DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) Inmate Search and Prison Details

DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) is operated under supervision of District of Columbia Department of Corrections and it is a City Jail of Washington D.C. The complete address of DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) is 1901 D Street, SE, Washington D.C., USA having postal code of 20001.

The sentence duration in DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) facility varies from less than a year and majority of inmates kept in DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) are convicted from minor nature crimes.


Facility NameDC Department of Corrections - Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail)
Facility TypeCity Jail
AuthorityDistrict of Columbia DOC
Address1901 D Street, SE, Washington D.C. USA. 20001
Phone(202) 673-7316
Websitehttp://doc.dc.gov/
Mailing Address1901 D Street, SE, Washington D.C. USA. 20001
Sentence Durationless than a year
Crime NatureMinor Nature Crimes

DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) Inmate Search


To lookup details of inmate currently serving their sentence in DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) facility managed by District of Columbia Department of Corrections, you need to visit the official District of Columbia DOC Inmate Lookup page here.

Once the District of Columbia DOC search page is load, enter the inmate details like inmate’s first and last name, age, date of birth, sex/gender in the respective location, then click on search button.

All the inmates matching the details provided above will be shown in search result. Provide as much details as possible to get the most precise results.

Alternative Method to Search Inmate

You can also search the inmates incarcerated in DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) by visiting the weblink provided in ‘DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) Prison Details Table’. If you still not able to locate the inmate then you can get the assistance by contacting the DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) representative through phone call at (202) 673-7316 to get the details about the inmate.

There may be a chance that the inmate you are searching is not in Washington D.C. If this is the case then you can go on home page of InmateLocatorSearch and search on different or appropriate State.

You can send mail or package to the your loved one currently incarcerated in DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) to following address.

1901 D Street, SE, Washington D.C. City, County, USA. Postal Code: 20001

Keep in mind you cannot send any of the following things to inmates in DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail):

  • Any kind of weapon
  • Any kind of escape plan from prisons like blueprints
  • Any kind of drugs
  • Any incite violence material.
  • Any sexuality material

You can send any of the following allowed items to your loved one incarcerated in DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail):

  • Pictures
  • Letters or Postcards
  • Pre approved packages
  • Clothes + Shoes
  • Food + Snacks
  • Hygiene Products

Sending Money

You can send money to the inmate incarcerated in DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail), as it has many benefits and it can provide some relief to your loved one. The money will be deposit in an inmate account which is in the Inmate Trust Fund. It’s like the bank account of the prisoners. There is a prison commissary in every prison which is in simple words a store where inmates can purchase items through inmate account (which is in the Inmate Trust Fund).

You can send money to inmates incarcerated in DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) electronically through check or money order. Other than that while visiting our loved one in DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail), you can deposit cash on inmate’s account at DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) administrative office.

Please provide complete inmate details such as correct inmate name and inmate ID while sending money.

Phone calls

Inmates can call to their loved ones from DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) phone service by using available credit from their inmate account from Inmate Trust Fund. You can also call your loved ones but that is more expensive. For more details you can contact the DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) administration by phone. Other than that there are some companies providing these services on cheap rate as well.

Visitation Rules

If you are planning to visit your loved one in DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail), then first confirm that you are in visitation list approved by the inmate, otherwise you will not allow to visit the inmate. You can confirm about yourself enlisted in approved  visitation list by contacting DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) representative through call.

Other than that you must not have a felony crime record. You must have valid and up to date government ID. The visitors of 16 years or lower age can visit along with their guardians only. These are some points you must kept in your mind while planning to visit your loved one in DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) facility.

While visiting DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) you have keep few things in mind (listed below)

Dress Code

While visiting DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) you have to abide by the dress code given on official website. As a general rule of thumb the dress that is appropriate for an open gathering is acceptable. On contrast the provocative or revealing clothes may considered as inappropriate to wear while visiting your inmate. Although you have to see the website of DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) to get the complete list of prohibited dressing but in general the following clothing items are not permitted:

  • Backless Tops
  • Bathing Suits
  • Crop Tops
  • Dresses / Skirts with a high-cut split in the back, front, or side
  • Halter Tops
  • Hats/Caps
  • Leotards
  • Low-cut Blouses / Dresses
  • Mini Skirts
  • Revealing Shorts
  • Similar to Inmates clothing (green / khaki military-type)
  • See-through garments
  • Skirts two inches or more above the knee
  • Sleeveless Garments
  • Spandex
General Behavior

Normally many people are visiting their inmates in same meeting room so you should keep your meeting quietly, orderly, and dignifiedly while visiting your inmate at DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail). If you misbehave, the visiting room officer can order you to leave the meeting and cancel your visit.

Visiting Timings

Please consult the jail page for the latest visiting timings of DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) to avoid any inconvenience.

Monday07:30 am - 09:00 pm
Tuesday07:30 am - 09:00 pm
Wednesday07:30 am - 09:00 pm
Thursday07:30 am - 09:00 pm
Friday07:30 am - 09:00 pm
Saturday07:30 am - 02:30 pm
Sunday07:30 am - 02:30 pm

Washington D.C. Jails

In Washington D.C. there are 5 different prisons where inmates are kept. If you are not able to locate your inmate on DC Department of Corrections – Central Detention Facility (CDF/DC Jail) then you can look at different prisons located in Washington D.C. listed below: