742 Turner Dr
Durango, CO 81303-7914

(970) 247-1161
(970) 382-1618

La Plata County Detention Center
Sheriff Sean Smith
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La Plata County Detention Center | Durango, Colorado

The La Plata County Detention Center in La Plata County serves the city of Durango and other smaller towns in La Plata. La Plata County Detention Center is one of several medium prisons in the State. To visit an inmate at La Plata County Detention Center, you'll need to travel to Durango, CO, 81303-7914 in La Plata. The address is 742 Turner Dr. It's important to verify the location of your inmate before traveling.

Maintaining contact with friends and family is important for the health and wellbeing of both inmates and their family. Sadly, many prisons don't make this easy. Phone charges of up to $14 a minute for long distance calls create financial burdens on inmate families who must pay for these calls. Thankfully services from Securtel help avoid these additional charges by creating a local phone number an inmate can call that will connect to any long-distance number. By eliminating the long-distance surcharge, inmates can talk to friends and family at the local rate no matter where they might live. You can set this up with Securtel.coml at inmate calls. To send mail to an inmate you can visit send postcards. Call your inmate to get details about mail, visitation and approved prison call times. Each type of facility in CO will have its own rules. Your loved one will generally always know the rules for that facility.

La Plata County Detention Center is a County Jail. It's important to know the type of prison facility because this will largely determine what is permitted. Everything in prison costs money. Soap, toothpaste, phone calls and stamps and envelopes must all be purchased at the commissary. Step one is to get set up with phone service so you can communicate. Then you can learn what an inmate needs and how to properly send it.

La Plata County Detention Center is in the MST time zone. So make adjustments in your call times if you aren't in that same timezone. The warden at La Plata County Detention Center is Sheriff Sean Smith. The warden may or may not be available to talk to. This will depend on the size of the facility. The current capacity of La Plata County Detention Center is 175. The total capacity of La Plata County Detention Center is 293. This can give you an indication of what living conditions are like at La Plata County Detention Center. It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about La Plata County Detention Center with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants.
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