John J. Moran Medium Security Facility

John J. Moran Medium Security Facility

Kathy Lyons, Acting Warden

The John J. Moran Medium Security Facility (MED) was constructed from 1990 to 1992. The facility grounds cover 29 acres and houses sentenced adult male offenders classified as medium custody. MED has the highest inmate bed capacity of any RIDOC facility, with 1,186 available beds.

Extensive programming is provided with the goal of preparing inmates for successful return to their communities. MED also has several industries opportunities which include a garment and furniture/upholstery shop, a license plate shop, and carpentry and auto body shops. The facility also has an education and programming building, a gym and a large outdoor recreation yard.

  • Opened: 1992
  • Average Facility Population: 753 (FY22)
  • Operational Capacity: 1,126 (FY22)
  • Annual Cost per Offender: $82,236

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Facility Contact Information

Physical Address:

51 West Road

Cranston, RI 02920


Inmate Mail Address:

P.O. Box 8274

Cranston, RI 02920