Details of the Duchesne County JailThe Duchesne County Jail is part of the Duchesne County Justice Center, which was opened in 1997. Approximately 22 correctional officers operate the jail, which houses up to 160 inmates.
The jail is located at 21554 West 9000 South in Duchesne. The jail may be reached by phone at (435) 738-2015.
“Pay for Stay”Under Utah state law, county jails may require inmates to pay a daily fee for “room and board.” The Duchesne County Jail charges $45 per day for inmates who have been sentenced to time in the jail facility. The fees may be paid online or by calling 435-738-1186.
If an inmate has financial difficulties and is unable to pay the daily rate, they may either work out a payment arrangement or in some cases, the presiding judge may elect to waive the fee.
Posting BondBond may be posted in person at the jail, but only cash is accepted (no credit or debit cards, cashier’s checks, money orders or personal checks). Bond may also be posted through a reputable bail bonding company.
Depositing Money into an Inmate AccountTo make a deposit into an inmate’s commissary account, you will need the inmate’s full name and their prisoner ID number.
Deposits may be made online by Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express by using the GovPay Web site at https://www.govpaynow.com/gps/user/. When prompted to enter the “facility code”, use code U69. The “pay location code” is 5500.
You may also call GovPay at 1-888-277-2535 to make a deposit by phone.
Deposits may also may be made via money order, which must be made payable to the Duchesne County Jail. The inmate’s name and number should be written in the “memo” section of the money order, and the money order should be mailed to:
P.O. Box 10
Duchesne, UT 84021
Deposits may be made in person at one of the kiosk machines located in the jail lobby. Deposits at the kiosk machines may be made using cash, credit cards and debit cards.
Writing an InmateEnvelopes must include the sender's full name and complete return address. Letters should be addressed to the inmate, using their full name and prisoner ID number, and sent to:
PO Box 10
Duchesne, UT 84021
No religious items, food, medicine, greeting cards, pens, pencils, markers, newspapers, envelopes, stamps, stickers, packages or cash will be accepted. Envelopes and letters should be free of decoration, including no stickers, glitter, lipstick or perfume.
Visiting an InmateVisitation for male inmates is from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturdays, and from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays.
Visitation for female inmates is from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturdays.
Inmates are allowed up to 2 30-minute visits each weekend for a total of 1 hour each week. Up to 3 visitors may be allowed to visit at one time. Young children must be accompanied by an adult at all times, and minors who are not related to the inmate will not be allowed to visit.
Visitors who are 18 or older must have a valid government identification card featuring their photo to gain entry into the facility.
No food or drink is allowed in the visiting area. Other personal items such as purses or briefcases must remain in the visitor’s locked vehicle. Cell phones, cameras and other electronic devices are not permitted.
Inmate Phone SystemInmates may not receive incoming telephone calls. Friends and family members may set up a prepaid account which will allow an inmate to place calls to them.
A prepaid phone account may be set up by calling 1-888-949-3303 or online at https://www.offenderconnect.com/portal. You will need the inmate’s full name and prisoner ID number to establish the account.
Inmates may also purchase a phone card from the commissary by using their trust fund account.