The jail is also known as the Adult Detention Center and is operated by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office. It is located in two different buildings in downtown.
The Adult Corrections Facility provides short-term (up to one year) custody and programming for adult offenders convicted of felony, gross misdemeanor, and misdemeanor offenses. The facility has a capacity of – beds in the men's section and 78 beds in the women's.
The Hennepin County jail, formally called the adult detention center, is a pre-trial facility in downtown Minneapolis. Inmates are housed in the public safety.