Shoshone County Public Safety Building Jail Division
The Shoshone County Sheriff's Office Jail Division protects and serves the public by providing for the care, custody and control of pre-trial detainees and sentenced inmates. Detention deputies will be cost conscience in providing a safe, humane and professional environment for the inmates and office personnel. The Jail Division will strive to comply with the standards for jails set forth by the Idaho Sheriff’s association and other state and federal standards and laws. Organizational Values
The Detention Division Believes in:
Competent, considerate personnel
Leadership pride in our office
A secure and safe facility
A clean and healthy facility
Commitment to service and community protection
Team building and problem solving at every level
The Shoshone County Jail was built in 1972 and houses 64 inmates. The jail houses state inmates, federal inmates and county inmates.
The Sheriff’s Labor Program with the Jail Division running the program, has a number of responsibilities. The main responsibility is to serve the public, and this is done by helping the elderly with snow removal, lawn work, splitting wood. The program also picks up trash on the freeways and county road ways.
Visiting Hours for Inmates
Tuesdays & Thursdays …. 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Saturdays …. 2:00 to 6:00 pm
Money may be placed on an inmate’s books only during visiting hours or unless approved by a member of the Detention Staff.
Other items are accepted only on visiting days at visiting hours. All items will be checked, and if allowed, then given to the inmate. Mail will only be accepted by the U.S. Mail carrier; newspapers will only be accepted by a newspaper carrier.
Telmate is a inmate phone system where people can put money on their phone accounts through the web or through a kiosk in our front lobby of the Sheriff's Office.