Articles tagged: D.C. jail
For incarcerated D.C. residents, poor conditions aren’t new—but it took a pandemic to prompt changes
Tyrone Walker memorized one specific sentence in the bio of Tom Faust, the director of the D.C. Department of Corrections (DOC).
Unannounced inspections part of D.C. Jail class-action settlement
DOC has agreed to five unannounced inspections of the D.C. Jail over the next six months as part of a recent class-action lawsuit settlement.
Joel Castón, Georgetown Prison Scholar and ANC Commissioner, released from incarceration
After nearly 30 years of incarceration, Joel Castón is home. A mentor, advocate, advisory neighborhood commissioner, and former member of Georgetown’s Prison Scholars Program (PSP), Castón was released from the... Read more
Incarcerated persons in D.C. jail transferred due to mistreatment
An unannounced inspection of the D.C. jail, formally known as the Central Detention Facility (CDF), resulted in the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) determining that the conditions of the jail do... Read more