Gem County Jail INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES
Gem County Jail
410 E. First
Emmet, ID 83617
To locate or find information about an inmate in the Gem County Jail, call the jail at 208-365-4484 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Gem County Jail.
For information on any of the inmate services such as inmate visitation, receiving phone calls, sending an inmate a letter, a text, an email, money, commissary or anything else, click on any of the green 'inmate services' buttons above.
If you are still having trouble finding an inmate, you can usually find them in the database of any of the inmate service companies linked above.
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About the Gem County Jail
The Gem County Jail, located in the city of Emmet, in Gem County, Idaho is a medium to maximum-security facility.
Every year this facility has 1160 Bookings, with a daily average of 58 Inmates and a staff of 14.
Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.
Correctional officers in Gem County Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence.
All of the men and women being held in the Gem County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Gem County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less.
The Gem County Jail also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments.
A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.
Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail.
Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.
- Chirping is the product name for inmate texting.
- This product allows Gem County inmates to send chirps (texts) to friends and family members.
- Inmates will be charged a monthly service fee of $4.00.
- Inbound and Outbound Chirps are $0.10 each.
Inmate Sales Apps
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In order to have a successful video visit with an inmate in Gem County, these are the steps to follow:
* All the information you need to have complete knowledge about inmate visitation; policies, rules, fees, schedules, tips, dress codes, and children, lawyers and clergy visitation in Gem County, can be found on our Visit Inmate Page.
Gem County Jail Phone: 208-365-4484
Gem County Jail uses the services of NCIC for inmate phone calling. It is called a ‘friends & family account”.
In order to receive phone calls from your inmate, you need to do the following:
1. You cannot receive any calls to your phone number from your inmate until both you and your phone number are registered.
2. When you do receive a call, the number you will view on your phone from the incoming call is: 800-943-2189.
3. When allowed by Gem County Jail, families can also leave secure voicemails for inmates to listen to.
For all information, tips and procedures for sending money to an inmate in Gem County Jail, or depositing money at the jail, over the phone or by mail, check out our Send Money Page for Gem County.
Frequently Asked Questions
We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions people always ask us in order to help you find this information.... so keep scrolling down to the bottom of the page to get your questions answered. But if you still have questions and the answer is not on any of the other pages linked from the green buttons at the top of the page, call the facility at 208-365-4484.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many inmates are in the Gem County Jail in Idaho?
There are 58 inmates in the Gem County Jail in Idaho. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, Gem County Jail will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the Gem County Jail.
How many people get arrested and booked into the Gem County Jail in Idaho every year?
In 2021, a total of 1160 offenders were booked into the Gem County Jail in Idaho. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Gem County Jail.
How many people work at the Gem County Jail in Idaho?
The Gem County Jail maintains a staff of approximately 14. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. Idaho law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.
Does the Gem County Jail in Idaho have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Gem County Jail in Idaho has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Gem County Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Gem County Jail INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at 208-365-4484 if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a Idaho prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.
What is the address and phone number of the Gem County Jail in Idaho?
The Gem County Jail address and phone number is: 410 E. First
Emmet, ID 83617. Their phone number is 208-365-4484. To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the Gem County Jail.
Where do I found out all the inmate services at Gem County Jail, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for Gem County Jail inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Gem County Jail. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Gem County Jail. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Gem County Jail. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Gem County Jail. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Gem County Jail. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Gem County Jail.
How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Gem County Jail?
Call 208-365-4484 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Gem County Jail. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the Gem County Jail.
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