Los Angeles Metropolitan Detention Center
535 N ALAMEDA STREET
LOS ANGELES, CA 90012
213-485-0439 Fax: 213-253-9510
MDC Los Angeles is a Federal Detention Center run by the Western Regional Office of the US Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and holds federal pretrial detainees involved in federal criminal proceedings in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Los Angeles Metropolitan Detention Center is a multi-story high-rise located in downtown Los Angeles, California.
The Los Angeles MDC Detention Center building houses 773 administrative security male and female Federal inmates in dormitory-style cell block housing units at multiple custody levels and is one of 3 Federal detention centers in the state of California.
MDC inmates may receive mail addressed to them at the below address using the indicated format.
INMATE NAME & REGISTER NUMBER
MDC LOS ANGELES
METROPOLITAN DETENTION CENTER
P.O. BOX 1500
LOS ANGELES, CA 90053
Inmates are not allowed to receive packages from home without prior written approval from the inmate’s unit team or authorized staff member at the institution. The only packages an inmate may receive from home are those containing release clothing and authorized medical devices. However, inmates may receive magazines, hard and paperback books directly from the publisher
MDC inmates are authorized 300 minutes of prepaid phone use January through October, and 400 minutes, in November and December. Inmates phone lists can contain 30 approved called numbers and calls a maximum of 15 minutes in length. VAC Communications contracts prison call services to the Bureau of Prisons and MDC. A call costs 21¢ per minute, with 15-minute calls costing $3.15.
Pacific Telephone Company can substantially cut the cost of Los Angeles MDC inmate calls from $3.15 to $1.65 for a 15-minute call! For information call 855-966-8655 or go to www.federalinmatecalling.com/ordering
A federal inmate can receive outside funds from their inmate accounts via a Postal Money order by U.S. Mail as well as a money transfer via Western Union. For additional information on sending money to an inmate please click on the appropriate link.