South Bay Correctional Facility

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South Bay Correctional and Rehabilitation Facility
Location600 Us Highway 27 South
South Bay, Florida
Statusmixed
Capacity1948
Opened1997
Managed byGEO Group

The South Bay Correctional Facility is a private state prison for men located in South Bay, Palm Beach County, Florida, which is operated by GEO Group under contract with the Florida Department of Corrections.[1] This facility was opened in 1997 and has a maximum capacity of 1948 prisoners.[2]

In September 2012, a jury awarded a South Bay inmate a $1.2 million settlement for the loss of an eye during a fight with another inmate.[3]

Notable inmates[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Bay Correctional Institution". Florida Department of Corrections. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  2. ^ "South Bay Correctional Facility". GEO Group. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  3. ^ Musgrave, Jane (13 September 2012). "Jury awards inmate injured in South Bay prison $1.2 million". Palm Beach Post.com. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Inmate Population Information Detail".

Coordinates: 26°39′28″N 80°43′10″W / 26.657820°N 80.719487°W / 26.657820; -80.719487