- Detention Center
The mission of the Pueblo County Detention Facility is to provide community safety through a secure, constitutional detention facility. To accomplish this mission we strive to maintain a safe, clean and secure environment for our staff and offenders. The philosophy of the women and men of this bureau goes beyond traditional custodial care. We provide opportunities in education, counseling, physical and mental health and personal development for the purpose of assisting the offender toward successful re-entry into community. We are committed to excellence and are dedicated to managing our offenders in a professional manner, treating all with dignity and respecting their constitutional rights.
Message from Pueblo County Sheriff's Office Detention Bureau Chief
Hello, and welcome to the Detention Bureau. We service local, state and federal law enforcement entities. We strive to operate a clean, safe, secure and humane environment for staff, visitors and individuals who are incarcerated. Beginning in 2016, the average daily population in the facility exceeded 700, an average of 545 offenders were housed on a daily basis.
Our facilities hold individuals arrested on misdemeanor and felony charges and about one-third of our population is sentenced to the Jail. We provide opportunities in areas of education and treatment, it is our goal to help individuals in custody gain skills needed upon release to their community. Working towards the reduction of recidivism we have made many community partners and work with them to provide services to offenders, these services include:
- Counseling in Family and Marriage
- Mental Health Treatment
- Substance Abuse Treatment
- Veteran-Specific Services
- Pre-Trial and Re-Entry programs through Rocky Mountain Offender Management Systems (RMOMS)
The bureau is divided into three separate areas: Operations, Security and Judicial.
Operations are responsible for:
- Inmate Mail
- Inmate Services
- Intake/Reception and Property
- Fire - Safety - Sanitation
Security is responsible for:
- Housing and Supervision
- Criminal Investigations Division
- Inmate Behavior Management
Judicial is responsible for:
- Transportation/Court Security
- Judicial Intake and Booking.
- Fingerprints performed for the Public.
Striving to be one of the best, the facility and the staff received American Correctional Association (ACA) Accreditation in January 2011. I hope you find our information helpful.
Bureau Chief Jeff Teschner