Clark County Detention Center Information

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The Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

The Clark County Detention Center is a Las Vegas Jail and is one of the biggest jails in the entire State of Nevada. It has the responsibility of holding inmates for charges within Clark County, and other charges from North Las Vegas and the City of Las Vegas (the City of Las Vegas has its own jail for misdemeanor charges). The Clark County Detention Center also holds individuals who wanted for extradition to another jurisdiction, individuals waiting for a bail hearing or trial, or individuals serving a sentence of 364 days or less. In recent years the facility has struggled with overcrowding.

Contact Information of the Clark County Detention Center

Address:

Clark County Detention Center
330 South Casino Center
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

Email:

CCDC@lvmpd.com

Phone:

(702) 671-3900

 

How to Find an Inmate in the Clark County Detention Center

To find an inmate please use the Clark County Detention Center’s Inmate Search.

Alternatively, you may also call the facility at 702-671-3900.

To find inmate information online or on the phone you will need to have the following information:

  • The Full Name of the inmate, or
  • The Identification Number of the inmate, or
  • The Case Number

How to Call an Inmate in the Clark County Detention Center

All telephone calls from an inmate in the Clark County Detention Center are collect calls. The party accepting the collect call will be billed by the telephone company.

Inmates cannot receive any phone calls unless it is an emergency phone call. In emergency situations a caller would call the facility at 702-671-5700.

A person in custody may make outgoing collect calls. CenturyLink now handles the calls, and it is a good idea that the individual receiving the calls set up an account with CenturyLink. CenturyLink’s customer service number is 888-506-8407.

Note: cell phone owners must create an account to receive collect calls, and inmates cannot use any prepaid calling cards.

All phone calls are recorded. It is a good idea to refrain from discussing things that might be misunderstood to make the defendant look guilty.

The Clark County Detention Center is equipped with TTY machines to accommodate hearing impairment, and a telephone interpretation service is available to assist non-English speakers.

Visiting an Inmate

Please note: All visitors must first register in person at the Clark County Detention Center before scheduling a visit, and are required to present a valid Photo ID and their e-mail address. You may register between 7:30 A.M and 11:00 P.M any day of the week.

After Registration, visitors will schedule all visits on one of our kiosks or via the Internet on the Clark County Detention Center’s Inmate Visitation Scheduling Webpage.

Download Instructions on Scheduling a Visit over the Web.

Social visiting hours are as follows:

  • 7:30 A.M.-10:30 A.M.
  • 6:30 P.M.-11:30 P.M.

Professional Monday-Friday:

  •  8:00 A.M.-10:30 A.M.
  • 12:30 P.M.-4:00 P.M.
  • 7:00 P.M.-11:00 P.M.

The end time of each session is the time that all visits are to be completed.

Public Saturday and Sunday:

  • 7:30 A.M.-10:30 A.M.
  • 12:30 P.M.-4:30 P.M.
  • 6:30 P.M.-11:30 P.M.

Professional Saturday and Sunday:

  •  8:00 A.M.-10:30 A.M.
  • 1:00 P.M.-3:30 P.M.
  • 7:00 P.M.-11:00 P.M.

Visitation Guidelines

Please note that the start of visiting hours can be delayed due to unforeseen circumstances.

  • Three (3) VISITORS PER VISIT (children over 1 year old count as a visitor)
  • The use of cell phones during visitation is not allowed and will result in your visit ending early
  • Each Visitor over 13 years of age shall produce proper identification
  • Visitors will be checked randomly for Warrants
  • Inmates will be allowed visiting privileges based on their housing assignment and behavior
  • Visiting shall be restricted only by space limitations, personnel availability, classification, and disciplinary actions
  • All visitors are screened before entering The Clark County Detention Center.
  • Visitors are subject to search
  • No visitation during meal times, lock down times and inmate count
  • All phone conversations are subject to being monitored excluding attorney-client privileges
  • Visitor under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minors may not be left in the lobby area unattended
  • Visitors may be asked to leave the facility in an event of an emergency
  • Visitors not acting appropriately or not following the facility rules will be escorted off the premises
  • Smoking, eating, or drinking is not permitted in Visitation area
  • Visits may be denied for above reasons, but not limited to the reasons listed

Detention Center Visiting Dress Code

  • Shirt and shoes must be worn at all times
  • Shirts and blouses must be able to be tucked in No “spaghetti straps,” tank tops, tube tops, or sleeveless shirts
  • No short-shorts or mini skirts Underwear must be completely concealed
  • No profane, sexually explicit, or derogatory language on clothing
  • No hats, ball caps, skull caps, or “du-rags”

Sending Mail to an Inmate

All incoming mail will be opened and inspected for contraband prior to delivery.

