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South Carolina Department of Corrections

Lieber Correctional Institution

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P.O. Box 205
Ridgeville, SC 29472
(843) 875-3332 or
(803) 896-3700
Warden:
Joseph McFadden
Opened:1986
Security: Level 3 (Male)
Special Mission: In addition to the normal inmate population, Lieber maintains the Death Row for the entire state.
Education: Literacy and GED preparation.
Vocational Training: Carpentry.
Industries: Recycling of tape measures for a private sector company, a tire retreading operation for state government, and a transmission disassembly operation.
Health Care: Routine medical and dental care on site with 24-hour medical coverage. Lincensed infirmary houses deaf and blind male inmates. Area Mental Health care.
Programs: Religious services, volunteer services, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, alcohol and drug education program, recovery group, Impact of Crime classes, and recreational services.
Community Services: Provides an Operation Behind Bars program for at risk youth and adults to tour the prison and hear inmates describe what led to their criminal behavior and life inside prison.
Services: Serves as one of the video conferencing sites for parole hearings in conjunction with the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services.


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