Correctional facility is a term used by Process Servers in New Jersey that refers to a jail, prison, or other place of incarceration by government officials. They serve to confine and rehabilitate inmates in New Jersey as they do in all other states.

Do Process Servers say there is a difference between a correctional facility and a prison in New Jersey?

Actually, in New Jersey, correctional facilities and prisons are basically the same. Correctional facilities usually include prisons and jails while prisons are considered a subpart of the correctional system. Whether an inmate is incarcerated in a New Jersey corrections institution or a prison, they are subject to service of process, continuing their involvement within the justice court system. It must be noted, Private Process Servers in New Jersey who are tasked to serve process upon an inmate are delivering legal documents concerning civil matters only.

Correctional Institutions and Prisons in New Jersey are similar to most facilities in all states throughout the United States. State Prisons and Facilities in New Jersey are part of a larger criminal justice system which includes police, prosecution and the courts.

Inmates / defendants / respondents incarcerated in a New Jersey correction facilities are subject to the practices of the institution's rules and regulations. Process Servers who are tasked with the job of serving inmates in a New Jersey facility with service of process can only perform their duties and services with the guidance and approval of the facility managers and in many situations, the approval of the warden.

Estimates and data reveal that there are more than 1,400,000 inmates within the entire United States state prison system

State prisons in New Jersey are generally classified as minimum, medium and high security. There are approximately 1700 state prisons in the United States. Inmates in a correction facility in New Jersey regardless of classification are subject to private Process Servers performing service of process and are no different than any other person incarcerated in New Jersey.

Federal correctional Institutions located in New Jersey are the homes for inmates who have been convicted of a wide range of charges. Estimates and records indicate all federal prisons house over 220,000 inmates.

Many people familiar with the federal corrections system in New Jersey refer to federal prisons as a penitentiary. Penitentiary is synonymous with prison and/or jail, these names actually mean the same. The number of sentenced inmates entering federal prisons facilities in New Jersey each day is far less than the number of people who are delivered to its jails.

Private Process Servers throughout New Jersey deliver legal documents and civil lawsuits to incarcerated inmates. Actually, federal prisons grant Process Servers access to inmates by appointment only and are easier to coordinate service of process services than New Jersey state run prisons.

Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center

Address: P.O. Box 190

City: Avenel

County: Middlesex

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 07001

South Woods State Prison

Address: 215 South Burlington Road

City: Bridgeton

County: Cumberland

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 08302

Riverfront State Prison

Address: P.O. Box 9104

City: Camden

County: Camden

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 08101

Mahan Correctional Facility for Women

Address: P.O. Box 4004

City: Clinton

County: Hunterdon

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 08809

Southern State Correctional Facility

Address: P.O. Box 150

City: Delmont

County: Cumberland

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 08314

FCI Fort Dix Camp

Address: P.O. Box 2000

City: Fort Dix

County: Mercer

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 08640

Bayside State Prison

Address: P.O. Box F-1

City: Leesburg

County: Cumberland

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 08327

Northern State Prison

Address: P.O. Box 2300

City: Newark

County: Essex

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 07114

East Jersey State Prison

Address: Lock Bag R

City: Rahway

County: Union

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 07065

New Jersey State Prison

Address: P.O. Box 861

City: Trenton

County: Mercer

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 08625

Central Reception & Assignment Facility

Address: P.O. Box 7450

City: West Trenton

County:

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 08628

MidState Correctional Facility

Address: P.O. Box 866

City: Wrightstown

County: Burlington

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 08562

FCI Fairton

Address: 655 Fairton-millville Road

City: Fairton

County: Cumberland

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 08320

FCI Fairton Camp

Address: 655 Fairton-millville Road

City: Fairton

County: Cumberland

State: New Jersey

Zip Code: 08320