Metropolitan Correctional Center, San Diego


The Metropolitan Correctional Center, San Diego (MCC San Diego) is an administrative detention facility located in California. It serves as a federal prison for male and female inmates of all security levels.

The MCC San Diego was established to provide secure housing and detention for federal inmates awaiting trial or sentencing in the Southern District of California. It opened its doors to inmates in a temporary facility in 1988, and the permanent facility was completed in 2012. The facility aims to ensure individuals’ safe and humane custody while they await their legal proceedings.

The MCC San Diego is designed as an administrative security metropolitan correctional centre. It houses inmates from various backgrounds and security levels. The facility prioritizes safety, security, and the well-being of both staff and inmates. It provides essential medical care, mental health services, and educational programs to facilitate rehabilitation during incarceration.

Family and friends play a crucial role in supporting inmates in custody. The MCC San Diego allows visitation to maintain connections between inmates and their loved ones.

The visitation schedule for Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) San Diego is as follows:

  • Visitation is available five days a week.
  • A maximum of three visitors, including children, are permitted per visit.
  • Visits are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.

For further information about the Metropolitan Correctional Center, San Diego, including inmate records search and visitation details, individuals can refer to the official website of the Federal Bureau of Prisons or utilise online inmate search platforms specific to the state of California.




SAN DIEGO, CA  92101






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