The Meeker County Detention Center provides for the safe, secure, and humane detention of offenders in Meeker County.
The Detention Center construction was completed in 1999. We are licensed to house 69 inmates. We house work release inmates as well as minimum, medium, and maximum inmates. The Detention Center employs 9 full-time and 6 part-time Correctional Officers, as well as a Jail Programmer and Jail Administrator. We have a Public Health Nurse that visits the center three times a week. We have volunteers who provide GED, AA/NA, and religious services from a number of churches, as well as visits to inmates from local clergy for consoling.
We Are Committed to Our Principles
staff is our greatest resource and we provide training to accomplish
our goal of a safe, secure, and humane environment within the jail.
Meeker County Detention Center believes that teamwork, good
interpersonal communication skills, and training are the cornerstones of
a successful employee.
All persons are held accountable for their behavior.
Meeker County Detention Center provides an atmosphere that encourages
positive behavior and the integration of responsible individuals who
will be returning to our community.
The Meeker County Detention
Center is an integral part of the criminal justice system. We strive to
cooperate with other agencies, promote mutual respect, and welcome
community involvement. We are a credit to our profession and a source of
pride to Meeker County.