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Job opportunities

We are looking to hire corrections officers and juvenile detention officers. We offer signing bonuses of $12,000 or $25,000 based on experience. Learn more.

The Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention (DAJD) operates safe, secure, and humane detention facilities. These include:

  • King County Correctional Facility (KCCF) in Seattle
  • Maleng Regional Justice Center (MRJC) in Kent
  • Judge Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center (for youth under 18) in Seattle

We also offer community corrections programs that include alternatives to detention.

Adult jail population

Find information about adults in custody in King County. Use our Population Dashboard.


We are taking emergency measures to protect people in custody. Our measures align with local, state and federal public health guidelines. Visit our COVID-19 page for more information.