Detention Center

The Routt County Detention Center is the central holding location for all law enforcement agencies in Routt County, including local police departments. The facility houses inmates and pre-trial detainees who have been committed to the custody of the sheriff. The staff of the facility is responsible for all booking and classification of inmates, security, medical services, and transportation.

The facility is designed to accommodate:

  • Maximum of 56 inmates and/or detainees.
  • Minimum, medium, and maximum security housing units.
  • Male and female inmates in separate areas.
  • Non-direct supervision dormitory-style and single-cell housing units.
  • Food service, medical care, and educational programming are provided to all inmates.

The Mission:

Our mission is to create a safe, secure, and humane environment for inmates, detention deputies, and the community. Routt County Detention Deputies are responsible for the safety and well-being of detainees awaiting trial and inmates serving their sentences.

Contact Us

  1. SO LOGO


    Jail Administrator

    Ph: (970) 870-5501

    Email Staff

    2025 Shield Drive
    Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

    Emergency: 9-1-1