Converse County Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: May 21, 2024
Address
1201 Mesa Dr, Suite C, Douglas, WY 82633
Beds
112
County
Converse
Phone
307-358-4700
Fax
307-358-6703
Email
ala@sheriff.conversecounty.org
Mailing Address
PO Box 247, Phoenix, MD 21131

Converse Co 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.

The phone carrier is Inmate Calling Solutions (ICSolutions), to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are seeking to send your inmate money for commissary, one recommended for this facility is AccessCorrections. There is a fee for sending money, see their rates and limitations.

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

Satellite View of Converse County Detention Center

You can support your loved ones at Converse Co Jail on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 307-358-4700.

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 Converse County Detention Center so you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Converse Co Jail is a detention center located at 1201 Mesa Dr, Suite C Douglas, WY which is operated locally by the Converse 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. Converse County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Douglas 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 Wyoming here.

The Converse County Detention Center officially opened on October 28th, 2018. Initially, it was an 80-bed facility with five holding cells, an upgrade from the old jail, which contained 34 beds and two holding cells. In March 2024, the Detention Center underwent an expansion, increasing its capacity to 112 beds while maintaining the five holding cells.

The Converse County Detention Center operates under the supervision of Sheriff Clint Becker and Captain Adam Alvarado. Sheriff Becker has served as Sheriff of Converse County since 2007, and Captain Alvarado has been with the Converse County Sheriff’s Office since 2012.

The Detention Center staff comprises 26 full-time, POST-certified law enforcement personnel. The rank structure includes the Sheriff, Captain, Sergeants, Corporals, and Deputies. Among these 26 employees is the CCST (Civil, Court Security, and Transports) Team, which operates at the Courthouse located at 107 North 5th Street in Douglas, WY.

  • Money will be accepted for inmates during visiting hours, Property MUST be sent through the postal service.
  • All incoming and outgoing correspondence will go through the postal system.
  • All personal incoming mail will be opened and inspected for contraband. Incoming mail will be given to inmates within twenty-four (24) hours of when it is received and inspected, excluding weekends and holidays.
  • Photographs may be sent to an inmate through the mail. Such photographs may not exceed 5"x7" in size. Larger pictures will be returned to the sender. A maximum of five (5) photographs will be allowed per inmate. Polaroid pictures are not allowed.
  • Telephone calls made from cell blocks are collect calls.
  • Inmate telephone calls are limited to ten (10) minutes. Normally $8.80 per, InmateAid get's same for $3.15, click here
  • No incoming calls will be accepted for inmates.
  • No personal phone messages will be passed on to inmates.
  • All literature must come directly from a publishing house.

The Detention Center has a contract with the Memorial Hospital of Converse County to provide a nurse on-site daily and a physician visit once a week for the inmates. To read more detailed information regarding inmate visitation, the detention rules, etc. see the Detention Rules and Information page.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Wyoming. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Converse County 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 aid@inmateaid.com, 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

ON-SITE VISITATION

  • Wednesdays and Thursdays (6 PM – 9:45 PM)

  • Saturday and Sunday (9 AM – 4 PM)

REMOTE VISITATION (OFFSITE)

  • Monday – Friday (6 PM – 9:45 PM)

  • Saturday and Sunday (9 AM – 9:45 PM)

Visitor Registration

  • REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY – All visitors must register (at no cost) to participate in a visitation session with an inmate at this facility.
  • Go to icsolutions.com from any internet-enabled device to log in to your existing account or create a new account.

Visitors Check-In (ON-SITE)

  • All on-site visitors must check in at the booking window with a valid photo ID.

Scheduling Period

  • Visits can be scheduled a maximum of 14 days out.

Appointment Intervals

  • There is a 5-minute buffer between visits. Visitors can check in 5 minutes early for their visit. The visit will start on time and finish exactly 20 minutes after the scheduled start time. We do not control this as the system makes the schedule. If the visitor is late, they will not get the full 20-minute visit. All visits are 20 minutes long.

Number of Visits Allowed per Week (ON-SITE VISITORS) - Inmates are allotted 2 visits per week.

Number of Visits Allowed per Week (REMOTE VISITORS) - Unlimited during the allowed scheduled times.

The time between creating an appointment for visitation and starting the visit - 24-hour buffer time.

Visits can be scheduled on the terminal in the Detention Center lobby or online at www.icsolutions.com. Any questions regarding video visitation can be found on this website or by phone at (888)646-9437.

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.