The Reception Diagnostic Center (RDC) is a maximum security intake facility for adult males sentenced to the DOC. All adult males, are received at RDC, classified and transferred to long-term facilities. Only those offenders sentenced to death bypass RDC and go straight to death row at the Indiana State Prison. RDC houses a total of 695 offenders.
RDC was completed in 2 phases: the first phase consisted of 204 cells and was completed in 1971. Phase 2 was completed in 1993, which added 144 additional cells and administrative and operational space.