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Updated on: March 24, 2022
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Meridian Jail

208-888-6678

1401 East Watertower Avenue, Meridian, ID, 83642

http://meridiancity.org/police.aspx?id=245

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Meridian Jail serves to provide custody of prisoners awaiting trial. The Meridian Jail is located at 1401 East Watertower Avenue, Meridian, ID, 83642 in downtown Meridian adjacent to the courthouse. The current Meridian Jail was opened in June, 1979, replacing an antiquated facility built in 1915 which was located on the top floor of the old courthouse.

Meridian Jail — General Information

Facility Name Meridian Jail
Facility Type City Jail
Address 1401 East Watertower Avenue, Meridian, ID, 83642
Phone 208-888-6678
City Meridian
Postal Code 83642
State Idaho
County Ada County
Official Website http://meridiancity.org/police.aspx?id=245

Inmate Search

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You can easily search for an inmate in the Meridian Jail by clicking here.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive letters, postcards, and photographs (no more than 5 at a time). Send mail to this address:

Inmate's First and Last Name
c/o Meridian Jail
1401 East Watertower Avenue, Meridian, ID, 83642

When sending mail, ensure the envelope has the name and return address of the sender, else it might get rejected and not be delivered to the inmate.

Sending Money

The easiest way to give money to an inmate is to deposit money online. You can Click here to start the process of setting up an account through SmartDeposit.com, which will enable you to deposit money in an inmate’s account.

Another way to deposit money to an inmate is to visit a kiosk located in a lobby. Using the kiosk, you can allocate cash or a credit card transaction to credit an inmate’s account.

The last option, the slowest option, is to send a money order via the mail. The money order should be made out to the Meridian Jail Inmate Fund. In the memo field, clearly print or type the name of the inmate. Never send cash through the mail.

Phone calls

Like many other jails, Meridian Jail uses Securus Technologies to facilitate phone calls with inmates. While inmates cannot receive calls, they can make phone calls. It’s best for family and friends to set up an account with Securus or call them for at 208-888-6678.

Visitation

The easiest way to visit an inmate at Meridian Jail is do so via video. Schedule an appointment, and you can do a video visit from the lobby of the jail. Visits will last for up to 20 minutes and not cost any money. Like phone calls, you will need to register with Securus. You should schedule your visit on the website at least 24 hours before you plan to visit. If you do not have regular internet access, there is a terminal in the jail lobby that will allow you to set up a visit. Inmates can receive up to 2 lobby video visits per week.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Directions

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