In this section

County information

iconCounty Budget meetingsEmployee Resources serviceService Directory docsPublic Notice meetingsJob Openings iconLinks

Crook County Detention Facility

 

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Crook County Detention Facility to ensure the safety of citizens by housing persons lawfully committed to custody in a safe and secure manner. Staff of the Crook County Detention Facility shall treat citizens incarcerated in an equal, fair and humane manner and ensure that their rights are not infringed upon and are fully protected. Crook County Detention Facility staff is committed to the preservation of human rights and the dignity of the prisoner population as prescribed by the United States and Wyoming Constitution and by complying with Federal, State and local laws.

Inmate Visitation: Visits are permitted only on visiting days at times scheduled. Persons must be 18 years of age or older. Those under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Visitors are required to produce a photo identification and to complete a visitor application. All visitors will access the facility through the front lobby. Persons coming to visit are not allowed access to any part of the office unless authorization is given by the on duty Detention Officer. No contact visits are allowed.

Visitation hours are as follows:

          Sundays 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

          Wednesdays 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Inmate Telephone Calls: Inmates are NOT allowed to receive telephone calls. No messages will be taken unless it is an emergency. Inmates are given reasonable access to telephones. All telephone calls from inmates are collect calls or from prepaid calling cards. Jail phone cards can only be purchased through the inmate commissary account. The person receiving the call is responsible for paying the fee set by the telephone company. If the person does not wish to receive a collect call from an inmate, they should refuse the call. The Detention Facility is not responsible for any calls made by inmates. If any problems occur with the collect calls you may call 1-800-779-2112.

Inmate Mail: Inmates are allowed to send letters at their own expense. All letters are subject to security inspections. Indigent inmates are allowed to send three (3) letters per week at the expense of the facility. Letters may be left for inmates but will be delivered the next day after security inspection. All personal mail sent and received will be subject to security inspection. Do not send cash money in the mail. If you send money, it should be in a certified cashier check, money order or check payable in the inmate’s name.

Address letters to:

          Inmate’s full name

          Crook County Detention Facility

          P.O. Box 339

          Sundance, WY 82729

Inmate Commissary: All funds received for an inmate are deposited into an inmate account to purchase snacks, postage, medical / personal needs or jail phone cards.

The Crook County Detention Facility will not accept any food or bulk items, including packages of underwear and socks, we will accept 2 pair of new socks and 2 pair of new underwear. We will not accept personal hygiene items to be brought into the detention facility. The jail provides all the personal hygiene items needed for daily personal care. The only exceptions must be authorized by a doctor!

Books (paperback only), magazines and newspapers are welcome. They will need to be mailed from a book store or publisher only. School books may be brought in when needed. We will not allow library books to be brought into the jail as we cannot be responsible for them! These policies are due to the limited storage space the inmates have.

Bond Information: Inmate will be seen by the Judge or court who will set bond within 72 hours of arrest. If you have questions about bonds during business hours please call the courts.

Circuit Court: 307-283-2929          District Court: 307-283-2523

Cash ONLY Bonds: Bring cash money to the Sheriff's Office
Cash or Surety Bonds: Can pay cash or use a Bondsman

The following are a list of some of the bondsman available for the Crook County area.

          Plains Bail Bonds – Cody WY 307-899-4722

          Freedom Fighters Bail Bonds – 307-351-2245

          Bail Bonds – 307-689-9202 (John Piesik)