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Thurston County, Nebraska Sheriff Overview

Thurston County is located in the easternmost part of Nebraska. Its county seat is in Pender. The Siouan-speaking Omaha and Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska (Ho-Chunk) each have reservations in Thurston County. Together, the two reservations officially comprise the county’s entire land area. Thurston County is named after the United States Senator John M. Thurston. Zip codes in Thurston County include 68039, 68062, 68020, 68067, 68071, and 68055.

The Sheriff of Thurston County is currently Shelly Perez.

Thurston County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 106 5th St
Pender, NE 68047
Phone: 402-385-3018
Fax: 402-385-2518

Inmate Search in Thurston County Jail

The Thurston County Jail does not maintain an online list of incarcerated inmates. The State of Nebraska, however, offers statewide inmate search, with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, with filters like First and Last Names, as well as their DCS ID Number. Each inmate file contains their DCS ID Number, Demographics (Inmate Name, Gender, Race, Date of Birth, Facility), Sentence Information (Total Sentence, Sentence Begin Date, Good Time Law, Projected Release Date, Parole Eligibility Date, Parole Discharge Date, Parole Hearing Date, Parole Discharge Type, Next Parole Board Review Date, Release Date, Reason for Release), Offense Information (Description, Run Code, Minimum and Maximum Offense Term, County of Commitment). To inquire, it’s best to personally visit the Sheriff at 106 5th St, Pender, NE or call them at 402-385-3018.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

One should be sure that they are part of the visiting list of an inmate before they can visit them. In certain circumstances such as when an inmate first enters prison or is transferred to a new prison, a visiting list might not exist yet. In this case, immediate family members who can be verified by the information contained in the inmate’s Pre-Sentence Report, may be allowed to visit. However, if there is little or no information available about a person, visiting may be denied. You should always call the prison ahead of time to ensure your visit will be permitted.

Wear clothing that is appropriate for a large gathering of men, women, and young children. Wearing inappropriate clothing (such as provocative or revealing clothes) may result in your being denied visitation.

Because many people are usually visiting, it is important visits are quiet, orderly, and dignified. The visiting room officer can require you to leave if either you or the inmate is not acting appropriately.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

All registered sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. The definition of a sex offender is a person convicted of a crime involving sex, including rape, molestation, and production or distribution of child pornography.

You can access this information online for Thurston County by going to this link, but bear in mind that searches sometimes reveal primary last known addresses or, rather the block that they live on. You are also required to accept a disclosure to use the database.

Bail and Bail Bondsman

There is no commercial bail in Nebraska

Upon your arrest in Nebraska, bail is set by a judge. You must post bail yourself without use of a bail bondsman if you want a temporary release. Nebraska does not allow commercial bail bonds. Bondsman from other states are unable to assist you in Nebraska. Nebraska has their own state run bail bond program. This means that if you want to post bail instead of staying in jail until your trial you must do so yourself or tell a family member or friend to come directly to the jail. In the State of Nebraska you will pay cash for the full amount of the bail at the jail in person. You will then be released from the County Jail. Another option may be contacting a criminal defense attorney, which you should probably do anyway depending on your situation. Always seek counsel if unsure of what to do upon your arrest. If you cannot afford counsel, it will be appointed for you.

Thurston County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 22
Avg Daily Population 14
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 14
Full time total employees 14
Total salaries and wages 111994
Other operating expenditures 42568
Total construction costs 0
Equipment, furnishings, etc 0
Year of original construction 1925
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Thurston County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20162,976
Number Employed Annual Average, 20162,827
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016149
Unemployment Rate, 20165.0
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201542,290
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Thurston County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20141,785
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201525.6
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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