North Carolina Department of Correction

Last updated July 23, 1997

Polk Youth Institution
the old prison in Raleigh, Page 4

Segreration area at old Polk

Segregation building at old Polk

The old prison's segregation area provided 21 cells to hold disruptive inmates housed one to a cell.

Prison managers say the 400 single cells in the new prison will improve security and safety.

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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