Prowers County Jail

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

The Prowers County Jail houses adult men and women who are arrested on misdemeanor and felony charges by all law enforcement agencies in the county. The inmates are pre-trial and/or sentenced to the jail or Department of Corrections. 

The Prowers County Jail has three main pods. These pods are broken down into a minimum/medium security pod, a maximum security, and a female pod. The female pod has minimum through maximum cells in it.

Inmate Search

To find out if your loved one is being held in Prowers County, call the jail at (719) 336-8054, 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 Prowers Jail

You can call the Prowers 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. 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 Prowers 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

Visits at the Prowers County Jail are now being done by video. Please call the jail for more information or visit HomeWav online. You must create an account with Homewav in order to schedule your visit and conduct the visit via video.

Homewav visits can be conducted at home using your smartphone or computer. Visitors can use the website or the Homewav app.

Physical Address

Prowers County Jail
103 E Oak St
Lamar, CO 81052

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General Phone Number

(719) 336-8054

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Prowers County Jail
Attn: Inmate Name
103 E Oak St
Lamar, CO 81052

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at the Prowers 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 Prowers County Jail using a debit or credit card, visit or call 1-866-345-1884. You can also visit the facility and drop off cash or a money order for your inmate. 

To mail a money order to your inmate, use the following address:

Prowers County Jail
Attn: Inmate Name
103 E Oak St
Lamar, CO 81052

Programs For Inmates

This information is not publicly available.

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Careers at Prowers County Jail

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