Centennial, CO Jail


Arapahoe County Jail and Detention Facility

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The existence of a jail in Arapahoe County can be traced back to the first facility which was opened in 1865. The current location; 7375 South Potomac Street was opened over a century later; in 1987, and has since undergone expansions as well as renovations to increase its capacity and improve its safety and security.

The Arapahoe County Jail & Detention Center located in Centennial Colorado fulfills the same duties as other such facilities throughout Colorado; its primary functions being the housing of inmates. The sheriff’s department is responsible for the operation of the facility and each inmate held in custody is essentially in the custody of the sheriff.

Inmate Visits

The detention center allows on-site visits to eligible inmates, all persons wishing to visit an inmate must first have that inmate include them in their visitors list. Upon being approved visits must be schedule 2 days in advance by visiting the Securus website. Visits are allowed throughout the week with an exception to Wednesdays. Visits are for 30 minutes; starts at the scheduled time and ends 30 minutes after regardless of the time a visitor arrives. Visiting hours are from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.

All visitors are required to present a valid government issued ID in order to access the facility. Visitor under the age of 18 must be under adult supervision at all times in order to access as well as remain in the facility. Visits are limited to 2 persons per inmate and inmates are allowed 3 visits per week dependent on their status as well as work schedules. All visits are recorded may be eligible for prosecution in court, violations to the rules of the facility by visitors could result in a revocation of their visitation privileges.

Inmate Mail & Calls

To send mail to an inmate: please address your envelope in the same format as below to ensure it reaches the intended inmate:

Inmate Full Name
Inmate Booking Number
P.O. Box 4918
Centennial, CO 80155-4918

All mail must have a return address, and should not include any dangerous items or lewd and damaging content. All mail will be inspected by jail official before being made available to an inmate; any violation of mailing protocol will result in your mail not being delivered.

Through Securus, Arapahoe jail offers the option of setting up an account to receive collect calls from an inmate as well as purchasing call time for that inmate; you may contact the Securus automated system to set up a phone account for an inmate or to receive additional information on this feature at this number: 1-800-844-6591.

Search for an Inmate

The option to search for an inmate is available on the Arapahoe County website at this link http://www.co.arapahoe.co.us/index.aspx?NID=1175. This system allows the use of a first, middle, and last name to search for an inmate; if you are not aware of the person’s entire name or unsure of how it is spelt you may enter parts of a name to search as well. If you are unable to successfully locate an inmate using the online search option or for any inquiries you may have regarding locating an inmate please contact the Automated Information Center at 720-874-3500.

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us by calling 720-874-3406 to speak with an employee or you may contact the Automated Information System for general inquiries at 720-874-3500. For visits as well as sending mail the detention facility’s address is:

7375 S. Potomac St.
Centennial, CO 80112