The Richardson Police Department Detention Facility is located at 140 N. Greenville Avenue, telephone number 972-744-4820. The facility was completed in 1996 and has the capacity to house 70 prisoners. The Detention Division houses arrested persons pending their release on bond, transfer to other facilities such as county jails or appearance in court. The modern facilities provide secure containment along with the capability to serve meals and provide medical assistance as needed.
The Detention Facility employs fifteen (15) Detention Officers and is overseen by a Lieutenant and three (3) Supervisors. Detention Officers are trained in the following:
- Basic Detention Officer Certification
- Notary Public
- Intoxilyzer Operators
- CPR Certification
- Defensive Tactics