North Carolina Control Units Statistics
People in long-term isolation in North Carolina: 3464
Percent of prisoners in isolation in North Carolina: 6%
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Statewide Data
Year Isolation Pop. Total Pop. Method Source
Active 2014 3464 32767 Counted Solitary Confinement as Torture, UNC, http://www.law.unc.edu/documents/academics/humanrights/solitaryconfinement/fullreport.pdf
Control Unit Populations by Nationality

Albemarle Correctional Center

*Estimated in 2016

Marion Correctional Institution

*Estimated in 2017

Tabor Correctional Institution

*Estimated in 2017

NC Facilities with Control Units

Facility Year Isolation Population Total Population Capacity Isolation Opened Type of Isolation
Albemarle Correctional Center 2016 40c 800 800 1999 Restricted Housing
Albemarle Correctional Center 2008 40c ? 856 ? seg
Alexander Correctional Institution 2008 128c ? 1000 2004 seg
Avery/Mitchell Correctional Center 2008 40c ? 856 1999 seg
Bertie Correctional Institution 2008 270c ? 1000 2006 142 seg, 128 max
Brown Creek Correctional Institution 2008 20c ? 852 ? seg
Caswell Correctional Center 2008 24c ? 484 1970 seg
Central Prison 2008 384c ? 1884 1980 max
Cleveland Correctional Center 2008 28c ? 142 1978 ASU/DSU
Facility Year Isolation Population Total Population Capacity Isolation Opened Type of Isolation
Columbus Correctional Institution 2008 28c ? 698 1970 ASU/DSU
Dan River Prison Work Farm 2008 ? ? 570 ? seg 336-694-1583
Eastern Correctional Institution 2008 48c ? 477 1983 seg
Foothills Correctional Institution 2008 328c ? 942 1994 136 seg, 192 STG
Fountain Correctional Center 2008 7c ? 583 ? ASU/DSU
Franklin Correctional Institution 2008 28c ? 480 1970 ASU/DSU
Greene Correctional Institution 2008 40c ? 584 ? seg
Guilford Correctional Center 2008 28c ? ? 1977 seg
Facility Year Isolation Population Total Population Capacity Isolation Opened Type of Isolation
Harnett Correctional Institution 2008 34c ? 854 ? ASU/DSU
Hoke Correctional Institution 2008 48c ? 538 1989 24 ASU/DSU, 24 PC
Hyde Correctional Institution 2008 20c ? 600 1993 seg
Johnston Correctional Institution 2008 28c ? 644 1981 ASU/DSU
Lanesboro Correctional Institution 2008 1092c ? 864 2004 864 CC, 128 seg
Low Security Correctional Institution 2008 ? 1263 ? ? SHU 919-575-8000
Lumberton Correctional Institution 2008 20c ? 624 1994 seg
Marion Correctional Institution 2017 760e 930 930 2015 Rehabilitative Diversion Unit (R
Marion Correctional Institution 2008 712c ? 806 1995 596 CC, 116 seg
Facility Year Isolation Population Total Population Capacity Isolation Opened Type of Isolation
Maury Correctional Institution 2008 416c ? 1000 2006 288 seg, 128 max
Morrison Correctional Institution 2008 20c ? 805 1993 seg
Mountain View Correctional Institution 2008 48c ? 908 1998 24 seg, 24 ICON
Nashville Correctional Institution 2008 20c ? 640 ? seg
NC Correctional Institution for Women 2008 ? ? 1300 ? DR, max, close 919-733-4340
Neuse Correctional Institution 2008 40c ? 828 ? seg
New Hanover Correctional Center 2008 18c ? 402 1994 ASU/DSU
North Piedmont Correctional Center for Women 2008 8c ? 144 1997 seg
Facility Year Isolation Population Total Population Capacity Isolation Opened Type of Isolation
Odom Correctional Institution 2008 24c ? 300 1980 ASU/DSU
Orange Correctional Center 2008 ? ? 180 ? seg 919-732-9301
Pamlico Correctional Institution 2008 48c ? 576 1998 seg
Pasquotank Correctional Institution 2008 712c ? 968 1996 close
Pender Correctional Institution 2008 28c ? 764 1978 ASU/DSU
Piedmont Correctional Institution 2008 96c ? 766 ? ASU/DSU
Polk Youth Institution 2014 96c ? ? ? High Security Max Control(HCON)
Polk Youth Institution 2008 1012c ? 1012 1998 supermax/close/ASU/DSU/ICU/safek
Randolph Correctional Center 2008 5c ? 231 ? seg
Facility Year Isolation Population Total Population Capacity Isolation Opened Type of Isolation
Robeson Correctional Center 2008 52c ? 304 1950 52+ seg
Rowan Correctional Center 2008 28c ? 276 1976 seg
Sampson Correctional Institution 2008 10c ? 464 1991 ASU/DSU
Scotland Correctional Institution 2008 128c ? 864 2003 seg
Southern Correctional Institution 2008 480c ? 696 1983 CC
Tabor Correctional Institution 2017 384c 2000 1430 2008 Restricted Housing, Modified Hou
Tabor Correctional Institution 2014 240c ? ? 2008 3 Red Units (48 each), 6 Grey Un
Tyrell Prison Work Farm 2008 ? ? 568 ? seg 252-796-1085
Warren Correctional Institution 2008 168c ? 832 1997 intensive control
Facility Year Isolation Population Total Population Capacity Isolation Opened Type of Isolation
Western Youth Institution 2008 ? ? 785 ? close 828-438-6037

c = counted

e = estimated