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Palermo teaches the player about the various needs of Prisoners, and also provides an early look into reform programs and emergency services.


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The chapter opens with the camera panning over a burning kitchen and canteen after which the CEO calls the player to tell them to call emergency services and stop the fire.


  • Call the fire department
  • Extinguish the flames
  • Hire a couple of Doctors to staff the Infirmary
  • Dismiss the firemen
  • Clear the burnt wreckage
  • Designate a Garbage Zone
  • Clear the canteen wreckage
  • Clear the kitchen wreckage
  • (OPTIONAL) Hire more workmen to speed up demolition
  • Deploy 10 guards around the prison
  • Assign 2 guards to patrol the inner courtyard
  • (OPTIONAL) Take care of your inmates needs
  • (OPTIONAL) Handle the Food needs of your prisoners
  • (OPTIONAL) Handle the recreational needs of your prisoners
  • (OPTIONAL) Handle the environmental needs of your prisoners
  • (OPTIONAL) Clean Clothing
  • (OPTIONAL) Build a Laundrette
  • (OPTIONAL) Hire enough janitors to run your laundry
  • (OPTIONAL) Handle the clothing needs of your prisoners
  • Build a Kitchen (approx 12m sq)
  • Install at least four Cookers
  • Install at least four Fridges
  • Install a Kitchen Sink
  • Place a Bin in the Kitchen
  • Connect the Sink to the water mains
  • (OPTIONAL) Improve the kitchen floor
  • Hire at least 8 Cooks
  • (Automatic) Prepare meals for all inmates
  • Build a Canteen (approx 20m sq)
  • Install two Serving Tables
  • Install at least six Tables
  • Install two Benches around each Table
  • Place a Bin in the Canteen
  • (OPTIONAL) Improve the Canteen floor
  • Install a new sprinkler system
  • Install a couple of sprinklers in the Kitchen
  • Install a couple of sprinklers in the Canteen
  • Connect the kitchen sprinklers to the water mains
  • Connect the canteen sprinklers to the water mains
  • Complete one dinner service by feeding all the prisoners
  • Find all the drugs in the prison
  • Start a drug treatment program
  • (OPTIONAL) Start curing the inmates drug addictions
  • Start a group therapy program for alcoholics
  • (OPTIONAL) Start helping the alcoholics through recovery
  • Build a common room
  • Create a meeting place made up of 8 chairs

[verification needed]

Known Bugs

Game does not detect 8 Chairs if there are 2 or more common rooms. Temporarily clearing the "common room" designation from the other rooms will complete the objective.



  • The Palermo family is probably named after the Italian town of Palermo, a hotspot of the Sicilian Mafia, the Cosa Nostra.
  • the Superior Beds found in the two luxury cells cant be placed normally but they function as beds nevertheless.