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Bill Cosby’s grim new mugshot is revealed a day after he was transferred to new prison

A grim mugshot of Bill Cosby has been released a day after he was taken to a new $400M Pennsylvania prison where he will serve his sentence three to 10-year sentence

A grim mugshot of Bill Cosby has been released just a day after he was transferred to a new $400million Pennsylvania prison where he will serve out his sentence for drugging and molesting a woman more than a decade ago.

The disgraced comedian is expected to spend the next three to 10 years of his life at the state-of-the art SCI Phoenix prison in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

Cosby, 81, was sentenced Tuesday after his April conviction for having drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand, a former Temple University women’s basketball administrator, in 2004.

Immediately after his sentencing, Cosby was escorted from the courthouse and into a dark SUV before being taken to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility. 

Staff at the prison have already assessed his physical, medical and security needs. 

He will be held in a single cell next to the infirmary.

Corrections Secretary John Wetzel says the prison’s long-term goal is to place Cosby in the general population. 

Under prison policy, he’ll be allowed phone calls and visits and will get a chance to exercise. 

Cosby is also free to bring a personal tablet for music or games but wouldn’t have internet access, corrections spokeswoman Amy Worden said. 

Wetzel says the prison is ‘taking all of the necessary precautions’ to ensure Cosby’s safety.

The prison system assigned Cosby inmate number NN7687.

 

Cosby (pictured, as he's escorted out of jail), 81, was sentenced Tuesday after his April conviction for having drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand, a former Temple University women's basketball administrator, in 2004

Andrea Constand reacts at a news conference after Cosby was sentenced

Cosby (left, as he’s escorted out of jail), 81, was sentenced Tuesday after his April conviction for having drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand (right), a former Temple University women’s basketball administrator, in 2004

Cosby's new home: A cell in the West section of the State Correctional Institution. The disgraced comedian is expected to spend the next three to 10 years of his life at the state-of-the art SCI Phoenix state prison in Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Cosby’s new home: A cell in the West section of the State Correctional Institution. The disgraced comedian is expected to spend the next three to 10 years of his life at the state-of-the art SCI Phoenix state prison in Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Inmate dining facilities are seen in the West section of the State Correctional Institution. SCI Phoenix is a maximum security, 3,830-bed, handicap-accessible prison which began operating on July 9

Inmate dining facilities are seen in the West section of the State Correctional Institution. SCI Phoenix is a maximum security, 3,830-bed, handicap-accessible prison which began operating on July 9

Staff at the prison have already assessed his physical, medical and security needs. He will be held in a single cell next to the infirmary. Medical facilities are seen in the West section of the facility  

Staff at the prison have already assessed his physical, medical and security needs. He will be held in a single cell next to the infirmary. Medical facilities are seen in the West section of the facility  

SCI Phoenix is a maximum security, 3,830-bed, handicap-accessible prison which began operating earlier this year. 

The prison is staffed by 1,200 full-time employees and features 164 acreage inside its double ring of razor wire fences and a 1.5mile perimeter. 

Among the prison’s program offerings are sex offender treatment, victim awareness and impact of crime classes.

If Cosby is deemed at risk because of his celebrity or as a risk to others, he’d be held in solitary confinement, spending most of the day alone in his cell.

The cells have bunk beds and storage lockers, as well as a stainless steel toilet and sink combo and a small desk and stool. 

Unlike older prisons, SCI Phoenix’s manual key locks have been replaced with electronic cell doors monitored from a central location.

The prison (aerial view) is staffed by 1,200 full-time employees and features 164 acreage inside its double ring of razor wire fences and a 1.5mile perimeter 

The prison (aerial view) is staffed by 1,200 full-time employees and features 164 acreage inside its double ring of razor wire fences and a 1.5mile perimeter 

Cosby, 81, in his booking photo

Immediately after his sentencing, Cosby was escorted from the courthouse in handcuffs

Under prison policy, Cosby will be allowed phone calls and visits and will get a chance to exercise. The prison system assigned Cosby inmate number NN7687

After sentencing, Cosby was lead out of the Pennsylvania court and into a SUV in handcuffs

After sentencing, Cosby was lead out of the Pennsylvania court and into a SUV in handcuffs

If Cosby is deemed at risk because of his celebrity or as a risk to others, he'd be held in solitary confinement, spending most of the day alone in his cell

If Cosby is deemed at risk because of his celebrity or as a risk to others, he’d be held in solitary confinement, spending most of the day alone in his cell

While it’s unclear what SCI Phoenix’s long-term medical care facilities are like, other prisons LTC services, such as California Correctional Health Care Facility in Stockton, California, feature technology including cells with connectivity for medical equipment, emergency treatment and procedure rooms and a dialysis treatment center, according to KPCC.  

During sentencing, prosecutors had asked the judge to give Cosby five to 10 years in prison, after saying that he lacks remorse and is capable of re-offending. 

Cosby’s legal team; however, argued that he should be sent home on house arrest because he is old, frail and legally blind.

The judge ultimately sentenced Cosby to three to 10 years in prison and ruled that he is a ‘sexually violent predator,’ meaning that he must undergo lifetime counseling and report quarterly to authorities. 

If Cosby serves the 10-year sentence, he will be 91 when he’s released.  

Cosby’s name will appear on a sex-offender registry sent to neighbors, schools and victims. 

In addition, Cosby was fined $25,000 and denied bail while appealing the sexual assault conviction.   

Unlike older prisons, SCI Phoenix's (pictured) manual key locks have been replaced with electronic cell doors monitored from a central location.

Unlike older prisons, SCI Phoenix’s (pictured) manual key locks have been replaced with electronic cell doors monitored from a central location.

Cosby's new home is a long way from where the actor was staying when he was on house arrest awaiting sentencing

Cosby’s new home is a long way from where the actor was staying when he was on house arrest awaiting sentencing

Cosby's Elkins Park mansion in Pennsylvania has been a fortress for the elderly man. He's only been allowed to leave for medical or legal appointments

Cosby’s Elkins Park mansion in Pennsylvania has been a fortress for the elderly man. He’s only been allowed to leave for medical or legal appointments

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