Department of Justice report
King County jail earns 100 percent rating from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Information on juvenile detainees
King County Juvenile Detention is responsible for the care and custody of youth who are detained in the Youth Services Center. Click on the link above for more information related to juvenile detainees.
Inmate medications or health concerns
For a timely response from King County Public Health - Jail Health Services, please email the information to JHSRequests@kingcounty.gov . Please include the inmates name, booking number, the nature of your concern, and your contact information. You may also call 206-296-1234 and follow the prompts and leave a message. To find the inmates booking number, please use our Jail Inmate Lookup Service.
The Resource Guide was prepared under the direction of the King County Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention to assist those leaving detention and returning to the community. The Resource Guide provides links and contact information about resources that may be able to provide assistance in areas like housing, domestic violence, health care, alchohol & drug treatment and counseling services among other topics.
Frequently Asked Questions
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We're always on the lookout for qualified corrections officers, detention officers and other staff. Here's a link to our DAJD jobs web page.