The Payette County Sheriff’s Office operates a 72 bed Jail Facility. The original portion of the jail is a 36-bed facility that was built in 1972. It was expanded to a 72-bed facility in 2000.
The Jail Facility consists of a booking room, intoxilyzer room, detox room, 5-line cells, 9 multiple bed housing units, a medical room, law library, cafeteria, kitchen and outside recreation yard.
We have multiple Detention Deputies working at a time in the Jail Facility. These Deputies are responsible for completing any necessary inmate movements in and out of cells, cell checks, booking in new inmates, taking inmates to court, taking inmates to meals, taking inmates out for recreation, and taking inmates out for medical care.
The Jail is a complex operation and must adhere to the Idaho Jail Standards that are set by the Idaho Sheriff’s Association. The Jail is inspected annually by the Idaho Sheriffs Association. It is inspected quarterly by the Payette County Commissioners.
The Jail Standards focuses on 8 mandatory standards and numerous recommended standards. The mandatory standards are:
b. Training and Staff Development
c. Fire Safety and Emergency Procedures
d. Inmate Observation/Security Checks
e. Strip Searches and Body Cavity Searches
f. Health Care Services
g. Inmate Rights Regarding Rape, Sexual Assault, or Sexual Activity
h. Physical Facility
The Payette County Sheriff’s Office has implemented policies, procedures, training and equipment to ensure that we meet these standards. The safety of our community, Detention Deputies, and Jail Facility are of our utmost concern.
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