California State Prison, Corcoran - Mission Statement
The California State Prison-Corcoran is committed to ensuring and instilling the public and inmates' families with the confidence that CSP-C is committed to providing the best medical, mental health, education, vocational and self help programs for all inmates confined to Corcoran.
CSP-Corcoran not only meets this commitment by providing it's employees with the proper training, tools and safe working environment, but also by encouraging ideas and collaboration between all departments.
CSP-Corcoran is a complex, multi-mission institution comprised of the following facilities: Level 1, Level III, Level IV, Security Housing Unit, Protective Housing Unit, Prison Industry Authority and a fully licensed Acute Care Hospital.
CSP-Corcoran was opened in February 1988, and covers 942 acres.
Special Historical Notes
CSP, Corcoran is built on what was once Tulare Lake, home of the Tachi Indians. It was the first California prison with a separate facility built exclusively to house Security Housing Unit inmates.