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Merrick County, Nebraska Sheriff Overview

Merrick County is a county found in the eastern part of Nebraska. Its county seat is in Central CIty. Merrick County is part of the Grand Island, NE Metropolitan Statistical Area. In the Nebraska license plate system, Merrick County is represented by the prefix 46 (it had the 46th-largest number of vehicles registered in the state when the license plate system was established in 1922). Merrick County is named after Elvira Merrick, the maiden name of the wife of territorial legislator Henry W. DePuy, who introduced the bill that created the county. Zip codes in Merrick County include 68663, 68827, 68864, 68826, 68628, 68816, and 68872.

The Sheriff of Merrick County is currently John Westman.

Merrick County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 1821 16th Ave.
Central City, NE 68826
Phone: (308) 946-2345
Fax: (308) 946-2444

Inmate Search in Merrick County Jail

The Merrick County Jail does not maintain an online list of incarcerated inmates. The State of Nebraska, however, offers statewide inmate search, with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, with filters like First and Last Names, as well as their DCS ID Number. Each inmate file contains their DCS ID Number, Demographics (Inmate Name, Gender, Race, Date of Birth, Facility), Sentence Information (Total Sentence, Sentence Begin Date, Good Time Law, Projected Release Date, Parole Eligibility Date, Parole Discharge Date, Parole Hearing Date, Parole Discharge Type, Next Parole Board Review Date, Release Date, Reason for Release), Offense Information (Description, Run Code, Minimum and Maximum Offense Term, County of Commitment). To inquire, it’s best to personally visit the Sheriff at 1821 16th Ave., Central City, NE or call them at (308) 946-2345.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

One should be sure that they are part of the visiting list of an inmate before they can visit them. In certain circumstances such as when an inmate first enters prison or is transferred to a new prison, a visiting list might not exist yet. In this case, immediate family members who can be verified by the information contained in the inmate’s Pre-Sentence Report, may be allowed to visit. However, if there is little or no information available about a person, visiting may be denied. You should always call the prison ahead of time to ensure your visit will be permitted.

Wear clothing that is appropriate for a large gathering of men, women, and young children. Wearing inappropriate clothing (such as provocative or revealing clothes) may result in your being denied visitation.

Because many people are usually visiting, it is important visits are quiet, orderly, and dignified. The visiting room officer can require you to leave if either you or the inmate is not acting appropriately.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

All registered sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. The definition of a sex offender is a person convicted of a crime involving sex, including rape, molestation, and production or distribution of child pornography.

You can access this information online for Merrick County by going to this link, but bear in mind that searches sometimes reveal primary last known addresses or, rather the block that they live on. You are also required to accept a disclosure to use the database.

Bail and Bail Bondsman

There is no commercial bail in Nebraska

Upon your arrest in Nebraska, bail is set by a judge. You must post bail yourself without use of a bail bondsman if you want a temporary release. Nebraska does not allow commercial bail bonds. Bondsman from other states are unable to assist you in Nebraska. Nebraska has their own state run bail bond program. This means that if you want to post bail instead of staying in jail until your trial you must do so yourself or tell a family member or friend to come directly to the jail. In the State of Nebraska you will pay cash for the full amount of the bail at the jail in person. You will then be released from the County Jail. Another option may be contacting a criminal defense attorney, which you should probably do anyway depending on your situation. Always seek counsel if unsure of what to do upon your arrest. If you cannot afford counsel, it will be appointed for you.

Merrick County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Merrick County Probation Department
Location:1510 18th Street, Central, Nebraska, 68826
Phone:308-946-2094
Fax:N/A
Merrick County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 7
Avg Daily Population 4
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 11
Full time total employees 11
Total salaries and wages not applicable
Other operating expenditures not applicable
Total construction costs not applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etc not applicable
Year of original construction 1957
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 1821 16TH AVENUE CENTRAL CITY NE 68826

Merrick County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20164,026
Number Employed Annual Average, 20163,873
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016153
Unemployment Rate, 20163.8
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201551,219
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Merrick County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014796
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201510.4
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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