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About the Facility
The Jefferson City Correctional Center was constructed at an approximate cost of 120 million dollars. It officially opened September 14, 2004.
The institution operates with a staff of 665 plus 100 volunteers in corrections. As a medium/maximum security facility there are a total of eight housing units, the majority with a sustained population of 288 offenders per unit. The complex is divided into A and B sides, with four housing units located on each side, divided in the middle by a large central services building.
The central services complex contains the following services sections: medical unit (29-bed infirmary), library, education classrooms, institution activities office, chapel, offender property room, offender canteen, clothing issue, offender barber shop, two gymnasiums, food services (including three dining rooms), staff dining room, and the laundry. Additionally, the vast complex is the site for Information Technology and offenders working for the Department of Social Services.
The 42 acre prison complex also includes an administration building housing administrative offices, training rooms, and the institution’s control center; a multipurpose building containing two visiting rooms and a parole hearing room.