Las Animas County Jail

The Las Animas County Jail is located in Trinidad, Colorado. It is operated by the Las Animas County Sheriff's Department and houses adult men and women who have been arrested by local county or municipal law enforcement. 

Inmate Search

To find out if your loved one is being held in Las Animas County, click here, call the jail at 719-846-2211, or use VINE. Be prepared to provide the inmate’s full name and date of birth when using the VINE website.

Colorado VINE

The Colorado VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can search for information regarding the custody status of their offender, and to register to receive phone calls and e-mail notifications when the offender’s custody status changes. 

The VINE toll-free number for the Colorado VINE system is (888) 263-8463. This service is provided to assist Victims of Crime who have a right to know about their offender's custody status. Click this link to register.

Inmates being held for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC), or charges from other counties will not be found by going to the VINE Link above. You will have to call the jail.

Bonding an Inmate out of the Las Animas County Jail

You can call the Las Animas County Jail to find out the type of bond and the amount that is required for your inmate. The bond is set by a judge according to a court-approved schedule. The purpose of a bond is to make sure the defendant will appear at all his or her court dates. The bond amount is what it will take to release the inmate from jail. 

There are three types of bonds—personal recognizance (PR), surety, and cash. 

  • PR bonds are issued by the judge and only require a signature (no money is needed). 
  • Surety bonds require a bondsman, who will pay the bond and charge you 10% to 15% of the bond amount as a fee (none of this money will be returned to you). 
  • Cash bonds must be paid in full with cash, debit/credit card, or money order. Payment is accepted at the jail lobby 24/7 or online by clicking here. The full amount of a cash bond is returned once all court appearances have been made.

There is a $30 booking fee and a $10 bond fee for all inmates at the Las Animas County Jail. The expectation is that these fees will be paid at the time of bonding your inmate out of jail. Colorado law does allow those fees to be charged, and you do not have to pay them at the time of bonding.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Call the jail at 719-846-2211 for visiting information.

Physical Address

Las Animas County Jail
Garcia Justice Center
2309 E Main St
Trinidad, CO 81082

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Las Animas County Jail
Garcia Justice Center
2309 E Main St
Trinidad, CO 81082

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at the Las Animas County Jail cannot receive incoming phone calls, however, they have access to phones and can make outgoing calls from the inmate housing area. Phone calls are recorded and may be monitored at any time.

How to Send Money

To send money to your inmate at the Las Animas County Jail  using a debit or credit card, visit or call 1-866-345-1884. 

Friends and family can visit the Las Animas County Sheriff's Office during weekday office hours and use the kiosk in the lobby to make a deposit to an inmate's account.

Programs For Inmates

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Careers at Las Animas County Jail

If you are interested in a career with the Las Animas County Sheriff's Department and would like more information about the job openings at the Las Animas County Jail, click here.