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HM Prison Glenochil

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Status  Operational
Address  Alloa FK10 3AD, UK
Capacity  670
Population  668 (May 2010)
Phone  +44 1259 760471
Opened  1966
HM Prison Glenochil
Location  near Tullibody, Scotland
Security class  Mixed-classification, All Male
Managed by  Scottish Prison Service
Similar  Forth Valley Royal Ho, Clackma Council, HMP Glenochil, Slater Hogg & Howison, RE/MAX Impact ‑ Alloa

HMP Glenochil is a prison located near Tullibody, Scotland. It houses male offenders of High, Medium and Low security classifications. The prison does not accept prisoners directly from the courts but commits prisoners who have been previously convicted and located in other prisons, primarily HMP Edinburgh and HMP Barlinnie. The prison has a design capacity of 670 prisoners and in May 2010 held 668 prisoners (284 short-term, 384 long-term).

History

Glenochil was first opened in 1966 as a Detention Centre. It was extended in 1975 to become a Young Offender's Institution and Detention Centre. In the 1980s it began holding long-term prisoners and in 2007 began accepting short term prisoners.

References

HM Prison Glenochil Wikipedia


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