All inmates are issued a handbook upon entering the facility that explains the detention
center rules, the inmate's rights and responsibilities.
DETENTION CENTER VISITATION:
Thursday 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Sunday 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Visits are non-contact and limited to 20 minutes.
Special visits (visits at other times) must be approved in advance by the detention center Lieutenant.
RIO BLANCO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE 2006 DETENTION CENTER FEES
ALL Bonds completed by Detention Center/Sheriff's Office Staff $10.00
Statute 30-1-104 Fees for Sheriff
NOTE: Unless paid by the Defendant at the time of bonding, this fee will be paid by the Bonding
Company or Surety at the time of bonding. Exception: Fees on Faxed Bonds can be charged to
a bonding company only.
Useful Public service Fee $ 75.00
This is a mandatory fee for all sentenced Defendants.
WORK RELEASE FEE:
Work Release Fee Charged Per Day $ 40.00
Defendants who are required to serve a consecutive sentence however are allowed by court order
to leave the custody of the Detention Center will be charged a daily fee for the costs of
releasing and rebooking.
Booking Fee for Each Booking from the same sentence $ 40.00
Defendants who are allowed to serve partial sentences over certain periods of time instead of
serving a consecutive sentence (ie: Weekend Sentences) will be charged a booking fee each
time they are re-booked to serve any part of their sentence. This fee is required prior to
the beginning of serving any part of the sentence.
Department of Corrections Hold Per Day Fee $ 49.69
OUTSIDE AGENCY HOLD:
Daily fee for holding inmates who have no Rio Blanco County charges $ 45.00 (Fees begin after 48 hours)
THE DETENTION CENTER STAFF
- Lieutenant Deby Merriam
- Sergeant Vern Simister
- Senior Deputy Jana Campbell
- Deputy Kim Cook
- Deputy Larry Hayes
- Deputy Misty Johnson
- Deputy Shane Amick
- Deputy John Purvis
- Deputy Michael Larent
- Deputy Ty Gates
PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED BY THE DETENTION CENTER
Rio Blanco Useful Public Service Program
LT. Deby Merriam
|The Sheriff's Juvenile Intake Screening Project
|Screening and placement of arrested juveniles
| "TAC" Transport Across Colorado
|We participate in the cooperative organization for prisoner transport between jurisdictions in Colorado.
| "NWS" Northwest Shuttle
|We participate in the cooperative organization for prisoner transport between member states and jurisdictions.
| "VOICE" Victim Offender Information Computer Enhancement
|The County Sheriffs of Colorado's victim notification service
For information concerning qualifications and requirements for employment contact the Rio Blanco County