Clackamas County Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: July 02, 2023
2206 S Kaen Rd, Oregon City, OR 97045

Clackamas County Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

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Clackamas County Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 503-655-8331

The Clackamas County Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 2206 S Kaen Rd Oregon City, OR which is operated locally by the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Clackamas County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Oregon City Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Clackamas County Jail provides telephone usage to unrestricted inmates so they can maintain personal communications and ties with friends and family to facilitate their future transition from jail life to community life. The policy is to ensure the jail's safety, security, order, and efficient operation while using the least restrictive means possible to regulate general inmate telephone use. Within a reasonable time frame following the admission process, inmates shall be allowed to use the phone to contact family/friends or their attorney -- unless the intake forms have not been completed due to the inmate's disruptive behavior.

Availability of Telephones

  1. Telephones are available in all housing units at the Jail, with the exception of disciplinary blocks.
  2. Telephone calls may be monitored or recorded to prevent the introduction of contraband and to prevent violations of law and/or jail inmate rules.
  3. Unrestricted inmates may use these telephones to call collect locally or anywhere in the United States as long as the call recipient will accept the collect charges.
  4. The telephones are for outgoing calls only; they will not accept incoming calls.
  5. To add money to an inmate account to make calls, you can contact Telmate (the inmate telephone provider) at 866-516-0115.
  6. If your calls cost more than $3.00 each, get savings plan here.

Inmate Locator

Clackamas County Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Oregon. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Clackamas County Jail and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 503-655-8331.


  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Clackamas County Jail - Visitation

All regular inmates not in Disciplinary Status may have to visit at the scheduled times set by the Jail Commander. Inmates on Disciplinary Status will not be allowed to visit. Any disturbances caused by visitors or inmates will result in the termination of the visit.

It is the responsibility of the inmate to notify his or her visitors of their visiting time and if their visiting times change.

The end time of each session is the time that all visits are to be completed.

General visiting hours each day are as follows:

  • 8 to 10:30 a.m.
  • 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Those individuals on administrative detention are assigned specific hours for visiting. All rules for general visiting apply.

For those in administrative detention, visiting hours are as follows:

Monday - Friday 8 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

7:30 to 9 a.m.

All visitors must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the time before they want to visit. Failure of a visitor to arrive on time, without proper ID, dressed inappropriately, or in violation of any facility rules will result in the visit being denied.

All visitors will be required to show photo identification except for minor children of the inmate.

  1. Minor children who are (12) twelve years of age or older will count as one of the inmate's visitors. These minor children may visit without a parent or guardian present.
  2. In the case of minor children, who are less then (12) twelve years of age must be accompanied, during their visit, by a parent or guardian over (18) eighteen years of age.
    • The parent or guardian and minor child(ren) will count as a visitor.
    • There is a limit of 2 children and one adult at a visiting kiosk.
    • The parent or guardian will be responsible for maintaining the control of the minor child(ren). Children who are disruptive or otherwise out of control will be told to leave the Clackamas County Jail and visiting will be terminated for that day.
    • Children will never be left unattended for any reason.

How to Schedule a Visit by Phone

The visitation scheduling line is 503-722-6575 and staffed daily from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. You must be registered and approved on the inmates list after passing a background check before the staff can schedule an appointment.

Visiting Rules

All persons visiting in the jail or over the internet will maintain a calm, quiet, and orderly demeanor for the entire length of the visit. Order and efficient operation in the jail is a delicate balance and must be preserved at all times, therefore, the on-duty supervisor will closely monitor this balance when visitors are in the facility.

Visitors arriving after the start of their scheduled session will not be allowed to visit.

Smoking is prohibited inside the Jail Visitation Lobby.

Use of cell phones is not permitted in the visiting area.

Visitors visiting at home through the internet service must follow the same rules as if they were in the facility visiting. Any violations listed below may result in expulsion from the facility and internet visitation for visitors or criminal action depending on the severity of the violation(s) for inmates involved.

Types of visitation violations include, but not limited to:

  1. Visitors not appropriately dressed. The on-duty supervisor, at his/her discretion, is the final authority for all issues of appropriate attire. The following criteria may be used for "inappropriate attire."
    1. Any attire that is worn in an overly sexually provocative manner.
    2. Any attire that is associated with gang apparel, is sensational, dangerous, or could be viewed as offensive in nature.
  2. Visitors appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be admitted into visiting.
  3. Visiting used to initiate contact with the victim(s) of the alleged crime(s) they have committed is prohibited, unless the inmate has prior authorization from the courts. Visiting with a victim of a crime for which they are currently in custody includes in either pretrial or sentenced status.
  4. Visiting which contains threats of physical harm to any person or threats of criminal activity.
  5. Visiting conduct which concerns discussion of sending contraband into or out of the jail; plans to escape, or depictions or description of blueprints or operational details on an institution's security for purposes of overcoming internal security protocols.
  6. Visiting done in code.
  7. Visiting conducted in an inflammatory manner.
  8. Any visiting which contains sexually explicit material or actions.
  9. Any use of electronic devices such as a cell phone, camera, computer or electronic products that are not being used to facilitate the visit are prohibited.

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