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    Inmate Information

    sheriff@jeffco.us
    303-271-5444

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    24 hours a day

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    200 Jefferson County Parkway
    Sheriff and Detention Facility
    Golden, CO 80402

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  • Jail Chaplain and Religious Services

     

    Chaplain’s office phone: 303-271-5398

    Pastoral Services for Inmates

    The Jefferson County Jail staff chaplain provides pastoral care to inmates who request such services. Additionally, the chaplain and chaplain volunteers of various faiths offer chapel services, religious education programs and individual ministry to inmates. The chaplain's office also provides limited supplies of religious books and materials per inmate request.

    Clergy Visitation

    Professional clergy are allowed noncontact, professional visits with their religious affiliate members who are in jail. These visits do not count against an inmate’s allotment of weekly personal visits. Clergy visitation privileges are not extended to an inmate's family members.

    All clergy are asked to call the chaplain’s office before visiting the facility to arrange approval of credentials from their ecclesiastical organization. In addition, clergy must provide a photo ID, such as a valid driver's license or state identification card, before making a professional visit.

    Clergy are not allowed to have a contact visit or to directly give an inmate any item, including those of a religious nature Contact the chaplain for more information.

    Emergencies

    If someone related to an inmate has died or is seriously ill and hospitalized, contact the chaplain’s office at 303-271-5398 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. After hours, call the jail at 303-271-5476 to speak with a supervisor.

    Provide the following information to the chaplain or supervisor (jail staff will verify all information before notifying an inmate of any emergency):

    • Name of the person who is seriously ill or has died
    • Name, address and telephone number of the hospital or funeral home
    • Name of the inmate
    • Name and phone number of the person the inmate should contact

     

    Donations

    Please contact the chaplain’s office if you have any religious books you wish to donate to the inmate library. Soft-cover religious book donations are welcome.