WAUKESHA COUNTY JAIL WEBSITE INFORMATION
For a list of inmates currently incarcerated, please click on the "Current Inmate List" tab under the "Jail Division" heading.
One of the primary duties of the Office of the Sheriff is the management of the jail. There are two Waukesha County Sheriff's Department correctional facilities: The County Jail and the Huber Facility. The Waukesha County Jail is a 469-bed facility which is a combination of direct supervision and remote supervision housing pods. The County Jail is a maximum-security facility which houses male and female, pre-trial and sentenced offenders. The Sheriff's Department also operates the Huber Law or work release facility. Inmates confined at the Huber Facility are allowed out of the facility for the purpose of work, education, child or elder care and treatment purposes.
County Jail - Public and Professional Visitation (Guidelines and Schedule)
Due to a staffing
shortage, inmate public visitation will be closed during the evening sessions
(5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) on Saturdays and Sundays commencing January 14, 2017. Saturday and Sunday evening visitation hours will resume April 15, 2017.
All other visitation
times will remain the same.
The last visit that will be registered prior to the facility scheduled lock down periods will occur at the following times: Public Video Visitation: 10:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. (weekends) Professional Video Visitation: 10:45 a.m. (after 10:30 in unit video only) 3:45 p.m. (after 3:30, in unit video only) 8:30 p.m. (weekends) (after 8:30 in unit video only) All video visits will disconnect at the scheduled lockdown times. Professional Non-contact Visitation: Monday to Thursday 7:30 - 11:00 a.m. / 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. Friday 7:30 - 11:00 a.m. / 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. / 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. Saturday 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. Sunday 7:30 - 11:00 a.m. / 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. / 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. Public visitation guidelines:
Professional visitation guidelines:Professional visitation is conducted utilizing video visitation, non-contact visitation, or contact visitation.
Professional visitors include attorneys, law enforcement officers, probation and parole agents, licensed private investigators, process servers, clergy [see Religious visitation guidelines], and social workers/case workers. Other occupations not listed will require a captain approval. If captain approval is not obtained, visits will be conducted as outlined in public visitation guidelines. Picture ID and professional credentials are required and, in some cases, additional documentation may be requested.
Inmates with morning court appearances will be transported to the Court Holding area at 7:30 a.m. and inmates with afternoon court appearances will be transported to the Court Holding area at 12:30 p.m. There are no professional visitation opportunities in the Court Holding area. Once inmates have been transported for court, access to these inmates will be denied.
Video visitation and non-contact visitation: Video visitation is conducted daily on a first come, first served basis per the above public visitation schedule. Non-contact visitation is conducted Sunday to Friday on a first come, first served basis between the hours of 0730 and 1100; and 1230 and 1600.
Contact visitation: Contact visitation is scheduled Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by appointment only and will be approved for trial preparation as needed, incidents where extensive review of discovery material is required, and other pre-approved exigent circumstances.
Contact visitation appointments may be made by contacting (262)548-7171 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments will not be accepted on county-identified holidays or furlough days. Appointments must be made at least one business day prior to the requested visitation date.
Professionals scheduled for a contact visit must arrive on time. Inmates will be returned to their housing unit if the professional visitor does not arrive within 15 minutes of the scheduled appointment start time. Monday through Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (All visits must be concluded by 11:00 a.m.) 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (All visits must be concluded by 4:00 p.m.) Religious Professionals visitation: Individual religious counseling or visits is restricted to use of professional video visitation outlined in the visitation schedule identified above.
Religious professionals may visit with inmates during normal public visitation hours; however, professional visitation accommodations will not be made during these visitation periods. Inmate Correspondence/Mailing Address: If you wish to send correspondence through the mail to someone in custody at the Waukesha County Jail, please address the envelope in the following manner: Inmate's First and Last name Waukesha County Jail P O Box 0217 Waukesha, WI 53187-0217 Telephone messages for inmates will not be accepted.
