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Cheshire Correctional Institution

Cheshire Correctional Institution is located in the city of Cheshire, Connecticut which has a population of 29,261 (as of 2010) residents. This prison has a capacity of 1404 inmates, which means this is the maximum amount of beds per facility. Cheshire Correctional Institution began processing inmates once the original construction was completed and service started in 1913 but may have been expanded or renovated since that time, to accommodate the growing prison population. There is an average of 1351 inmates currently serving time at this facility. Prisoners are housed in separate areas depending on the crimes they committed, their current risk assessment, and their behavior. This facility is currently under the supervision of Warden Scott Erfe along with a staff of 428 individuals and houses male offenders.

If you have a family or loved one that is currently incarcerated at Cheshire Correctional Institution, the first thing you should do is contact the prison for information on the inmate. Based on the information you are provided, you would then contact either a criminal defense lawyer or a bail bond service. They will provide you with vital information which can be used to defend an individual and in a lot of cases get them released from detention while awaiting trial.

Prison Programs at Cheshire:

12 Step Program
Educational Program
211 Info Line Representative
Job Assignments 5 or 7 Days

Cheshire Correctional Institution Facility and Inmate Contact Information:

Phone Number to Reach this Facility is:

(203) 651-6100

Fax Number for Cheshire Correctional Institution is:

(203) 651-6069

Send Mail to the Facility (not inmates):

Cheshire Correctional Institution
900 Highland Avenue
Cheshire , CT 06410

To Send Mail to an Inmate at Cheshire Correctional Institution:

(please get a list of acceptable mail from the facility)

Cheshire Correctional Institution
Inmate Name, Inmate ID #
900 Highland Avenue
Cheshire , CT 06410

To Call an Inmate via Telephone: or call: 1-800-844-6591

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Prison Statistics and Jail Data for Cheshire Correctional Institution


Year Built or Opened: 1913 Warden or Supervisor: Warden Scott Erfe Daily Inmate Count: 1351 Total Capacity: 1404 Security Level(s): level 4 - high security

900 Highland Avenue
Cheshire , CT 06410

Phone Number(s): (203) 651-6100
Fax Number: (203) 651-6069

900 Highland Avenue
Cheshire, CT 06410