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.
This page provides details about the Elko Detention Center, including:
People can reach the Elko Jail by phone at (775) 777-2530. The jail's fax number is (775) 777-2546.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Elko Jail has no nurse on staff. Inmates in need of medical attention will be transported to a local hospital.
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