Minnesota Department of Corrections

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The Minnesota Department of Corrections is a state agency of Minnesota that operates prisons. Its headquarters is in St. Paul.[1]

Contents

Adult facilities

Juvenile services

The department operates juvenile correctional facilities.[2]

Minnesota Correctional Facility - Red Wing in Red Wing serves delinquent boys. It was built in 1889.[3] Minnesota Correctional Facility - Togo in unincorporated Itasca County serves delinquent boys and girls.[4] The Togo facility opened in 1955 as Youth Conservation Commission (YCC). For years it was known as Thisledew Camp. In 2006 the facility's name changed to MCF-Togo, and the Thisledew designation is used to refer to the juvenile programs.[5]

See also

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References

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Minnesota Department of Corrections. Retrieved on December 8, 2009.
  2. ^ "Juvenile Services." Minnesota Department of Corrections. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  3. ^ "Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing." Minnesota Department of Corrections. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  4. ^ "MCF-Togo." Minnesota Department of Corrections. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.
  5. ^ "About Thistledew Programs at MCF-Togo." Thistledrew Programs. Retrieved on August 24, 2010.

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