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Clallam County
Corrections Facility

^Arrow to Top^About the Jail Facility

The Clallam County Corrections Facility was built in 1978 – 1979 and opened in 1980.

Originally designed to house 72 inmates with a special detention unit, the Jail now operates with a bed capacity of 120, and the special detention unit (SDU) has been remodeled to include a chain gang/inmate worker housing unit.

In 2009 corrections processed over 3,000 bookings of inmates with crimes ranging from Minor in possession to Murder 1.


Contacting Inmate by Mail

ADDRESS: Inmate’s Name
223 East 4th Street, Suite 20
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Don't forget to include return address with full name at the top of the first page of the letter.

Mail Regulations:

  • All letters and correspondence for inmates must be sent through the United States Postal Service.
  • Standard US postal first class, one ounce letters only: 6 ½" x 11 ½" x ¼".
  • Certified or Registered mail will not be delivered to or from the Post Office by jail staff.
  • No incoming publications, packages, books, or magazines will be accepted unless pre-approved in writing by the Shift 2 Corrections Sergeant.
  • Monetary funds for inmates must be mailed as a money order or cashier's check. Do not send cash or personal checks.
  • Letters will only be accepted if written on standard white or yellow lined (school/legal) paper.
  • A limit of 10 pages per letter.
  • A limit of 4 photos per letter.
  • Only black or blue ink.
  • No colored paper or envelopes.
  • No greeting cards.
  • Sender's name and return address, and inmate name will be printed at the top of the first page of letters.
  • Inmate is responsible for informing their correspondents regarding the rules governing inmate mail.

All personal incoming mail is scanned and copied to plain white paper. The copied letter and/or photos are delivered to the inmate and the original letter placed into the inmate's property until released from custody.

Mail will be returned to sender if it contains any of the following:

  • Polaroid type pictures.
  • Pictures or drawings of nude, obscene, or sexually explicit material. Stamps, stationery, or envelopes.
  • Magazines, newspapers, soft cover books, and similar items which are not sent directly from the publisher and pre-approved in writing by Corrections Sergeant.
  • Hardbound books.
  • Padded, musical, electronic, or laminated greeting cards.
  • Non-paper material, including corrugated cardboard.
  • Food or clothing items.
  • Foreign/unidentifiable substances.
  • Threats of physical harm against a person, blackmail, extortion, or any other criminal activity.
  • Plans to escape, or depictions or description of blueprints or operational details on an institutions security.
  • Material that threatens or is detrimental to the security, safe operation, or discipline of the facility.
  • Plans which indicate criminal activity or violation of jail rules.
  • Correspondence that is in code.
  • Gang related material.
  • Mail from another Penal Institution.
  • Mail that violates a No Contact order, Protection Order, or any other court order prohibiting communication with an inmate.

^Arrow to Top^Contacting Inmate by Phone

Clallam County Correction Facility offers phone access to each inmate in virtually every cell block. Inmates are encouraged to use the phones to contact friends, family, attorney, as needed.

All outgoing calls from the cell blocks are collect.


Accepting an Incoming Call

Your phone line must be able to accept collect calls via your phone company. Follow the instructions given by the operator. Collect calls will be billed to your account as stated.

Blocking a Phone Number

Call 360-417-2458 to block your phone number from jail inmate phone calls.

Removing a Block from a Phone Number

Come to the Clallam County Jail w/ valid photo id and a recent phone bill with the phone number on it and your name as the primary. We will not remove blocks without id and proof of ownership of the phone number.

Prepaid Accounts and Technical Support

Consolidated Telecom Inc (C-TEL) provides inmate phone service to the Clallam County Correction Facility.  To set up an account for prepaid numbers you can call 866.430.0561 or by internet at and click the ‘My Account’ button.    

^Arrow to Top^Visitation Rules and Hours

  • Only visitors listed on the inmate's pre-approved list will be allowed to visit. Inmates must make prior application for each visitor, providing the prospective visitor's full name and date of birth.
  • After the inmate establishes his or her approved visitor's list, changes (dropping and adding new visitors) can be made on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month.
  • Inmate's sentenced to ten (10) days or less are not allowed visitors.
  • Visitors are allowed to be on one (1) inmate's visiting list only.
  • Visitors must be eighteen (18) years or older and provide current valid governmental photo identification to enter OR…
    Visitors under eighteen (18) years of age must provide birth certificates or proof of age and must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who is on the inmate's pre-approved list.
  • Legal guardians and emancipated juveniles must present papers signed by a judge showing guardianship or emancipation at the time of admittance.
  • Visitors will not be admitted in the final fifteen (15) minutes of the visiting period.
  • Visitors and their property are subject to search prior to entry.
  • Visitors under the influence of intoxicants will be denied entry.
  • Visitors are not allowed to bring any property to visiting except proper identification.
  • Lockers are provided in the Jail Lobby for your convenience. It takes a quarter to use the property locker but the locker returns the quarter to the user when the user finishes using the locker.
Visitation Schedule – Clallam County Jail
Inmate Sun Mon Tues Wed Thur Fri
Last Name: A to J
Last Name: K to Z
  9:00am-11:00am     8:30pm-10:00pm    
Chain Gang /