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  2. Lancaster, California - Wikipedia

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    Lancaster was an unincorporated community in Los Angeles County until 1977, when it was incorporated as a city, with Arnold Rodio serving as its first mayor. [citation needed] Lancaster State Prison opened in 1993 and before that Los Angeles County hosted no prisons but accounted for forty percent of California's state-prison inmates. "

  3. California Correctional Institution - Wikipedia

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    The prison was reopened in 1954 as CCI, an all-men's prison. In 1985–1986, maximum and medium security facilities were added to it. The Southern Maximum Security Complex at Tehachapi was "touted as the most advanced in the country", but was also "called a 'white elephant' and a 'Cadillac' because it took so long to build and cost so much".

  4. Ohio State Reformatory - Wikipedia

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    The Ohio State Reformatory (OSR), also known as the Mansfield Reformatory, is a historic prison located in Mansfield, Ohio in the United States. It was built between 1886 and 1910 and remained in operation until 1990, when a United States Federal Court ruling (the 'Boyd Consent Decree') ordered the facility to be closed.

  5. Massachusetts Correctional Institution – Cedar Junction

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    The process of closing the prison is split into three main phases. First phase plans to start around the summer of 2022, moving any newly sentenced men to the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, a maximum security prison located in Lancaster, Massachusetts. In the second phase, prisoners in the Behavioral Management unit will be moved to ...

  6. Supermax prison - Wikipedia

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    It is the first federal prison in Brazil, designed to receive prisoners deemed too dangerous to be kept in the states' prison systems (in Brazil, ordinarily, both convicts sentenced by States' courts or by the Federal Judiciary fulfill their prison terms in state-run prisons; the Federal Prison System was created to handle only the most ...

  7. List of Massachusetts state correctional facilities - Wikipedia

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    This is a list of state correctional facilities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It does not include federal prisons or houses of correction located in Massachusetts (known in other states as county jails). All of the following prisons are under the jurisdiction of the Massachusetts Department of Correction.

  8. Florida Department of Corrections - Wikipedia

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    The prison now known as Florida State Prison opened in 1961 as the East Annex; at the time of opening it began to house the execution chamber. At some point the Broward Correctional Institution housed female death row inmates. Lowell Annex opened in April 2002. The female death row was moved to Lowell Annex in February 2003.

  9. Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster - Wikipedia

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    Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster KG (c. 1310 – 23 March 1361) was an English statesman, diplomat, soldier, and Christian writer. The owner of Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire, Grosmont was a member of the House of Plantagenet, which was ruling over England at that time.