J.T. Taylor
Juvenile Detention Director
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P: (208) 446-1900

Physical Address:
210 E Dalton Avenue
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815
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Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I receive phone calls from my child?

  2. Who can visit juveniles?

  3. When are the visiting times?

  4. What are the rules when I visit my child?

  5. Does my child have access to medical care?

  6. Is there a Mental Health Clinician?

  7. Can juveniles receive mail?

  8. What can I bring in to my child?

Juvenile Detention

How do I receive phone calls from my child?

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Juveniles are provided an opportunity for one collect phone call per day and are restricted to calling only parents, grandparents, legal guardians, probation officer, and attorneys. They cannot receive incoming calls.

Juveniles can only call numbers that have been approved and added by our staff to our system. Be sure to contact us so that we may verify your number. Follow the directions below to place a deposit on your phone number. You will not be able to find the Juvenile by name.

Who can visit juveniles?

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Authorized Visitors during regular visitation are: PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS AND LEGAL GUARDIANS.

When are the visiting times?

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Regular Visiting: Saturdays and Sundays. Please call for an appointment.

Special visitation: By appointment only. Call shift supervisor (446-1900) on the day/time requested for the visit. Special visits may not be permitted on Fridays. Special visitation is reserved for siblings and those who are unable to attend regular visitation. Other visits may be granted on a case by case basis.

What are the rules when I visit my child?

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  1. All visits are No Contact and Visitors must sign in prior to entry.

  2. Picture identification must be presented each time you visit to verify your identity.

  3. Visitors are routinely requested to empty their pockets prior to entering for visits, and may be subject to a search. If visitors refuse, their visitation may be denied.

  4. Visitors will be denied access to the facility if they are believed to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

  5. Personal property and/or anything that could be considered hazardous and/or dangerous is not allowed inside the facility. This includes, but is not limited to, all purses, sunglasses, wallets, cigarette lighters, matches, pocketknives, large belt buckles, etc.

  6. Visitors must remove any chewing tobacco, gum, or candy from their mouths prior to entering the secure part of the facility.

  7. If a visitor passes contraband or other unauthorized items to JDC residents, the visitor's right to visit will be suspended and/or permanently denied. Any passing of contraband will result in a criminal complaint being filed against the visitor.

  8. The following clothing items are not permitted during visitation: Swimsuits, Tank tops, Tube tops, Jackets or coats, Revealing shorts, Bare feet or See-through shirts/blouses

Does my child have access to medical care?

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Yes, the facility Nurse works Monday-Friday. Please advise staff of any medical issues, including medication requirements, allergies or any special care instructions.

Is there a Mental Health Clinician?

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Yes, the facility Clinician works Monday-Friday. The Clinician works with other agencies to help connect juveniles with services when necessary and conducts risk assessments. Formal Counseling is not conducted.

Can juveniles receive mail?

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Juveniles may receive mail and are given 2 stamps per week if they wish to send mail. Additional stamps can be brought in for them if desired. A return address is required and must include full name & address of sender.

Example of addressing mail:

(Name of Juvenile)
c/o Juvenile Detention Center
PO Box 9000
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816

What can I bring in to my child?

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  • Books, NOT hardcover. They can have up to 4 in their room at a time. Books remain in facility.

  • Deck of Cards (Must be new and in sealed package)

  • Carmex or similar (In squeeze tube, sealed bubble package)

  • Photographs-no Polaroid type (up to 5)

  • Magazines (from list below)

    • Sports Illustrated
    • Reader's Digest
    • Car and Driver
    • Popular Mechanics
    • Newsweek
    • Field and Stream
    • Sound and Vision
    • Snowboarder
    • People
    • Dirt Bike
    • Stereo Review
    • Popular Science
    • Teen People
    • Teen Skiing
    • Sports Illustrated for Kids
    • Better Homes and Gardens Time

Main County Administration Building
Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
Main Phone Number: (208) 446-1000 Contact Us
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