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Miami-Dade County - Prison System - Florida
Miami Department of Corrections

Miami-Dade County Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation operates the eighth largest jail system in the United States. It oversees and operates four facilities within the county and has the ability to house 7,750 prisoners combined in all facilities at any given time.  There are roughly 4,400 - 4,500 individuals incarcerated daily in all four facilities.  Most inmates in Miami-Dade facilities are awaiting trial or serving sentences which are always less than one year.  The  director of Miami-Dade Department of Corrections and Rehabilition is Marydell Guevara (previously interim-director), who was promoted to this position on June 5, 2014 by Mayor Carlos Giminez.  She is in charge of all prison operations and programs as well as the 2,600+ employees that work at these facilities.  As of November 22, 2012 the Women's Detention Center was deactivated and all prisoners at this facility were taken to Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center.

Miami-Dade Prison Facilities:

Metro West Detention Center - The largest jail in the Miami System with a capacity of 3,098 inmates and an average of 1,900 inmates.  Facility is under the supervision of Captain. E. Rodriguez
Address: 13850 NW 41st Street, Miami, Florida 33178 / Phone: 786-263-5101

Pre-Trial Detention Center - Located in Miami this prison can hold up to 1,712 inmates.  It is used to house individuals in all security levels (minimum - maximum).  This facility is under the command of Captain E. Denson
Address: 1321 NW 13th Street Miami, Florida 33125 / Phone: 786-263-4100

Training and Treatment Center - Located in Miami this center has 1,265 beds and houses males of both misdemeanor and felony offenses.  The facility is currently under the supervision of Captain. C. Young.
Address: 6950 NW 41st Street, Miami, Florida 33166 / Phone: 786-263-5713

Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center - Located in Miami this facility has 1,300 beds and houses both male and female inmates of all custody levels.  This facility is currently under the supervision of Captain Y. Richardson.
Address: 7000 NW 41st Street, Miami, Florida 33166 / Phone: 786-263-5600

Miami-Dade DOC Statistics 2016:

Total Inmates - 4,971 / in facilities: 4,111 / outside facilities: 860
Total Men - 4,463 or 91% of inmates / Total Women - 441 or 9% of inmates
By Facility - Turner Guilford Knight - 1031, Training & Treatment - 537, Miami West - 1,896, Pre-trial Detention - 581, Boot Camp - 84
By Charge - felony (unsentenced) - 2,737, felony (partially sentenced) - 651, felony (sentenced) - 634, hold - 108, misdemeanor (unsentenced) - 243, misdemeanor (partially sentenced)  - 6, misdemeanor (sentenced) - 14
By Race (males and females) - Hispanic - 1496, Non-Hispanic - 1940, Unknown - 1469


Miami-Dade DOC Statistics 2015:

Total Population of Miami-Dade County - 2,653,934
Average Daily Prison Population - 3,982
Incarceration Rate - 1.5%
County Share of State ADP - 7.67%



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Year Built or Opened: 1970 Warden or Supervisor: Director Marydell Guevara Daily Inmate Count: 4971 Total Capacity: 7750 Security Level(s): minimum - maximum

6950 NW 41st St
Miami, FL 33166

Phone Number(s): (786) 263-5713

6950 NW 41st St
Miami, FL 33166