Money may be deposited into
inmate accounts via U.S. mail (see information below) or utilizing the public
lobby kiosk. The public lobby kiosk is available to access during normal
visitation hours as identified above. Cash may be deposited, with the exception
of $1.00 bills, as well as utilizing a credit card (Master Card or Visa) or
debit card. The money is deposited immediately into the inmate's account and is
available for use upon deposit. Deposits made utilizing the kiosk will result
in a service fee to the kiosk vendor for each deposit as follows:
Cash deposit - $3.25 service
fee (if $50.00 cash is deposited, inmate will receive $46.75 in their account);
$500.00 limitCredit/Debit Card deposit -
$4.95 service fee (if $50.00 is charged to the credit card, inmate will receive
$45.05 in their account); $100.00 limit
The Waukesha County Jail
will not accept inmate funds addressed to a specific inmate. Inmate funds are
to be mailed separately from inmate personal mail. No cash or personal checks
will be accepted. All inmate funds must be in the form of a certified check,
cashier's check, or money order and be addressed to:
Waukesha County JailAttention: Correctional
Services AssistantP.O. Box 0217Waukesha, WI 53187-0217
or money orders much be filled out as follow:
Pay to the order of:
Waukesha County Jail FBO Inmate's Name[i.e. Waukesha County Jail
FBO John Doe]
Once the funds have been
received and posted to the inmate account, the inmate will receive a receipt
for the transaction.
The other option
available to make a deposit on an inmate's account, in addition to mailing
funds for an inmate, is via SmartDeposit.
SmartDeposit can be
accessed online at www.SmartDeposit.com, or via phone at:1-866-394-0490
There is a fee associated with making a deposit on an inmate's account using SmartDeposit. The fee is
determined by the company and is not set by the
Waukesha County Jail.
Bail Posting:During normal business
hours, bail set in a Waukesha County Criminal/Traffic Court may be posted in the
Waukesha County Courthouse, Business Center, Room 112. All other bail postings will be handled
through the Sheriff's Department. The
Department accepts cash, money orders, cashier's checks, Visa, Discover and
Location and Directions to
the Waukesha County Jail:The Waukesha County Jail is
located behind the Waukesha County Courthouse in the Law Enforcement Center at
515 West Moreland Boulevard in Waukesha Wisconsin.
Take I-94 and exit at highway "J" (also
called 164). Turn south on highway J for approximately 2 miles until you reach
W Moreland Blvd and turn right. The Waukesha County Courthouse will be on your
immediate left hand side. Parking for the Courthouse and Jail is primarily in
front of the Courthouse. Please be conscious of the various "90
minute" parking restrictions throughout the area.
Waukesha County Jail 515 W.
Moreland Blvd. Waukesha, WI 53188
CCAP Information:Further information about someone incarcerated at the Waukesha County Jail may also be available to you through the Wisconsin Court System.Wisconsin Circuit Court Access (CCAP)Access to the Public Records of the Consolidated Court Automation Programs (CCAP)This website provides public access to the records of the Wisconsin circuit courts for counties using the Consolidated Court Automation Programs (CCAP) Case Management system. These records are open to public view under Wisconsin's Open Records law, sections 19.31-19.39, Wisconsin Statutes.If you are identified as a victim in a criminal court proceeding and would like to receive notification as to the violator’s housing location and subsequent release from custody, please log on to the VINELink (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) website and follow the registration process.
Commonly Requested Phone Numbers:
Waukesha County Jail (262)548-7170Waukesha County Huber Facility (262) 548-7181Waukesha County Huber Facility Fax (262)896-8254Waukesha Probation and Parole Office (262) 521-5132Waukesha District Attorney's Office (262) 548-7076Waukesha County Public Defender (262) 521-5173Waukesha County Court Questions (262) 548-7484Waukesha County Sheriff's Department (262) 548-7122Milwaukee County Jail (414) 226-7070
View the County Jail Facility Inmate Rules, Regulations, and Information Packet. County Jail Rulebook
The public entry to the County Jail is located at the southwest corner of the existing Law Enforcement Center for all jail-related visitors.
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