Pahrump Jail


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Individuals arrested within the city limits of Pahrump, Nevada, are booked in the Nye County Detention Center – Southern Area Sub Station (aka Pahrump Jail). Inmates incarcerated there are commonly charged with DUI, family violence battery, or theft.

Finding an Inmate at the Pahrump Jail

To obtain information about inmates housed within the Pahrump Jail, call 775-751-7027.

Our Nevada criminal defense lawyers at The Defenders provide general information about the City of Las Vegas Detention Center, including:

  • Process of bailing out inmates
  • Inmate release information
  • How to phone inmates
  • Jail visitation hours
  • Mailing to inmates
  • Releasing property from inmates
  • Medical and other personal needs
  • How to transfer funds to inmates
  • Shopping privileges

Process of Bailing Out Inmates

To post bail, contact the Pahrump Courts’ Clerk of Courts Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Those who want to post bail outside of normal days and hours can use the Inmate Canteen Kiosk, an automated system for accessing inmate accounts. The kiosk is located in the lobby of the Detention Center and accepts both cash and credit cards.

After posting bail through this kiosk, the individual must notify Detention Staff that bail has been posted.

How to Phone Inmates

Inmates at Pahrump Jail are not permitted to receive phone calls. They may, however, make outgoing collect calls or purchase phone time using cash on their commissary accounts. These calls are recorded.

Phone calls are generally limited to between 7:00 AM and 9:00 PM.

Jail Visitation Hours

There are two ways to visit inmates at the Pahrump Jail: on-site and remote visits.

On-site visiting schedule are from Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Note that these visits are conducted through a video monitor at the detention center.

You can also schedule remote, video visits from your computer or phone through JailATM. Just like phone calls, these video visits are also recorded.

Mailing to Inmates

Letter may be mailed to inmates using the following address information:

Nye County Detention Center
1521 E. Siri Lane
Pahrump, NV 89060

To get an inmate’s “in custody number,” people can call the Pahrump Jail at 775-751-7027.

Friends and family can also send and receive e-messages through JailATM.

Releasing Property of Inmates

Property may be released to an outsider person provided that both parties fill out a form agreeing to the release.

Property not picked up within 30 days is considered abandoned.

For more information about the property release process, you may call 775-751-7027.

How to Transfer Funds to Inmates

There are three ways to put money on an inmate’s books at the Pahrump Jail:

  • In person: People may bring cash to the jail during visiting hours.
  • Online: People can put money on an inmate’s commissary account at JailATM.
  • By mail: All money, checks and money orders that come in with mail will go into the inmate’s account.

Shopping Privileges

Personal items, such as stationery, snacks, calling cards, and toiletries, are commonly purchased with money held in prisoners’ bank accounts at the Pahrump Jail commissary.

Arrested? We’re Your Best Defense

If you or someone you know has been booked at the Pahrump Jail, call our Criminal Defense Lawyers in Las Vegas at 702-333-3333 for a free strategy session. We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. At The Defenders, our seasoned criminal defense attorneys understand that each alleged crime has a unique set of circumstances surrounding it, and we are committed to thoroughly investigating each and every facet of the case to build the best defense possible.

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We believe that every person has the right to an aggressive defense to help protect their freedoms, liberties and keep his or her record clear.

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