DC Central Detention Facility, DC Inmate Roster

Updated on: January 12, 2021
DC Central Detention Facility

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • 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
  • Holiday Closed

DC Central Detention Facility Basic Information

Facility Name
DC Central Detention Facility
Facility Type
City Jail
1901 D Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20001
Postal Code
District of Columbia
Official Website
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Did you get a call from DC Central Detention Facility, and aren’t sure what to do next? Those that are arrested within Washington city limits will be booked into the DC Central Detention Facility located at 1901 D Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20001.

The DC Central Detention Facility is designed to reduce anxiety levels for those who have been arrested. The process proceeds as following:

  • Offender is properly identified
  • Paperwork is submitted complete and accurate
  • Offender’s personal property is properly recorded.
  • Offender is seen by a medical staff for a health screen.
  • Fingerprint process is completed
  • Offenders are booked and remain in custody until court, bail, bond, release, or sentencing.

Inmate Search

Once you get that devastating phone call, you will want to do an inmate search to ensure the offender has in fact been booked in the DC Central Detention Facility. You will want to write down the inmate’s ID # as, facility location, and their pending bail amount.

To do an inmate search online, click here. You can search using the inmate’s first and last name or their ID#. To get information about the offender, simply click on their name.

Bail and Bond

Most offenders who are arrested will have the opportunity to be bailed out of jail. Keep in mind that it may take up to 24-hours for the bond amount to be set as the courts must weigh the offense and how many times a person has been arrested with the amount of the bond.

Bail can be posted at any time, seven days a week at 1901 D Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20001, or online. You must post cash in the exact amount for bail.

If you are unable to pay the full bail amount in cash, you can consult with a bondsman. A bondsman will pay the bail on your behalf with only a portion of it up front.

Phone Privileges

For inmates that will be staying in the jail for their sentence or a longer period of time, they will need to have a prepaid phone account set up. This prepaid account allows inmates to make calls to any number.

To set up a prepaid account, you can call 202-673-7316.

Sending Mail

Sending mail to an inmate is still one of the best forms of communication. Inmates can both send and receive correspondence. Keep in mind they will not be allowed to receive packages. To send mail to an inmate, use the following example:

Inmate Name: John Doe

ID#: 998877

Facility: DC Central Detention Facility

Address: 1901 D Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20001

City, State, Zip Code: Washington

Sending Money

Inmates who are spending a longer duration of time will occasionally need things from commissary such as writing supplies, hygiene products, and clothing items. To get these items, an inmate will need to have money on their account. You can place money on an inmate's account in the following three ways:

  1. Online: Access Corrections
  2. By Phone: Call 866-345-1884
  3. At a Kiosk: Kiosks are located inside the DC Central Detention Facility’s visiting area.

To obtain any other information about inmates being housed within the DC Central Detention Facility, call 202-673-7316.

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