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The Pima County-Ajo Detention Center in Ajo, Pima County, Arizona, 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 Pima County-Ajo 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 Pima County-Ajo Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Pima 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 Arizona Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Pima County-Ajo 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 Pima County, Arizona are: Pima County Main Jail, Pima County Mission Facility. In addition, Pima County houses the following juvenile facilities: Catalina Mountain School, Pima County Juvenile Detention Center.

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



Pima County-Ajo Detention Center Inmate Search

Ajo Correctional Facility

Pima County Adult Detention

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Arizona Pima 50
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
1249 Ajo Well Road
Ajo, AZ 85321
INMATE MAIL
Inmate's first and last name
Pod Location - booking number
P.O. Box 951
Tucson, AZ 85702
FAX
520-387-8537
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Visiting an Inmate in the Pima County-Ajo Detention Center in Arizona

Having a friend or loved one in jail is never easy, but by visiting them, you could make their stay a little more manageable. All jails and detention centers have rules when it comes to visiting an inmate, and the Pima County Ajo Detention Center is no different. For starters, you can only visit an inmate housed at this facility AFTER they've made their first court appearance and been assigned to a permanent housing unit. So if they're there for an overnight stay then you will not be able to see them.

The Pima County-Ajo Detention Center only allows a maximum of 4 people to visit an inmate at one time, including children. To be allowed in you must have some type of photo ID, such as a driver's license, DES ID card, Arizona ID card, Military ID, Passport, Travel Visa, U.S. B1/B2 Visa and Border Crossing card, Resident Alien card or Work permit, and Mexican Consul issued ID card. If the ID's do not have a photo, date of birth, and current address, you will not be allowed in.

As of October 4th, 2009, all visitors coming to a Pima County Jail will only be allowed to talk to the inmate via video. Inmates at the Pima County-Ajo Detention Center are only allowed one 30 minutes visit per week, based on a first come first serve basis. You can make an appointment to visit someone up to seven 7 days in advance, and they do take priority over non-scheduled visits. So it's actually in you're best interest to make an appointment. Visitation times are very accommodating as well, allowing you to visit an inmate on Monday through Friday from 7:30am - 9:00pm, and on Saturday through Sunday from 7:30am - 2:15pm. Keep in mind that visitation is not allowed on federal holidays, so be sure to plan for it if one is coming up. Though it might seem like a lot of rules to follow, it is a small price to pay to brighten up your inmates week.

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How to use the Inmate Search for Pima County-Ajo Detention Center in Arizona

Having a friend or loved one in jail is never an easy thing, but with the recent rise in the internet and technology, keeping in touch with an inmate has gotten a lot easier. Nowadays, all the information you could ask is literally one click away, and some inmates even have the ability to email their friends and family. First things first though, how to you find out where the person you seek is located? For the Pima County jail system this is actually a very simple process that almost anyone can complete without tearing all the hair on their head out.

[Article_Ad_2]For information on inmates housed in the Pima County-Ajo Detention center, the first thing you would have to do to track someone down is visit the website associated with the jail. Once there, you will see a wide range of different categories that include Inmate Search, Jail Contact, Inmate Services, The Hunted, The Bad, and more. We will be focusing on the category labeled Inmate Search. Clicking on the link labeled "County Jail Inmate List" will give the full list of every person currently housed in the Pima County-Ajo Detention Center, organized alphabetically by their last names. So if you're looking for person named Johnson, it would be quicker to scroll down to the J's and start from there. But even that could become a bit tedious to do, so the Pima County jail system made an easier way.

You can also look for an inmate in this jail system by clicking the link labeled "County Jail Inmate Search," located right underneath the "County Jail Inmate List" link in the Inmate Search category. What this allows you to do is skip the long list entirely and instead allows you to find who you're looking for by clicking on the letter that corresponds to the first letter of the inmate's last name. Keep in mind though, the information contained in said roster is only for people still in custody of the Pima County Adult Detention Center.

