Oneida Correctional Facility
Oneida Correctional Facility is a medium-security prison located in Rome, NY with a population of approximately 1,200 male prisoners. The facility has many educational, vocational and treatment programs, including an Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment Program and a Sex Offender Program. The prison also produces food for all other New York State prisons in its Food Production Center and distributes medication to most state prisons through the Central Pharmacy. The Correctional Association visited Oneida on March 14th and 15th, 2007.
On October 1, The New York Times published yet another article exposing the scope and breadth of violence and abuse that permeates the New York State prison system. In the latest of a string of accounts dating back to the Spring of 2015, NYT reporters Michael Schwirtz and Michael Winerip highlight the prison guard known [...]Read More
In the Baptist household where I was raised, my parents made it a point of taking my sisters and me to church almost every Sunday. During those years the lyrics to one particular gospel song really resonated with me: “The Things You Do In The Dark Will Come To The Light.” This song has served [...]Read More
Under unique statutory authority granted to the CA in 1846, WIPP monitors conditions in women’s prisons in New York, a role played by no other group in the country. WIPP coordinates the Coalition for Women Prisoners, a statewide alliance of more than 1,800 people, and carries out advocacy campaigns to reform harmful criminal justice policies. [...]Read More
Reports & Research
The Correctional Association of NY conducted in depth interviews with 30 people currently incarcerated at Clinton on August 19 and 20, 2015, and corresponded with many more people held at the prison over the last few months. The information reported provides further confirmation of both extensive staff brutality in the aftermath of the June escape [...]Read More