The Campbell County Jail (Detention Center) was constructed in 1985 with a maximum capacity for 101 inmates. In 2002 a portion of the Campbell County Jail was expanded, and this construction project increased the maximum capacity to 128 beds. To to an increase in population of Campbell Counth and the City of Gilette, another expansion project was started in 2008.
In early September 2009, the most recent expansion project was substantially completed and all areas were occupied. The following areas were added during the expansion: inmate housing, booking, vehicle sally port, nursing, programs and interview rooms, kitchen upgrade/remodel, officer break room, laundry and work programs office, receiving/unloading dock, and maintenance workspace. The new inmate housing area in the Campbell County Jail added 144 beds and increased the maximum capacity to 306.
The Campbell County Jail Sheriff’s Office provides professional, effective and efficient law enforcement, detention and administrative services to the citizens of Campbell County by exercising sound management, emphasizing customer service and providing opportunity for continuous staff improvement.