Contact Information for D.C. Jail

The D.C. jail is a two-building complex located on D Street in Southeast D.C. 

Most men are held at the Central Detention Center (CDF).  The Correctional Treatment Facility (CTF) houses women; older, infirm or otherwise vulnerable men; and juveniles who are being tried as adults. 

The Re-Entry and Sanctions Center (RSC) is located across the street. 


1901 D Street, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20003
Phone: 202-698-4932


1901 E Street, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20003
Phone:  202-790-6601

General counsel:
Inmate Locator:  877-329-7894
Inmate Records:  202-523-7060
Subpoenas:  Lavon Sanders, 202-671-2042
Freedom of Information Requests:  Segun Obebe, 202-671-2042
Law Library:  Lavon Sanders, 202-671-2042
Sentence/Good Time Credit Issues:  202-673-8257
Inmate Property:  202-673-8019
Haircuts/Shaves:  Sandra Thalley for CDF, 202-673-8202 (Tel), 202-698-4888 (Tel), 202-698-4877 (Fax); Debra Wooden for CTF, 202-547-7822 (x72209)(Tel), 202-698-33901 (Fax)