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Updated on: October 24, 2021
Minimum Security
40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8212, Cranston, RI, 02920

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The Minimum Security is situated in Cranston, Rhode Island. The Minimum Security is an operated under the Rhode Island Department of Corrections as a multi-custody facility.

The Minimum Security can house up to 710 male inmates within their main campus.

As a multi-custody facility, the Minimum Security will house offenders from the G1 all the way up to the G4 custody level.

You should not that the Minimum Security is broken up into two dormitory-style housing units, which can house over 100 inmates in each unit. They have over 935 double and single bunk bed cells.

The Minimum Security has work assignments for inmates that consist of the following:

  • Raising Swine

  • Brook & Mop Factory

  • Managing Bulls

  • Farming Edible Crops

All Offenders will have access to health, dental, and medical services as well as educational programs, and vocational training.

Minimum Security — General Information

Minimum Security, State Prison.
Adult, Capacity 710 persons.
40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8212, Cranston, RI, 02920

Since the Minimum Security is operated under the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, they have a BIG inmate roster available directly on the Rhode Island Department of Corrections website.

The inmate roster can be searched with the following pieces of information:

  • Inmate’s Full Name

  • DC Number

  • Race

  • Gender

  • ID Number

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Sending and receiving mail is one of the offenders few luxuries while they are serving out their time in the Minimum Security. Remember that all incoming and outgoing mail will be checked by an employee of the Minimum Security to ensure it is safe and free from contraband.

You will need to address your letter as follows:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Minimum Security

40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8212, Cranston, RI, 02920

Sending Money

Inmates in the Minimum Security will need money to purchase extra items from the facilities commissary. These items typically include extra food such as snacks and beverages, clothing, entertainment items, and hygiene products.

Friends and family members of the offender can send money through JPay. JPay is a service that the Minimum Security utilizes that allows you to easily put money on the offender's account. You should know that there will be a fee associated with this service.

Phone calls

To receive calls from an offender in the Minimum Security, you will need to register your mobile phone number and your landline phone number with Securus Technologies using the provided links.

Offenders will be able to call you between the hours of 7 am to 10 pm. Keep in mind this time can change at a moment’s notice. Typically, offenders will not be permitted to use the phones during their counts or when the facility is under lockdown.


At the Minimum Security, offenders will be permitted to have visitors only on Saturdays and Sundays. Visitors are welcome to stop by for a visit between the hours of 8 am to 5 pm.

All visits will be for in two-hour duration depending on the classification the inmate has and whether the visit will be no-contact or contact visit.

Visitors will only be permitted to bring in a Ziploc bag with $20 in quarter, which they can use at the vending machine located in the visitation room.

Visiting Hours

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


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