Elko County Jail in Nevada
Information for Family and Friends of Inmates in Nevada

Elko

People arrested in Elko, Nevada are booked at the Elko County Jail. It is a medium-sized facility and equipped to hold 120 people in custody. However it is not modern and provides no information online.

Those in custody at Elko Jail have typically been charged with the Nevada crime of DUI, the Nevada crime of shoplifting or the Nevada crime of battery domestic violence.

This page provides details about the Elko Detention Center, including:

1. Address and contact information for Elko County Jail
2. Locating an inmate at the Elko County Jail
3. Bailing out an inmate at the Elko County Jail
4. Visiting an inmate at the Elko County Jail
5. Phoning an inmate at the Elko County Jail
6. Mailing to an inmate at the Elko County Jail
7. Transferring funds to an inmate at the Elko County Jail
8. Releasing property from an inmate at the Elko County Jail
9. Medical care for inmates at the Elko County Jail

1. The Address and Phone Number for Elko County Jail

The Elko County Jail is located next to the Elko Juvenile Detention Facility at 775 West Silver Street, Elko, NV 89801. It is about a mile and a half drive from the Elko Justice Courthouse.

People can reach the Elko Jail by phone at (775) 777-2530. The jail's fax number is (775) 777-2546.

2. Locating a person in custody at Elko County Jail

The Elko Detention Facility does not provide inmate information online. People who suspect that a friend or loved one may be incarcerated there should call the jail at (775) 777-2530.

3. How to bail out a person in custody at Elko County Jail

Inmates may be bailed out twenty-four hours a day. Friends and family can post bail by cash at the jail at 775 West Silver Street, Elko, NV 89801. Otherwise, Elko County Jail accepts payment by bail bondsmen.

Learn more about the Nevada bail process. And for more information on how to bail out an inmate at the Elko Jail, see our article on how to bail out an inmate at the Elko Jail.

4. Visiting a person in custody at Elko County Jail

Visiting hours at Elko County Jail occur twice a week: Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Visitors to Elko Jail do not need to call ahead. Each visit is limited to a half hour.

5. Phoning a person in custody at Elko County Jail

People in custody at Elko Jail may not receive incoming phone calls. However, they are given opportunities throughout the week to place outgoing collect calls.

6. Mailing a person in custody at Elko County Jail

People may send letters to persons in custody at Elko County Jail at 775 West Silver Street, Elko, NV 89801. Note that all mail is subject to search, and the jail reserves the right to intercept items.

People who wish to send a care package to a person in custody should call the jail ahead of time at (775) 777-2530 and ask for permission.

7. Transferring funds to a person in custody at Elko County Jail

There are three ways to put money on an inmate's books at Elko County Jail:

  • In person: People may show up at the jail at 775 West Silver Street, Elko, NV 89801 and pay by cash.
  • U.S. Mail: People may send a money order of up to $75 made payable to the Elko County Jail with the inmate's name on the memo line. The jail address is Elko County Jail, 775 West Silver Street, Elko, NV 89801.
  • Online: People may transfer funds through the website www.govpaynow.com with the location code 5500.

Inmates at Elko County Jail typically use their inmate accounts to buy toiletries, snacks and other items from the jail commissary.

8. Releasing property from a person in custody at Elko County Jail

People booked at Elko Jail may release their wallets, keys or other property they are carrying to an outside person. The recipient of the property must go to the jail at 775 West Silver Street, Elko, NV 89801. He/she will need to produce a photo ID and fill out release paperwork.

9. Medical Care for people in Custody at Elko County Jail

Elko Jail has no nurse on staff. Inmates in need of medical attention will be transported to a local hospital.

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We represent clients throughout Nevada, including Las Vegas, Henderson, Clark County, Washoe County, Reno, Carson City, Laughlin, Mesquite, Bunkerville, Moapa, Elko, Pahrump, Searchlight and Tonopah.

For more information refer to our articles on Nevada criminal defense attorneys, Nevada crime of DUI, Nevada crime of shoplifting, and Nevada crime of battery domestic violence. And for more information about Elko NV Criminal Defense, go to our article on Elko NV Criminal Defense.

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