Platte County Detention Facility, NE Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Platte County Detention Facility

402-563-4274

1125 East 17th Street, Columbus, NE, 68601

http://www.megavision.net/pcsher/jail.html

Platte County Detention Facility, located in Columbus, Nebraska, is a medium-security jail that is managed by the Platte County Sheriff’s Department and houses adult inmates. This facility has 144 inmates at capacity and employs 100 jail staff.

All of the inmates serving time in the Platte County Detention Facility are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced to a year or less by the Platte County Court System. The Platte County Criminal Justice Center houses the Platte County Sheriff’s Department, Columbus Police Department, and the 80,000-square foot jail.

Platte County Detention Facility — General Information

Facility Name Platte County Detention Facility
Facility Type County Jail
Capacity 144
Address 1125 East 17th Street, Columbus, NE, 68601
Phone 402-563-4274
City Columbus
Postal Code 68601
State Nebraska
County Platte County
Official Website http://www.megavision.net/pcsher/jail.html

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates may receive letters, legal mail, and books and magazines publications from publishers only.

To write to an inmate, you need the inmate’s name and DOC number and the name and address.

Address both the letter and envelope as follows:

Offender name, DOC#

Platte County Detention Facility
1125 East 17th Street, Columbus, NE, 68601

All incoming and outgoing mail is read by jail staff except if it is labeled legal mail.

All mail should contain a sender’s return address. Mail will be checked before it officially arrives to the inmate. If mail does not pass inspection, the mail will either be returned to sender, or it will be discarded.

Sending Money

If you want to send money to an inmate, you can submit money orders, cashier’s checks, and tax returns made out in the name of the inmate who is to receive the funds. The Platte County Detention Facility will not accept cash, personal checks, or payroll checks.

Friends and family of inmates can also send money electronically without the use of money orders through JPay.com. Visit JPay.com for your free account and you can send money to your inmate any time. The money will post on their account in 24 hours or less.

Inmates may only receive money from people on their approved visitor list. If you are a friend or family member of an inmate and do not know if you are on their visitor list, please call 402-563-4274 to see if you are. If you are not, you will need to ask the inmate to put you on the list.

Phone calls

Through Securtel, inmates at Platte County Detention Facility can talk to friends and family at the local rate no matter where they might live.

When you sign-up at Secutel, you will be assigned either a local or long distance phone number to the Securus jail facility. When the inmate calls your new number, the call is redirected to your cell phone and charged at the lowest possible rate charges by Securustech.net.

Securus provides unlimited minutes per month and unlimited calls per month, although Platte County Detention Facility’s phone rules will have limits on the call times.

Visitation

Through Securtel, inmates at Platte County Detention Facility can talk to friends and family at the local rate no matter where they might live.

When you sign-up at Secutel, you will be assigned either a local or long distance phone number to the Securus jail facility. When the inmate calls your new number, the call is redirected to your cell phone and charged at the lowest possible rate charges by Securustech.net.

Securus provides unlimited minutes per month and unlimited calls per month, although Platte County Detention Facility’s phone rules will have limits on the call times.

Inmate Visitation

All visits are non-contact and conducted through a glass partition. The inmate visiting hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM.

Inmates can have two adult visitors visit at the same time. Visitors under 18 must be accompanied by their legal guardian. Visitors are not permitted to take anything with them to the visitation area other than their ID card.

Visitors must follow a strict dress code and will be denied visitation and asked to leave if they do not. No tank tops, no revealing clothing, no miniskirts, no swimwear, no pajamas. The dress code at Platte County Detention Facility is considered business casual.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

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