To maintain secure and safe custody of medium security offenders committed to Redgranite Correctional Institution while providing these offenders opportunities for cognitive and behavioral development to enhance their future potential as productive members of society.
SPECIAL HISTORICAL NOTES AND OTHER INSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION
Redgranite Correctional Institution encompasses 89 acres of land, of which 22 acres are contained within the secure perimeter. The secure perimeter consists of two high-security fences that are equipped with razor-ribbon wire and a "shock"/"knock-down" feature. An intrusion detection system provides monitoring of any activity near the fences. The latest in computer technology is incorporated in the control center, which monitors the entire institution and the perimeter, both electronically and through closed-circuit television cameras. One armed elevated officer post and two-armed patrol vehicles also circumscribe the institution. Groundbreaking June 18, 1999. Tobacco free for staff, visitors and inmates. Average age of Wisconsin inmates is 32. Cost: $52,900,000. Cell size: 80 sq. feet.
Additional information on RGCI can be found in their annual reports.