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The Yuma County Juvenile Detention in Yuma, Yuma 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 Yuma County Juvenile Detention 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 Yuma County Juvenile Detention are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Yuma 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 Yuma County Juvenile Detention 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 facility in Yuma County, Arizona is: Yuma County Adult Detention Center.

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

Yuma County Juvenile Detention

Yuma County Juvenile Justice Center

Arizona Yuma 60
2440 W. 28th Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
Sheriff: 928-539-9140

To locate an inmate in the Yuma County Detention Center call 928-782-9871.

Select the option for Admitting'.

You will need to provide the Admitting Clerk with the person’s full name and date of birth, if known.

The Admitting Clerk will also be able to tell you the inmate's bond, charges, jacket number (which you need to send mail) and court date.

Bond can be paid at the court of record; the town or city in which they were arrested.

You can either pay a cash bond (exact amount) or use the services of a bail bondsman.

Inmates are eligible for visitation beginning 72 hours after they are booked into jail.

Visitation is by appointment only. 
Visits must be scheduled at least one day in advance by calling 928-782-7841 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

Inmates can call you by making collect calls or they can purchase prepaid calling cards from Commissary.


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