North Las Vegas Detention Center in Nevada
General Information

The North Las Vegas Detention Center holds people who have been arrested or sentenced for committing Nevada misdemeanor crimes in North Las Vegas. A large facility with nearly a thousand beds, the North Las Vegas Jail also houses inmates from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, United States Marshal Service, and Clark County Detention Center overflow.

The North Las Vegas Detention Center can be reached at (702) 633-1400, and is located in the same building as the North Las Vegas Municipal Court, at 2332 Las Vegas Boulevard North, Suite 200:

On this page, you will find answers to the following questions (including bail procedures) about the North Las Vegas Jail:

  • How do I locate a person in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in NV?
  • How do I phone a person in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in NV?
  • When can I visit a person in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in NV?
  • How do I mail a person in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in NV?
  • How do I transfer funds to persons in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in NV?
  • Do persons in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in NV have shopping privileges?
  • How do I bail out persons in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in NV?
  • How do I retrieve property from persons in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in NV?

How do I locate a person in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in Nevada?

The North Las Vegas Jail is currently working to put inmate information on the internet. Until then, you can call (702) 633-1400 to check if someone you know is incarcerated at the North Las Vegas Jail.

How do I phone a person in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in Nevada?

Persons in custody at the North Las Vegas Jail may not receive calls from outside people. However, inmates are allowed to place collect phone calls during the day. They can also use a prepaid calling card, which they may purchase from the jail commissary.

When can I visit a person in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in Nevada?

Visitation times for persons in custody at the North Las Vegas Jail vary depending on where they are housed:

A Dorm: Saturdays at 1:15 p.m. (12:00 p.m. check-in time)
F Dorm: Saturdays at 3:15 p.m. (2:00 p.m. check-in time)
F Dorm (special housing): Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. (6:45 p.m. check-in time)
C1 Dorm: Saturdays at 8:15 a.m. (7:00 a.m. check-in time), and 9:00 a.m. (7:45 a.m. check in time)
C2 Dorm: Saturdays at 10:15 a.m. (9:00 a.m. check-in time), and 11:00 a.m. (9:45 a.m. check-in time.)

For persons in custody not included in the above list, such as violent/escape risk offenders, call the North Las Vegas Jail at (702) 633-1400 to learn the current visiting times (which are usually on Sundays).

Visits at the North Las Vegas Jail are conducted over video monitors and a telephone. On visiting days, persons in custody may receive only one (1) visit a day with a maximum of three (3) people at a time. These visits are limited to a half hour.

In order for you to visit a person in custody at the North Las Vegas Jail, the inmate must have put you on their "approved visitors" list. It is the person in custody's responsibility to inform you whether you are on the list. If you are on the list, you should arrive at the jail at least one (1) hour early, and you will be asked to show a current valid I.D.

Visitors under eighteen (18) years of age must be accompanied by a guardian unless they can show proof of marriage with the inmate. Purses are always subject to search, and you may not bring personal items into the visiting area.

Even if an inmate has approved you as a visitor, you may still be turned away if you have been incarcerated at the North Las Vegas jail in the past six (6) months, if you are drunk, or if you are dressed too revealingly. Therefore, the North Las Vegas Jail does not permit visitors to wear halter tops, low cut tops, spandex, athletic equipment, tank tops, mini skirts, or shorts shorter than four (4) inches above the knee.

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How do I mail a person in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in Nevada?

Persons in custody at the North Las Vegas Jail may receive personal letters and up to five 4x6 photographs. However, persons in custody may not receive Polaroids or packages. All inmate mail is screened prior to delivery.

To send a letter to a person in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center, write them at:

INMATE NAME
2332 Las Vegas Boulevard North, Suite 200
North Las Vegas, NV 89030

How do I transfer funds to a person in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in Nevada?

To put money on an inmate's books at the North Las Vegas Jail, you may use money orders only. You may either mail the money order directly to the person in custody (see the previous section for the address), or you may bring the money order to the cashier window in the lobby of the North Las Vegas Detention Center at 2332 Las Vegas Boulevard North.

At this time, the North Las Vegas Jail does not accept Western Union Quick Collect.

Do persons in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in Nevada have shopping privileges?

The North Las Vegas Jail provides a commissary - a kind of in-house general store - where persons in custody may use the money on their books to buy paper, toiletries, chips, candy bars, and prepaid calling cards. Inmates may make purchases once a week, and their items are delivered the following day.

How do I bail out a person in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in Nevada?

How you may post bail for a person in custody at the North Las Vegas Jail depends on a variety of factors, including the crime they have allegedly committed and what the court has ordered. It is recommended you call the North Las Vegas Jail at(702) 633-1400 to find out exactly what you may do to bail out a particular inmate. In general, the following rules apply:

1) If the inmate was charged with a misdemeanor allegedly committed within the city (municipal) limits of North Las Vegas, you may post bail at the North Las Vegas Municipal Court during business hours or at the North Las Vegas Jail after business hours.

The North Las Vegas Municipal Court is located in the same building as the North Las Vegas Jail at 2332 Las Vegas Boulevard North. The business hours for North Las Vegas Municipal Court are Tuesdays through Fridays, between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. You can reach the North Las Vegas Municipal Court at (702) 622-1130.

2) If the inmate was charged with a misdemeanor allegedly committed in North Las Vegas but outside the city limits, you may post bail at the North Las Vegas Justice Court during business hours or at the North Las Vegas Jail after business hours.

Business hours for the North Las Vegas Justice Court are Mondays through Fridays, from 7:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. You can reach North Las Vegas Justice Court at (702) 455-7801, and it is located about five minutes west of the jail at 2428 N. Martin Luther King Boulevard, Building A, North Las Vegas, NV 89032:

3) If the inmate is charged with a felony allegedly committed in North Las Vegas, you may post bail at the Regional Justice Center during business hours or at the North Las Vegas Jail after business hours.

You can reach the Regional Justice Center at (702) 671-4528, and it is located at 200 Lewis Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89155. Business hours for the Regional Justice Center are Mondays through Fridays, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

4) You may not post bail at the North Las Vegas Jail if the person in custody is a U.S Marshall or Immigration inmate. Furthermore, if they are officially Clark County Detention Center inmates and are being housed in the North Las Vegas Jail because the Clark County Detention Center does not have space, the North Las Vegas Jail will not accept bail for them either.

How do I retrieve property and vehicles belonging to persons in custody at the North Las Vegas Detention Center in Nevada?

Persons in custody at the North Las Vegas Jail may choose to have the jail store their property until their release, or else they may sign a form to authorize the release of their property to an outside person. However, inmates may not distribute their property to multiple people - inmates may only choose to release all their property at one time to one person.

To pick up property or vehicles that a person in custody has released to you, come to the North Las Vegas Jail lobby at 2332 Las Vegas Boulevard North between 7:00 a.m. and midnight. you will be asked to produce your I.D. and sign a form.

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