–The Department of Corrections on Tuesday night
received Bill Cosby at SCI Phoenix where he will serve his three-to-10-year sentence
for aggravated indecent assault.
He is being
processed in accordance with policy and will meet with staff from the medical,
psychology and the records departments.
Cosby is being
housed in a single cell in a unit adjacent to the infirmary. He will be allowed phone calls and visitation
in accordance with policy, as well as opportunity to exercise during the
“We are taking
all of the necessary precautions to ensure Mr. Cosby’s safety and general
welfare in our institution,” said Corrections Secretary John Wetzel. “The long
term goal is for him to be placed in the general population to receive the
programming required during his incarceration.”
A mug shot is
available on the Department of Corrections website today.
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