Racine Correctional Institution

Coordinates: 42°42′36″N 87°54′03″W / 42.709915°N 87.900838°W / 42.709915; -87.900838
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Racine Correctional Institution
Location2019 Wisconsin Street
Sturtevant, Wisconsin
Security classmedium
Population1,610 (June 2023)
Managed byWisconsin Department of Corrections

The Racine Correctional Institution is a medium-security state prison for men located in Sturtevant, Racine County, Wisconsin, owned and operated by the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.[1] The facility opened in 1991 and, and of June 2023, held 1,610 prisoners.[2]

Notable current and former inmates[edit]

  • Gerald M. Turner (nicknamed "The Halloween Killer") - convicted of raping and murdering 9-year-old trick-or-treater, Lisa Ann French in 1973, released from Racine Correctional Institution in 2018.[3]


  1. ^ "Racine Correctional Institution". Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Institutional Fact Sheet Template" (PDF). Retrieved 21 April 2024.
  3. ^ "Family of girl killed in 1973 tries to stop killer's release". The Seattle Times. 2017-12-11. Retrieved 2021-04-28.

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