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Updated on: June 6, 2022

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About Cowlitz County Jail

The Cowlitz County Jail is located in Longview, Washington. The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Cowlitz County Jail.

The law agencies in and around the Cowlitz County that work closely with this facility is the police departments, sheriff’s, and even the U.S. Marshals. A majority of the inmates in the Cowlitz County Jail reside in Cowlitz County. All inmates that are held in this facility have no more than a 2 years sentence.

While being economical, the mission of the Cowlitz County Jail is to supply inmates with the resources needed.

The jail operates in a way that surpasses national and state standards. 

Cowlitz County Jail
Facility Name
Cowlitz County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
1935 First Avenue, Longview, WA, 98632
Postal Code
Cowlitz County
Official Website

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 Closed

Cowlitz County Sheriffs Office

Brad W. Thurman
312 1st Avenue, Kelso, Washington, 98626

Inmate Search

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

The Cowlitz County Jail has its jail roster with their current arrests available to the general public by the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Department. The database can be found on the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Department official website.

You can do an inmate search on the roster by the inmate's name. When doing a successful inmate search, you will see the inmates information below:

  • Mugshots
  • Weight
  • Height
  • Inmates Name
  • Address
  • Hair Color
  • Eye Color
  • DLM
  • Arrest Information
  • Charges

Sending a Mail

Cowlitz County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters from their family and friends in the mail. For safety reasons, all letters get inspected by the Cowlitz County Jail employees. The letters will get passed out to the correct inmates after the employees check all the mail. 

When you send items to the jail along with your letters, there are a number of things you are not allowed to send. Here is a list of items you are not allowed to send below: 

  • Gang Related Items
  • Music Cards
  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • Confetti
  • Glitter
  • Ribbons
  • String
  • Polaroids
  • Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
  • Perfume
  • Writing Paper
  • Envelopes
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Stamps
  • No photographs larger than 5x7”

Cowlitz County Jail inmates can get books, newspaper, and magazines. The books, Newspaper, and magazines will need to be delivered directly from the bookstore or publisher to the jail. All books being sent to the Cowlitz County Jail must be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed, Books will be sent back to sender If a hardcover book is sent, it will be sent back to the sender if they are used or hardcovered

Public Records Online Search

Criminal Records and Contact Info aggregated from real law enforcement agencies and government court houses.

Sending Money

Cowlitz County Jail inmates will need funds to purchase items from the commissary. If you would like to fund an inmate’s account, you can send a cashier’s check or a money order to directly to the Cowlitz County Jail. You will need to make the money payable to the inmate. 

You can drop the money orders or cashier’s checks off at the jail or you can mail them to the jail at the address below: 

Cowlitz County Jail
1935 First Avenue, Longview, WA, 98632

If you want to mail the money order or checks, you will need to make sure you have a return address on the envelope. And it will take several days for the money orders to be put into the inmate’s bank account. 

Phone Calls

Cowlitz County Jail inmates are not allowed to get phone calls from their family or friends. During phone time inmates are allowed to call their family and friends. Inmates are limited to15-minute calls. The call will be terminated when the 15 minutes is up.   

Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are forbidden for the inmates to use. The call will be immediately disconnected if an inmate is caught using any of these features. Disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate.

Cowlitz County Jail inmates are only allowed to make collect calls. Only those who have a landline phone will be able to get collect calls. If you only have a cell phone you will not be able to take any collect calls. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all charges from this phone call. Cowlitz County Jail is not responsible for any charges from the collect calls.

Visiting Rules

Cowlitz County Jail inmates are allowed to have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 will are allowed to visit, however, they will need to be with by their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit you will need to show your driver’s license, state identification card, or their United States Passport. 

Make sure you keep all your personal belongings in your car. Personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area.

Cowlitz County Jail inmates are allowed one 15-minute visit each week. These visits are video visits. The software that is used is from Homewav. Times of visitations vary from on-site and off-site. 

Cowlitz County Jail inmates are allowed one 15-minute visit for each calendar week. All visitation is a privilege and not a right.

Cowlitz County Prison Statistics

Cowlitz County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Jail 19
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 5
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 4
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 7
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Jail Population Held for State Prison 61

Cowlitz County Jail Admissions By Race

Native Jail Population 5
Latino Jail Population 11
Asian Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 9
White Jail Population 195

Cowlitz County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Population 263
Female Jail Population 44
Total Jail Admissions 8,014
Male Jail Population 176

Cowlitz County Pretrial Jail Population

Female Pretrial Jail Population 22
Pretrial Jail Population 24
Male Pretrial Jail Population 148

Cowlitz County Prison Admissions

Latino Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions -
Male Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions -
Total Prison Admissions 262
Asian Prison Admissions -


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