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Nevada Southern Detention Center

Nevada Southern Detention Center

Customer base: U.S. Marshals Service, Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Facility Type: Medium, Owned since 2010
2190 East Mesquite Avenue, Pahrump, NV 89060
Phone: 775-751-4500 Fax: 775-751-8763

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Brian Koehn, Warden

Facility Leader: Brian Koehn, Warden

Brian Koehn was named warden at Nevada Southern Detention Center in September 2018, after having served as warden at Cibola County Correctional Center since 2016. Koehn joined CoreCivic in 1992 as a sergeant at Prairie Correctional Facility, where he later served as assistant shift supervisor, SORT commander, and Training manager. He became chief of security at Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, where he was promoted to assistant warden. He transferred to Idaho Correctional Facility as assistant warden before becoming director of Security at the Facility Support Center, and later warden at Florence Correctional Center and Metro-Davidson County Detention Facility. Prior to joining CoreCivic, Koehn served for four years in the U.S. Marine Corps, one year in the Marine Corps Reserve, and 11 years in the Army National Guard. Koehn holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from St. Cloud State University.

Facility PREA Information

The following information is provided in accordance with PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003). Learn more

Compliance Manager: Brandon Delaney, Chief of Unit Management

Third Party Reporting Method(s):

Forwarding a letter to the Warden/Administrator, sealing and marking it “confidential.”

2190 E. Mesquite Ave,

Pahrump, NV 89048

Calling or writing someone outside the facility who can notify facility administrative staff;

Forwarding a letter to security staff, sealing and marking it “confidential”;

Forwarding a letter to the


ATTN: Managing Director Div. VI, Facility Operations

10 Burton Hills Blvd.

Nashville, TN 37215

Forwarding a letter to:


3330 Las Vegas Blvd. S.

Ste. 2058

Las Vegas, NV 89109


Calling the USMS via the following no-charge number: 1-800-869-4499

Calling the Las Vegas Rape Crises Center:  702-385-2153

Facility PREA Policy (14-2):

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: March 2-4, 2015

PREA Audit Report: Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: July 24-26, 2017

PREA Audit Report: Download

For media inquiries please consult Kayla Gieni, the Public Information Officer for this facility.