News and Media concerning the Clark County Jail.
August 9, 2022
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION METHODS
Mid year of 2021, the Clark County Jail in coordination with the DOJ, implemented several procedures and practices ensuring individuals with communication disabilities housed at the Clark County Jail are afforded equal access to all of CCSO Jail's services from the time booked through release.
An Effective Communication Coordinator (ECC) unit was created to facilitate any aid or services needed for those with communication disabilities while in the Jail. Staff and the ECC assist individuals requests as communication needs change for different types of activities.
At booking, an assessment is completed indicating any communication services needed or preferred for either themselves or communicating with a family member or friend.
In person communication methods and services between Staff and the individual include but are not limited to ASL or other interpreters, tablets for typing conversation, pictograph, written notes, telecommunication and hearing assistive devices. Some of these aids can be used In the housing units as well. The TVs have closed captions turned on. Tablets, VRS, TTY and other telecommunication devices are available for communication with those outside of the housing unit and the Jail.
Any concerns regarding an individual's communication disability, please contact the ECC unit who will address your concern.
NOTICE TO VISITORS OF THE CLARK COUNTY JAILS
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office takes seriously our obligation to protect the health and safety of professional and social visitors, staff, and inmates of the Clark County Jails.
With the recent advancement of COVID-19, we need your help to maintain a healthy jail environment. We ask that any professional or social visitor with the following conditions postpone their visit until the risk of transmitting illness is decreased:
Active symptoms of influenza-like illness including fever, cough, or shortness of breath
Known exposure to a person with COVID-19
Recent travel to an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19
Sheriff’s Office Personnel may deny inmate visiting for any person who is actively displaying flu-like symptoms.
Thank you for helping us keep the Clark County Jail safe and healthy!