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Inmates in the Laramie County Detention Center may mail as many letters as they want, provided they can pay for the postage. They can buy stamps, and writing materials through commissary.
Incoming mail is opened, inspected for contraband, and any content that might threaten security.
Mail that does not meet the requirements for acceptance into the facility will be returned to the sender or may be placed in the inmates property.
Examples of some items that are not accepted into the facility are as follows:
Mail will be rejected, and may be confiscated, returned to sender, or placed in the inmates property when it contains any of the following:
Mail for inmates in the facility must be addressed as follows:
Laramie County Jail
Inmate's name. AR#
P.O. Box 247
Phoenix, MD 21131
Parcels are generally not accepted. Due to limited storage space the facility seldom accepts additional property items for inmates. Inmate needs may be addressed with items purchased through the facility commissary.
Family and friends may deposit money to an inmate’s cash account online, by phone, by mail, through Cash Pay Today, or by coming to the Sheriff’s Department and using the Kiosk in our outer lobby.
Lobby Kiosk: The Access Corrections Kiosk will accept cash or credit/debit cards. U.S. Currency is accepted in amounts of $5.00 (five dollars) or more. One dollar bills are not accepted by the kiosk. Convenience fees will apply.
Access Corrections: You may wire money through this service directly to an inmate’s account either online or by phone. Convenience fees will apply.
Online - “accesscorrections.com”, or get their mobile app on your phone or device.
By Phone - 1-866-345-1884
Cash Pay Today: Register and create an account online at “cashpaytoday.com”. A barcode will either be sent to you by email or texted to your phone. You can use either a printed barcode or one directly from your phone.
Go to a Cash Pay Today location and ask to make a “Vanilla Direct Pay” bill payment. Then let them know how much you wish to pay. Convenience fees will apply.
Exact locations are listed on their website. You can go to Kum & Go, Family Dollar, Walgreens, Walmart (at the service counter), Dollar General, Flying J and the Pilot Travel Center.
Mail: U.S. Money orders, and Cashier’s checks are accepted by mail. They must be made payable to the inmate and have the name/signature of the person sending the money (purchaser/remitter) on the money item. U.S. government checks payable to the inmate can be mailed to the inmate also.
Money orders, cashier’s checks, and government checks should still be mailed directly to the Sheriff’s Department.
The envelope should have only the money item inside. There must be a complete return address on the envelope. No letter, correspondence or other item should be in the envelope with the check or money order.
Mailed deposits should be addressed as follows:
Laramie County Jail
Attn: Inmate Funds
1910 Pioneer Avenue
Cheyenne, WYÂ 82001Â
Cash, county, or city bonds will be accepted by the booking office during non-court business hours. Bonds posted at the Laramie County Detention Facility must be in the exact amount required for bond – change is not available. No coins will be accepted for bond. Felony bonds, District bonds, percentage bonds, or cash surety bonds will not be accepted at the Laramie County Detention Facility.
During court business hours, all bonds must be posted at the appropriate court.
Inmate property will only be accepted and/or released between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday (excluding holidays). No property will be accepted or released outside of these hours, or on weekends. Property will only be released once the inmate submits a property release form. Be advised, Property Releases will be available 24 to 48 hours AFTER the inmate fills out the documentation. Property Releases are only active for 5 business days.
Inmates sentenced to a state facility must immediately, upon sentencing, decide and make arrangements to have all property removed from the Detention Facility prior to transport to any state institution by completing an inmate property release. Inmates sentenced to state facilities may have property released on any day, at any time. Property Will Not be held after release or transfer!
To pick up an inmate’s property, please present valid photo identification at the visitation desk during the corresponding hours. If there is an active property release, property pick up will be completed in a secure area. No personal property (i.e., cellphones, keys, wallets, etc.) is allowed. If after hours, please use after-hours intercom at the entrance.
NO PROPERTY WILL BE RELEASED WITHOUT AN ACTIVE PROPERTY RELEASE FORM FROM THE INMATE. ONCE AN INMATE IS RELEASED OR TRANSFERED, LARAMIE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ABANDONED PROPERTY.
Due to Covid-19 concerns we are currently only doing distance video visits. Currently, there are NO in person or Onsite visits for inmates in this facility.
Each inmate is allowed only one fifteen (15) minute virtual visit, with a 5-minute grace period before the visit for both parties to log on. Each visit is a "first come - first served" once a week with a maximum of 3 visitors to include children/juveniles on scheduled visitation days. All Pod worker inmates are allowed a 30-minute visit and Inmate Labor inmates are allowed 1-hour visits. All visits are $7.50.
Visitors must have a valid, government issued photo ID indicating their date of birth. A parent with a valid current identification card must accompany their children during visitation. Juveniles must have a birth certificate and/or juveniles in Junior/Senior High must have a valid identification card if they are visiting their legal parent or guardian. If a juvenile is not visiting their legal parent or guardian, then their legal parent or guardian MUST accompany them.
Visitors with children must control them during the virtual visits. All visitors must attempt to remain seated and keep the camera steady. Failure to do so may result in denial of visitation privileges or disconnection.
Visits will not be split. Visitors may only visit the inmate they signed up to visit. Visitors and inmates may only have ONE visit per week.
No one under the influence of alcohol/drugs will be granted a visit.
Inmates released from the Detention Facility must wait 7 days before being allowed to visit another inmate.
You may communicate only with the inmate you are signed up to visit. You may not attract the attention of other inmates in the pod.
Monday - Open or make up days for holidays and G and H pods
Tuesday- C, D, J, G, and H
Wednesday - F, I, G, and H
Thursday - A,B, E, G, and H
Friday - L, M, G, and H
Visitation Sign-In and Schedule:
Reasons for disconnection:
IF ANY VISIT IS DISCONNECTED, THERE WILL BE NO REFUND.
Visitation Denial: Visits may be denied for any of the following reasons, but not limited to:
No letters, cards, messages, or money will be accepted at the visitation desk. All mail, cards, or messages MUST go through the U.S. Postal Service, using the following address:
Laramie County Jail
Inmate’s Name, AR#
PO Box 247
Phoenix, MD 21131
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Privileged visitors are attorneys of record, counselors, mental health, medical, etc., requesting to talk to the inmate regarding professional business. Professional visiting hours are 8:00 a.m. through 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. through 4:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m. Professional visitors will sign in with Central Control, listing the name and location of all inmates that they will be visiting. After receiving their ID card, all professional visitors will be cleared through the booking officer.
Professional visitors must present a valid, state issued identification along with valid professional credentials at Central Control prior to being authorized for visitation.
Professional visitors may also request video visits. These visits must be approved by the facility. Please contact Visitation at 307-633-4716 for approval.
If you are aware of a specific threat to the personal safety of an inmate of the Laramie County Detention Facility, please notify a staff member so that appropriate follow up may be conducted and steps taken to protect the inmate.