Our new Justice Center is open!

The Washington County Jail houses inmates arrested by the Blair Police Department, Nebraska State Patrol, Washington County Sheriff’s Department, as well as other surrounding counties, including but not limited to Burt, Dodge, Saunders, Otoe, and Lancaster counties.

The Corrections Division is comprised of 20 civilian corrections officers, two Sergeants, four Jail Deputies, and one part-time court deputy. A Captain oversees operations of the Corrections Division, with the assistance of a Lieutenant.

The Washington County Jail also offers medical and mental health services, with a Registered Nurse on staff 40 hours a week and a mental health professional 7 hours a week.

Washington County Jail operates 24 hours a day – 365 days a year.

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Washington County inmate numbers can be attributed to a number of factors:

  • Proximity to the metro areas
  • Types of crimes being committed
  •  Individuals committing the crimes
  •  Increasing Number of Inmates
  • Inmate lengths of stays are increasing