penal facility

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Noun1.penal facility - an institution where persons are confined for punishment and to protect the public
brig - a penal institution (especially on board a ship)
camp - a penal institution (often for forced labor); "China has many camps for political prisoners"
correctional institution - a penal institution maintained by the government
infrastructure, base - the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; "the industrial base of Japan"
institution - an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated
penal colony - a penal institution where prisoners are exiled (often located on an island from which escape is difficult or impossible)
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These programs include those that are designed to give them basic and advance education or provide them with technical skills, utilize their existing skills and capabilities toward administration of the penal facility or community service, or provide them continuous counseling services to encourage self-improvement.
He said the top three issues that should be addressed are the drug trade inside the penitentiary, the inmate population congestion, and the transfer of a portion of the penal facility to another locality.
When the verdict became enforceable, he was to be sent a document instructing him to report to the Suto Orizari penal facility but he fled the country before the delivery service could find him.
On April 4, 1943, ten American POWs, all survivors of the Death March, and two Filipino convicts staged a daring escape from the tightly guarded penal facility, which later transformed into the country's largest banana producer that exports its agricultural outputs across the globe.
Supervisor Kashka Meadors and jail deputy James Lee Ramsey-Guy are both charged with neglect of a resident of a penal facility, a felony that punishable by up to 3 1/2 years in prison.
Dela Rosa on Friday visited the BuCor's main office in Muntinlupa City to get a feel of the penal facility he would supervise after his scheduled retirement from the police force next year.
They have been in Europe's largest penal facility since then.
With a specific focus on Roumieh prison, Lebanon's largest penal facility, the project is designed to improve food management and hygiene, introduce services for prisoners suffering from mental illness and provide better care for Syrian children living in detention.
(182) States rarely, on their own initiative, voluntarily produce information about how a penal facility actually operates.
A beneficiary may be "incarcerated," even when the individual is not confined within a penal facility, such as a beneficiary who is on a supervised release, on medical furlough, residing in a halfway house, or other similar situation.
In the past, state law said the student assistance commission "may deny assistance" to O'Bannon recipients confined at a penal facility.