Detention Facility



1125 E. 17th Street
Columbus, NE 68601




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Detention FacilityThe new facility is approximately 60,000 sq. feet. The facility designed to hold 135 inmates, is a two story building with a second floor mezzanine. 

The Corrections Division is operated under the Office of the Sheriff. The Director is a sworn officer with the rank of Lieutenant. The Detention Center provides a secure holding facility for persons legally confined in Platte County, including pre-trial, pre-sentence and sentenced adult male and female inmates. The facility also houses inmates from other counties within the State.

The current jail facility has a total of 38 full time male and female correction officers that man the facility 24 hours a day 7 days a week.