The Bent County Jail

Inmate Capacity - 52

11100 County Road GG.5
Las Animas, Colorado 81054

The Bent County Jail primarily holds for Bent, Otero and Kiowa Counties.

The Jail serves as a back up holding facility for Cheyenne and Pueblo Counties.

The facility was built in 1999-2000 to replace the 1902 Jail located next to the Bent County Courthouse.

The Bent County Jail is staffed with Captain Forrest Frazee, two Sergeants and nine Deputy Sheriff's. The Jail Division is also responsible for Courthouse Security for the Bent County Courthouse.

The Bent County Dispatch Center assists and provides master control services for the facility.