The Teton County Jail (Detention Center) is located at 175 South Willow Street in Jackson, Wyoming. Construction of the Teton County Jail was completed in 1986 with a 35 bed capacity. In 2003 10 beds were added to raise the capacity to the current level of 45. The Teton County Jail houses pre trial as well as sentenced inmates for the following agencies: Teton County Sheriff’s Office, Jackson Police Department, Wyoming Highway Patrol, Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming Game and Fish, and the United States Marshal’s Office.
The Teton County Jail operates within the Support Services Division of the Sheriff’s Office. Guided by the Support Services Captain and four detention sergeants, detention officers and deputies are responsible for the care, custodyThe condition of being in the care of the police, Corrective Services or Juvenile Justice as opposed being at liberty in the community. and control of the inmate population. Inmates receive routine and emergency medical treatment, visitation privileges, voluntary church service, detention center library access, and Alcoholics Anonymous classes, if desired.
The Teton County Jail is staffed twenty four hours a day, three hundred and sixty five days a year. Four teams of dedicated detention sergeants, deputies, and officers make this possible. The detention staff works a rotating schedule consisting of four consecutive twelve hour shifts followed by four days off.
How do I send mail to an inmate in the Teton County Jail?
Persons wishing to correspond with an inmate at the Teton County Jail (Detention Center) may do so by placing the inmate’s full name on a stamped envelope and mailing it to the following address:
Teton County Detention Center
P.O. Box 1885
Jackson, Wyoming 83001
All packages MUST be preapproved. Packages that are not preapproved will be returned to sender or discarded if no return address is provided.
How do I put money on an inmates' account so that they can purchase commissary items?
Cash, cashiers check, and money order are accepted at the detention center window twenty four hours a day.
To make commissary deposits by credit or debit card call Government Payment Service at 888-277-2535 24 hours a day. Discover, Visa, Master Card and American Express are accepted. You will need the following information:
Pay Location Code: 5500
Inmate Number (this is his/her social security number)
Facility Code: JAC
There is a minimum deposit of $25 and a maximum deposit of $100. A service fee of 5% of the deposit amount will be charged. There is a minimum service fee of $2.50 per transaction.
Western Union may also be used to transfer money to an inmates’ account. Fill out the Blue Quick Collect Send Form at any Western Union location. Include the following information:
Pay to: SSC
Code City / State: COBRA/FL
Account Number: JAC + Inmate ID + Last Name
Western Union also transfers money to inmate accounts using credit/debit cards by phone at 1-800-634-3422 or online at Western Union. Payments are subject to Western Union service fees.
How do I visit an inmate in the Teton County Jail?
Special visits are allowed but only when pre-approved by the on duty sergeant, captain or sheriff, and only if the visitor lives one hundred and fifty (150) miles or more from Jackson, Wyoming.
Restrictions regarding visitors shall be implemented for the security of the facility. These restrictions shall include, but are not limited to the following:
- All visitors are required to show photo identification bearing date of birth.
- Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult. A spouse under eighteen (18) years of age will be allowed to visit with his/her husband or wife who is incarcerated provided he/she has; proper identification and proof of marriage.
- All visits will be non-contact in nature.
- Anyone wearing improper clothing with not be allowed to visit. I.e. no shirt, no shoes, no visit!
- Inmates have the right to refuse any visitor.
- Only two visitors per inmate will be allowed at one time in the visitation room.
- All visits will be limited to twenty (20) minutes.
- No visitor shall attempt to introduce any article to the inmate he/she is visiting.
- Smoking is prohibited in the facility.
- Visitors that have a contagious disease will not be admitted.
- Visitors shall not be verbally abusive, disruptive or disorderly prior to or during any visit. They may be subject to arrest or required to leave.
- Anyone under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be allowed to visit and may be subject to arrest.
- Visitors may be subject to a “pat down” search if reasonable suspicion exists as to officer or public safety.
- Violation of any of the above regulations may result in loss of visitation privileges for both inmates and visitors.
- Emergency restrictions may be authorized if persons or groups are engaged in a disruptive act during the visitation interval.
- Emergency restrictions for the total inmate population may be authorized by the Sheriff, Captain or Sergeant.
- Visitors may use the kiosk at the jail lobby to deposit money on an inmate’s account. The kiosk only accepts cash or credit card.
I need to bail someone out of the Teton County Jail. What do I need to do and what are the acceptable forms of payment?
Come to the Teton County Jail and post the bail(may be granted by the Police or the Court) An agreement to attend court to answer a criminal charge. Everyone has the right to be free until conviction. Conditions on one's freedom may be imposed however. If bail is denied or the conditions cannot be met there is a right of review. Bail conditions can be altered on application.. Cash, cashiers check, money order or secured bond are acceptable forms of payment. You will be required to provide information, including your name, to the detention staff.
I have a family member in the Detention Center being held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). How can I find out more information?
You may call the Cheyenne Wyoming ICE office at 307.772.2040 ext 111.