The Southwest Multi-County Correction Center (SWMCCC) is an entity created by the North Dakota counties of Billings, Bowman, Dunn, Hettinger, Slope and Stark (each a political subdivision) pursuant to a joint exercise of their governmental powers as provided by North Dakota Century Code (NDCC) to operate a correction center. The SWMCCC is governed by a Board of six county commissioners, with each county represented.
The SWMCCC includes the following centers:
· Dickinson Adult Detention Center (DADC), located in Dickinson, ND
· Dakota Horizons Youth Center (DHYC), located in Dickinson, ND
· Dakota Women’s Correctional Rehab Center (DWCRC) located in New England, ND.
The DADC was established in 1982 and DHYC in 1984, while DWCRC opened its doors in 2003.