Enfield Correctional Institution
As of January 23, 2018 this facility has been closed, due to a reduction in the inmate population.
|Address:||289 Shaker Road,
Enfield, CT 06082
|Phone:||(860) 814 4300|
|Fax:||(860) 814 4350|
Cancellations: No Social visits Friday, November 3, 2017
Ongoing Cancellations: No visits on Wednesdays.
See data available regarding Connecticut Department of Correction's supervised population.
The Enfield Correctional Institution serves as a level 3 medium-security facility for sentenced offenders and focuses on programming initiatives geared toward substance abuse, education and vocational instruction.
In recognition of the importance of family reunification, the facility implemented a parenting program which emphasized such skills as child development, parenting styles, fathering initiatives, school readiness and positive discipline.
Connecticut, like many states, is developing a more effective partnership between government, schools, and the community to reach both parent and child with effective crime, alcohol and drug prevention education.
The PRISONER OUTREACH PROGRAM meets with at-risk youths to provide them with a unique opportunity to obtain a realistic view of prison life and the reality of serving time. The youths learn how drug and alcohol abuse and criminal behavior ruined the lives of men incarcerated in Connecticut. They also learn how to change their lives in a positive way to avoid being sentenced to prison.
Present staffing: 225.
The Enfield Correctional Institution formerly known as the Osborn Prison Farm was completed in July of 1960. It was designed to handle level 2 low-security inmates and situated on 12 acres. Enfield Correctional Institution received its first inmates in 1962. These inmates worked the surrounding farmland until 1986.
During the fall of 1987, the population was increased from 420 to 724.
In June of 1991 the security was raised to house level 3 and level 4 inmates.
In October of 1993 the facility was made a level 3 medium-security facility as it remains today.
List of past wardens:
|1962-1985||Richard M. Steinert|
|1985-1991||Richard W. Wezowicz|
|1995-1996||Steven A. Tozier|
|1996-1996||Donald C. DeVeau Jr.|
|2004-2007||Peter J. Murphy|
Peter J. Murphy