Detention Center

PUBLIC SAFETY FACILITY

jail-facilityThe Blaine County Detention Center is a 36,000 square foot state of the art facility with a total of 90 inmate beds.

  • 66 General Population Beds divided into 4 pods
  • Minimum, Medium and Maximum Security Classifications
  • 20 Work Release Beds in Segregated Dorms
  • 4 Segregated Juveniles Holding Beds

The Blaine County Detention Facility offers modern new technology to assist inmates and visitors and ensure safety and security for all.

WHO IS IN OUR JAIL

  • Inmates from every law enforcement agency in Blaine County
  • Offenders Just Arrested
  • Offenders Awaiting Trial
  • Offenders Serving Sentences jail-video
  • Juvenile Inmates up to 48 hours
  • Inmates from other Jurisdictions that Require Housing

DETENTION DUTIES

Being a Deputy in the Blaine County Detention Facility is a highly skilled profession for which deputies receive continual specialized training. Detention Deputies perform a long list of interesting and challenging duties daily. A typical shift may include:

  • Booking and/or Releasing Multiple Inmates
  • Processing Inmates in and out for the Work Release Program
  • Assessing Inmates for Security Classifications
  • Processing Legal and Financial Documents
  • Supervising Inmates in Video Arraignment in our Facility and in the Actual Courtroom
  • Controlling Inmate Safety
  • Performing Routine Security Checks
  • Providing Suicide Watch every 15 Minutes when needed
  • Supervising Meal Delivery three times a day
  • Supervising Inmate Workers
  • Managing Clothing, Property and Hygiene Supply Exchange
  • Ensuring Inmates Receive Medical, Dental and Mental Health Screenings through our Licensed Providers
  • Transporting Inmates to and from Other Facilities
  • Provide Courtroom and Jury Security

Most importantly, our Detention Deputies provide safety and security for all the inmates, staff, visitors and citizens of Blaine County.

JAIL RULES AND REGULATIONS

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Detailed and bilingual listings of the Blaine County Detention Center’s Inmate Handbook Rules and Regulations Orientation Information are available below:

Inmate Handbook: Rules and Regulations Orientation Information

Reglas y Regulaciones De La Cárcel Información de Orientación

IPREA

The Blaine County Detention Center, in compliance with the Idaho Prison Rape Elimination Act, has a policy to ensure that allegations of sexual abuse, assault or harassment are properly referred for investigation as soon as possible after the report is made. To request a copy of this policy please contact the Detention Center at (208)788-5564 or sheriff@blainecounty.org

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