Scotland Correctional Institution

Mailing/Street Address: 22385 McGirts Bridge Road, Laurinburg, NC 28353    
Phone: 910-844-3078
County: Scotland
Offender capacity: 1,652
Facility type: Male - close, medium and minimum custody

Scotland Correctional Institution is one of the state's largest prisons, housing more than 1,700 adult male offenders in close, medium and minimum custody units.  It offers a wide selection of educational and vocational courses. Correction Enterprises provides employment to inmates in the Laurinburg Sewing Plant, producing uniforms and clothing items, and in a Braille transcription shop, where offenders convert books into Braille for blind students.

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Michael Parsons


Programs and Activities

Correction Enterprises

  • Laurinburg Sewing Plant
  • Braille transcription


  • Adult Basic Education / GED
  • Commercial cleaning
  • Automotive systems technology
  • Electrical wiring
  • Network wiring / Fiber optics
  • English as a second language
  • UNC correspondence courses

Work programs

  • Laundry
  • Food services
  • Janitorial services
  • Barbers
  • Clerks
  • Canteen operators

Religious activities

  • Group studies
  • Worship services
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Scotland Correctional Institution is a 1,756-bed, high-security prison facility located near the Laurinburg-Maxton Airport in Laurinburg.  It opened in September 2003 as a 1,000-bed close custody facility. A 504-bed medium security addition opened in March 2011, and a 252-bed minimum security unit opened in July 2011.