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U.S. Marshals Service

District of New Hampshire

Prisoner Detention


GENERAL:   United States Marshal Service is responsible for obtaining adequate detention space to house USMS prisoners in their districts. Detention facilities the USMS uses must meet DOJ detention standards and minimum conditions of confinement.  These conditions are as follows:


1.  Staff is on duty 24 hours a day to supervise prisoners.

2.  Three adequate meals a day are provided to prisoners.


3.  Adequate emergency medical coverage is available 24 hours a day.


4.  Adequate fire and other emergency plans and procedures are followed.


5.  There is adequate security.


6.   Adequate sanitation and hygiene services are available.


7.  An adequate suicide prevention policy is in place.


8.  There is adequate access to prescription drugs.

The following Federal Prisons are located near or within the District of New Hampshire.

Federal Pretrial Facility

Male and Female

Strafford County Department of Corrections
266 County Farm Road
Dover, NH 03820

Essex County Correctional Facility (MALE ONLY)
20 Manning Avenue
Middleton, MA 01949

NH State Prison for Women (FEMALE ONLY)
317 Mast Road
Goffstown, NH 03045

Federal Prison procedures and general information can be reviewed at is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice