The information below provides complete instructions regarding Larimer County Jail & Detention Center inmate phone use, how the jail phone system works, purchasing phone time online (where available), purchasing phone time over the phone online (where available), purchasing phone credits through commissary (where available) and setting up an account to reduce your cost of inmate phone calls from the Larimer County Jail in Fort Collins, Colorado.
When available, the information below will explain how to communicate with your inmate using the jail's secure email message system.
Follow these instructions exactly to help ensure that your inmate has access to the jail phones and your communication costs are reduced as much as possible.
No. Neither this jail nor any other jail allows you to directly phone an inmate.
Messages may not be left for inmates. However, if there is an emergency you can call the jail and speak to the supervisor.
Inmates at this jail can make traditional collect calls to those who have landlines, are willing to accept the call and have phone companies that allow collect calls to be received.
If you do not have a landline or would prefer to get collect calls on a cell phone, you must register an account with Inmate Calling Solutions.
Once you register your free account, you will deposit funds to prepay for the calls from the inmate to the number you choose when you set it up. This account can only be used to call the number you designate and if you wish to change that number you will contact the company or go on the site and have it changed.
Click here to get started registering your free account.
No. Inmates are not allowed cell phones in Larimer County Jail & Detention Center, although getting access to a cell phone in jail has become more common.
It is a felony in the state of Florida for an inmate to possess a cell phone. If you are the one helped the inmate get the cell phone, you could also be charged with a crime.
A growing number of jails now offer email services to inmates and their families. This can save you time by letting you view your email from your smart phone, computer, or tablet, whenever you wish.
You don't have to deal with envelopes, stamps or the post office.
Inmates like it because the emails typically eliminate delayed mail runs so they can get your correspondence quickly and send responses immediately.
Jail staffs like it as it eliminates concerns about contraband entering the facility in envelopes and on paper. It also allows the jail to have an electronic record that can be called upon at any time.
Anything you or your inmate writes in an email service is put through a filtering program that looks for certain words related to criminal and/or gang activities.
There have been multiple cases in which emails between inmates and their friends or loved ones have been used as evidence in criminal court cases to convict them or to file new charges.
Call 970-498-5200 or click here to see if email services are being offered at this jail and if so, how to sign up you and your inmate.
If you were unable to find the information you were looking for on this page, call Larimer County Jail & Detention Center at 970-498-5200 and ask their policies on getting phone calls from your inmate.
Inmates have access to telephones most hours of the day. During lock-downs they may not have access. In addition, inmates on disciplinary time, could lose their phone privileges.
If you are caught trying to do three-way calling or call forwarding for an inmate, your number could be blocked from receiving any future calls from the jail.
Phones are the only way for an inmate to hear your voice and temporarily 'escape' the loneliness of incarceration, so use your time well. Arguing about anything will leave you both feeling empty and guilty, so avoid it at all costs.
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!
Click here to view the jail website for additional information.