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The First Few Days of Life after Imprisonment

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How Does a Bail Bond Process Work?

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What to do if a Family Member Goes Missing

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What is an Interstate Compact Agreement for a Felon?

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Restrictions on Greeting Cards for Inmates

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What Type of Arrest Warrants Will Cause Social Security Benefits to Stop?

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4 Things to Tell Young Kids When Dad is In Jail

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Maine Marijuana Laws: Decriminalized but Still Tricky

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The Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Clark County Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Clark County Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Clark County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Nevada Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Clark County Detention Center are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.

The other jail facilities in Clark County, Nevada are: Henderson Detention Center, North Las Vegas Detention Center. In addition, Clark County houses the following juvenile facilities: Caliente Youth Center, Clark County Juvenile Detention, Nevada Youth Training Center, Spring Mountain Youth Camp, Summit View Correctional Center.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Clark County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Clark County Detention Center Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Clark County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.



Clark County Detention Center Inmate Search

Las Vegas Jail

Clark County Criminal Courts

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Nevada Clark 3800
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
330 South Casino Center Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89101
INMATE MAIL
Inmate's Full Name, ID #
Clark County Detention Center
330 South Casino Center Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
FAX NUMBERS
Sheriff: 702-671-3658
Court: 702-671-3175


The Clark County Detention Center, also known as the Las Vegas Jail provides adequate information for friends and family members of people recently arrested and incarcerated offenders.

Go here to look up an inmate. In addition to confirming a person is currently in custody, the Inmate Search provides you information on the inmate's criminal charges, bail amount and their ID Number, which you need to send mail or arrange a video visitation with them.


Keep in mind that it is REQUIRED for you to register with the Detention Center in advance of your visit. If you have any questions about this call 702-671-3900.


If you unsure of the exact spelling of their name, you can just enter the first two letters of their last name only and click 'Submit'. The Inmate Search tool will list all the inmates whose last name begins with those two letters.


There are multiple options available to post bail in order to get an offender bailed out before their court date or trial. If you have any questions about the process, call the Pretrial Services at 702-671-3285.


Inmates in Clark County Detention have a more pleasant stay if they have money to purchase various hygiene products and snacks from the Detention Center Commissary. You can deposit money online if you can't make it to the jail.


Clark County Detention Center recently contracted with Century Link Communications so that you can purchase Phone Time. To set up an account call them at 888-506-8407 any day, any time.


There are many criminal courts in the Las Vegas Metropolitan area. If you unclear which court your offender has to go to, you can look up their court case number in the Inmate Search area and then look up their case on this page.

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4 Things to Tell Young Kids When Dad is In Jail

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Why Commissary is Important

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Can a Felon Own a Gun Oklahoma?

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Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Illinois

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, however, once convicted of a felony, whether or not that right will be restored to you is up to the state that you reside in. The laws for Illinois include: If You've Been Charged Until you are convicted of a felony and incarcerated […]

Why Doesn't An Addict Get Clean After Overdosing?

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Average Prison Sentence Per Offense

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Consequences of Providing Contraband to an Inmate

It is never a good idea to mail contraband to an inmate or to bring it on a visit. The consequences for such actions are serious not only for the inmate, but also for you. What is Contraband? Contraband is anything that inmates are not allowed to have in their possession. Obvious examples are weapons, […]

Drastically Reduce the Cost of Calls from Your Out of State Inmate

Most facilities contract with a third-party company so you can fund prepaid calls, but if those calls are long distance, it can become cost-prohibitive. Luckily there is a way to pay local call rates for long-distance calls on a prepaid service. First, Do Some Very Basic Research Find out the area code for the jail […]

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Visiting an Inmate in the Clark County Detention Center in Nevada

If you'd like to visit an inmate at Clark County Jail, there are many rules and guidelines you need to follow.  This information will walk you through all the steps.

If you are visiting an inmate for the first time, you must register, in person, at the Clark County Detention Center at 500 S. Grand Central Pkwy, Las Vegas, Nevada 89155. In order to register,  you must have an e-mail address and Photo I.D.  Registration hours are 8:00AM to 11:00PM every Monday through Friday. Once you've registered in-person, you can start registering for visits online.

Follow these steps for online visit registration.

First, visit http://ccdcvvs.lvmpd.com to get a password.
Once you're on the Log-in screen, click "forget Password"
Enter the e-mail you gave at your in-person registration and hit "reset password"
The Jail will send you an e-mail with your visitor I.D, e-mail address and your password for online visit registration.
To register your visit, log onto http://ccdcvvs.lympd.com, hit "schedule a visit" and logon with you visitor I.D or email and enter your password
You will have to add an inmate to your "My Inmates".  If you're unsure of the inmate's full name or spelling, you can enter the inmate's I.D or use an inmate search.
If you'd like to add more people to your visit, enter their names into "My Visitors"
To register a visit, hit the "new visit" tab, add inmate and visitors from your lists, enter an available date, a time of day and the name of the visitation center.
You will be sent a confirmation number to keep when you're finished.

Visits must be scheduled during these times.

Monday through Friday: 8:00AM to 10:30AM & 7:00PM to 11:00PM

Saturday and Sunday: 8:00AM to 10:30PM, 1:00PM to 3:30PM & 7:00PM to 11:00PM

One the day of your visit, there could be delays to the start time. These are the rules and guideless for all visits.

