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Nevada Southern Detention Center

Nevada Southern Detention Center

Customer base: U.S. Marshals Service, Nye County - Facility Type: Medium, Owned since 2010
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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: Raye Swinea, Classification Coordinator


Third Party Reporting Method(s):



Nevada Southern Detention Center at 775-751-4504

For United States Marshal Service inmates call

Toll Free Number 1-280-869-4499 Department of Justice

For ICE detainees call the ICE Detention Reporting and Information Line: 1-888-351-4024



Warden's Office

Nevada Southern Detention Center

2190 East Mesquite Ave

Pahrump, NV 89060


United States Marshal Service

Office of Inspector General

950 Pennsylvania Ave, Room 4706
Washington, DC 20537



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Facility PREA Policy (14-2): Download

PREA Audit Date or Scheduled Audit Date: September 28-30, 2020

PREA Audit Report: Download

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

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

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