Clackamas County OR Juvenile Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: July 06, 2019
1401 NE 68th St, Portland, OR 97213

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

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You can support your loved ones at Clackamas Co Juvenile Detention on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 503-988-3475.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work at Clackamas County OR Juvenile Detention Center so you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Clackamas Co Juvenile Detention is a detention center located at 1401 NE 68th St Portland, 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, Portland Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for Oregon here.

Clackamas County youth are placed in detention are housed at the Donald E. Long Home detention facility. The Donald E. Long Home is a professionally-staffed detention facility which provides their health, security and safety needs.

Youth are held in detention for a variety of reasons, most of which center around and three issues:

  • community safety
  • assuring the youth will appear for a court hearing
  • holding the youth accountable

In addition to the above issues, there are further legal standards which must be met before a youth can be placed in detention. No youth under 12 years of age may be held in detention prior to a judicial review. A youth is eligible for placement in detention if:

  • charged with a felony crime
  • charged with a crime involving physical injury to another person
  • he or she willfully failed to appear for a Juvenile Court hearing by failing to obey a summons, subpoena or citation
  • he or she violated probation or conditional release
  • he or she was illegally in possession of a firearm in violation (ORS166.250)
  • a warrant for the custody of that youth has been issued
  • the youth is a fugitive or runaway from another state
  • a misdemeanor under ORS 166.025
  • the youth is required to be held in detention for the reasonable protection of the victim

24-hour Intake and Assessment Center
Phone: 503-650-3180
Fax: 503-650-3176

Other information

  • Mail: All letters must be routed through US Postal Service (youth name - 1401 NE 68th, Portland, OR 97213).
  • Medications: Must be prescribed for the youth, in the prescription bottle and handed directly to the on-duty. Nurse or on-duty custody services manager.
  • Personal property: Youth receive a receipt when admitted. Anything released requires both the youth’s and the receiver’s signature. Money can only be released with the permission of the JCC/PPO. Custody managers may release any other property. *delivery of court clothing must be checked-in by custody staff.
  • Photos: Up to five (5) photos may be brought to youth during visits for them to take to their room.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Oregon. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Clackamas County OR Juvenile Detention Center.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

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.

Visitation Information

Clackamas County - Donald E. Long Home Juvenile Detention - Visitation

Rules and regulations: All visits

  • Photo ID will be requested and required
  • No food or beverages. No exceptions.
  • Non-eligible visitors (anyone under 18 yrs of age, etc.) May not wait in the visiting lobby
  • No weapons or electronic devices (cell phones, cameras, radios, iPods, etc.) Will enter visiting rooms: no weapons of any kind may be brought into the building. All visitors will be asked to clear a metal detector. If unable to clear a metal detector, the visit will be denied.
  • No jackets, coats, sweatshirts with pockets, purses or backpacks will be allowed in visiting rooms. Visitors may store belongings in lobby lockers.
  • No drugs or alcohol: visitors suspected of possessing/using drugs or alcohol will be declined access to visits and will be directed to leave the building.
  • No books or magazines: paperback religious materials will be allowed if not available in the unit.
  • Youth may refuse any visit
  • The on-duty manager is not authorized to make exceptions to these rules.

Regular visits

Sat and Sun, 2-4:30 pm (no check-ins after 4:15 pm)
Mon, Tues, Wed and Thu: 6-8 pm (no check-ins after 7:45 pm) - No Friday visitation

  • Parents/legal guardians and a rare exception of a Juvenile Court Counselor/Probation Parole Officer (JCC/PPO) approved adult in lieu of a parent/legal guardian (the exception requires a visiting permit on file). A visit only allows 2 visitors at a time and lasts about 30-45 minutes. As space allows, youth may have two visiting sessions per visiting day.
  • No visitors under the age of 18: no exceptions will be made.
  • Visits may be denied: when a youth is displaying behavior that jeopardizes safety and security; or if a visitor is uncooperative.

Professional visits

Monday - Friday, 8 am - 9 pm

A youth’s attorney/assistant does not require JCC/PPO authorization. All other professional visits require jcc/ppo authorization and a signed visiting card. Staff routinely check JJIS notes for Clackamas and Washington Co. clients.

Recording instruments/testing equipment are allowed during these visits.

Measure 11 visits

Pre-scheduled on Sunday between 11 am and 1:30 pm for Level III and IV youth only. Pre-arranged visits are organized no later than the preceding Friday.

  • Level III: 30 minute visit; Level IV: One hour visit
  • No food or beverages: No exceptions
  • Up to 4 visitors per session: To include a parent/legal guardian.
  • The only visitors under the age of 18 that are allowed to visit are biological infants/toddlers of M-11 youth
  • No gang attire allowed, as determined by visiting control staff

Special visits

Contact the assigned Juvenile Court Counselor (JCC) or Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) Probation/Parole Officer (PPO). These visits occur outside of the schedule of the regular visits. They must be supervised by the JCC/PPO. These visits are not guaranteed. The JCC/PPO does not usually have extra time to supervise visits.

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