Jail Information

Pierce countyThe Pierce County Jail Guide is for those looking to bail someone out of the jail, hire legal services, and contact information for different pierce county departments.

Visit here for the Pierce County Jail Roster, the list contains the names of those who are being held in the County Jail, as well as those in the Yakima Facility, the hospital, and on temporary release.

pierce county jail roster

The pierce county jail roster is where you want to start if you believe a loved one is in jail, it is updated frequently. You can also find it under the name pierce county linx, and there are two options, option one for people who have had a loved one in jail for awhile.

The second option being the current roster which also includes those who have been released within the last 48 hours. Find out more about having a loved one in jail.

How to navigate the Pierce County Jail Roster.

This informational guide will provide you with a step by step of using the Tacoma Pierce county jail roster also known as the Linx search.

If you need to find information on a loved one that has been locked up or released within the last 48 hours, you can find their case number, their charges, court dates, and more using the current roster. 

Pierce County linx roster

Step 1) Go to the main pierce county jail website, you’ll want to click on the current display roster.

If you click on the screenshot to the right, you’ll see where you can find the current display of inmates within the pierce county system.

2) After you get onto the display roster, scroll down for the person your looking for by the last name first, following their middle name, then the first name.

Note: If you can’t find the person you’re looking for but you know they are currently being held in the jail, then go back to the first page and search them by their last name. Sometimes when a person is locked up for several months, their name isn’t displayed on the roster.

3) If found the person you’re looking for, next click on their name and you’ll see their court charges, booking date, release date, description.

Pierce County Jail Phone Number:  (253)798-4590 (Main Jail) and (253) 798-4590 for the New Jail.

When it comes to visiting a loved one in jail, there are certain common guidelines that need to be followed, visit here for Pierce County Jail Visiting hours.



If you’re in need of legal services, our Tacoma Lawyers Page can give you insight and contact information on attorneys in the Pierce County Area.

Our Bail Bonds Page can direct you to information on bail bond agencies near you.

Pierce County Jail Address:910 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98402

Sending mail a loved one should be addressed as follows:
(Inmate’s full name) (Inmate’s Booking ID #)
910 Tacoma Ave. S.
Tacoma, WA 98402

Background on Pierce County 

Pierce County jail is made of two facilities, the main jail, and the new jail, the main jail was built in 1985 and the new jail was built in 2003.

The capacity to hold inmates is 1700 combined with both jails, and the Pierce County Sheriff Department is the direct supervision of the jails.

Pierce county courthouse is located near Downtown Tacoma and Hilltop.

Address: 930 Tacoma Ave S Room 239, Tacoma, WA 98402. Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Mon-Fri. Phone: (253) 798-7487