|Members of the Justice Club on their visit to Hiland Mountain Correctional Center.|
Members of the UAA Justice Club visited Hiland Mountain Correctional Center on Saturday, April 12. Probation Officer Bruce Ronchetti coordinated the program for the students.
The Alaska Department of Corrections website describes the correctional center as follows:
"The Combined Hiland Mountain Correctional Center is the State of Alaska's dedicated facility for housing female prisoners. It is a multi-level adult correctional facility located in Eagle River, Alaska. The institution includes 11 buildings, containing approximately 120,000 square feet of space. It sits on approximately 62.7 acres of land adjacent to Eagle River, Alaska. It has the capacity for approximately 400 prisoners."