Lynnwood Jail

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The mission of the Detention Division is to consistently deliver safe and secure housing of inmates for the benefit of the court, the Lynnwood community, and our contract agencies, while simultaneously providing cost effective detainment and alternatives to incarceration.

 

Inmate roster

Persons currently incarcerated in the Lynnwood Municipal Jail

Lynnwood Municipal Jail Inmate Inquiry


VINELink Notification Service

VINELink is a nationwide service for keeping victims or concerned citizens informed about the custody status of inmates.  Users may search for inmates in custody as well as sign up to receive alerts about changes in that inmates custody status. Alerts can be received by phone, email, TTY and text message. 

Sign up using either of the follow methods:


Other jails

Lynnwood Municipal Jail may have persons currently incarcerated for Lynnwood at the below facilities.

Phone calls 

Inmates can make collect phone calls only. Inmates are not able to receive incoming calls and jail officers will not pass messages to inmates.

If you can't accept collect calls from an inmate (most mobile phones do not allow you to accept incoming collect calls) you must set up an account with our phone service provider at www.ctel.us or by calling 1-866-430-0561.

If you experience a technical or billing issue, please contact CTel via their website or by phone. Jail Officers are not able to assist.

NOTICE: All phone calls are recorded and subject to monitoring by Jail Officers.


Inmate Mail

Address mail to an inmate as follows:

(Inmate Name)
c/o Lynnwood City Jail
19321 44th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA 98036

The only items an inmate may receive are soft cover books and reading materials sent directly from a publisher or retailer (ie. Amazon, Barnes & Noble). Packages sent from a private party or packages containing restricted materials will be denied and returned to sender.

NOTICE: All incoming and outgoing mail will be opened and inspected by Jail Officers. Obscene or inappropriate materials are not allowed. Introducing contraband to a correctional facility (through mail or by another means) is a felony. Incoming legal mail will be opened and inspected for contraband in the presence of the inmate.


Visitation

General visitation at the Lynnwood Jail is done by video only.  In person visitation can be arranged for attorneys, clergy or medical/mental health officials.

All inmates housed at the Lynnwood Jail who have been arraigned (had a first appearance in court after initial arrest) and who are not housed in disciplinary segregation are eligible for video visitation.  Visits are subject to approval per jail guidelines.

Free on-side video visitation takes place on Saturdays only 9:00am - 11:30am and 1:00pm - 4:40pm. All visitors must register at www.visitel.us (either from the console located at the Police Department or from your own computer/device) and select a 30 minute time slot AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE. Once you have signed up for a time, you must report to the Lynnwood Police Department lobby 15 minutes prior to the start of your visit to ensure you receive the full 30 minutes. Late or missed time slots will not be forfeited.

Off-site video visitation (from your home or mobile device) for eligible inmates is available daily during these specific hours (see schedule below) for a fee. Visit www.visitel.us to register for a visit and for further information on fees. Select a 30 minute time slot AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE. 

Monday thru Friday   Saturday thru Sunday 
 10:00am - 11:30am  9:00am - 11:30am
 1:00pm - 4:30pm  1:00pm - 4:30pm 
 6:30pm - 9:30pm  6:30pm - 9:00pm

 

If you experience a technical or billing issue, please contact VisiTel via their website or by call 1-844-458-2488 or 1-800-583-9683. Jail Officers are not able to assist.

NOTICE: All video visitation is recorded and subject to monitoring by Jail Officers.

Electronic home monitoring 

Electronic Home Monitoring (EHM) is an alternative to jail that must be approved by the Court. You will be restricted to your residence except if the Court approves you to leave for a specific purpose. Your activities will be monitored by an ankle bracelet which you wear.

Please completely fill out the below application and submit it as soon as possible. The Detention Programs Officer will review your application and contact you within two weeks to setup an appointment to start.

The cost for EHM is $15 a day. Half of the total cost is due at your appointment to start. The remaining balance can be scheduled payments that are paid in full a week before your release date.

Online Registration

You may contact the Detention Programs office by email at jailalts@LynnwoodWA.gov or by phone at 425-670-5640 with any questions.


Community service

Community Service (CS) is an alternative to jail that must approved by the Court. You will perform tasks at approved community locations. The program has a $30 fee.

 

Please completely fill out the below application and submit it as soon as possible with fee.  Once done, you may contact any of the community service locations below.  Completed CS hours need to be turned in to the Detention Programs Officer and Court.

 

Online Registration

 

You may contact the Detention Programs office by email jailalts@Lynnwoodwa.gov or by phone at 425-670-5640 with any questions. 


commiment extensions

The Lynnwood Jail does not offer extensions on Court Commitments.  Please contact your attorney.

bail/bonds

Bail or bond amounts can be found on the Inmate Roster.
Lynnwood Municipal Jail Inmate Inquiry

Cash bail can be posted directly to Lynnwood Police Department front desk.

Bond companies generally charge a non-refundable fee in proportion to the bail amount in order to post a bond for an inmate's release. Please contact a specific bonding company for details fo their terms. Bonds are accepted in person from the authorized bonding agents only. Lynnwood Jail does not provide referrals to any specific bonding company.


commissary

Lynnwood Jail does not offer commissary services.


inmate property release

Inmate property will not be released except in urgent circumstances with jail supervisor authorization.


dropping off property

Property listed below, must first be approved by a custody officer and the inmate must have been in custody for seven days or more before the jail will accept it.

  • 2 plain white shirts without pockets or markings
  • 2 pairs of underwear
  • 2 pairs of socks
  • Eyeglasses


medication

Lynnwood Jail will not accept outside medication.


court date and time

You can check Court dates on the Inmate Roster.
Lynnwood Municipal Jail Inmate Inquiry

Generally, if an inmate is arrested and held in custody they will seen by the Lynnwood Municipal Court on the next business day (excluding weekends and some holidays). Court times for people in custody are 8:00am Monday through Friday.


release date and time

Release dates can be found on the Inmate Roster. Inmates are released around the time they were originally arrested.
Lynnwood Municipal Jail Inmate Inquiry

Inmate released by bail, bond, or court order will be released as soon as possible.