The following information is required on all incoming inmate mail:

Inmate Name
ID #
Clark County Detention Center
330 South Casino Center Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Publications acceptable for distribution to inmates include magazines, periodicals, soft-covered books, and newspapers must be mailed directly from a publisher or commercial dealer.  Items from a commercial dealer must clearly identify the contents.  Pornographic material of any kind will not be allowed or accepted.

Packages: Will not be accepted without prior approval of the responsible Bureau Lieutenant.

The following items and contents listed (but not limited to) will not be allowed in the inmate’s mail:

  • Un-cancelled stamps, blank stationery or cards, blank or self-addressed envelopes and cards with glitter.
  • Nude, partially nude, or sexually explicit items in nature.
  • Obscene literature.
  • Any article that could be considered a health hazard.
  • Cards, letters, or photographs that are glued, taped, or stapled together.
  • Cards or photographs larger than 6″ x 8″; acceptable-sized photos are limited to 15.
  • Any article containing or having been marked with any substance(s) not readily identifiable as being acceptable; including but not limited to:  glitter, crayon, or white-out.
  • Any item that could be used to circumvent or subvert the safety and security of the facility.

Transferring funds to and from an inmate

Funds must be received in the business office by 1 pm, Monday through Friday (excluding Holidays) to guarantee availability to the inmate for commissary purchases on the next day. Once funds are deposited to an inmate’s account, no refunds will be given.

Funds may be deposited to an inmate’s account in the following ways:

1. Credit/Debit Card – Touchpay is the vendor used to accept credit/debit card transactions to send money to an inmate’s trust account. Touchpay is available on-line at www.touchpaydirect.com or over the telephone at 1-866-232-1899. Please keep in mind that Touchpay charges fees for each transaction ($2.95 to $4.95 plus 3.5% for each deposit).

2. Cash Funds – Cash funds may be deposited in a kiosk located in the Clark County Detention Center lobby.

The information required to make a deposit:

Clark County Detention Center Facility #289101
Inmate Name
Inmate ID #

Transactions will be posted to the inmate’s account within 24 hours (usually within 15 minutes). It is the responsibility of the person depositing the funds (known as remitter) to provide complete and correct information. Funds will be deposited to the account of the inmate selected by the remitter. The Clark County Detention Center is not liable for funds deposited to an incorrect account.

3. By Mail – Acceptable funds may also be sent through mail for placement on an inmate’s account.  All funds for inmates must be sent to:

Inmate Name and ID# (must be on envelope)
Clark County Detention Center
330 S Casino Center Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89101

4. Checks or Money Orders – It is the policy of the Department to accept any money order for placement on an inmate’s account:

  • Money orders should be made payable to “CCDC Inmate Trust Account.”
  • The inmate’s name and ID# should appear somewhere on the money order.
  • Any out-dated or altered money order will not be accepted for deposit onto the inmate’s account.
  • Personal checks, cashier’s checks, and checks issued from businesses (such as Payroll checks) are NOT ACCEPTABLE for deposit on the inmate’s account.
  • All acceptable funds sent via mail will be posted to the trust accounts of inmates who are housed at CCDC within one business day (excluding weekends and holidays) of receiving the funds in the Business Office.

Money Releases

An inmate who is in permanent housing may only release funds from his or her account to a business or legal entity. An inmate who is in booking may release funds from his or her account to an outside person, business, or legal entity.

  • All money releases to an outside person are held for 24 hours before the funds may be released.
  • Funds will only be released Monday – Friday from 7:00 am to 3:45 pm, excluding holidays.
  • The person picking up the funds must have a valid government issued photo ID (i.e. State ID card, Driver’s License, Passport, Military ID, etc.).
  • Only checks will be issued.
  • An inmate may not transfer funds from his or her account to the account of another inmate.

