North Carolina Department of Correction

Last updated July 23, 1997

Polk Youth Institution
the old prison in Raleigh, Page 3

Old dorms - view inside

In the old prison's dormitories, correctional officers and inmate barbers shared the hallway outside the sleeping areas.

bathroom at old polk

At the entrance to the sleeping quarters were a long lavatory and shower.
Dorm at Old Polk Triple bunks were removed from the sleeping quarters in 1994 and replaced with double bunks.

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Correction managers looking forward to new facility
Correction officers ready for move to new prison
Polk quick facts
Tour the new Polk Youth Institution
Polk built with new construction techniques
Tour the old Polk Youth Institution
Polk prisoner assignments
Polk Youth Institution's school