  • All visitors age 13 and older must have a photo I.D
  • Visitors can randomly be checks for warrants
  • Inmates are given visiting privileges base on their behavior and housing assignment
  • Visits can be restricted for limited space availability, limited staff on duty, classification or disciplinary action
  • All visitors must be screened before the visit
  • There are no visits during meal times, jail lock-downs and inmate tally
  • Visitors under the age of 18 must have an adult present
  • Children cannot be left unattended
  • If there's an emergency at the jail, visitors may be asked to leave
  • Disruptive visitors will be asked to leave
  • There is no smoking, drinking or eating in the visitor area

The jail requires a dress code for visits

  • Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times
  • Shirts and blouses must be tucked in
  • No Spaghetti-strap tops, tank tops, tube tops or sleeveless shirts
  • No short skirts or shorts
  • Clothes cannot have inappropriate language or pictures
  • No hats of any kind

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How to use the Inmate Search for Clark County Detention Center in Nevada

If you're trying to locate an inmate at Nevada's Clark County Jail, there are two ways to do an inmate search. You could call (702) 671-3900 or use the jail's Online Search option.

[Article_Ad_2]To find an inmate, enter the first two letter of the inmate's last name and search. You can also search by case number or the inmates I.D if you have that information.  Next to each inmate's name is their I.D number, arrest date, case number, age, sex and race.  There's also a link for more information like bond status, sentence date, court information and charges.

The following information is about posting bail.  If you're a family member, friend or representative for an inmate, you may post bail for that inmate with your personal money or through a bail bonds agency.  Also, you must pay a $40 filing fee for the bond.

At the Clark County Detention Center, you can pay the bond at the "Pre-Trial Services" office. The office is open from 8:00AM to Midnight, 7 days a week.  When you pay, you must have the $40 filing fee plus the exact bond amount. You can pay with Visa or Mastercard, cash, cashier's check, money order or Western Union Quick Collect.  You cannot write a personal check.

Make your cashier's checks and money orders out to:

Las Vegas Justice Court
Inmate's Name and ID number

Make your Western Union Quick Collect out to:

Justice Court
LV Township NV

For a District Court Bail, you must go to the Regional Justice Center that's across from the Clark County Detention Center on Casino Center Blvd and Lewis.  You cannot write a personal check either.

Make your District Court Bail cashier's check out to:

Clerk of the court
Inmate's name and ID number

To pay a cash bond during after hours, please go to the Pre-Trial Service office inside the Clark County Detention Center.

All child support bonds are cash-only, and you must take your bond to the reception area of the detention center.

To talk to a staff member about bonds, please call Pre-Trial Services at (702) 671-3285

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Communicating with an Inmate Housed at the Clark County Detention Center in Nevada

You may want to send mail to an inmate at the Clark County Detention Center.  Before you mail out, please read their rules and guidelines.  Remember, all mail will be opened and inspected for contraband.

Please, address your mail like this:

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

You are allowed to send soft-cover books, magazines, newspapers, articles. However, these must be sent from the actual publisher or publishing distributor. You cannot send pornography of any kind.

If you'd like to send a package, it must first be approved by a bureau attendant. The items on the following list cannot be mailed to an inmate.

  • Stamps
  • Blank stationary or cards (this includes cards with glitter)
  • Blank or self-addressed envelopes
  • Nude or partially nude materials
  • Any materials that are sexually explicit
  • Obscene literature
  • Any material that could be a health hazard
  • Any materials that are glued, taped or stapled together
  • Cards or photographs larger than 6 by 8 inches.
  • You can mail no more than 15 photos, and they must be an acceptable size
  • Materials cannot be marked with glitter, white-out, crayon and other substances
  • Sent materials cannot threaten to the security and safety of the jail, inmates and their families.

You may talk an inmate on the telephone.  The jail's inmate phone system is handled through CenturyLink Telecommunications.  You cannot call the jail directly to speak to an inmate, they must call you. However, if there's an emergency, you may call the jail at (702) 671-5700. All telephone calls from an inmate are collect calls. When you accept the call, you will be billed by CenturyLink Telecommunications. There are accommodations for hearing impaired and Non-English speakers.

You do have the option of setting up a pre-paid account with CenturyLink Communications.  This could make payment much easier for you. You must sent up a pre-paid account if you're using a cell phone for your inmate calls. However, you are not required if you use a landline. When you receive an inmate phone call, you will be asked to accept the call, reject the call or set up an account.  

The Clark County Jail will allow you to give money to an inmate. There are a few ways to go about this.

Credit or Debit Card

  • To pay by credit or debt, you can transfer it online through EasyMoneyLoad
  • You may also pay over the phone at 1-888-497-2387
  • Your money transfer will show up in the inmate's account within 24-hours
  • Please use the correct inmate information. The jail will not be responsible for deposits made to the wrong inmate

Cash

  • Cash deposits are made at the jail's public windows between 4-8pm and 9:15-11pm
  • Only the exact cash amount will be accepted. You cannot deposit coins.
  • The public windows will not provide change.
  • You cannot pay with checks or money orders at the windows
  • These cash transfers show up immediately into the inmates account
  • In order to deposit, you must have the inmate's full name and their ID number
  • You will fill out a "leave money request" form

Money orders are the only acceptable form of money that can be mailed to an inmate.

  • Make your money orders payable to "CCDC Inmate Trust Account"
  • The inmate's name and ID number should be on the money order
  • Money orders that are out-of-date or look changed will not be accepted
  • You cannot send personal checks, cashier's checks or checks from businesses (payroll checks)

You may also pay through Western Union Quick Collect. Please, call 1-800-325-6000.  The code city you will need is "Jail, Nevada" and you'll need the inmate's name and ID number.

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