Shopping privileges for persons in custody at the Clark County Detention Center

The Clark County Detention Center has a commissary. A jail or prison commissary is a store within a correctional facility, from which inmates may purchase products such as hygiene items, snacks, writing instruments, etc. Spices, including those packaged with instant ramen noodles, are a popular item due to the often bland nature of prison food.

Commissary Delivery Schedule (One time per week)

  • North Tower – Friday Night
  • South Tower – Saturday Night
  • North Valley – Thursday Night

Safety at the Clark County Detention Center

The guards who work the floors are armed with pepper spray and not guns. There are cameras that monitor activity in every room except for the showers and single-person cells.

If an inmate has been convicted of a misdemeanor or non-violent crime they will be place in a dormitory type of environment. This is an open area with bunk beds that house up to 74 inmates per pod. Other inmates are housed in single or two person cells.

Security in the North Tower is managed from a Control Room which is manned by Control  Room  Operators  (CROs)  are  responsible  for  controlling  the  movement  of  both  staff  and  inmates  throughout  the facility. This  is  done  through  observation  using close circuit televisions  and  cameras  (CCTV) in  conjunction  with  monitoring and  dispatching radio  communications. CROs are  responsible  for  ensuring  that  all  doors  and  elevators  within  the  facility remain secure.  The Control Room is staffed by a minimum of five CROs on the dayshift and four CROs on the nightshift.

If you know anyone at the Clark County Detention Center who may be targeted by another inmate you may call the Detention Center at at 702-671-5700 or 702-671-5701 to let them know what’s going on.

Medical Needs at the Clark County Detention Center

The Clark County Detention Center must give an individual in custody all their necessary medical and prescription drug needs, and this includes providing special medical wards for inmates who are sick.

If you know anyone at the Clark County Detention Center who may be injured, or lacking adequate medical treatment you may the Detention Center at 702-671-5700 or 702-671-5701 to let them know what’s going on.

How to bail someone out at the Clark County Detention Center

Fees

  • $50 filing fee will be imposed on all bail bonds.
  • $40 filing fee will be imposed on all bail for North Las Vegas and Henderson Justice Courts.
  • $40 filing fee will be imposed on all bail for Las Vegas Justice Court.
  • Authorized methods of payment for this filing fee are: cash, credit card, money order, cashier’s checks, attorney trust account checks, U.S. currency only.

Who can post bail?

  • Upon booking an inmate may post bail providing he or she has the necessary funds
  • Family members, acquaintances, or representatives may post bail with their personal funds or contact a bail bonds agency
  • $50 filing fee must accompany bond payment.

Justice Court Bail

Location: Inside The Clark County Detention Center to the right to of the Visiting and Information Booth the PRE TRIAL SERVICES Bail Bond Window; Open 8:00 A.M. to Midnight, 7 days a week.

$40 filing fee must accompany bail payment. Cash full and exact amount up to $10,000. Visa and Mastercard up to $10,000

Cashier’s check payable to:

LAS VEGAS JUSTICE COURT
include inmate’s name and ID number

Money order payable to:

LAS VEGAS JUSTICE COURT
include inmate’s name and ID number

Western Union Quick Collect pay to:
JUSTICE COURT
Code City: LV TOWNSHIP   State: NV

Note: Personal checks not accepted

District Court Bail

Location: Proceed to The Regional Justice Center across from The Clark County Detention Center on Casino Center Blvd and Lewis. Bail will be accepted during normal business hours.

Cashier’s check or money order payable to:
CLERK OF THE COURT

Personal checks not accepted

After Hours Cash – Proceed to Pre-Trial Service inside the Clark County Detention Center to the right and down the hall.

Child support bail: cash only

Bond – Proceed to The Clark County Detention Center reception area and advise the clerks in the glass booth.

For further information contact:
Pre-Trial Services (702) 671-3285

Sources:

http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/depts/ccdc/Pages/default.aspx

http://www.lvmpd.com/Portals/0/pdfs/CCDC_2014_Annual_Report-FINAL.pdf

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