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prison click to hear : prison

Place of detention designed to hold people awaiting trial and people already serving sentences.
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shower staff entrance assistant governor’s office laundry infirmary governor’s office office visitors’ entrance inmates’ entrance library patrol wagon inmates’ admission office walk-through metal detector garage coatroom visitors’ front office visitors’ waiting room visiting room control of staff entries and exits kitchen chapel workshop multipurpose room dayroom cell control center grille classroom isolation cell picture window control center courtyard barred window indoor activity area dining room gymnasium

shower click to hear : shower

Sanitary fixture for washing the body under a spray of water.

staff entrance click to hear : staff entrance

assistant governor’s office click to hear : assistant governor’s office

laundry click to hear : laundry

Room where laundry is washed.

infirmary click to hear : infirmary

Premises equipped to provide medical care to inmates and to treat minor injuries.

governor’s office click to hear : governor’s office

office click to hear : office

Workplace for administrative personnel.

visitors’ entrance click to hear : visitors’ entrance

inmates’ entrance click to hear : inmates’ entrance

library click to hear : library

Room where items such as books, periodicals and audio materials are classified for consultation or loan.

patrol wagon click to hear : patrol wagon

Vehicle for transporting prisoners.

inmates’ admission office click to hear : inmates’ admission office

Room designed to receive and register new inmates.

walk-through metal detector click to hear : walk-through metal detector

Visitors are required to walk through a magnetic device that detects the presence of firearms or other metal objects deemed to be dangerous.

garage click to hear : garage

Structure used for parking vehicles.

coatroom click to hear : coatroom

Space designated for storing clothes, hats, umbrellas and so forth.

visitors’ front office click to hear : visitors’ front office

Reception area for people who want to see an inmate.

visitors’ waiting room click to hear : visitors’ waiting room

visiting room click to hear : visiting room

Room set aside for visits; inmates and visitors are usually separated by a pane of glass.

control of staff entries and exits click to hear : control of staff entries and exits

Prison staff such as guards, cooks and educators are required to sign in and out.

kitchen click to hear : kitchen

Room where meals are prepared.

chapel click to hear : chapel

Place of worship.

workshop click to hear : workshop

Area where inmates work in various fields such as carpentry, shoe repair and sheet metal.

multipurpose room click to hear : multipurpose room

Room that can be adapted for a number of uses, including shows and film screenings.

dayroom click to hear : dayroom

Common room used by inmates to chat and watch television.

cell click to hear : cell

Room used to hold one or more inmates.

control center click to hear : control center

Surveillance station designed to provide guards with a view of the entire prisoner area.

grille click to hear : grille

Bars set inside a wall opening and used to close off a cell.

classroom click to hear : classroom

Room designed to provide formal education to a group of inmates.

isolation cell click to hear : isolation cell

Windowless cell used to confine an inmate who has committed a serious offense.

picture window click to hear : picture window

Opening containing a large window.

control center click to hear : control center

Surveillance station designed to provide guards with a view of the entire prisoner area.

courtyard click to hear : courtyard

Uncovered area that is enclosed by buildings or walls surmounted with barbed wire; the courtyard is used for outdoor activities.

barred window click to hear : barred window

indoor activity area click to hear : indoor activity area

Games room equipped with table games, card games and such.

dining room click to hear : dining room

Hall where inmates eat their meals.

gymnasium click to hear : gymnasium

Hall for practicing indoor sports.