To help alleviate overcrowding, the state of Indiana acquired a large
section of land from the Grissom Air Force Base, located in north
central Indiana for use as a new
state correctional facility.
The Miami Correctional Facility was built in two phases for a total
cost of $200 million. Each
phase consisted of 8 medium security housing units, a segregation
unit, offender services building, and a prison industries building.
The campus also includes a central food service building,
administration building, maintenance shop, and utilities building.
The facility is served with its own water tower and campus
Miami Correctional Facility currently has a capacity for more than 3,400
prisoners and uses sophisticated state-of-the-art technology and
Warehouse and maintenance building
Eight medium housing buildings
Offender services building
Emergency operations center
Secure, central courtyard