Corrections Bureau

General Information

Reception Desk:  (360) 786-5510
If you are seeking information about whether or not someone is in the Thurston County Jail, please check the list of current inmates.

VINELink Logo VINELink (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) is a national service which allows crime victims and other concerned citizens to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day. Victims and other concerned citizens can register to be notified by phone, email, text message (SMS) or TTY device when an offender’s custody status changes. To register regarding the custody of an inmate at the Thurston County Corrections Facility go to the Jail Roster or Jump to In-Custody Inmates:

  • Enter the inmate’s last name and click Search
  • Click on the inmate’s name
  • Click the VINELink box and follow the instructions on screen

Location:  Building 3, Main Courthouse Complex - Click here for map and directions

Visitation Hours: Only two people are allowed to visit an inmate each visiting day, except Family Visiting which allows two adults AND the inmate’s children to come in. Once inmates have returned to their cells, they may not be pulled for further visits.
The schedule below is based on the first letter of the LAST name:
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
  Inmate Workers
6:15 - 8:30 pm

(This includes A tank females)
Inmate Workers
6:15 - 8:30 pm

(This includes A tank females)
    A - K
8:30 - 11:30 am

2:30 - 4:30p.m.
L - Z
8:30 - 11:30 am

2:30 - 4:30p.m.

Mailing Address: Inmate Name
  c/o Thurston County Corrections Facility
  2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
  Olympia, WA 98502

If you are mailing items to an inmate, please review the list of items permitted to be received by inmates.

Telephone Calls:
Inmates have access to telephones to make collect calls. They may not receive incoming calls or messages unless it is a life/death emergency, which will be verified by Corrections Staff prior to issuing the message to the inmate.
General Requirements and Restrictions for Visitors:

  • An inmate must be released from custody for 14 days before coming in to visit any inmates.
  • A visitor will be denied if they have been drinking or smell of intoxicants prior to entry to the facility.
  • All visitors MUST present valid picture identification (Example: Washington State Driver's License or I.D. card).
  • No one under age 18 will be allowed into the facility without prior written approval from the Chief, Captain, or Associate Administrator, with the exception of Family Visitation week.
  • The Corrections facility is a "NO SMOKING" facility which includes the entrance to the reception area.
  • Loud and disruptive behavior and/or giving false information are not tolerated and may terminate a visit.
  • Visiting is terminated if a visitor needs to leave the visiting area to use the restroom, get a drink of water, etc.
  • No one under the age of 18 will be left unsupervised in the Reception area.
  • No cell phones, cameras, food, or drink are allowed in the facility.
  • No headgear, such as hats, bandanas, etc., will be worn in the building.
  • Visitors clothing must not be revealing. Very low cut blouses, short shorts, cut-off shirts that expose the stomach, tank tops, no shoes, etc. are not acceptable.
  • Visitor badges are County property and any badges that are defaced or destroyed may terminate future visits.

Other rules and restrictions may apply at any time. You are advised to call the Reception Desk for current information and answers to any questions prior to your visit.