Clearwater County ID Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: June 28, 2019
150 Michigan Ave PO Box 724, Orofino, ID 83544

Clearwater County ID 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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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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Clearwater County ID 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: 208-476-4521

The Clearwater County ID Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 150 Michigan Ave PO Box 724 Orofino, ID which is operated locally by the Clearwater 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. Clearwater County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Orofino Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Clearwater County Jail is located on the second floor of the Clearwater County Courthouse. The jail can be reached by telephone at 208-476-4521. Access is through the front doors and up the stairs Monday through Friday. On Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays, access is by the elevator under the courthouse. People coming into the jail can be searched for weapons and contraband.

Inmate Locator

Clearwater County ID Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Idaho. 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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Visitation Information

Clearwater County Jail - Visitation

Jail Visiting Hours are:
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Holidays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Holidays include New Years, Christmas, Thanksgiving and July 4th

Jail Visitor Rules

  1. Visits will be limited to 15 minutes.
  2. Picture Identification required of all visitors upon the request of the Jail Staff.
  3. No intoxicated person or any person who has been drinking will be allowed to visit.
  4. Visiting is a privilege. Any visit can be terminated by the Jailer on duty.
  5. No food or drink allowed in the visiting area.
  6. No smoking or tobacco use allowed.
  7. No weapons allowed.
  8. Inappropriate language, disruptive or disorderly conduct will not be allowed.
  9. Persons waiting to visit must remain in the hallway.
  10. Person under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parent, legal guardian, or a responsible adult at all times. Parent or legal guardian is responsible for person under the age of 18. The on-duty jailer has full discretion of the term “responsible”.
  11. Children must remain next to the parent or legal guardian at all times. Children will not be allowed to climb on the tables or stools in the visiting room.
  12. No items may be left for the inmates. Only money in the form of cash, money order, or cashiers check is allowed.
  13. Complaints must be submitted in writing to the Jail Administrator.
  14. Inmates have the right to refuse a visit.
  15. Clearwater County Jail does not allow contact visits.
  16. Visitors that travel 150 or more miles to the jail may request a special or extended visit that must be approved prior to the visit.
  17. Cell phones are not permitted in the visitation room.
  18. Provided phones must be used in the visitation area to talk. If you refuse, the visitation session will be terminated
  19. Your cooperation and patience is appreciated.

Visitor Handbook

If you have questions regarding the safety and security of a friend or family member who is incarcerated, there is a free document you can download that is an Orientation Handbook of Idaho Jails for friends and families of inmates. This document was designed to help you understand the Idaho jail system and give you an understanding of how and why things are done the way they are. With this document we hope to provide you the information you need to interact effectively with jail staff while supporting your friend or family member in custody.

Inmate Visitor Handbook

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