Pondville Correctional Center

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Pondville Correctional Center
Pondville Correctional Center is located in Massachusetts
Pondville Correctional Center
Location in Massachusetts
LocationNorfolk, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°06′31″N 71°17′34″W / 42.10861°N 71.29278°W / 42.10861; -71.29278Coordinates: 42°06′31″N 71°17′34″W / 42.10861°N 71.29278°W / 42.10861; -71.29278
StatusOperational
Security classMinimum/ Pre-Release
Capacity100 (Houses 135)
Overcrowding rate: 135%
Managed byMassachusetts Department of Correction
DirectorSuperintendent Pamela MacEachern

The Pondville Correctional Center is a minimum security/pre-release Massachusetts state prison. It is located 36 miles southwest of Boston, Massachusetts in the town of Norfolk, Massachusetts. Because this is a minimum security facility, there are no walls or fences to keep prisoners in. Security is maintained by inmate counts and strict accountability procedures.

Accreditation[edit]

This facility was re-accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA) signifying and adherence to national standards. In May 2003, PCC was also re-accredited by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care(NCCHC), in conjunction with its privatized medical services.

Prison Address[edit]

Pondville Correctional Center
PO Box 146
Norfolk, MA 02056