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San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: September 5, 2020
San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center
619-232-4311
808 UNION STREET SAN DIEGO, CA, 92101
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San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center is short for San Diego Federal Correctional Institution. The San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center is known as a medium-security facility in San Diego, California.

The facility has a main campus that is home to over 822 inmates along with a satellite prison camp that is home to over 380 inmates.

San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center — General Information

San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center, Federal Prison.
Capacity 822 persons.
808 UNION STREET SAN DIEGO, CA, 92101
https://www.bop.gov/locations/institutions/sdc/
619-232-4311

The San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center has its database within the Federal Bureau of Prisons database. You can search through the inmates and find all of the information you will need here.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Inmates in the San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center can receive mail. Mail time in the San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center is the best time of the week for these inmates.

They get to receive their letters, photos, and even packages.

You will be allowed to send off the following:

  • Letters

  • New Paperback Books

  • Magazines

  • Newspapers

  • Photographs

If you want to send books, newspapers, and magazines, you will need to have them shipped to the San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center from the publisher and/or bookstore.

Keep in mind that all books are required to be new and paperback as well.

Sending Money

The San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center has given inmate three methods of how they can fund an inmate's account.

First and foremost, the fastest way to put money on an inmate’s books is to use either MoneyGram or Western Union. To use either of these services, you should note that it will have a fee.

The other way you can put money on an inmate’s books is to send a money order. The money order will need to have the inmate’s name and their BOP number.

Phone calls

Inmates in the San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center will have the ability to use the telephones that are in the common areas throughout the day.

These phones will be in use if the San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center is not under any sort of lockdown.

Inmates will have to have money in their phone account to use these telephones. Inmates will only be permitted to talk on the phone for 300 minutes each month as well.

Visitation

The San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center and the satellite prison camp has the same visitation hours. The visitation schedule is as follows:

You will need to have completed your visitor application and have it approved prior to being allowed to visit in the San Diego Metropolitan Correctional Center. You will also need your ID card.

Visiting Hours

Monday:
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Thursday:
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday:
4:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday:
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Sunday:
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Holiday:
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Directions

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