Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility is to protect the public from people who pose a threat to society. Our mission is accomplished by operating a safe, secure, and humane facility that is in compliance with state and federal law, as well as the American Correctional Association standards. Our employees are highly trained professionals and will uphold ethically sound behavior at all times.

Motto: Pride, Performance, Professionalism.


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About the Facility

The Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility, located in Central Falls, RI, is operated by the Central Falls Detention Facility Corporation (CFDFC). It is a quasi-public corporation governed by a five-member Board of Directors appointed by the Mayor of Central Falls. The Board, in turn, appoints an administrator of the corporation who is responsible for overseeing the management and overall operation of the corporation and the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility.

The Facility operates at maximum security providing housing for up to 730 adult male and up to 40 adult female detainees and is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA). During the most recent re-accreditation audit, the Facility received a 100% rating on all mandatory and non-mandatory ACA standards.

Regular inspections of the Facility are conducted by various oversight agencies including the United States Department of Justice, Office of the Federal Detention Trustee; the United States Marshal Service; and Rhode Island Department of Public Health among others.

Detainees housed within the facility are in the custody of the United States Marshal Service’s various jurisdictions including, but not limited to: Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont. The facility also houses detainees who are in the custody of the Fedural Bureau of Prisons, United States Navy, and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe.

Position Available

The Central Falls Detention Facility Corporation is seeking a Warden, responsible for the overall safe, secure, and humane operation of the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility. Desirable candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in criminal justice, public administration, or related field. A minimum of fifteen (15) years of progressive management experience in corrections is required. Prior experience with the Federal Bureau of Prisons is a plus.

Send resume with salary expectations to:

Lori-Ann Pouliot, 950 High Street, Central Falls, RI 02863

e-mail: lpouliot@wyattdetention.com

fax: (401)721-0454.

Deadline to apply: Friday, May 8, 2015 EOE/M/F/D/V

Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility
950 High Street
Central Falls, RI 02863-1506

General Information: 401-729-1190

Fax: 401-729-1194

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Lori Pouliot

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