MCF - Shakopee Tour Flier
A Guided Tour of MCF - Shakopee
OpeOpened in 1986, the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Shakopee houses adult women offenders committed to the commissioner of corrections. Current population is approximately 577 and includes all custody levels. The facility has 11 buildings including a core building for administration and offender activities, a segregation unit with a mental health programming unit connected, seven living units, an industry/vocational educational building, and a heating plant.
A variety of facility work, vocational/educational programs exist at this facility. MINNCOR Industries provide part or full-time work for the offender population in areas such as manufacturing, textiles and other subcontract labor services. Many inmates also work on institution maintenance crews and in food service. Education programs included adult basic education, literacy, general education development (GED), critical thinking skills and transitional life skills. Vocational diploma/certificate programs include computer literacy and office support as well as opportunities for women to receive cosmetology licensure. The facility also has a variety of chemical dependency and mental health programs available to inmates.
Anyone wishing to sign up for the Tour of Shakopee Women’s Prison MUST provide their Full Name, Date of Birth and Minnesota Driver’s License or ID #. This is required to complete background check prior to tour, please include this information with request to attend email. No One will be allowed into the facility without prior authorization.
You must include your full name, date of birth and MN DL/Identification # with your email registration. On the day of the tour please leave all non-essential items locked in your vehicle. Cell phones, tobacco and smoking related products are strictly prohibited in the facility. Please bring picture identification with you into the institution. Upon entrance to the facility you will be required
To lock up your car keys in lockers provided in the main lobby. The cost for a locker is $.05.
Registration should be emailed to Dani Harrington at firstname.lastname@example.org
ADDRESS: 553 Fairview Ave. Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104