Mercer County Juvenile Detention, NJ Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

609-434-4125
1440 Parkside Avenue, Trenton, NJ, 08638
Mercer County Juvenile Detention

The Mercer County Juvenile Detention is located in Trenton, New Jersey. The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates this facility. 

The Mercer County Juvenile Detention, inmates normally reside in Mercer County. The law enforcement agencies in and around the County include, sheriff's office, police U.S. Marshals, and sheriff’s, work closely with the Mercer County Juvenile Detention.

While being cost effective, the mission of the Mercer County Juvenile Detention is to provide the inmates with all the tools they need through their numerous programs and services they have to offer. 

In the way that this jail operates surpasses state and national standards

How to Find Someone in Mercer County Juvenile Detention

Mercer County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Mercer County Juvenile Detention. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Mercer County Sheriff's Department does.

The Mercer County Juvenile Detention roster is available with their current arrests to the public. This database can be found on the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department official website.

You can search the Mercer County Juvenile Detention records by the following information:

  • Date of Birth
  • First Name
  • Last Name

You will be able to see the following information when doing a successful search:

  • Inmate’s Name
  • Address
  • Alias
  • Booking Number
  • Charges
  • SO Number
  • Description
  • Hair Color
  • Eye Color

Sending a Mail/Care Package

The Mercer County Juvenile Detention Inmates can receive written letters from their friends and family. For safety reasons, all letters are checked by jail staff upon arrival. The jail staff will pass the mail out to the correct inmates after the staff checks the mail. 

There are of numerous things you should not send when sending items to the prison along with your letter. Here is the list below: 

•    String
•    Metal
•    Plastic
•    Confetti
•    stamps
•    Gang Related Items
•    Glitter
•    Ribbons
•    Polaroids
•    Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
•    Music Cards
•    Writing Paper
•    Envelopes
•    Pens
•    Pencils
•    Perfume
•    Photographs Bigger than 5x7” 

The Mercer County Juvenile Detention inmates can receive magazines, newspapers and paperback books. These items will need to be sent straight to the prison from the bookstore or publisher. Hardcover and used books are not allowed. If a used or hardcover book is sent, it will be sent back to the sender. 

The Mercer County Juvenile Detention mailing address is: 

Mercer County Juvenile Detention
1440 Parkside Avenue, Trenton, NJ, 08638

Sending Money

In order to make purchases from the commissary, the inmates at the Mercer County Juvenile Detention will need money. You are allowed to send a cashier’s check or a money order straight to the Mercer County Juvenile Detention, if you would like to fund an inmate's account. You will have to make the money payable to the inmate's name. 

At the following address you can also drop the money orders or cashier’s checks off at the jail: 

Mercer County Juvenile Detention
1440 Parkside Avenue, Trenton, NJ, 08638

You will need to make sure you have a return address on the envelope if you decide to send checks or money orders by mail. Money orders will take a few days to be deposited into the inmate’s bank account. 

Phone calls

The Mercer County Juvenile Detention inmates are not allowed to receive phone calls from their family or friends. Although, during their phone time, inmates are allowed to make phone calls to their friends and family. The inmates are limited to 15-minute calls. The call will be disconnected when the 15 minutes is up. 

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are not allowed for the inmates to use. Immediately, the call will be terminated if an inmate is caught using these features. and disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate. 

The Mercer County Juvenile Detention inmate are allowed to make only collect calls. Inmates are only permitted to call those who have a landline. Those who only have cell phones won't t be able to take these collect calls. The individual that is receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all charges from this call. The Mercer County Juvenile Detention isn't responsible for any charges from any collect calls.

Email

The Mercer County Juvenile Detention inmates do not have access to the internet. To communicate with friends and family, the inmates at the Mercer County Juvenile Detention do not have access to any electronic messaging systems that they can use. You will have to send an inmate a written letter to the address above if you would like to stay in touch with them.

Visiting Rules

The Mercer County Juvenile Detention inmates can receive visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 are allowed to visit, however, they will need to be with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit, you will have to have either your driver’s license, state identification card or your United States Passport. 

No personal belongings are allowed in the visitation area so make sure you put all your personal belongings in your car. 

You will need to contact the Mercer County Juvenile Detention at 609-434-4125 if you would like to visit an inmate at the Mercer County Juvenile Detention. Through them, you can get visiting hours and schedule a visitation appointment. 

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Mercer County Juvenile Detention
1440 Parkside Avenue, Trenton, NJ, 08638

Mercer County Juvenile Detention Information

Jail Name Mercer County Juvenile Detention
Jail Type County Jail
Location 1440 Parkside Avenue, Trenton, NJ, 08638
Phone 609-434-4125
City Trenton
Postal Code 8638
State New Jersey
County Mercer County

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Holiday

How Often Can I Visit?

If you would like to visit an inmate, you will need to contact the Mercer County Juvenile Detention at 609-434-4125. You can schedule a visitation appointment and get the visiting hours through them as well. 

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