John Wetzel, the Corrections Secretary, said they're taking all of the precautions to ensure his well-being.
Cosby's status as a predator puts him in danger, Simpson added. It opened earlier this year on the same campus as SCI Graterford.
The prison in Collegeville is about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia and not far from the Montgomery County courthouse where the comedian was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand.
The prison also offers basic adult education and vocational classes including barbering, custodial maintenance, and carpentry. He could eventually be sent to a state prison that has separate units for geriatric prisoners and programs for sex offenders.
The 81-year-old comedian and actor, who is legally blind, isn't looking at the camera.
But that changed in May when Camille Cosby issued a lengthy Facebook post, in which she compared her husband to lynching victim Emmett Till and to other falsely accused African-American men.
As for Constand, she reportedly smiled while walking out of the courtroom after Cosby's prison sentence was announced, according to Page Six. He is serving time at a state prison in Montgomery County after his sentencing there Tuesday. However, Cosby's defense attorney, Joseph Green, argued that he is too old and frail to serve time behind bars, and instead recommended he be placed in a detention or rehabilitation facility.
Inmate dining facilities are seen in the West section of the State Correctional Institution. "Not saying Mr. Cosby is Jesus, but we know what this country has done to black men for centuries".
Women's advocates hailed Cosby's sentence as a landmark #MeToo moment. Wyatt has vowed that this situation is far from over and is trying to provide evidence that Cosby was illegally recorded and that said tape had been tampered with.
Constand stood at Steele's side but shook her head to say she had no comment.