Rhode Island State Jails

Rhode Island Jail Information:

The Rhode Island was formed on May 29th, 1790 and was the 13th state of the United States of America. The states of New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut share their borders with Rhode Island. Three waters also touch the border of Rhode Island namely the Atlantic Ocean, the Rhode Island Sound, and the Narrangansett Bay. This state has only five counties in it. It’s the 43rd most populated state of America having a population of 1,048,319. Rhode Island is the smallest state in the United States with an area of only 1,045 square miles. The major industries that are set up in it are tourism, machinery, rubber products, jewelry and textile. The largest city in this state is Providence while it also happens to be the capital City of Rhode Island.

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Rhode Island State is ranked top ten safest states with lowest inarcaration rates based on total population.
Additional Information on Rhode Island Jails:

The state agency of Rhode Island that is responsible for operating the state’s prison is the Rhode Island Department of Corrections otherwise commonly referred to as RIDOC. The headquarters of RIDOC are located in Cranston. The Adult Correctional Institute is assembled over eight buildings that are all built on the grounds of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections. Out of these eight buildings, six are used to house all the male inmates while only two are being used to house the female inmates. The Rhode Island Adult Correctional Institute is situated in the city of Cranston. There are two female facilities, one minimum security facility, two medium security facilities, and three maximum security facilities in the Rhode Island State Prison.


The maximum security facilities include the Intake Service Center, the High Security Center, and the Maximum security. The medium security facilities include John J. Moran Medium Security Facility and the Donald Price Medium Security Facility, the female facilities include Dorothea Dix Minimum Security Facility and the Gloria McDonald Awaiting Trial Maximum and Medium Security Facility.