Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department

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The Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department is an agency of the government of Miami-Dade County, Florida. It has its headquarters in the Gladeview census-designated place in an unincorporated area.[1] The agency has the eighth largest jail system in the United States. As of 2012 about 6,000 people are incarcerated in the facilities of the department. The agency houses pre-trial prisoners and post-trial prisoners who are serving sentences of 364 or fewer days.[2]

Facilities[edit]

As of 2012, on average the prisons hold around 7,000 prisoners.[3]

  • Metro West Detention Center
    • Located in an unincorporated area. It is the largest jail in the county and has a capacity of 3,098 prisoners.[4]
  • Pre-Trial Detention Center
    • Located in Miami. It has a capacity of 1,712 prisoners. It houses prisoners of all ranges from those with the most serious charges to those of the most minor charges.[5]
  • Training and Treatment Center
    • Located in an unincorporated area. It has a capacity of 1,265 prisoners.[6]
  • Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center (men and women)
    • Located in an unincorporated area. It has a capacity of 1,300 prisoners.[7]
  • Women's Detention Center
    • Located in Miami. It has a capacity of 375 prisoners.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Corrections." Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department. Retrieved on September 16, 2012. "Headquarters 2525 NW 62nd Street Miami, Florida 33147"
  2. ^ "Home." (Archive) Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department. Retrieved on September 16, 2012.
  3. ^ "Correctional Facilities." (Archive) Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department. Retrieved on September 16, 2012.
  4. ^ "Metro West Detention Center." Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department. Retrieved on September 16, 2012. "Address: 13850 NW 41st Street, Miami, Florida 33178"
  5. ^ "Pre-Trial Detention Center." Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department. Retrieved on September 16, 2012. "Address: 1321 NW 13th Street Miami, Florida 33125"
  6. ^ "Training and Treatment Center." Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department. Retrieved on September 16, 2012. "Address: 6950 NW 41st Street, Miami, Florida 33166"
  7. ^ "Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center." Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department. Retrieved on September 16, 2012. "Address: 7000 NW 41st Street, Miami, Florida 33166"
  8. ^ "Women's Detention Center." Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department. Retrieved on September 16, 2012. "Address: 1401 NW 7th Avenue Miami, Florida 33136"

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