Northern State Prison

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Northern State Prison
Location168 Frontage Road
Newark, New Jersey
Security classMinimum-Maximum
Managed byNew Jersey Department of Corrections

Northern State Prison is a state run prison located at 168 Frontage Road in Newark, New Jersey for male offenders. It is operated by the New Jersey Department of Corrections. Northern State Prison offers community service activities to all minimum security inmates. The prison also houses the Security Threat Group Management Unit, which provides treatment to inmates affiliated with gangs that threaten the security of the institution.

As of August 1, 2006, Northern State Prison housed 2,615 inmates.[1]


  1. ^ "Northern State Prison". Archived from the original on 2009-01-14. Retrieved 2009-04-29.

Coordinates: 40°42′47″N 74°10′23″W / 40.713°N 74.173°W / 40.713; -74.173