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Incoming Inmate Funds | Bonds | Inmate Property | Inmate Visitation | Professional Visits

MAIL

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:

  1. Pornographic, personal photographs, or magazine pictures displaying frontal nudity.
  2. Materials that would encourage deviant sexual behavior.
  3. Materials/items promoting violence, or racial discord to include those practiced under the color of religion.
  4. Material possessing detailed construction of weapons, explosives, or incendiary devices.
  5. Materials that would disrupt the operation, security, order, and/or safety of the Detention Facility.
  6. Items that would cause a hostile work environment for employees,
  7. Mail violating a no contact order.

Mail will be rejected, and may be confiscated, returned to sender, or placed in the inmates property when it contains any of the following:

  1. Threats of criminal activity.
  2. Threats of physical harm against any person.
  3. Threats of blackmail, or extortion.
  4. Plans to move contraband in or out of the facility.
  5. Plans to escape.
  6. Information that if communicated, would constitute a danger to a human being, or a substantial threat to the safety and security of the facility.
  7. Material that creates racial, or ethnic tension within the facility.
  8. A code not understood by staff, any gang related signs, or contents.
  9. Photographs showing male, or female nudity.
  10. Any criminally illegal suggestion: methamphetamine recipe, weapons manufacturing, etc.

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.

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INCOMING INMATE FUNDS

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, WY  82001 

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BONDS

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.

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INMATE PROPERTY

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.


INMATE VISITATION


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.


Days/Hours:

  • Visitation times and days are Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Each pod has specific days in which to have visits. Inmates can have visits only on the days that their pod is scheduled to have visits.


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:

  • Create an account through https://www.icsolutions.com/
  • Fund Prepaid Collect Accounts. Visits are $7.50.
  • Register for visitation with a valid ID, address, and contact number.
  • Schedule a visit with chosen inmate. Visits are done on a "first come - first served" basis. All visits must be scheduled 2 hours in advance.
  • Log into account 10 Min prior to visit. Ensure you have strong internet connection, and you remain seated. Once all the required diagnostic tests are passed, the visit will connect at its start time.

Reasons for disconnection:

  • Both parties are not logged on in the first 10 min of visitation.
    • If the inmate did not log on, a visitation clerk will contact you shortly to reschedule visit.
    • If visitor missed visit, the visit is counted as missed. Please contact visitation at 307-633-4716 to discuss options. Visitation is not responsible for this disconnection.
  • Constant movement or Bad internet connection
    • Visitation is not responsible for these disconnections. Please remain seated for the best chance at a connected visit. If disconnection occurs, you will not be reconnected.
  • Mobile Device: Other apps or tasks
    • We suggest placing the device on do not disturb and to close any other background apps. Visitation is not responsible for these disconnections. If disconnection occurs, you will not be reconnected.
  • Rule Violation
    • If any rules are broken, the video will be disconnected. Visitation is not responsible for this disconnection. There is no warning required. If this disconnection occurs, the visitation account will be placed under investigation. This could result in revocation of visitation privileges.

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:

  • Disruptive behavior by either visitor, or inmate.
  • Use of offensive or inappropriate language.
  • Visitor appears to be under the influence of any alcohol and/or drugs.
  • Visitor refuses to show or does not present proper identification.
  • Account holder is not present.
  • Visit is not scheduled 2 hours prior to requested time.
  • Visitor refuses to submit to reasonable security precautions.
  • Inmate refuses visit.
  • Contraband (unauthorized items) is detected.
  • Visitor is wearing provocative, or inappropriate clothing. This includes tank tops, halter-tops, spaghetti strap tops, tube tops, or midriff showing. Shorts must be of appropriate length, and shoes must be worn.
  • Attempt to provide outdated, altered, or canceled identification.
  • Visitor is Driving.

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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PROFESSIONAL VISITS:


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.

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