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Arizona Superior Court in Pima County



Yes. Your child is continuously supervised. Our staff are trained in safety, first aid, communication strategies, and intervention techniques. Our officers serve as mentors and work to help encourage positive behavior in our youth.

Youth have staff who are assigned as mentors, to speak to 24 hours per day/seven days per week. Mental health staff are available and religious/spiritual advisors are available upon request. All youth are assigned a Mentor who works with them one on one.

When are visiting hours? A. Please see the visiting hours schedule on Visitation, Mail and Phone Privileges page. Additionally, only visitors who have been approved by the youth's probation officer may visit.

Youth receive all of the supplies they need while in Detention. A parent or guardian is responsible to provide prescribed medication, medical items, glasses or contacts Medical Staff. It could take up to 24 hours for medications to be approved, as they must go through the Registered Nurse Practitioner or Medical Doctor in Detention. It is important that our medical department have accurate and up to date contact information so they can reach you in case they have any medical questions.

All special visits are arranged through your child's probation officer. Please contact them if you have questions.

Please see section under Education Services and Detention Programs.

No, the Probation Officer will provide youth with their necessary phone calls.

You may call your child's Probation Officer to obtain information regarding your child.

The release process may begin only when the parent or guardian arrives at the Master Control window. The staff will work as quickly as possible to complete the release process, once the release paperwork is received from the Probation Officer.

All internal concerns, related to Detention, can be directed to our Program Coordinator of Quality Assurance and Improvement at (520) 724-9874. If it is a concern regarding an outside agency, you may be referred to that agency, or the Probation Department.

Please contact our Health Services Administrator at (520) 724-5093.

You may contact our Juvenile Detention Programming Supervisor at (520) 724-4785.

A physical referral is when your child is brought to Detention by law enforcement or probation for an alleged offense or violation. A paper referral is when law enforcement provides your child with paper documentation for an alleged offense. It is also forwarded to the County Attorney's Office.

The main reception number in the court lobby is (520) 724-2000.

Please speak with your child's probation officer for information about potential community service sites.

Many behavioral health agencies offer parenting classes or can provide you with resources for availability within the community if you are enrolled with them. There are also numerous websites online for organizations that provide parenting classes in Pima County.

Suzette Williams

Director of Detention Services

(520) 724-2929

Juvenile Detention
2225 East Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713

Map and Directions

Detention 24-Hours:

(520) 724-2150

Intake 24-Hours:

(520) 724-2003

CAPE School:

(520) 724-4544


(520) 724-5093