Racine Correctional Institution



Racine Correctional Institution Wisconsin

Racine Correctional Institution

Racine Correctional Institution is a medium custody prison located in Sturtevant Wisconsin, that opened in 1991.  Originally this facility served as a prep school, until it ran into funding issues and closed in 1983.  The facility was converted in the 90's to house 1,021 inmates.  Today, Racine Correctional Institution houses about 1,570 adult male offenders.  This facility is also responsible for running the Sturtevant Transitional Facility which houses mainly adult male parole and probation offenders, and inmates who are in the work release program.

Racine Correctional Institution provides necessary medical, dental and mental health treatment to all offenders, and give inmates access to psychiatric appointments that can be scheduled through the health services unit staff.  Programs offered at this prison include:

  • Anger management
  • Cognitive group intervention program
  • A three to six month domestic violence program
  • Sex offender treatment
  • Cage your rage
  • Assertiveness Skills
  • Coping Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • GED courses


Visiting Hours at Racine Correctional Institution:

Visitation at Racine Correctional Institution is based on the inmate's housing unit.  The number of hours for each visit will also depend on the inmate's housing.  No visitation occurs on the first Monday of the month or on the third Thursday from September to May (these are institutional training days).  For more information read the Racine Correctional Institution Visitors Guide here.

  • General Population offenders have three, 3 hour visits each week on:
    • Mondays-Fridays from 9am-8:45pm
    • Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays from 8am-8:45pm
  • Waukesha Unit has visits on:
    • Mondays-Fridays from 8am-12pm (noon)
    • Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays from 8am-4pm
  • Administrative Confinement inmates have visitation on:
    • Mondays-Fridays from 8am-12pm (noon)
    • Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays from 8am-4pm

Physical Address:

Racine Correctional Institution
2019 Wisconsin St.
Sturtevant, WI 53177



Inmate Mailing Address:

Racine Correctional Institution
Inmate name, DOC Number, Housing Unit
P.O. Box 900
Sturtevant, WI 53177-0900

When sending a money order to an inmate's account use the following address:
Racine Correctional Institution
Inmate name, DOC Number, Housing Unit
P.O. Box 909
Sturtevant, WI 53177-0909