Pinckneyville Correctional Center
Pinckneyville Correctional Center (Pinckneyville), a Level Two Secure-Medium Adult Male facility situated on 148 acres of land in Pinckneyville, Illinois, about five and a half hours southwest of Chicago. Pinckneyville, which opened in 1998, is comprised of 19 buildings and is located adjacent to the DuQuoin Impact Incarceration Program, a short-term rehabilitative boot camp, which is overseen by Pinckneyville’s administration.
Read JHA's 2012 monitoring report. (PDF)
Design Capacity: 2,234
Average Annual Cost Per Inmate: $17,415
Average Age: 34
Population by Race: 62% Black, 22% White, and 16% Hispanic
Committing Offense: 11% Murder, 33% Class X, 21% Class 1, 22% Class 2, 7% Class 3, and 6% Class 4 felonies.
Source IDOC, November 2011