Ironwood State Prison Inmate Search and Prison Information
The Ironwood State Prison also commonly referred to as ISP for short is a state prison situated just south of Interstate 10 in Blythe, California. The Ironwood State Prison is adjacent to Chuckawalla Valley State Prison. The Ironwood State Prison is operated and managed by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
The Ironwood State Prison received its name from the Ironwood trees that are in the surroundings. They received this name due to the facilities qualities such as firmness, strength, and solidity.
The Ironwood State Prison is adjacent to the Chuckawalla Valley State Prison and shares over 1,7000 acres of land. However, just for the Ironwood State Prison, they have 640 acres of land. This prison complex takes up nearly 350 acres of land. The rest of the land is used for catch basins, drainage ditches, and erosion control.
The Ironwood State Prison opened their doors back in February of 1994. The Ironwood State Prison consists of four semi-autonomous levels III facilities. The Ironwood State Prisons also consists of an outside level I facility.
Each of these above facilities consists of 5 housing units. These housing units can house up to 270 inmates with an additional 100 designed bed capacity.
In the Ironwood State Prison, they have a facility A and B, which has now been converted to house inmates who have sensitive needs. Another level III housing unit in facility A has been made into the Administrative Segregation Unit. While the level I facility consists of two 100 bed units.
The Ironwood State Prison does not come equipped with a firehouse as many other facilities do, so the fire protection is shared and provided by Chuckawalla Valley State Prison.
The Ironwood State Prison was only design to house up to 2,200 inmates. As of lately, there over 3,200 inmates being held in the Ironwood State Prison.
Back in 2014, the Anti-Recidivism Coalition partnered with the Ford Foundation to host the TEDx conference inside the Ironwood State Prison walls. The ARC made a small documentary about this historic event.
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Ironwood State Prison
PO Box 2199, Blythe, CA, 92226
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|Jail Name||Ironwood State Prison|
|Jail Type||State Prison|
|Address||PO Box 2199, Blythe, CA, 92226|
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