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Wisconsin State Prisons and Facilities

Wisconsin has a few different types of correctional system facilities. First, there are 36 state prisons in Wisconsin. Then they have a medical facility to treat offenders. The correctional system breaks things down in a specific way. They have 19 facilities called institutions. They have 14 male prisons called correctional centers. Then they also have three female corrections facilities. Each one has a specific number of beds and different units of custody (ranging from minimum-security to maximum-security).

The State of Wisconsin Department of Corrections is the government entity in charge of all correctional facilities, supervision of inmates, and maintenance of all Wisconsin state prison inmate records. They make it easy for the general public to perform a Wisconsin state prison inmate search using the offender locator on their website.

The breakdown is as follows:

Adult Institutions

  • Chippewa Valley Correctional Treatment Facility.
  • Columbia Correctional Institution.
  • Dodge Correctional Institution.
  • Fox Lake Correctional Institution.
  • Green Bay Correctional Institution.
  • Jackson Correctional Institution.
  • Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution.
  • Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility.
  • New Lisbon Correctional Institution.
  • Oakhill Correctional Institution.
  • Oshkosh Correctional Institution.
  • Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution.
  • Racine Correctional Institution.
  • Racine Youthful Offender Correctional Facility.
  • Redgranite Correctional Institution.
  • Stanley Correctional Institution.
  • Sturtevant Transitional Facility.
  • Waupun Correctional Institution.
  • Wisconsin Secure Program Facility. 

Wisconsin Correctional Center System

  • Black River Correctional Center.
  • Drug Abuse Correctional Center.
  • Felmers O. Chaney Correctional Center.
  • Flambeau Correctional Center.
  • Gordon Correctional Center.
  • John C. Burke Correctional Center.
  • Kenosha Correctional Center.
  • Marshall E. Sherrer Correctional Center.
  • McNaughton Correctional Center.
  • Oregon Correctional Center.
  • Sanger B. Powers Correctional Center.
  • St. Croix Correctional Center.
  • Thompson Correctional Center.
  • Winnebago Correctional Center. 

Wisconsin Women’s Correctional System

  • Taycheedah Correctional Institution.
  • Milwaukee Women’s Correctional Center.
  • Robert E. Ellsworth Correctional Center.

Department of Health Services

  • Wisconsin Resource Center (WRC).

Wisconsin State Prison Inmates

There are roughly 24,000 inmates in prison in Wisconsin. Ninety-three percent of them are male, and the rest female. Fifty-two percent are White, 43% are Black, only about 9% are Hispanic, and the rest are other races. Roughly 70% have never been married, and 37% have mental health issues. Twenty-five percent have committed a sexual offense and 67% a violent offense. The next top reasons someone is in a Wisconsin prison are property offenses (13%), drug charges (11%), and public order offenses (9%).

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