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CT DOC - Brooklyn Correctional Institution

State Prison

Last Updated: January 04, 2021
Address
59 Hartford Rd, Brooklyn, CT 06234
Beds
456
County
Windham
Phone
860-779-4500
Fax
860-779-4557

Brooklyn CI is for State Prison offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for State - medium facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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CT DOC - Brooklyn Correctional Institution basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 860-779-4500

The inmates housed at Brooklyn CI located at 59 Hartford Rd in Brooklyn, CT are placed according to their custody level (determined by a number of factors including the past criminal history and the length of their sentence). There are ample educational and vocational training programs for all inmates, especially ones that show a willingness to learn new things that will prepare them for a better life when they are released. The mission is to promote and prepare the offender to leave in better shape than when they arrived, giving them the best chance to never come back and thus lower the state's recidivism rate.

Brooklyn CIn endeavors to hold offenders accountable, while offering developmental opportunities through sound educational, vocational and cognitive programming that subsequently facilitates successful reintegration into the community. This Institution is a level 3 medium-security facility. It offers extensive programming to assist offenders with the successful law-abiding return to the community. The programming includes Educational Services with GED, English as a Second Language, and Special Education; Vocational Programs, Business Education, Computer Skills; Literacy Volunteers; Sex Offender Programming; Anger Management and Substance Abuse Programming.

The Brooklyn CI maintains a high standard of professionalism, dignity, and respect that fosters safety and security balanced with compassion toward the inmate population.

The facility assists surrounding communities with various public service projects and coordinating charitable contributions with an emphasis on those combating domestic violence. Offenders also speak to high school and at-risk youth concerning the importance of positive choices in decision making and the negative impact of incarceration.

Brooklyn CI - Inmate Programs
Brooklyn CI - Halfway House Programs

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CT DOC - Brooklyn Correctional Institution is a facility in the Connecticut Department of Corrections. The DOC publishes the names of their current inmates and identifies which of their locations the inmate is being held. Your search should start with the first DOC locator to see if your loved one is there. Begin with the first three letters of the offender's first and last name, it does not have to be spelled exactly.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

Connecticut Department of Correction will resume social visits effective 10/15/20. Please note that all visits will be non-contact until further notice and shall only include up to two (2) visitors. Offenders that are eligible for social visitation privileges shall be allowed no more than one (1), 30-minute visit per week, and only if facility scheduling capacity and operational needs can support the request. In order to maintain proper social distancing, all visits must be pre-scheduled due to limited occupancy. Cleaning and disinfecting measures have been put in place to ensure a safe visit.

Video Visitation is now available at Manson Youth Institute, Carl Robinson C.I., Brooklyn C.I., Osborn C.I., and York C.I., Garner C.I. and Cheshire C.I., New Haven C.C., Bridgeport C.C., Corrigan-Radgowski C.C., Hartford C.C., Northern C.I., and Willard-Cybulski C.I. will begin video visitation on 12/21/20. Please see below for information regarding video visitation.

Visitation Information

​CT DOC - Brooklyn Correctional Institution - Visitation

Updates: Non-Contact Social Visits resumed on 10/15/20. Video visitation available as of 11/16/20. Visiting Schedule - January 2021

Please complete the following form to request a scheduled in-person or video visit: Visit Request Form. Note: A visit is not scheduled until you receive confirmation from the facility. Check your junk mail folder for confirmations or emails regarding visits.

Visits are scheduled according to the inmate's housing location. If an inmate moves to another housing location, the visit will be cancelled and needs to be rescheduled. It is the inmate’s responsibility to notify the visitor that their visit will need to be rescheduled.

Any individual who attempts to visit a facility without a pre-scheduled, confirmed appointment will not be accommodated.

For all general visiting information refer to https://portal.ct.gov/DOC/Miscellaneous/Visiting

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