Jails & Prisons in Reno, Nevada

There are 3 Jails & Prisons in Reno, Nevada, serving a population of 239,732 people in an area of 108 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 79,910 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 35 square miles.

In Nevada, Reno is ranked 29th of 156 cities in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 26th of 156 cities in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Reno Jails & Prisons

Find Reno, Nevada jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries.

Jan Evans Juvenile Justice Center 650 Ferrari McLeod Boulevard Reno, NV

Northern Nevada Transitional Housing 225 Sunshine Lane Reno, NV

Washoe County Detention Facility 911 East Parr Boulevard Reno, NV

About Jails & Prisons

A Reno Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Reno, NV where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Reno Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Reno Prisons are longer-term facilities where inmates serve out a prison sentence, usually of a year or more, for their crimes.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating Reno inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Reno background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates