Sheridan Detention Center is classed as a medium security facility. It has a strengthened perimeter fence and electronic detection systems to ensure inmates stay within the facility. To help inmates prepare themselves to rejoin the wider community, Sheridan Detention Center offers a wide range of work and treatment programs.
Sheridan Detention Center is a City Jail used by the jurisdictions of Sheridan to confine inmates for short periods while awaiting trial or processing. As inmates are staying for only a short period, it has fewer amenities than a jail or prison. Inmates do, however, have access to bathroom facilities and are provided with meals during their stay. Sheridan Detention Center may also have a common area in which inmates can socialize.