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Directions: From I-10 take Exit 225 to (US-19 North) approximately 2 miles, turn right on County Road 158, go approximately 5 miles, turn left on Big Joe Road at (Green Jefferson C.I. sign and dirt road), go approximately 1.5 miles. Institution is on the left.
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Historical Information: Initially built to house male inmates, this facility's mission was changed in 1990 to house adult female inmates. On October 1999, Jefferson's mission was changed back to housing male inmates. Tallahassee Work Release Center and Shisa West Work Release Center are under the supervision of Jefferson C.I.
Total Staff (on 1/13): 229
Facility Profile Information: Last updated 8/11
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|Type of Housing Units:|
|Open Bay Housing Units||7|
|Cell Housing Units||1|
|Room Housing Units||0|
|Adult or Youthful||Adult|
|Self Contained Housing Units||Yes|
|Designated Confinement Space||Yes|
|Custody Grades||Close, Medium, Minimum, Community|
|Medical Grades||1 through 4|
|Psychological Grades||1 through 3|
|Hearing Impaired Capabilities||Yes|
Substance Abuse Programs:
Institutional Betterment Programs:
Community Work Squads:
|Dept. of Transportation||No|
|Public Work Squads||Yes|
Service Work Squads
|Contracted Work Squads||No|