Mr. Greg Grams, Warden
2925 Columbia Dr, P.O. Box 950
Portage, WI 53901-0950
Name + # inmate
P.O. Box 900,
Portage, WI 53901
SECURITY LEVEL: Maximum
OPERATING CAPACITY: 600
CURRENT POPULATION: 826
DATE OPENED: 1986
NUMBER OF ACRES: 109.1
SPECIAL UNITS: Special Management Unit provides treatment, education, and work programs that allow special needs inmates to participate in prison programs.
NUMBER OF SECURITY STAFF: 238
NUMBER OF NON-SECURITY STAFF: 101
OPERATING BUDGET FY 2000: $20,687,819
INDUSTRIES: Badger State Industries: Printing, Duplicating and Mailroom Services.
VOCATIONAL: Associated Arts Printing, Custodial and Building Services.
ACADEMIC: Adult Basic Education, Literacy Volunteers of America, Tutor Training Program, Principles of the Adult Literacy System (PALS) Computer Lab.
OTHER: Community Service Projects: Lions Eyeglass Project, Reaching Out, Gardening, Crocheting, Reading Program, Woodworking Program, Teddy Bear Project, Cognitive Intervention Program, Pre-Release Program, Employability Skills Program, Sex Offender Program, Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.
SPECIAL HISTORICAL NOTES AND OTHER INSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION
The Columbia Correctional Institution encompasses 110 acres of land. Within the perimeter, there are ten living units, each containing 50 cells and one 150-bed "barracks" unit currently housing minimum security inmates. In addition to the living complexes, the physical plant of the institution includes a large visiting room, chapel, meeting rooms, health services area, staff offices, an intake and reception area, canteen, laundry, main kitchen, library, recreation field and gymnasium, an industry building, school, and vocational education workshops.
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