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Indiana State Prison

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Indiana State Prison

The Indiana State Prison is a maximum security. Indiana Department of Correction prison for adult males; however, minimum security housing also exists on the confines. It is located in Michigan City, Indiana, about 50 miles (80 km) east of Chicago.[2] The average daily inmate population in November 2006 was 2,200,[3] 2,165 in 2011.[4] The Indiana State Prison was established in 1860.[1] It was the second state prison in Indiana.[5] One of the most famous prisoners to be in the Michigan City prison was bank robber John Dillinger, who was released on parole in 1933.[6]


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