List Of Prison Facilities in District of Columbia

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in District of Columbia. The state of District of Columbia has 8 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.



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Imprisonment Rate

District of Columbia has a staggering imprisonment rate of - per 100,000 people. A total of 1,820 people are currently incarcerated in District of Columbia. 3,495 other convicts are on probation and 2,547 are on parole. View recent arrests in District of Columbia.

Search any prison in District of Columbia using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

District of Columbia Prison and Jail System

District of Columbia has 1 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. 5 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in District of Columbia

District of Columbia Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In District of Columbia By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 3,495
Parole 2,547
Life Sentence -
Total Incarcerated 1,820

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male -
Female -

How To Use The District of Columbia Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in District of Columbia has never been easier, we have 8 prisons in District of Columbia. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in District of Columbia. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In District of Columbia

You can visit an Inmate in District of Columbia only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

District of Columbia DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  1. Online payment through Western Union and OffenderConnect. You can also walk in to a Western-union outlet.
  2. Using Debit or Credit Card at Facility kiosk in the Correctional Treatment Facility (CTF) lobby located at
    1901 E Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003
  3. Using Phone: Call 1 (800) 634-3422 to make telephone deposits. **Fees are applicable.

Contact An Inmate in District of Columbia by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In District of Columbia

8 Facilities in District of Columbia are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In District of Columbia

This is full list of prisons in District of Columbia. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in District of Columbia