Las Vegas/Clark County Jails

If someone you know has just been arrested for a crime in Las Vegas, Nevada, he or she is likely in custody at the Clark County Detention Center (or “CCDC”). This is the Las Vegas jail facility to which most people who are arrested in Clark County, Nevada are transported following an arrest for a felony.

The Clark County Detention Center also houses individuals who are awaiting trial in the Clark County Courts, or who are serving a jail sentence for a misdemeanor conviction.

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The Clark County Detention Center is located at:
330 South Casino Center Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89101

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Clark County Detention Center Inmate Search

If you believe that a friend or family member may have been arrested, you may call the CCDC information line at (702) 671-3900 or use the Inmate Search tool on the CCDC website. Both the information line and the CCDC website provide information on the amount of an inmate’s bail, the nature of the inmate’s case, court dates, and visiting hours at the Clark County Detention Center.

It is important to understand that you must provide the following information in order to access information about an inmate at Clark County Detention Center:

  • The first and last name of the inmate, OR

  • The inmate’s identification number, OR

  • The inmate’s case number.

Without this information, the Clark County Detention Center will not release any information about an inmate over the phone or via their website. In addition, the jail will not release any information about a person in custody who is under the age of 18 or is in protective custody due to safety concerns.

The CCDC has more information on finding a Clark County Detention Center inmate on its website.

If your friend or family member was arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada and he or she is not an inmate in the Clark County Detention Center, he or she may have been taken to the City of Las Vegas Detention Center. Many people who are arrested for a misdemeanor within Las Vegas city limits are transported to the City of Las Vegas Detention Center.

To search for an inmate in the Las Vegas Detention Center, call (702) 229-6444 or visit the Las Vegas Detention Center website.

The City of Las Vegas Detention Center is located at:
3300 Stewart Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101

How to Call a Clark County Detention Center Inmate

You may not call an inmate who is in custody at the Clark County Detention Center unless it is a serious emergency. In the event of an emergency, call (702) 671-5700. A CCDC employee will then verify if there is truly an emergency situation and whether it justifies allowing an inmate to take your phone call.

Inmates in custody at the Clark County Detention Center are allowed to make outgoing collect calls. Inmates may not use prepaid calling cards. CCDC uses a phone company called CenturyLink to facilitate outgoing calls from inmates. Generally, cell phones are unable to accept collect calls. In order to accept calls from an inmate in custody at CCDC, you must create a CenturyLink account by calling CenturyLink customer service at 1 (888) 506-8407. CenturyLink customer service is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

It is important to understand that all phone calls made by CCDC inmates are recorded. You should not ask your friend or family member about his or her case or talk about anything that could be incriminating. Prosecutors for Clark County will try to introduce evidence gathered from recorded phone conversations against your friend or family member during trial.

For more information about phoning an inmate in custody at the Clark County Detention Center, click here.

Sending Mail to a Clark County Detention Center Inmate

You may send mail to an inmate in custody at the Clark County Detention Center. Address the envelope as follows:

    Name, Inmate Identification Number
    Housing Unit / Room
    Clark County Detention Center
    330 South Casino Center Drive
    Las Vegas, NV 89101

You may not send a package to an inmate in custody at CCDC without prior approval from the Bureau Lieutenant. To speak with the Clark County Detention Center Bureau Lieutenant, call (702) 671-5700.

All incoming mail is searched for drugs and other prohibited items prior to delivery. More information about the rules governing mail sent to CCDC inmates is available here: Clark County Detention Center Inmate Mail.

How to Visit Someone at the Clark County Detention Center

The Clark County Detention Center is located at:
330 South Casino Center Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Before you can visit someone who is in custody at the CCDC, you must register there in person. To register, you must provide photo ID and your email address. You must know the inmate’s CCDC ID number, which you can search for here: Clark County Detention Center Inmate Search.

Once you have registered to visit an inmate, you can schedule a visit with an inmate at the kiosks at the Clark County Detention Center or here:  Clark County Detention Center Inmate Visitation Scheduling.

Clark County Detention Center Visiting Hours

You may visit an inmate in custody at the Clark County Detention Center during visiting hours, which are:

Monday through Friday:

8:00 AM – 10:30 AM

7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Saturday through Sunday:

8:00 AM – 10:30 AM

1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Always bring photo ID with you when visiting an inmate in custody at CCDC. All visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Visitors under the age of 18 do not need photo ID.

At the jail, all visitors must pass through a metal detector. You should know that CCDC may check to see if visitors have any outstanding warrants. If CCDC discovers that a visitor has an outstanding warrant, he or she will be arrested.

You may not bring a cell phone into the Clark County Detention Center. CCDC provides lockers where visitors can store their cell phones. You may not eat, drink, or smoke in the CCDC lobby. You may not bring gifts to an inmate in custody at the CCDC.

All visitors to the Clark County Detention Center must abide by a conservative dress code:

When you visit an inmate at CCDC, you are not allowed to be in the same room together. Instead, you will communicate with the person via a video connection for up to 25 minutes while seated in a booth in the lobby of the Clark County Detention Center.

You should know that the booths do not provide privacy. Anyone in the lobby of the Clark County Detention Center may be able to overhear your side of the conversation. Like all phone calls made from the CCDC, these video conversations may be monitored and recorded. Do not discuss anything that could be construed as incriminating. Prosecutors may try to introduce evidence gathered from conversations between inmates and visitors at the inmate’s criminal trial.

More information about visiting an inmate in custody at CCDC is available here: Clark County Detention Center Visitation.

Transferring Funds to an Inmate at Clark County Detention Center

Inmates in custody at the Clark County Detention Center have trust accounts and may keep funds in their name. CCDC inmates may use these funds to purchase items at the jail commissary.

Information about how to transfer funds to a person in Clark County Detention Center is available here: Clark County Detention Center Inmate Funds.

How to Post Bail for a Clark County Detention Center Inmate

Family members, friends, and representatives (including attorneys) of Clark County Detention Center inmates may post bail. Bail may be paid with personal funds or through a bail bonds agency.

The procedure for posting bail differs depending on whether the inmate’s case is in the Clark County Justice Court or the Clark County District Court.

Bail Procedures for Clark County Justice Court Cases

To post bail for an inmate whose criminal case is in Clark County Justice Court, you must visit the Pre Trial Services window at the Clark County Detention Center. It is located at:

330 South Casino Center Drive

Las Vegas, NV 89101

The Pre Trial Services window is open seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. until midnight.

Along with the bail payment, you must pay a $40 filing fee. Pre Trial Services accepts five methods of payment:

Bail Procedures for Clark County District Court Cases

To post bail for a Clark County Detention Center inmate whose case is in Clark County District Court, visit the Regional Justice Center located at:

200 Lewis Avenue

Las Vegas, NV 89101

The Regional Justice Center is open during business hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), Monday through Friday.

The Regional Justice Center accepts bail payments in the form of cashier’s checks or money orders made payable to the “Clerk of the Court.” You must include the person in custody’s full name and inmate identification number on the cashier’s check or money order. Personal checks are never accepted.

After business hours, you may post bail at the Pre Trial Services window at the Clark County Detention Center.

More information on bail procedures is available here: Clark County Detention Center Pre Trial Services and Bail. You may call Clark County Detention Center Pre Trial Services at (702) 671-3285.