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Lemhi County Sheriff Overview

Lemhi County is located in the north of Idaho, USA where the total population is 7,712. Here, the county seat is Salmon and this county was formed in 1869. Lemhi County was named after Fort Lemhi (or Limhi), which was Mormon missionary settlement from 1855–58 in Bannock and Shoshone territory. Additionally, this county has a total area of 4,569 square miles and the zip codes of this county are 83253, 83462, 83464, 83463, 83466, 83465, 83468, 83467, 83469, 83226, and 83229.

Sheriff Steve Penner is the man responsible for keeping the county safe. He can be contacted through the following details:

Lemhi County Sheriff’s Office
206 Courthouse Drive
Salmon, ID 83467
Phone: 208-756-8980

Inmate Search in Lemhi County Jail

Lemhi County Jail doesn’t maintain an online inmate roster list where you can see the list of the detainees. Therefore, the best way to locate an inmate is to call at 208-756-8980 and make a direct inquiry to a jail officer. When you are communicating with a jail personnel, you should provide the first and last name of the inmate or ID number or date of birth correctly. It will get you fast results.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

The visiting hours at Lemhi County Jail may vary according to the discretion of the sheriff’s office. All visitors must register in advance to ensure their name is on the list of the Approved Visitor’s list. The jail authority collects the names of the visitors from inmates to schedule all visitation sessions. Each inmate is allowed a specific amount of time as visitation sessions per week. Visitors must submit a valid photo ID as a proof of identification. All visitors are subject a formal search procedure via a metal detector.

You can communicate with an inmate if you send mail or letter via the U.S. Mail. The jail authority reserves the right to check all incoming or outgoing mail for contraband. When writing inmate mail, you should include the following mailing address:

Name of the Inmate
Lemhi County Jail
206 Courthouse Drive
Salmon, ID 83467

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

Each registered sex offender’s information is recorded on either national or state-based sex offender database. All these criminals have been charged with a sexual offense against a minor or a victim. According to the law, a sex offender is someone who has pleaded guilty to a sex crime including rape, molestation, child pornography, incest, 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 Lemhi County Jail by going through the following link:

The search result will display the 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

You can bail an inmate out of Lemhi County Jail if you post the bail money to the court. A bail is a form of property, which is usually in the form of 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 cannot afford to pay the bail money by yourself, you should obtain the services of a bail bondsman. A bail bondsman would post the bail money on your behalf and charge at least $100 as their service fee.

Lemhi County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Lemhi County Probation Department
Location:200 Fulton Street, Salmon, Idaho, 83467
Lemhi County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined8
Avg Daily Population14
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Full time payroll13
Full time total employees13
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Other operating expendituresnot applicable
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Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
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Lemhi County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20163,396
Number Employed Annual Average, 20163,182
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016214
Unemployment Rate, 20166.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201540,087
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Lemhi County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20141,347
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201517.6
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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