Santa Rosa Correctional Institution

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Santa Rosa Correctional Institution
Location5850 E Milton Road
Milton, Florida, U.S.
Capacity3,092 (1,614 + 1,478)
Managed byFlorida Department of Corrections

Santa Rosa Correctional Institution is a state prison for men located in Milton, Santa Rosa County, Florida, United States, owned and operated by the Florida Department of Corrections.[1] The facility opened in 1996 with a mix of security levels and a capacity of 1,614. It is often considered one of the "toughest" and "most dangerous" prisons in the state of Florida.

The adjacent Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex opened in 2006, and houses another 1,478 inmates at the same security levels.[2]

Also nearby is the privately operated Blackwater River Correctional Facility with Florida state inmates.


  1. ^ "Santa Rosa Correctional Institution". Florida Department of Corrections. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex". Florida Department of Corrections. Retrieved 13 August 2016.

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Coordinates: 30°38′47″N 86°57′58″W / 30.646491°N 86.966249°W / 30.646491; -86.966249