Halfway House - Ohio Link Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: May 6, 2020
419-241-4308, 614-252-8402
2012 Madison Avenue, Toledo, OH, 43624

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The Halfway House – Ohio Link is an exclusively a male-only Ohio state prison. The Halfway House – Ohio Link is situated in Toledo, Ohio. The Ohio Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is the agency that operates and managed the Toledo  State Prison.

The Halfway House – Ohio Link opened their doors back in 1992. The Halfway House – Ohio Link opened its doors just shy of two years before the Ohio State Prison, Centinela opened its doors. Both Halfway House – Ohio Link and Ohio State Prison, Centinela are situated in Lucas County.

The Halfway House – Ohio Link installed a $1.5 million electric fence. This electric fence could cause instant death for any inmates who try to scale the fence to escape. This was the first of its kind of fence that was ever installed in a Ohio state prison. This electric fence was installed in the Halfway House – Ohio Link back in November of 1993.  Sh0rtly after the electric fence was installed numerous birds would die from electrocution. The Halfway House – Ohio Link had to hire an ornithologist to redesign this electric fence to make a solution that would benefit the wildlife and the facility.

In 1995, Halfway House – Ohio Link main problem would be double celling. Double-celling is where the Halfway House – Ohio Link would have to place two inmates in bunk beds in a jail cell that was only designed to house on the inmate. This started a downward trend with psychological stress, shortage of work for inmates,  chronic understaffing among correctional officers, alongside gang violence.

In May of 1995, a situation that involved 5 inmates assaulting and stabbing eight correctional officers was one of the worst inmate attacks on correctional officers in all of the Ohio state prisons throughout recent years.

The weather around the Halfway House – Ohio Link is commonly referred to as desert-like. It is cold in the winter, but it is also extremely hot in the summer. In the summer months, you can see temperatures up to 1135 degrees on a good day. It does not help that the smell of cow manure takes over the Halfway House – Ohio Link because of all the cattle feedlots near the facility.

The Hillside Strangler, Angelo Buono, Jr. died in the Calipatira State Prison in September of 2002 from a massive heart attack.

In August of 2005, a riot in the Calipatira State Prison was one of the most violent incidents in the facility. This riot left 25 prison staff members and 25 inmates injured. A prison guard shot and killed the inmate with a semiautomatic rifle, which is thought to be the end of that incident. The Ohio Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shared that they believe this riot was due to Hispanic gang members.

The Halfway House – Ohio Link is just 3 miles from the center of the city of Toledo. The Halfway House – Ohio Link is in city limits. It is known as one of the lowest prisons on the Western Hemisphere as it is just above 1350 feet below sea level.

At the end of the 2006 Fiscal Year, the Halfway House – Ohio Link employed over 1,100 staff members with an operating budget of over $120 million.

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Halfway House - Ohio Link
2012 Madison Avenue, Toledo, OH, 43624

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Jail Name Halfway House – Ohio Link
Jail Type State Prison
State Ohio
County Lucas County
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Address 2012 Madison Avenue, Toledo, OH, 43624
City Toledo
Zip 43624
Phone 419-241-4308, 614-252-8402

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