Pierce County Jail, WA

Updated on: April 22, 2020
Pierce County Jail

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The Pierce County Jail is in Tacoma, Washington. The Pierce County Jail is also commonly known as the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department Corrections Bureau. 

The Pierce County Jail is composed of two facilities. The first facility is the original that was built back in 1985. The second facility is commonly referred to as the new jail that was built back in 2003.

The Pierce County Jail on average houses around 1700 inmates. The facility employs around 300 correctional officers. 

The Pierce County Jail is a direct supervision facility. It is operated and managed by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. 

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Pierce County Jail - General Information

Facility Name: Pierce County Jail
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: 910 Tacoma Avenue South, Tacoma, WA, 98402
Phone: 253-798-4590, 253-798-4668
Capacity: 1700
Facility Type: Adult
City: Tacoma
Postal Code: 98402
State: Washington
County: Pierce County
Official Website: https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/121/Sheriff

The Pierce County Jail is operated and managed by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is the agency responsible for keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates.

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department has their jail roster with their current arrests available to the general public. You can find this database on the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department official website.

The Pierce County Jail roster is in alphabetical order by last name. Once you find the inmate you are looking for, you will see the following information:

  • Inmate Name
  • Booking Date & Time
  • Future Released Date
  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Gender
  • Arresting Agency
  • PCN Number
  • Charges

In this database, there are no mugshots. If you need more information about an inmate, you will need to contact the Pierce County Jail at (253)798-4590.

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Pierce County Sheriffs Department - Foothills Detachment

Address: 11107 214th Avenue East, Bonney Lake, Washington, 98391
Phone: 253-798-4944
Website: http://www.co.pierce.wa.us/index.aspx?nid=121

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates in the Pierce County Jail can receive written letters from their family and friends. These letters will be checked by jail staff upon arrival for safety issues. After the staff examines all the mail, they will pass them out to the correct inmates. 

When sending items to the prison along with your letters, there are a lot of things you should refrain from sending. Such as the following: 

•    Glitter
•    Stamps
•    Plastic
•    Confetti
•    Metal
•    Ribbons
•    String
•    Gang Related Items
•    Polaroids
•    Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
•    Perfume
•    Writing Paper
•    Pens
•    Pencil
•    Envelopes
•    Music Cards
•    No photographs larger than 5x7”

Inmates who are not a level 1 or a 2 in the Pierce County Jail can also receive books, magazines, and newspapers. The books, magazines, and newspapers will need to be delivered directly to the prison from the bookstore or publisher. All incoming books will be required to be paperback. All hardcover books are prohibited. If a hardcover book is sent, it will be sent back to the sender. Keep in mind that all books will need to be new too. Used books are not permitted. 

The mailing address for inmates in the Pierce County Jail is: 

(Inmate's full name) (Inmate's Booking ID #)
910 Tacoma Ave. S. 
Tacoma, WA 98402

Sending Money

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Inmates will need money while they are in the Pierce County Jail. You can deposit money into an inmate's account in a few different ways. 

You can come down to the Pierce County Jail and use the TouchPay Kiosk that is in the lobby of the jail during business hours. The TouchPay kiosk accepts credit, debit, or cash. 

If you do not live near the facility, you can go online to TouchPay and deposit money there. You will need to use the facility number 298402.

You can also call TouchPay at 1-866-232-1899 with your credit or debit card. Again, you will need to use the facility number 298402.

Phone calls

Inmates at the Pierce County Jail cannot receive phone calls from their family or friends. However, the inmates can call their family and friends during their phone time. The phone time is limited to 20-minute calls. Once the 15-minutes is up, the call will be disconnected. 

Inmates are not permitted to use any calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding. If you are found using these features, the call will be terminated immediately, and action will be taken against the inmate. 

Inmates at the Pierce County Jail can only make collect calls. Inmates will only be allowed to call individuals who still have a landline. The individuals who have cell phones will not be able to receive these collect calls. The receiver of the call is the one responsible for any and all charges from the phone call. The Pierce County Jail is not responsible for any fees from the calls.

Visitation

Inmates in the Pierce County Jail can receive visitors. Keep in mind that all visitors under the age of 18 will are permitted to visit, but they will need to be accompanied by their legal guardian. All visitors will be required to present either their driver’s license, state identification card, or their United States Passport, before being permitted to visit.

Remember, all your personal belongings will be required to stay in your car. No personal belongings will be permitted to be in the visitation area.

The visiting hours at the Pierce County Jail is dependent on what unit the inmate is housed in. You can find the list of hours by housing units here.

Visiting Hours

Monday 7:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Tuesday 6:45 PM to 9:15 PM
Wednesday 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Friday 7:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM to 2:15 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM to 9:15 PM
Holiday

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

You are permitted to visit an inmate at Pierce County Jail during the above listed times. However, keep in mind, that visitation is a privilege and not a right. 

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