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U.S. Marshals Service

District of Connecticut

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 Prison is located near the District of Delaware:

Federal Pretrial Facility
Male and Female

Federal Detention Center (FDC) Philadelphia

700 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

(215) 597-4000

State Pretrial Facilities:

Howard R. Young Correctional Institution (HRYCI) (formerly Gander Hill)
1301 East 12th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 429-7700

Delores J. Baylor Women's Correctional Institution (BWCI)
660 Baylor Boulevard
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 577-3004


Salem County Correctional Facility
125 Cemetery Road
Woodstown, NJ 08098
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