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Detention Center



PO Box 1460
555 Main St
Meeker, CO 81641 Detention Center Phone Number: (970) 878-9550
Detention Center Main Fax Number: (970) 878-3251
Detention Center Booking Fax Number: (970) 878-5632



Detentions Commander
Deby Merriam
deby.merriam@rbc.us
(970) 878-9552


Detentions Sergeant
Kim Cook
kim.cook@rbc.us
(970) 878-9553

Senior Deputy Jana Campbell            Deputy Shane Amick            Deputy Michael Largent            Deputy Jon Murray
Deputy Mike McCann            Deputy Otis Hayes            Deputy Clinton Kilduff
Reserve Deputy Larry Hayes


The Rio Blanco County Detention Center is responsible for the operation of the County Jail System and its supporting functions. Under the direction of Sheriff Anthony Mazzola, the Detention Division controls the operation of the Rio Blanco County Jail providing safe and secure housing to all persons remanded to the custody of the Sheriff's Office.

The Detention Center services the secure detention needs of the criminal justice community, together with public safety needs of the citizens of Rio Blanco County. This is accomplished by providing housing for pretrial detainees and sentenced persons in a direct supervision environment. All incarcerations are managed by policies that hold the inmates accountable for their behavior.

Sheriff Mazzola, the administration and staff of the Rio Blanco County Detention Center are committed to the principals of basic human rights and dignity afforded all persons incarcerated, as embodied within the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Colorado.



NOTE: All inmates are issued a handbook upon entering the facility that explains the detention center rules, the inmate's rights and responsibilities.

DETENTION CENTER VISITATION: 
Thursday 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Sunday 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Visits are non-contact and limited to 20 minutes.
Special visits (visits at other times) must be approved in advance by the detention center Lieutenant.

RIO BLANCO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE DETENTION CENTER FEES

BOND FEE: 
ALL Bonds completed by Detention Center/Sheriff's Office Staff $10.00
Statute 30-1-104 Fees for Sheriff
NOTE: Unless paid by the Defendant at the time of bonding, this fee will be paid by the Bonding Company or Surety at the time of bonding. Exception: Fees on Faxed Bonds can be charged to a bonding company only.

UPS FEE: 
Useful Public service Fee $ 75.00
This is a mandatory fee for all sentenced Defendants.

WORK RELEASE FEE: 
Work Release Fee Charged Per Day $ 40.00
Defendants who are required to serve a consecutive sentence however are allowed by court order to leave the custody of the Detention Center will be charged a daily fee for the costs of releasing and rebooking.

BOOKING FEE: 
Booking Fee for Each Booking from the same sentence $ 40.00
Defendants who are allowed to serve partial sentences over certain periods of time instead of serving a consecutive sentence (ie: Weekend Sentences) will be charged a booking fee each time they are re-booked to serve any part of their sentence. This fee is required prior to the beginning of serving any part of the sentence.

D.O.C. HOLD: 
Department of Corrections Hold Per Day Fee $ 49.69

OUTSIDE AGENCY HOLD: 
Daily fee for holding inmates who have no Rio Blanco County charges $ 45.00 (Fees begin after 48 hours)

PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED BY THE DETENTION CENTER 
Rio Blanco Useful Public Service Program
LT. Deby Merriam deb.merriam@rbc.us
The Sheriff's Juvenile Intake Screening Project
Screening and placement of arrested juveniles
"TAC" Transport Across Colorado
We participate in the cooperative organization for prisoner transport between jurisdictions in Colorado.
"NWS" Northwest Shuttle
We participate in the cooperative organization for prisoner transport between member states and jurisdictions.
"VOICE" Victim Offender Information Computer Enhancement
The County Sheriffs of Colorado's victim notification service