maximum security prison


: a prison that does as much as possible to keep prisoners from escaping and watches them very closely

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Recent Examples on the Web After decades of detaining psychiatric patients in maximum security prison cells, Idaho is finally on the verge of building a secure mental health facility that would house those with serious mental illness more humanely. Audrey Dutton, ProPublica, 10 Apr. 2024 The state set aside $750,000 to renovate the execution chamber at the maximum security prison to provide a site for possible firing-squad executions, in addition to lethal injections. Kevin Fixler, Idaho Statesman, 26 Mar. 2024 Meade, 31, has most recently been serving time at a maximum security prison in Kuna for aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer with a firearm enhancement, according to police and Idaho Department of Correction records. Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 20 Mar. 2024 Danny Masterson has been moved to a maximum security prison that previously housed several infamous inmates including Charles Manson, Sirhan Sirhan, and Rodney Alcala. Emlyn Travis,, 31 Jan. 2024 He was found guilty of the November 1974 shooting deaths of Edward T. Arnold, 34, and John W. Bradford, 40, in Valley County, and later the May 1981 beating death of David D. Jensen, 23, a fellow prisoner in the maximum security prison. Kevin Fixler, Idaho Statesman, 26 Mar. 2024 The maximum security prison is set on 1,556 acres in McAlester, with more than 800 people housed in a sprawling white structure surrounded by fences topped by double strands of razor wire. Emma Goldberg Desiree Rios, New York Times, 21 Jan. 2024 By 2012, he was convicted of her murder and was booked in a maximum security prison in Peru. Kalia Richardson, Rolling Stone, 1 Mar. 2024 But the story hasn't ended there: He just was moved out of Corcoran State Prison in Central California, a maximum security prison once home to Charles Manson. David Oliver, USA TODAY, 21 Feb. 2024

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“Maximum security prison.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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