Owyhee Adult Detention Center

US Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)

Last Updated: June 10, 2019
Owyhee 89832 PO Box 217, Owyhee, NV 89832

Owyhee Adult Detention Center is for US Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

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Owyhee Adult Detention Center basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 775-757-2025

Indian Country Corrections is one of the key components of Tribal Justice Systems. There are over 90 detention centers throughout Indian Country, of which, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Office of Justice Services (OJS) staffs and operates a quarter of these facilities. The remainder are operated by Tribes through the PL 93-638, Self-Governance Compacts and a few are fully funded and operated by a tribe. Indian Country facilities are either long or short term holding facilities. Each facility is unique in operation and location. The BIA Corrections also operates transport programs for movement of inmates for certain locations as well as assist with long range transports, movement of inmates during evacuations, overcrowding, and etc, as needed. The ultimate mission of BIA OJS Corrections is ensuring Indian Country facilities are operated in a safe, secure, and humane manner.

The BIA Correctional Program provides Technical Assistance to all detention programs, including tribal detention programs. The types of assistance are as follows: PL 93-638 Contract Monitoring and Reviews; Development with and guidance on Corrective Action Plans; Commercial Contract Detention Services Monitoring; Policy and procedure development, implementation, reviews and revisions; Site visits/stakeholder meetings; Meeting with and addressing questions from Tribal Leadership; Assisting Tribes with planning, development and opening of new jails; Assisting Tribes with planning for replacement, renovation and expansion of existing jails; Conducting formal Staffing Analysis; Standards Compliance Reviews; Facilitate Programs and Services for programming development; Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003; Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010-Enhanced sentencing; Tribal Law and Order Act - Corrections Operation Assessment; and National Level Data collection.

Inmate Locator

Owyhee Adult Detention Center publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Nevada. 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 aid@inmateaid.com 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

Visiting hours for Owyhee Adult Detention Center. For Directions call 775-757-2025

Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Federal Holidays 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

No cellphones, you will be searched before visiting. NO personal belongings. Persons under probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.

If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate's extended family. If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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