DC Central Detention Facility Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: April 21, 2020
DC Central Detention Facility

202-673-7316

1901 D Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20001

http://doc.dc.gov/

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The DC Central Detention Facility is a 20-bed police jail. This detention facility is for adults that have been arrested in the city and county of Washington. When offenders arrive they are first processed and fingerprinted at the intake. Then they are assigned to their own single-person cell that can be found on two levels.

All inmates are provided with breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily as well as the daily basics. During designated times inmates are allowed to visit the library, shop at the commissary, participate in the recreation and hang out at the common area.

This is a medium-security facility so the security is tight. Inmates are escorted from one area to the next. The inmates spend most of their time in their cell.

DC Central Detention Facility — General Information

Facility Name DC Central Detention Facility
Facility Type City Jail
Capacity 2164
Address 1901 D Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20001
Phone 202-673-7316
City Washington
Postal Code 20001
State District of Columbia
County County
Official Website http://doc.dc.gov/

Inmate Search

The names of the inmates that are held in this facility are published at the DC Central Detention Facility. You can also call the jail to locate an inmate if it is more convenient for you.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates at are allowed to receive and send out written letters to loved ones in the mail. All letters must be written in pencil, black or blue ink. Contraband is prohibited. The jail staff inspects all incoming and outgoing mail.

Reading material can be sent to the inmate directly to the DC Central Detention Facility from the publisher.

Sending Money

The DC Central Detention Facility has a kiosk in the lobby where you can fund an inmate’s account. You will need the inmate’s ID number to complete this transaction. There is a fee to use this service.

Most jails also accept cashier’s checks, MoneyGram and Western Union. To learn more about funding an inmate’s account you can call the jail at 202-673-7316.

Phone calls

Inmates have access to phones in their housing area where they can make phone calls to their loved ones. Inmates are able to call with collect calling or they can purchase a phone plan.

Visitation

Inmates at DC Central Detention Facility are allowed to have visitors on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

You will need to keep all of your personal belongings in your vehicle, including your cell phone. However, you will need your government-issued photo ID card. Any visitation can be canceled at any time without reason or notice.

You are required to follow strict dress code rules so please dress modestly when you come for a visit.

Minors under the age of 18 that are immediate family to the inmate are allowed to visit with a legal guardian.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Directions

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