Clark County Juvenile Detention Center
The design of this facility provides opportunities to implement a Balanced and Restorative Approach to dealing with issues that contribute to the criminal thinking and behavior of detained youth. By addressing these issues young offenders have a greater chance of becoming positive, contributing community members.
Contacts: Detention Manager: Kevin Memsic (360) 397-2201 x5110
Detention Supervisor: Brent MacDonald (360) 397-2201 x4867
On Duty Lead Detention Officer: (360) 397-2201 x2450
Visitation Hours for approved visitors:
Contact: (360) 397-2201 x2450 for more information about visitation.
Juvenile offenders unable to be in the community who are awaiting court dates or serving sentences received in court are supervised in this facility.
Clark County Juvenile Court believes Accountability is not achieved when offenders simply do time in a detention facility. True accountability involves making time count.
- Interim educational services-provided by ESD 112
- Drug/alcohol assessment-provided by Community Services Northwest
- Information classes
- Basic medical screening
- Interim counseling services
Community volunteers who work in the center are also an integral part of detention programming and through their work with youth they enhance our ability to make time in detention count.
- The average daily population of the Clark County Detention Center in 2015 was 20 youth.
- The center currently utilizes two of four living units or pods
- Each pod consists of single cells, a dormitory style room, an education classroom and an eating/recreation area
- The facility contains an indoor gym area for large muscle group activities
- The design of the building maximizes opportunities for increased staff/youth interaction and the implementation of a direct supervision model.