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The Washington County Jail houses inmates arrested by the Blair Police Department, Nebraska State Patrol, Washington County Sheriff’s Department, as well as those from Burt County, and other jurisdictions.

The Corrections Division is comprised of 10 civilian corrections officers, one Sergeant, one Jail Deputy, and two part-time court security officers. A Captain oversees operations of the Corrections Division. 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



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