MDC Los Angeles Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: November 2, 2021
MDC Los Angeles

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The Los Angeles Federal Correctional Institution is also known as MDC Los Angeles for short.

The MDC Los Angeles was constructed back in 1977. The MDC Los Angeles is a minimum-security federal institution with a detention center. The main campus at the MDC Los Angeles is a medium-security and the detention center is minimum-security.

Originally the MDC Los Angeles was designed to house juvenile inmates, but this completely changed back in 1984. As of late, the MDC Los Angeles only houses male inmates.

Together the main campus and the detention center can house over 769 inmates at one given time.

The MDC Los Angeles is composed of 5 housing units. These housing units contain multiple occupancy cells with 6 single-person cells as well.

The MDC Los Angeles also comes equipped with a Special Housing Unit, which can comfortably house 24 inmates.

The detention center is composed of 4 open style dormitory housing units.

The MDC Los Angeles also offers its inmates self-improving programs and educational programs as well. Inmates will have the chance to earn their GED, if they do not have one already.

Inmates will also have the chance to have a work assignment. A work assignment can be anything from the following:

  • Food Services

  • Orderlies

  • Safety

  • Health Services

  • Commissary

  • Education

  • Laundry

  • Recreation

MDC Los Angeles - General Information

  • Facility Name

    MDC Los Angeles

  • Facility Type

    Federal Prison

  • Address

    535 N ALAMEDA STREET LOS ANGELES, CA, 90012

  • Phone

    213-485-0439

  • Capacity

    769

  • City

    Los Angeles

  • Postal Code

    90012

  • State

    California

  • Country

    Los angeles

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    MDC Los Angeles

  • Facility Type

    Federal Prison

  • Address

    535 N ALAMEDA STREET LOS ANGELES, CA, 90012

  • Phone

    213-485-0439

  • Capacity

    769

  • Country

    Los angeles

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Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

The MDC Los Angeles is a federal prison that is operated under the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

With technology so advance, the Federal Bureau of Prisons has their full extensive inmate roster available on the web for you to search through.

You can search this roster with the following information:

  • BOP Number

  • Inmate Name

  • Age

  • Race

Send a Mail/Package

What’s best about serving out time here in the MDC Los Angeles is being able to write and send letters to inmates.

Before you send a letter to an inmate, you will need to verify with them, if they are located on the main campus or if they are in the detention center. These two campuses have two separate addresses you will be sending mail to.

If the inmate you are sending mail to is located on the main campus, you will send letters to the following address:

Inmate Name, ID Number

MDC Los Angeles

535 N ALAMEDA STREET LOS ANGELES, CA, 90012

If the inmate you are sending mail to is in the detention center, you will send letters to the following address:

Inmate Name, ID Number

MDC Los Angeles Satellite Camp

535 N ALAMEDA STREET LOS ANGELES, CA, 90012

Please note you will need to prior approval to send any care packages to inmates.

Sending Money

The MDC Los Angeles provides you three different ways to send inmates money.

Why do inmates need money you may ask?

Inmates will need money in their accounts to pay any fees associated with their stay in the facility, to call home, to send letters home, and to purchase various items from the prison’s commissary.

You can send money by money order, MoneyGram, and even Western Union.

Phone Calls

Communication is a big deal for inmates and families alike. You will not be permitted to contact the MDC Los Angeles to talk to the inmate, but they will be able to pick up the phone to contact you.

Inmates will be responsible to have money in their phone account to ensure they can make these calls. All calls will be limited to 15-minutes. Inmates will have 300 minutes of phone time a month from January to October to use. During the holiday's inmates will get an extra 100 minutes a month they can use.

Visitation Rules

The MDC Los Angeles will permit inmates to have visitors on Saturdays Sundays, and Mondays between the hours of 8 am to 3 pm.

The detention center will permit inmates to have visitors on Saturdays, and Sundays between the hours of 8 am to 3 pm.

In both facilities, when inmates have visitors, they will only be permitted 4 visitors at once. This number does include those under the age of 16 as well.

At the beginning of each month, every inmate will have 30 visiting points. Weekday visits will cost 1 point and weekend visits will cost 2 points.

If you are going to visit an inmate that is situated in the Special Housing Unit, you will only be permitted to visit on the third Thursday each month during the hours of 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
    2:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    2:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Thursday
    5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Friday
    2:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Saturday
    8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Sunday
    8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Directions

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