Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

Dreamstime
Cherri Gregg
September 14, 2018 - 8:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania is considering legal action against the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections after the agency banned shipment of all books to state prisons. Under the new policy mail will be sent to a central facility to be...
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SCI Phoenix
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
July 11, 2018 - 3:11 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — State Correctional Institution Graterford was locked down Wednesday morning to begin the process of transferring inmates to a brand new $400 million residence. The new building, SCI Phoenix, was built less than a mile from the nearly century-old Graterford...
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SCI Phoenix
Holli Stephens / KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
July 02, 2018 - 3:15 pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A project plagued by delays has yet another postponement, with a missed target date for the new state prison in Montgomery County. Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections had said they planned to have prisoners out of State Correctional...
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