The Miami-Dade County Women's Jail
in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Miami-Dade County Women's Jail
are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.
The men, women and juveniles being held in the Miami-Dade County Women's Jail
are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Miami-Dade County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Florida Prison
or Federal Prison System
Inmates in the Miami-Dade County Women's Jail
are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.
The other jail facilities in Miami-Dade County, Florida are: Miami-Dade County Boot Camp
, Miami-Dade County Jail - TGK Correctional Center
, Miami-Dade Metro West Detention Center
, Miami-Dade Pre-Trial Detention Center
, Miami-Dade Training & Treatment Center
. In addition, Miami-Dade County houses the following juvenile facility: Miami-Dade County Juvenile Detention Center
On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Miami-Dade County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Miami-Dade County Women's Jail
Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Miami-Dade County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.
Miami-Dade County Women's Jail Inmate Search
Miami-Dade County Corrections
** As of November 2012 this facility will no longer house Female Inmates. They will now be housed in the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center or in the Pre-Trial Detention Center. **
1401 N. W. 7th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
Jail (Main): 786-263-5690
The Women's Detention Center, despite it's name, no longer houses women.
Miami Dade County Corrections is comprised of seven different adult facilities and programs: The Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, the Metro West Detention Center, the Women's Detention Center (which no longer houses female inmates), the Pre-Trial Detention Center (which is where all offenders are booked), the Training and Treatment Center, the Boot Camp, and a Work Release program. All juveniles that are arrested are taken to the Juvenile Assessment Center for processing. For Information about the Juvenile Services Department, go here.
Each of the Miami Dade County Detention Centers above contain complete information about inmates, where to locate them, visitation schedules, receiving phone calls from inmates, sending them mail, putting money into their commissary accounts, their criminal case and court information, re-entry resources, Most Wanted bulletins, arrest warrants and much more.