Additional Information on Services
Our practice is that all medical matters involving medical judgment are the sole provinces of the medical contractor. The facility has a nurse on duty 24 hours a day who is responsible for medical services. The medical service includes non-emergency and emergency medical service, mental health services, dental service, medication and prescription services.
Our practice is to offer a non-denominational religious service, religious education, prayer sessions, and counseling to inmates. The service is provided by the Henderson Police Departmentís Chaplains program and approved volunteers. A non-denominational service is conducted on Sundays at the designated scheduled times.
Our practice is to maintain a classification system that ensures public, staff and inmate safety. A system that classifies prisoners in a fair and consistent manner according to the prisonerís individual custodial management and program needs.
A reasonable selection of commissary goods is provided. These items are listed on the Inmate Commissary Menu. The commissary items on the form may change from time to time depending on the following:
All inmates are encouraged to maintain ties with their friends and family which aids in their reintegration process. Corresponding by mail is one of the ways an inmate can maintain these ties. The Detention Center recognizes the rights of the inmates to free access to courts, attorneys and government officials as well.
The Henderson Detention Center encourages inmates to maintain ties with their families and friends through regular visits. Visiting is scheduled to promote such access, and may be limited by staff demands, safety and security concerns and disciplinary sanctions. Inmate visitations include visits from professional and non-professional persons.
Please call 267-5245 if you require further information.
Food Services Unit
Our practice is to serve nutritious and varied inmate meals as soon as possible after they are prepared. Meal service is conducted in an orderly manner to ensure the safety and security of inmates and staff.