed for renovation".[1]

Mid-State was scheduled to re-open in January 2017 as a specialized licensed drug treatment and detention center, with a capacity of 696.[2] In April 2017, the facility re-opened.[3] The facility now serves as a "treatment prison" for inmates, who can enroll in treatment programs that are state-certified.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mid-State Correctional Facility". New Jersey Department of Corrections. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  2. ^ Symons, Michael (2 May 2016). "NJ aims for January reopening of Fort Dix prison as drug treatment center". NewJersey101.5. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Mid State Correctional Facility". Prisonpath. Retrieved 20 October 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "State Poised to Open First 'Rehab Prison' at Mid-State Correctional Facility". NJ Spotlight News. 4 April 2017. Retrieved 20 October 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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