About Cottonwood Jail
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The Cottonwood Jail offers a unique problem instead of serving time in the Idaho County Jail. The “Pay-to-Stay” Program is available for qualified men and women who have been sentenced to serve time in jail, but want to serve it outside of Idaho County Jail.
Given the over population at Idaho County Jail, if an inmate is approved for this program it is generally preferred that the inmate stay at Cottonwood Jail. Inmates will also have the option of spreading out their jail time, and serving a day or two at a time, while then returning home for family or work duties, before serving another day on their sentence.
With prior approval, men and women can stay at the Cottonwood Jail in separate sleeping areas than other inmates.
Men and women will not be sleeping in the same living areas.
Call the general police phone number to inquire about an inmate at Cottonwood Jail at 208-983-1100. Because of the high-turnover rate of inmates, there is no online searching capability for inmates. All inquiries should be directed to that phone number, and be prepared to provide the full legal name and date of birth of the inmate.
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Sending a Mail/Care Package
Since inmates are frequently at this jail for only 24-48 hours sending mail is not advisable.
The address for the jail is:
506 King Street, Cottonwood, ID, 83522
Make sure you call ahead to 208-983-1100 if you are thinking about sending mail or packages.
While you cannot send money to an inmate’s commissary account like you can at some prisons and jails, an inmate must pay a City fee of $273.00 per 24-hour period in Cottonwood Jail. This fee is due before the first day of a stay in jail. This money needs to be paid in cash or with a credit card, to the Cottonwood Finance Department, any time on Monday through Thursday, between 7AM and 6PM.
While an inmate is at Cottonwood Jail, he or she will have access to inmate phones as time and jail personnel permits. Inmates cannot receive incoming phone calls.
Given the temporary nature of the Cottonwood Jail, visitation is not encouraged. With inmates only serving 24-48 hours at a given time, there is not time to pre-approve and process visitors. Make arrangements to visit with the inmate before or after he or she turns himself into custody.
Monday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Refer the map below to find the driving directions.