We are dedicated to the community of Niobrara County, Wyoming through our team work, we will provide a safe and secure detention facility for inmates, staff, citizens and visitors.
We are a fourteen bed facility capable of holding adult male and female inmates. Inmates are classified as either being pre-sentenced or sentenced and are 18 years of age and older. Male and female inmates are housed in separated cell blocks.
Should a child be arrested they will not be booked into our facility. They will be transported to a juvenile detention facility for holding.
Once a person 18 years or older is brought to jail, they will be searched, property removed and inventoried. The booking process is completed depending upon the cooperation of the arrested person. Before a person can be released or placed into general housing population, some basic information must be collected about the person to include;
- Legal Name.
- Date of birth.
- AKA Names and date of births used in the past.
- Finger / palm printed.
- Mug and side profile photographed.
- Tattoos photographed.
- NCIC record check completed.
- Strip search before placed into general population.
BAC level must be .000% before release, or placement in general jail population.
- An NCIC warrant check will be completed before release from custody.
The Circuit Court will be informed on all persons arrested and detained in our facility on local charges. This Court will set the bond requirements before release. Bond amounts may not be known for four to eight hours after the arrest.
There is no bond for sentenced inmates who are require to complete their sentence.
Persons arrested or held on a warrant from another jurisdiction will not be released until the holding agency gives authorization for release via law enforcement teletype or the forfeitable bond requirements are met.
Victims of persons detained in our facility
Can check to see if the person is still in our custody by visiting VineLink.com
Please do not depend only on VINE, or any other single program, for your protection. If you have any questions about your protection, please call our office at 307.334.2240. The Helpmate Crisis Center at 307.334.3416 can also provide information on getting a protection order, and emergency housing to help you get out of an abusive situation.
Life as an inmate in our jail.
Inmates who maintain a cooperative behavior are afforded privileges during their stay with us.
- Non-contact Visiting
We have contracted with the Wyoming Women Center, WWC female prison to provide meals for county inmates. Inmates will receive an afternoon meal and evening meal from the prison. Breakfast is provided by our detention staff in the form of cold cereal and toast.
Inmate services - Life in jail can be depressing. For inmates who need mental health services. We have contracted with local physical and mental health providers. Inmates with the means to pay for these services will be bill for these services.
Person Arrested for DWUI
Are required to have an Addiction Severity Index (ASI) completed prior to sentencing. The cost for this testing is the responsibility of the person being sentenced. To obtain an ASI screening, you can do so by making an appointment with most any mental health care provider. The ASI services is available in Niobrara County, Wyoming through: Solutions For Life, 905 South Main St, Lusk, WY 82225 Phone 307.334.3666.