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Bannock County Sheriff Overview

Bannock County is located in the southeast of Idaho, USA. Here, the total population is 83,249 and the county seat is Pocatello. Bannock County is the fifth-most populous county in Idaho and this county was formed in 1893. Bannock County is named after local Bannock tribe and this county has a total area of 1,147 square miles and the zip codes of this county 83246, 83204, 83245, 83203, 83205, 83250, 83209, 83214, 83281, 83234, 83202, and 83201.
Sheriff Lorin Nielsen is the man responsible for keeping the county safe. You can contact him if you use the following details:
Contact Information
Country: USA
Address 1: 5800 S 5th Ave
City: Pocatello
State: ID
Zip Code: 83204-2205
County: Bannock County
Phone #: 208-236-7116
Fax #: 208-236-7193
Additional Information
Type: Sheriff’s Departments
Population Served: 70000
Number of Officers: 65

Inmate Search in Bannock County Jail

Bannock County Jail doesn’t maintain an online inmate roster list where you can see the list of the detainees. Therefore, the fastest way to locate an inmate is to call at 208-236-7116 and make a direct inquiry to a jail officer. When you are communicating with a jail personnel, you should provide the inmate details such as the first and last name of the inmate or ID number or date of birth correctly.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

There are two types of visitation systems at Bannock County Jail – local and remote visitation system. If you choose local visitation system, visitors would have to come to the detention center and use the visitor stations, which are located in the visitation area. Each inmate is allowed two 30 minutes visitation sessions per week (from Sunday through Saturday). You have to schedule your visits at least 24 hours before your proposed visitation sessions. You will get 30 minutes of additional visitation time for a specific fee.
As for the remote visitation session, all visitors are required to use their computer. All sessions conducted through remote visitation system will be set up on a prepaid basis. The fees related to the remote visitation sessions will be paid either by the visitors or by the inmates. For more information, please visit the Telmate’s website: The following are the visitation hours for remote visitation systems:
1. C-POD


  • 0630-0800
  • 0800-1000 – Restricted
  • 1330-1430 – Restricted for Inmates on Disciplinary Sanctions
  • 1930-2130


  • 0630-0800
  • 0800-1000 – Restricted
  • 1330-1430 – Restricted for Inmates on Disciplinary Sanctions
  • 1500-1630
  • 1930-2130


  • 1500-1630
  • 1900-1930 – Restricted for Inmates on Disciplinary Sanctions
  • 1930-2130

    Saturday- Sunday

  • 0630-0800
  • 0800-1000 – Restricted
  • 1200-1230 – Restricted for Inmates on Disciplinary Sanctions
  • 1330-1630
  • 1900-1930 – Restricted for Inmates on Disciplinary Sanctions
  • 1930-2130
  • D-pod, E-pod, and Booking

    The Following are hours available to schedule visits.


  • 0630-0800
  • 0900-1100
  • 1230-1630
  • 1930-2130
  • Thurs-Fri
  • 1500-1630
  • 1930-2130
    Saturday – Sunday

  • 0630-0800
  • 0900-1100
  • 1230-1630
  • 1930-2130

    You can communicate with an inmate if you send letter or mail to the inmates via the U.S. Postal Service. When sending mail to an inmate, be sure to include the following mailing address:
    C/O Bannock County Detention Center
    P.O. Box 4666
    Pocatello, ID 83205
    Depositing money into an inmate’s commissary account can be done using the following three methods:

    1. You can go to and add money to the account.
    2. Call Center: You may call at 1-866-516-0115 and use any credit/debit card that has the Master Card or Visa Logo.

    3. Automatic Payment Processing Machine: You can come the detention center and add money to the account using the kiosk machine, which is located in the detention center. The kiosk machine accepts payments using Master Card, Visa or cash. Also, you can add money using the Telmate website. For more information, please visit the following website:


    Sex Offender Search and Lookup

    If you access either national or state-based sex offender database, you will find relevant information regarding all registered sex offenders. All these people have been charged with a sexual offense against a minor or a victim. A sex offender is someone who has pleaded guilty to a sex crime including rape, statutory rape, molestation, sexual abuse of a minor, child pornography, and sex trafficking. A sex crime is an illegal act, which refers to violent sexual conduct against a person. You can access the sex offender registry at Bannock County Jail if you navigate through the following link:

    The search result will show you the last known or primary addresses or block of the sex offenders you are looking for. You have to accept a disclosure to access information from the database.

    Bail and Bondsman

    Bailing an inmate out of Bannock County Jail is possible if you post the bail money to the court. Typically, a bail is a form of property, which is either in cash or collateral. The bail money is set according to the bail schedule of the court. The court will decide how much money one should pay as charges for the crime they have committed. If you are financially insolvent, you can hire a bail and bondsman. A licensed bail and bondsman would post the bail money for you and charge a minimum of $100 as their premium.

    Contact the Bannock County Public Defender
    Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
    Name:Bannock County Public Defender
    Address:141 North 6th Avenue, Pocatello, Idaho, 83201
  • Bannock County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined243
    Avg Daily Population264
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll63
    Full time total employees63
    Total salaries and wages3352838
    Other operating expenditures2606647
    Total construction costs0
    Equipment, furnishings, etc0
    Year of original construction1995
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: PO BOX 4666 POCATELLO ID 83205

    Bannock County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201642,300
    Number Employed Annual Average, 201640,817
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,483
    Unemployment Rate, 20163.5
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201543,298
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Bannock County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201418,179
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201522.3
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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