Arizona Department of Corrections

Arizona State Prison Complex - PERRYVILLE History

Three units of the Perryville Complex, San Pedro, Santa Cruz, and San Juan, opened over a period of several months in 1981 for minimum and medium custody male inmates. Santa Maria Unit, for all custody levels of female inmates, began admitting inmates in May 1982. The design capacity for the four units is 2,208. In1990, double bunking in all four units added 808 beds to the total, bringing the designated capacity for the complex to 2,208.

ASP-Yuma, a 250-bed adult male prison which opened in 1987 as a part of the $72 million 1986-87 building program, became a part of the Perryville Complex in October 1992.


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