What are the divisions of the Detroit Wayne Country Jail?


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Division I of the Wayne County, Michigan, jail system is the Andrew C. Baird Detention Facility, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. Division II is the Old Wayne County Jail and Division III is the William Dickerson Detention Center.

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The Baird Detention Facility is at 570 Clinton St., Detroit, states the sheriff's office. The facility houses inmates who need mental health and medical services. The Baird jail accepts bonds for both inmates at this facility and inmates at the Old Wayne County Jail.

The Old Wayne County Jail is at 525 Clinton St., Detroit. The jjail has a capacity of 770 inmates, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.

The Dickerson Detention Facility is at 3501 Hamtramck Dr., Hamtramck, according to the sheriff's office. The jail, which opened in 1991, has a capacity of 896 inmates. Bonds for Dickerson inmates are accepted only at its facility.

Wayne County's facilities house males and females who are awaiting trial or have been convicted of violating local and state laws, states the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. The jails also house U.S. Marshal detainees. As of 2015, Wayne County has the largest jail system in Michigan with an average daily population of 2,600 inmates.

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