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Indiana Department of Correction

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The Chain O’ Lakes Correctional Facility is located in Noble County Inside the Chain O’ Lakes State park.

The facility was established in 1967 and consisted of one building with a population of 54 offenders.  Chain O’ Lakes now consists of six buildings and houses 154 adult mail offenders, offering a wide variety of educational and treatment programs to aide each offender with his transition back into the community

The facility also provides a variety of work crews throughout North East Indiana. Work crews help maintain Pokagon State Park as well as Chain O’ Lakes State Park. Crews work closely with the Noble County Surveyors office, Indiana Department of Transportation and the local community on special projects that range from helping sand bagging when it floods to planting and maintaining flowers around the community.