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Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP)
Seal of the Calirfornia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.png
Aerial View
Location Monterey County,
near Soledad, California
Coordinates 36°28′45″N 121°22′26″W / 36.4792°N 121.3739°W / 36.4792; -121.3739Coordinates: 36°28′45″N 121°22′26″W / 36.4792°N 121.3739°W / 36.4792; -121.3739
Status Operational
Capacity 2,452
Population 3,331 (as of 6 December 2013[1])
Opened May 1996
Managed by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Warden R. T. C. GROUNDS

Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) is a 300-acre (120 ha) Californian state prison located 5 miles north of Soledad, in Monterey County, California.

The prison consists of five facilities: A, B, C, D, and M. Of the five, Facility A houses Sensitive Needs Yard (SNY) inmates. The surrounding housing units hold level-4 and level-3 inmates, the two highest security rankings. M yard is a level-1 yard which houses approximately, 200 inmates.

The prison had a gymnasium which, due to the prison's over-crowding, at one time had been converted into a dormitory but due to inmate population reductions was shut down around 2008.

The prison also houses a Department of Mental Health Intermediate Treatment Program (Salinas Valley Psychiatric Program) to accommodate the psychological needs of inmates.

Notable prisoners[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Offender Information Services Branch (3 January 2013). "Monthly Report of Population". California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. p. 2. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 

External links[edit]


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The Salinas Californian
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:52:30 -0800

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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:15:00 -0800

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Contra Costa Times
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:41:15 -0700

A second inmate death over the weekend was confirmed at the Salinas Valley State Prison early Sunday. Luis Manuel Baladez, a 23-year-old convicted for carrying a concealed weapon, was stabbed to death in his cell. His cellmate for over a month, Horacio ...

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:11:15 -0700

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Monterey County Herald
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:45:00 -0700

SOLEDAD >> A maximum-security inmate was stabbed three times in the heart Tuesday afternoon at the Salinas Valley State Prison. The victim was in the dining hall requesting to go back to his cell, when officers saw him bleeding. The inmate's wounds ...
 
Monterey County Herald
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:49:47 -0800

He also said there are about 44 individuals housed at Salinas Valley State Prison eligible for resentencing or release, he said. The Monterey County Public Defender's Office will be file petitions for resentencing on their behalf. "Time is of the ...
 
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:20:03 -0700

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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:27:14 -0700

A 27-year-old inmate was stabbed multiple times, including three times to the heart, on Tuesday afternoon at Salinas Valley State Prison. Just after 3:15pm, the inmate walked up to a staff member in the D building dining hall and asked to go back to ...
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