The Merrick County Jail & Sheriff is a 20 bed jail in the city of Central City, Merrick County, Nebraska.
This page provides information on how to search for an inmate in the official jail roster, directions to the facility, and inmate services such as the visitation schedule and policies, funding an inmate's account, mailing them a letter, voicemail, emailing and texting, tablet rentals, bail bond instructions, and commissary purchases.
Phone: 308 - 946-2345
1821 16th Ave.
Central City, NE 68826
Mailing Address (personal mail):
Inmate's first and last name
c/o Merrick County Jail
1821 16th Ave.
Central City, NE 68826
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To search for an inmate in the Merrick County Jail & Sheriff, review their criminal charges, the amount of their bond, when they can get visits, or even view their mugshot, go to the Official Jail Inmate Roster, or call the jail at 308 - 946-2345 for the information you are looking for.
The Merrick County Jail & Sheriff maintains an average of 20 offenders in custody on any given day. The Merrick County Jail & Sheriff has a monthly turnover of 40% of their inmate population, another 30% turnover every 90 days, another 20% every six months, and approximately 10% stay incarcerated between six and twelve months. Every year Merrick County law enforcement agencies arrest and detain approximately 400 offenders.
The following charts of Merrick County inmate population demographics are updated daily. The information shown is for today. For research purposes we have broken down the inmates by sex, age, ethnicity, and criminal charges.
The information is compiled from the Merrick County Corrections Department, the state of Nebraska Department of Corrections, as well as the United States Department of Justice and Census Bureau records. It represents every person in custody in Merrick County.
For complete information on how to get directions, bond, visit, mail, send and receive email and texts, receive phone calls, and send money or commissary to an inmate, find arrest information for Merrick County and other counties surrounding this one, scroll down this page. We have a section for each.
For a collection of over 20 additional graphs and charts of the demographic and criminal arrest information of the inmates in Merrick County and Nebraska state prisons, click the button below.
Merrick County INMATE DEMOGRAPHICS
|Hispanic or Latino||1||6.67%|
|American Indian/Native Alaskan||1||6.67%|
|Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian||1||6.67%|
(many inmates have multiple charges)
|Felony (3rd Degree)||3||20.00%|
|Felony (2rd Degree)||3||20.00%|
|Felony (1st Degree)||1||6.67%|
|State Jail Felony||1||6.67%|
|Misdemeanor (Class A)||3||20.00%|
|Misdemeanor (Class C)||0||0.00%|
How Do You Visit an Inmate in the Merrick County Jail & Sheriff? What is the Schedule?
Merrick County Jail & Sheriff uses CIDNET for Remote Video Visitation between inmates and their friends and family.
Frequently Asked Questions
Instructions on How to Use CIDNET
Contact Customer Support
Can I Use My Computer or Phone to Have a Remote Video Visit with an Inmate in the Merrick County Jail & Sheriff?
How Do I Receive Phone Calls from an Inmate in the Merrick County Jail & Sheriff?
To register and sign up for a phone account with CIDNET Inmate Phone Service, follow the instructions below:
For all the information you need to know, including instructions, policies, tips and solutions to possible issues regarding making phone calls with an inmate in Merrick County, visit our full page guide.
NOTE: All phone conversations are recorded. Whatever you talk about, can and will be used against your inmate in court. Never discuss their pending criminal case!
Also, be warned that some phone providers are collecting voice prints for a database which law enforcement agencies are building.
How Can I Communicate with an Inmate in the Merrick County Jail & Sheriff using an Online Messaging Service?
To send and receive secure texts or emails from an inmate housed in Merrick County follow these instructions:
For all the information you need to know, including instructions, policies, tips and solutions to possible issues with Texting and Emailing an inmate in Merrick County, visit our full page guide.Learn even more ⇓ Learn more ⇓ Show less
Do Inmates in the Merrick County Jail & Sheriff have Access to Tablets or Computers?
The tablets can be rented on a monthly basis and while not directly connected to the internet, the inmates can use them for the following activities:
Here's how it works:
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