- Las Vegas Detention Center or
- Las Vegas City Jail.
Las Vegas City Jail is a separate facility from the larger Clark County Detention Center (CCDC). That is where police book people arrested for Nevada gross misdemeanors or Nevada felonies anywhere in Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas City Jail can be reached by phone at (702) 229-6444, and is located at 3300 Stewart Ave.
Inmates in custody at the City Jail have typically been charged with such crimes as
Note that when inmates are placed on a Nevada ICE hold at City Jail, they may remain in custody for an extra full 48 hours (not counting weekends or holidays) while ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) looks into seeing whether they may be in the U.S. unlawfully. If ICE determines that they are here illegally, they will be transferred to Las Vegas Immigration Jail.
On this page, our Las Vegas criminal defense lawyers provide general information about the Las Vegas City Jail, including:
- 1. How do I locate inmates at the City of Las Vegas Detention Center?
- 2. What are the bail procedures?
- 3. Are there phone privileges?
- 4. What are the visiting hours?
- 5. What is the mailing address?
- 6. How do I transfer funds to inmates?
- 7. Is there a commissary?
- 8. How can inmates release property?
- 9. Medical and other inmate services
To determine whether someone is currently in custody at the Las Vegas Detention Center, an online search option is available through the Las Vegas City Jail inmate search page.
Alternatively, call Las Vegas City Jail at (702) 229-6444, option 3 for inmate information. If the inmate in question was arrested in North Las Vegas, call (702) 633-1400 for inmate/bail information.
People may post bail twenty-four hours a day at the Las Vegas City Jail online or at the bail window at 3300 Stewart Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101.
People may pay by:
- MasterCard, Visa, or Discover,
- Cash (full and exact amount), or
- Bail bondsmen (who need to fill out and fax the Public Safety Form 373)
For further information on bail, call the Las Vegas Detention Center’s bail hotline at (702) 229-6460. Also see our article on how to bail out an inmate from Las Vegas City Jail.
As with most jails, outsiders may not place phone calls to an inmate at the City Jail. Persons in custody, however, may make collect calls.
To set up a prepaid account so you can accept phone calls from Las Vegas City Jail, contact Securus Correctional Billing Services at 1 (800) 844-6591.
To schedule a video visit, go to www.securustech.net/ and click on Securus Video Connect. These visits must be confirmed 48 hours in advance and can last no more than 20 minutes. They is also a fee for this service.
Attorneys may visit persons in custody at Las Vegas City Jail on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. To schedule an in-person attorney visit, call (702) 229-1786 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Outsiders may mail letters to persons in custody at City Jail using the following address:
INMATE NAME, I.D. #
City of Las Vegas Detention Center
3300 Stewart Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Outsiders may not mail photographs or packages to a person in custody at the City of Las Vegas Detention Center.
Persons in custody at Las Vegas Detention Center may receive books and magazines only if they are mailed directly from the publisher. There is also a library in the jail inmates may use.
There are two ways to place money on an inmate’s books at the Las Vegas City Jail:
- Online at the Access Corrections website, with a credit or debit card.
- Over the phone, by calling (866) 345-1884 toll-free, with a credit or debit card.
Once deposited, the money is posted immediately to the inmate’s account. Outsiders may not deposit money to inmates’ accounts with money orders.
The Las Vegas City Jail has a commissary, which is like a general store, where persons in custody may buy various items using the money on their books. The commissary sells
- snack foods and
In order for inmate property to be released to an outside person or for bail purposes, a property release form must be completed. The person in custody can ask an officer for the form, or an outside person can request an inmate to fill out the form at the bail window (located at 3300 Stewart Ave.).
Property may be released from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. or from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
The City of Las Vegas Detention Center offers medical care, psychiatric care, and group counseling. There are also weekly religious services.
Persons in custody at the Las Vegas City Jail may be assigned jobs to help teach them work and social skills for when they leave the jail. Some of these community work programs include the Outside Work Crew and the Beautification Project, which help maintain the cleanliness of city parks and streets.
In addition, inmates may be assigned to the Family and Youth Services Community Trustee Crew to help with food preparation, service and sanitation at the Clark County Family and Youth Services kitchen. Inmates can also work at the Las Vegas City Jail’s cafeteria.
During their incarceration, Las Vegas City Jail inmates are provided with orange jumpsuits to wear.
Arrested? Help is available . . . .
If you or someone you know has been booked at the City of Las Vegas Detention Center, phone our Nevada Criminal Defense Attorneys. We will help you make sense of the Nevada bail process while doing everything possible to negotiate and litigate a favorable outcome for your case.
We represent clients throughout Nevada, including Las Vegas, Henderson, Washoe County, Reno, Carson City, Laughlin, Mesquite, Bunkerville, Moapa, Elko, Pahrump, Searchlight and Tonopah.