Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center Family & Friends Information

Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES

The Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, 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 Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center 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 Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Jefferson 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 Kentucky Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center 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.

Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Kentucky Jefferson 120


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

700 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

502-574-6486

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Juvenile's first and last name
Louisville Metro Youth Detention Center
700 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202


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