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Dakota Juvenile Detention Center

The Dakota Juvenile Detention Center.

The Dakota Juvenile Detention Center was a juvenile detention center located in the city of Dakota.


After the detention center became derelict, the Meta-Breed used it as their hideout. When they deduced that Virgil Hawkins could be Static, they kidnapped him and locked him inside a cell. However, Hawkins' friend, Richie Foley, became the superhero Gear and defeated the Meta-Breed but not without convincing them that Hawkins wasn't Static.[1] After that defeat, the Meta-Breed abandoned the dentention center and moved out to another hideout.[2]


Static Shock


  1. Burnett, Alan (writer) & McDuffie, Dwayne (teleplay) & Uncredited director (February 1, 2003). "Gear". Static Shock. Season 3. Episode 2 (airdate). Episode 29 (production). Kids WB!.
  2. Semper Jr., John, (writer), Burnett, Alan (writer) & Drost, Chuck (director) (May 22, 2004). "Power Outage". Static Shock. Season 4. Episode 13 (airdate). Episode 52 (production). Kids WB!.