Northern Correctional Facility Inmate Search and Prison Information
Northern Correctional Facility is located at 500 Colony Road PO Box 466, in Moundsville, West Virginia. This prison is a is a medium/minimum security facility which houses criminally sentenced males. Most inmates serve ten or more years at this facility. It is a level 4 and 5 security prison and is home to West Virginia’s death row.
The capacity of Northern Correctional Facility is around 1,000 inmates. In 2016, all inmates were male and were between the age range of 18 and 84. Northern Correctional Facility was originally established for and built for mentally disturbed inmates in 1902, and has gone through many changes, including being closed in the 1970’s and then reopened in the 1980’s.
The Northern Correctional Facility is located on twenty acres of hillside near the Moundsville/Westminster town line. The facility has eighteen buildings, with a perimeter consisting of two chain-linked fences topped with razor wire. The perimeter is surrounded by three towers and K9 teams.
The inmates housed at the institution are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are a variety of educational and vocational training programs for all inmates. West Virginia’s mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never return to prison and thus lower the state’s recidivism rate.
Northern Correctional Facility provides basic living standards to meet most of the inmate’s needs, including dietary, health, fitness, education, religious practices, entertainment, and many others. Inmates are able to earn their GED while at this facility. Support programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous are available. Religious services and Bible studies are also available for inmates who choose to participate in them.
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Northern Correctional Facility
112 Northern Regional Correctional Drive, Moundsville, WV, 26041
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|Jail Name||Northern Correctional Facility|
|Jail Type||State Prison|
|Address||112 Northern Regional Correctional Drive, Moundsville, WV, 26041|
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