Washington County UT - Purgatory Correctional Facility

County Jail

Last Updated: March 30, 2023
750 S 5300 W, Hurricane, UT 84737

Washington County UT - Purgatory Correctional Facility is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

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You can support your loved ones at Washington County UT - Purgatory Correctional Facility on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 435-656-6600.

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 here so that you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Washington County UT - Purgatory Correctional Facility is a detention center located at 750 S 5300 W Hurricane, UT which is operated locally by the Washington 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. Washington County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Hurricane 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 Utah here.

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Inmates shall have no expectation of privacy in their personal telephone calls. Calls may be monitored and recorded. Inmates shall be provided notice of this via signage near each phone. Legal calls to established legal phone numbers shall be excluded from monitoring and recording. The inmate or legal representative must notify PCF in order to have the monitoring and recording feature turned off.

After admission, inmates shall have access to telephones in their housing unit. Unless otherwise regulated, telephones may be accessed daily from about 0900 hours until about 2200 hours. Telephones will not be turned on until after bunk inspections are completed. In special management housing units, telephone use may be limited to the time that the inmate is allowed out of his/her cell. Inmates in disciplinary isolation shall be limited to legal, embassy, and consular calls only.

Inmate telephones may be turned off at any time to facilitate legitimate penological interests.

Inmates may make local and long distance calls by calling collect or purchasing phone minutes from the Commissary Unit.

A one-time, free call may be permitted to a cell phone number in order to give the cell phone owner the opportunity to make arrangements to receive future calls.

Consulate calls shall be free. ICE detainee questions related to calls to consulates or other special circumstances should be referred to ICE staff.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Utah. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Washington County UT - Purgatory Correctional Facility.

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

Washington County UT Jail - Visitation

General Visits (via smartphone, tablet, laptop, etc.)

For more information regarding general inmate visitation and phones, please visit gettingout.com or call 1-866-516-0115.

Contact Information:

Clergy Visits (Visitation Request required):

Clergy visits are permitted seven days a week, including holidays. However, the following days and times are recommended in order to minimize wait times:

Monday – Friday

9:00 am – 11:45 am

1:15 pm – 5:15 pm (Except Tuesdays & Fridays)

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Please fill out a Visitation Request and attach your affiliation certification, the inmate you wish to visit, and approximate date and time you are hoping to schedule your visit. Clergy visitors must present documentation of current clergy status prior to receiving approval for a visit. This may be emailed to visiting@washeriff.net or faxed to (435) 656-6666, Attention: Programming Unit.

Please wait to receive a confirmation email before attempting to visit.

Legal Visits (Visitation Request not required):

Legal visits shall not be recorded or subject to auditory supervision.

Staff shall not be present during legal visits unless the legal representative requests the presence of a deputy. However, staff may observe such meetings visually through a window or camera to the extent necessary to maintain security, as long as staff cannot overhear the conversation.

Legal visitation shall be permitted seven days a week, including holidays, for a minimum of eight hours per day on regular business days (Monday through Friday) and a minimum of four hours per day on weekends and holidays.

Prior to each visit, all legal representatives shall be required to provide identification. State bar cards are the preferred forms of identification for legal representatives. Attorneys who are members of state bars that do not provide bar cards are required to present other documentation that verifies bar membership. If such documentation is not readily available to attorneys licensed in a particular state, the person shall be required to indicate where he or she is licensed as an attorney and how that fact may be verified.

Legal representatives and legal assistants shall not be asked to state the legal subject matter of the meeting.

R&RC Mentor Visits (Visitation Request required):

Mentors are volunteers working with the Resource & Reentry Center. While the WCSO does not have involvement in the management or operations of the R&RC, the WCSO does permit Mentors to benefit from additional visitation privileges. Mentors are encouraged to visit outside the regular visitation times and should make arrangements in advance. Arrangements may be made by completing a Visitation Request.

For more information on becoming a R&RC mentor, please visit their website: https://csgjusticecenter.org/nrrc.

Special Visits (Visitation Request required):

Special visits in the barrier room may be considered on a case-by-case basis in order to make accommodations for special situations. To request a special visit, please complete a Visitation Request.

Special Visits may only be requested by the inmate, not by the visitor.

An inmate must be incarcerated for at least 30 days and have no disciplinary action in the last 30 days before any special visits may be granted.

Non Barrier/Mod 2 visits “Contact Visits” (Visitation Request required):

As a general rule, contact visits will not be permitted.

Conjugal visits are not permitted.

All non-barrier mod visits must be pre-approved by the Corrections Chief Deputy. Please submit a Visitation Request.

When a mod visit is permitted, minimal and reasonable physical contact between the inmate and visitor may be permitted (e.g., a greeting handshake, a small kiss, or short hug).

Visitation Regulations:

Violations of visiting rules by visitors may result in warnings, suspension of visiting privileges, permanent revocation of visiting privileges, and/or criminal prosecution.

Visitors for personal, special, and mod visits should be pre-screened and approved prior to any personal visits being allowed. A visitor approval request form may be submitted by either the visitor or the inmate, as long as all the required information is supplied. Visitor approval requests should be submitted at least seven days in advance in order to allow time for the requests to be completely processed. Please submit a Visitation Request.

A visitor may only be on one inmate’s personal visiting list at a time. A visitor may not update this more than once per month. Exceptions may be made when immediate family members are incarcerated (e.g., a mother may be on the approved visiting lists for both of her inmate sons).

A visitor’s approval shall not remain valid for more than one year.

The maximum number of visitors that may visit with an inmate at the same time should not exceed three.

Visitors may not bring animals onto facility grounds, except for service animals accompanying persons with disabilities.

Visitors are not permitted to bring cell phones, purses, bags, food, drinks, recording devices, or any other personal belongings into the visiting booth area.

Visitors under the age of 18 shall not be permitted to visit an inmate without being accompanied and supervised by an adult who is charged with protecting the child’s best interests.

Inmates shall not be allowed to visit with anyone under the age of 18 except for their own children, grandchildren, or siblings.

Inmates will not be permitted to participate in special or mod visits with:

  • Anyone currently on parole or probation;
  • Current Drug Court clients;
  • A convicted felon, whose conviction was less than five years prior;
  • Anyone convicted of a Class-A misdemeanor within the past year;
  • Anyone convicted of a Class-B or C misdemeanor within the past 90 days;
  • Anyone released from a correctional facility within the past 90 days.

Visitors will not be permitted to pass anything to an inmate. Inmates will not be allowed to pass anything to a visitor. If an exchange of documents or other authorized items needs to take place, a deputy will conduct the transfer.

A visitor may be denied visitation (or have visitation revoked) for reasons including, but not limited to:

  • Attempts to smuggle drugs, weapons, or other contraband into the jail;
  • Disruptive behavior, including sexually provocative actions, during visits;
  • Refusal to follow visitor rules;
  • Falsification or omission of information on visitation request form;
  • Assisting, conspiring, or otherwise participating in an escape or attempted escape; or
  • Acts inimical to the safety, security, or other legitimate penological interests of the jail.

Visitors will be required to present identification and register prior to visits. Only valid government-issued photo identification will be accepted.

Visitor Attire:

Visitors may not wear:

  • See-through clothing;
  • Short shorts or short mini skirts;
  • Tank tops;
  • Sleeve-less shirts;
  • Swimsuits;
  • Bare midriff shirts;
  • Strapless tops;
  • Tube tops; or
  • Other revealing clothing.

Recognized gang “colors” and other gang displays are prohibited.

Clothing and shoes shall be worn at all times.

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