Detroit Detention Center

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Detroit Detention Center (DDC)
LocationDetroit, Michigan
Coordinates42°25′24″N 83°02′38″W / 42.42333°N 83.04389°W / 42.42333; -83.04389Coordinates: 42°25′24″N 83°02′38″W / 42.42333°N 83.04389°W / 42.42333; -83.04389
StatusOpen
Security classDetention center
Capacity200
OpenedAugust 2013
Managed byDetroit Police Department, Michigan Department of Corrections

Detroit Detention Center (DDC) is a detention center located in eastern Detroit, Michigan. The facility, which operates as a central lockup for Detroit, is staffed by personnel from the Detroit Police Department and the Michigan Department of Corrections.[1]

General[edit]

The facility, which operates as a central lockup for Detroit and can hold up to 200 detainees.[1] It is adjacent to the Detroit Reentry Center.

History[edit]

The facility previously housed Mound Correctional Facility, which was closed on January 8, 2012.[2][3] It was reopened as part of an inter-agency collaboration between the State of Michigan and City of Detroit in August 2013 as the Detroit Detention Center.[1]

Staffing[edit]

It was reopened as part of an inter-agency collaboration between the State of Michigan and City of Detroit in an effort to reduce the number of Detroit police officers required to staff the facility. The Michigan Department of Corrections provides the center with 51 staff.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Damron, Gina (August 1, 2013). "New detention center opening in Detroit as part of city-state collaboration". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved 2015-01-10.
  2. ^ "Mound Correctional Facility to Close." Michigan Department of Corrections. Retrieved on December 27, 2012.
  3. ^ "Mound Correctional Facility."