Looking up information on inmates housed in Pima County Main Jail is just as easy. The Main Jail is apart of the Pima County jail system, so they use the same format when it comes to searching for people housed there. With 2500 beds, the Pima County Main Jail will have a longer list of people to comb through, but do not let that deter you from searching. You can click on the link labeled "County Jail Inmate List" to see a complete list of every inmate currently housed at the Main Jail, organized alphabetically by their last name as well. Clicking on the link labeled "County Jail Inmate Search" will also allow you to search through inmates jailed at the Main Jail by clicking on the letter that corresponds to the first letter of the inmate's last name. Simple enough.

If you happen to have someone you know in the Pima County Mission Facility, then you can breath a small sigh of relief, because looking up an inmate is just as easy. Visiting the "County Jail Inmate List" will give you a full list of all the people currently housed at the facility, and with only 500 beds, you won't have a lot of names to look through. This list also tell you the bond amount for each inmate, as well as home many charges they have against them. The "County Jail Inmate Search" gives you the same list, only organized by the the letter that corresponds to the first letter of the inmate's last name. You can also get information on bond amount, and how many charges the inmate has against them through this link. Having a loved one in jail is never easy, but now it's easier than ever to reach them.

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Communicating with an Inmate Housed at the Pima County-Ajo Detention Center in Arizona

Jail is never an easy thing for someone to go through. The thought of being seperated from your friends and family for an extended period of time strikes fears in the hearts of most men. Often times, the only way an inmate can communicate with family and friends on the outside is by visitation or some type of message service. The Pima County-Ajo Detention Center assists inmates in staying in contact with the outside world by offering them the use of mailing services, inmate voice mail, Electronic Message Exchange system, and collect calls.

Mail

A regular letter, also known as snail mail, is often one of the best ways to get in touch with an inmate. The Pima County-Ajo Detention Center gives family and friends a simple and concise set of rules for them to follow in order to write their inmate. One of the most important steps in the whole process is making sure you write the following information on the envelope:

Inmate's Name
Pod Location
Booking Number
P.O. Box 951
Tucson, Arizona 85702

From there you will have to follow these posting guidelines to make sure the letter is received:

Pima County-Ajo Detention Center only allows inmates to receive mail from Monday through Friday, but never on holidays
Magazines, newspapers, soft cover books, etc., are a few of the items inmates are allowed to order, but only if they order directly from a publisher or a widely accepted distributor
Any mail sent to an inmate may be searched by jail staff. The Main Jail does not read any mail unless it's in the course of an investigation.
Letters to inmates can only be sent in pre-printed/pre-stamped postage envelopes or metered postage.
Before an inmate can receive a package they must first get permission from the staff at least five days in advance.
Inmates can have money deposited to their account via U.S. bank checks or money orders as well.

Inmate Voice Mail

If regular mail is too slow and you have to reach your inmate immediately, then Pima County-Ajo Detention Center has a solution for you. The jail gives family members the ability to dial into the voicemail system, enter in the identification number provided to the inmate by CSA, and then leave them a message. The inmate can then do in and listen to the message anytime they want. Leaving a voicemail is as simple as

Calling up Customer Service of America (CSA) at 1-(800) 849-6081 (24-hour service)
Using a credit card such as MasterCard, Visa, cashier’s check or MO to set up a prepaid account
Grabbing a Voice Mail Identification number

Email

Pima County-Ajo Detention Center also introduced their new Electronic Message Exchange system not to long ago. This system gives inmates and their families/friends the option to exchange messages in almost real time. Both inmates and the people they have on the outside can use the Electronic Message Exchange website to send a message electronically. Using a printing device inside the Pima County-Ajo Detention Center, inmates can then read the message almost instantly and respond. So if you happen to know someone currently in jail right now, don't hesitate to drop them a message and brighten up their day.

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