Buena Vista Correctional Facility Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: March 20, 2023
15125 Highway 24 & 285, Buena Vista, CO, 81211

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Buena Vista Correctional Facility in Buena Vista, CO is a medium-security detention center that houses youth inmates that 16 years of age and younger. Most of the youth that is housed in this facility have been convicted of crimes that come under the Colorado state law that are serious in nature. Majority of the inmates in this facility are serving sentences that are more than 1 year. However, there is some youth that is held in this facility that is still awaiting trial. 

The Department of Education through local school districts funds the educational services at the Buena Vista Correctional Facility.

Youth will be photographed and fingerprinted if they are taken into custody for offenses that would constitute a felony if committed by an adult. A juvenile can only be fingerprinted as well as photographed if obtained by a juvenile court order from the judge if the juvenile is taken in for a misdemeanor offense. 

The Colorado Department of Corrections is responsible for operating and managing the Buena Vista Correctional Facility as well as the youth that is housed within this facility. The Buena Vista Correctional Facility can house as many as 24 youth inmates at any given time. 

The reasons juveniles are typically detained are not limited to but include the following:

  • Acts of wrongdoing that could compromise the safety of a person or the general public.
  • Acts of wrongdoing involving a weapon.
  • Acts of wrongdoing involving sexual offense.
  • Circumstances which show that the juvenile is a significant flight risk and in need of protection.
  • Supposed acts that result in serious bodily injury or property damage/loss that is a felony.

The juveniles are required to shower daily, change clothing and bedding often as well as maintain their rooms in a neat and clean manner.

A typical day for the residents within the Buena Vista Correctional Facility includes hygiene, meals, school, structured physical and educational activities, as well as court appearance as scheduled. 

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Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Buena Vista Correctional Facility
15125 Highway 24 & 285, Buena Vista, CO, 81211

Buena Vista Correctional Facility Prison Information

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Jail Name Buena Vista Correctional Facility
Jail Type State Prison
Authority: Colorado Department of Corrections
State Colorado
County Chaffee County
Web Page website
Address 15125 Highway 24 & 285, Buena Vista, CO, 81211
City Buena Vista
Zip 81211
Phone 719-395-2404


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