Curry County Adult Detention Center

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At this time, both the Curry County Adult Detention Center and the Curry County Juvenile Detention Center are NOT allowing any visitors in either facility. The full press release is available here.


The adult detention center has a staff of 65 full-time positions, which include administrative and security personnel. In addition to county employees, there are contract personnel in the medical, mental health, kitchen and commissary departments.

  • Housing
    • Built in 1993, the main facility was designed with 208 beds and the annex was designed with 50 beds. Inmates are housed in 9 secure housing units. Most inmates share a cell with three other inmates.
  • Population
    • The average daily female inmate population in calendar year 2015 was 44. The average daily male inmate population in calendar year 2015 was 181. Most of the inmates are pre-trial detainees. Inmates are also occasionally housed in the neighboring counties of Roosevelt, Bailey, and Parmer to help reduce over-crowding, or to aid in proper classification.

Juvenile Detention Center

The juvenile detention center has a staff of 15 full-time security positions. The medical and mental health needs are provided by contracted personnel.

  • Housing
    • The 17-bed facility was built in 1985. Detention officers are posted inside the housing unit dayrooms, directly supervising and observing the juveniles and their daily activities. Juveniles are housed in three different units. Two units house six juveniles each and the third houses four. Two of the housing units consist of a dayroom and six single-person cells. The remaining unit is comprised of four single-person cells.
  • Population
    • In calendar year 2015, the facility averaged 3 females and 8 males, for a total of 10 juveniles. Most of the juveniles are from Curry County, but the facility does house juveniles from other counties and governmental agencies.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Curry County Adult Detention Center is to ensure the safety of the public by providing a safe, secure, and humane environment for all prisoners lawfully placed in our custody by the courts, while providing excellent customer service to the public and all participating agencies.