Prison Consultants Serving Newark, Jersey City, Trenton and all other cities in New Jersey
New Jersey is located in the Northeastern region of the US. Due to the states smaller than average total land area, New Jersey is considered to be the fourth smallest state in the United States. However, it is also considered to be in the top fifteen states for being the most populated with a population of just around 8.9 million people. The climate varies by location in New Jersey, ranging from very humid too much cooler regions. Some interesting facts about New Jersey include:
- New Jersey is known as the “Diner Capital of the World”
- New Jersey is said to have more shopping malls in one area than any other U.S. state
- 90% of the population resides in an urban area
- New Jersey is known for having the most hijacked cars in the world
Prison consultants work all throughout the state of New Jersey in the various prisons. If you or someone you know is sent to prison in New Jersey, they will likely be sent to one of the prisons listed below.
Bayside State Prison
Bayside State Prison (BSP) is located in Leesburg, New Jersey. In fact, up until 1988, the prison was named “Leesburg State Prison”. It is an all male facility, which houses all classification levels. This prison is equipped to hold a maximum of 2,210 inmates at one time. The Bayside State Prison has three separate buildings to house all of their inmates. They also provide a variety of programs and rehabilitative help including:
- Medical treatment
- Psychiatric help
- Dental care
- Educational classes
- Vocational courses
East Jersey State Prison
East Jersey State Prison (EJSP) is located in Rahway, New Jersey. It started out as a reformatory, but was later converted into an all male prison. Due to the prisons unique features, such as the red dome shaped building and the noticeably large front gates, this prison has been highlighted on television shows and in movies. One in particular being the popular television show, “Scared Straight”, where inmates would try educate young teens about what it is like to be in prison.
This facility is also known for riots where the inmates took prison guards and even a warden hostage, occurring in 1957, 1971 and 1972. This facility houses male inmates of all custody levels, varying from minimum-security to maximum-security. They are able to occupy 1,500 inmates at maximum capacity. They offer a variety of classes and rehabilitation programs to their inmates. A partial list includes:
- Auto-body and auto mechanics classes
- Primary, secondary and even college educational courses
- Culinary courses
- Painting classes
Edna Mahan Correctional Facility Prison Consultants
Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women as stated by the name is an all women’s prison in Clinton, New Jersey. This facility is the only women’s prison in the state of New Jersey. Like the other prisons, it too has undergone a name change, formally being called Clinton Correctional Facility for Women. This facility opened its doors in 1913 and was able to hold around 700 female inmates. After several years and additional renovations to the facility, it is now able to hold up to 950 inmates ages 16 and older.
Since this is the only women’s facility in the state, they house all custody levels from minimum to maximum-security. They provide many programs for the female population, including treatment plans, educational courses, drug and alcohol programs and many more. They even offer a unique program called the Puppies Behind Bars. This program was designed for inmates to train therapy dogs for the blind. The prison is also well known for the 1979 escape of inmate Assata Shakur, who was in prison for murder on top of many other horrendous crimes. She is still on the loose and is suspected to be living in Cuba. In addition, she is on the FBI’s most wanted list classified as a domestic terrorist.
Trenton New Jersey Prison Consultants
New Jersey State Prison was the very first prison to open in Trenton, New Jersey in 1836. This prison is the oldest in the state of New Jersey and among one of the oldest in the entire country. This is the only facility in the state of New Jersey that houses male and female maximum-security inmates. Due to the fact that these inmates are so dangerous, the New Jersey State Prison puts a large emphasis on professional help. They provide a variety of help from psychiatric treatment, social work to mental health assessments. This facility can house 1,860 inmates at once.
Federal Correctional Institution Fort Dix Prison Consultants
The Federal Correctional Institution in Fort Dix is a federal prison run by the federal bureau of prisons. It is a very large prison with a capacity of around 4200 inmates. This prison has had some interesting events happen in the past. In 2010 it was a part of a huge identity theft ring, where inmates were able to use stolen credit cards costing credit card companies upwards of 1 million dollars. This prison is also famous for holding George Jung who was the main character in the movie “Blow”.
Trusted Prison Consultants representing clients in New Jersey
At Trusted Prison Consultants we have experience representing clients in the New Jersey area. Our team works with individuals in the prison to make sure that we keep up to date on news and new programs offered by the prisons. Whether it is getting someone into a program or just helping them throughout their sentence, we are here to help.