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U.S. Marshals Service

Southern District of New York

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 Southern District of New York.

Designated Federal Prison(s) within the New York City Area:

Male and Female

MCC New York
150 Park Row
New York, NY 10007
(212) 240-9656

MDC Brooklyn

80 29th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11232
(718) 840-4200



PO Box 300

Ray Brook, NY 12977
(518) 891-5400

FCI Otisville

PO Box 600
Otisville, NY 10963
(845) 386-5855

Fort Dix

PO Box 38
Fort Dix, NJ 08640
(609) 723-1100

FMC Devens

42 Patton Road
Devens, MA 01432
(978) 796-1000


FCI Danbury

33 1/2 Pembroke Road
Danbury, CT 06811
(203) 743-6471

Federal Prison procedures and general information can be reviewed at

New York Prisoner Locator

Note:  Currently there are no Federal Detention Facilities for Juvenile Offenders within the New York City Area, but there are several state and local county facilities that are contracted by the United States Marshal Service for housing. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice