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Bismarck, ND 58501

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NDSP: Housing Units

West Unit

Address North Dakota State Penitentiary
3100 Railroad Avenue
PO Box 5521
Bismarck, ND 58506-5521
Phone and fax Phone 701-328-6126
Fax 701-328-6640

The West Unit is a three tier, 60 single cell general housing unit for males. There are 20-single cells on each tier. This housing unit is assigned to hold all inmate custody levels; minimum, medium, and maximum. Residents in this housing unit are controlled and monitored during scheduled meals, work, treatment, education, and recreation. Unit management staffs oversee the daily operations of the unit. Residents residing in the West Unit are assigned a staff caseworker for fielding issues/concerns and for release preparation. Unit Management Staff in the West Unit maintain accountability of their assigned residents at all times.

WU management staff will conduct 30-day contacts with the residents assigned to this area. The WU case manager will assist the resident with discharge planning 90-days prior to release.

Other Unit Management Duties:

» Segregation Unit
» North Unit
» East Unit
» West Unit
» Overflow Unit
» Treatment Unit
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