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Yuma County Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: April 09, 2022
200 W Court St, Yuma, AZ 85364

Yuma Co Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

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Yuma County 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: 928-782-9871

The Yuma County Detention Center is a medium-security detention center located at 200 W Court St Yuma, AZ which is operated locally by the Yuma 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. Yuma County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Yuma Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Detention Center is a maximum-security facility designed to receive, process and house inmates who are detained prior to trial, as well as inmates in different phases of the criminal justice system and also houses inmates sentenced by County and City courts. The facility has a rated capacity of 756 inmates.

Inmate Locator

Yuma County Detention Center publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Arizona. 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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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Yuma County Detention Center and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 928-782-9871.


  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Yuma County AZ Adult Detention Center - Visitation

Visitation Information - Face to face visits is available during the second week of every month. Visitors are encouraged to call the Visitation office for details at (928) 539-7841.

Special or Out of Town Visits - Special visits may be arranged for friends and family living outside a fifty (50) mile radius of the jail and are only in town for a limited time. These special visits are scheduled on a one-time basis and will be scheduled based upon availability ANY day of the week. NOTE: A valid government picture identification must be presented at the time of visitation and must show visitor's residence outside a 50-mile radius.

Professional Visits - Professional visits pertain to attorneys or other approved legal visitors, law enforcement officials, clergy and program representatives. If you are not certain if you meet the criteria for a professional visit, please contact the Visitation Office via telephone at (928) 539-7841 or e-mail.

Email the Visitation Office at SO.Visit@ycso.yumacountyaz.gov for information regarding Professional Visitation or to schedule a Professional Visitation appointment.

  • Non-Contact Visitation: All professional visitors, with the exception of attorneys requesting a non-contact visit, must schedule a visitation appointment one day in advance.
  • Contact Visitation: Requests for contact visitations shall be approved based on specific criteria, including but not limited to:
    • The need for an interpreter, investigator, or other court-related experts.
    • The use of media equipment.
    • The needs of the professional visitor directly related to the visit.
  • Professional Visitation Times: Professional visits may be scheduled:
    • Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:45 AM-7:00 PM. NOTE: No visits will be scheduled between the hours of 2:00-3:00 PM.
    • Saturday & Sunday (subject to availability) between the hours of 8:00 AM-12:00 PM only.

  • Additional Identification Requirements: In addition to a valid government picture identification, professional visitors may be asked to present professional credentials at the time of the visit such as a Arizona State Bar Association identification card, Provider identification card, law enforcement credentials, private investigator's license, interpreter certification card, etc.

Visitation Requirements
Any person visiting an inmate in the Yuma County Detention Center must meet the following requirements:

  • Identification: All visitors must have a valid government picture identification with date of birth, i.e., driver's license, Arizona ID card, Military ID card, Passport, etc. (A "matricula consular" is not considered a valid form if ID.)
  • Age Requirements: No one under the age of 18 may visit an inmate unless:
    • Accompanied by a parent or guardian
    • Or visitation was previously approved by the Detention Center
    • EXCEPTION: An exception to this rule is a minor who is married to an inmate and is able to provide:
      • Marriage Certificate; AND
      • A valid picture identification
  • Personal Items: No personal items will be allowed into the Visitation Area. Lockers are available in the Visitation lobby for visitors to store personal items. Lockers require a quarter deposit, which will be refunded upon return of the locker key.

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