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DC Central Detention Facility


1901 D Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20001


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This jail in Washington, District of Columbia is for misdemeanor offenses. It is a regional facility that serves the needs of 6 different cities in the region. The DC Central Detention Facility allows for in-person visitation as well as remote online visitation. The jail is large in size and can hold up to 2164 inmates at any one time. If you are looking to visit the jail, the location found in most GPSs and online mapping programs is inaccurate. You should manually enter this address into your GPS:

1901 D Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20001

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/

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You can do a lookup online for inmates. You can also call 202-673-7316 if you have any questions when you are searching for an inmate.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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DC Central Detention Facility

1901 D Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20001

You can send letters, softback books, magazines, and newspapers. You can also ship photographs, and inmates can hold on to up to 6 pictures at one time.

Sending Money

Do not send any money, checks, or money orders through the mail. Using a system called TouchPay, you can add money to an inmate’s commissary account. This will allow the inmate to purchase hygiene products and snacks. You can add money at the kiosk in the jail’s lobby, via phone at 202-673-7316, or online. Inmates can also use this money to set up their telephone account so they can make phone calls.

Phone calls

You can establish a telephone account for an inmate at DC Central Detention Facility. There is a system, which allows you to advance pay for inmate’s phone calls, so they will not have to call collect. An inmate can also pay for phone calls using his commissary account. Inmates are not allowed to receive incoming calls, so you should set up a plan for the inmate to call you.


Schedule your visit ahead of time online. All visits should be set up online, and you can call 202-673-7316, if you need help setting up your online visitation request. You can visit online remotely for up to 10 minutes at a time, and can schedule anytime during these time slot: Tuesday through Sunday. You can also schedule a visit to occur in the lobby of the jail. These visits can be scheduled for between 2:00PM and 4:00PM on Tuesdays through Fridays.

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


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