The Park County Jail (Detention Center) is a 106 bed, short term, detention facility designed to hold both female and male adults as well as female and male juveniles. We are a County facility operated under the authority of the Sheriff, as directed by Wyoming State Statutes. Park County Jail is not a State facility or a Federal facility.
Prisoners being held in the Park County Jail (Detention Center) are both Pre- and Post- trial offenders. Unless otherwise declared “guilty” or “convicted”, offenders are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Persons who are pre-trial and unable to post bond will have varying lengths of stays determined greatly upon the inmate and their attorney. Persons who are sentenced to serve time by the Courts can have sentences imposed that could range from one day, up to one year.
The Park County Detention Center holds inmate for Cody and Powell Municipal Courts, Park County Circuit Court, and the Park County District Court. All inmates being held in the Park County Detention Center have charges that originated in Park County; we currently do not hold any inmates from outside the County.
The Park County Jail staff consists of, one Administrator, one Administrative Assistant, four Sworn Detention Sergeants, twenty-one Sworn Detention Deputies, two full time cooks, and two part time cooks. We are a twenty-four hour, seven day a week operation, tasked with the safe keeping of those placed in our custody. This is not a task that we take lightly, and strive to perform this task with empathy, and consistency. Our average population ranges in the fifties and sixties, with the highest population to date of eighty-nine.
How do I visit someone in the Park County Jail?
Inmates in the Park County jails may receive visitors on Saturdays and Sundays only from 10:00 until 11:30 A.M. and then from 1:00 P.M. until 5:30 P.M. Visits are for a period of 30 minutes. All inmate appointments are to be made at least 24 hours in advance by calling the Park County Jail. Visitors need to arrive a minimum of 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time or they will not be permitted to attend the visit. A photo I.D. is required at time of visit. Visitors may not give anything to or take anything from an inmate.
How do I send money to an inmate in the Park County Jail?
Inmates are permitted to receive funds for deposit to their commissary accounts. Money orders and cashier’s checks may be mailed to inmates. Cash deposits to inmate accounts ARE NOT accepted by mail.