Prisoners sentenced in Benton county are generally sent to Benton County Jail in the city of Kennewick, Prisoners sentenced to a medium prison are often sent to Benton County Jail. Always call first to make sure an inmate can receive visitors and is at the facility at Kennewick WA, 99336-2359 in Benton before traveling or booking hotels.
Inmates need contact with their friends and family on the outside. But Jails and Prisons don't make this easy. Some charge inmates up to $14 a minute just to make a long-distance phone call. Fortunately, you can get a local number your inmate can call that will ring your phone and/or those of other family and friends no matter where they live. An inmate can then make their calls using the local number rate while talking to friends and family long distance. This service is provided by Securtel at [Link to Secrutel]. To send mail to an inmate, go to send postcards. Talk with your inmate to learn about the permitted hours for phone calls, rules for sending mail and days and times for visitation, Facilities in WA all have different rules that you'll be required to follow.
Benton County Jail is a County Jail. It's important to know the type of prison facility because this will largely determine what is permitted. Everything in prison costs money. Soap, toothpaste, phone calls and stamps and envelopes must all be purchased at the commissary. Step one is to get set up with phone service so you can communicate. Then you can learn what an inmate needs and how to properly send it.
Benton County Jail is in the CST time zone. So make adjustments in your call times if you aren't in that same timezone. The warden at Benton County Jail is Sheriff Meyer Gilbert. The warden may or may not be available to talk to. This will depend on the size of the facility. The current capacity of Benton County Jail is 481. The total capacity of Benton County Jail is 508. This can give you an indication of what living conditions are like at Benton County Jail. It's important for prison families to help each other to help their loved ones inside and out. By sharing information about Benton County Jail with other families, it will help them avoid mistakes and confusion that no one needs or wants. Read more... »