Law & Justice Center

Tuolumne County Law and Justice Center



In November 2009 Tuolumne County purchased 47.68 acres located off Old Wards Ferry Road behind Wal-Mart. Today this property is referred to as the Tuolumne County Law and Justice Center.

Future development of the Law and Justice Center site includes; the Mother Lode Regional Juvenile Detention Facility, Tuolumne County Superior Court and Tuolumne County Jail. Sheriff Administration. The site will include both Public and Private office facilities that will centrally locate Law & Justice services, these include; Sheriff Administration, Probation, District Attorney, Public Defender, Law Offices, and support services. The site will house a Transit Transfer Station facility.

Sheriff J.H. Jack Dambacher Detention Facility - Estimated Construction Project dates:

Construction Live Feed - Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Construction start date - March 1, 2018
  • Anticipated completion date - October 2019

Mother Lode Regional Juvenile Detention Facility 

  • Construction Completed, April 2017

Transit Transfer Station/Justice Center D‚Äčrive Road Extension 

  • TCTA & County of Tuolumne Partnership
  • Construction Completed, August 2016

Sheriff Administrative Building

  • To be determined/based on funding                                           

Public and Private Office Facilities 

  • To be determined/based on funding 
Tuolumne County Superior Court - State Project/based on State Funding
  • Plans and Specifications Finalized - Fall 2018 
  • Construction Commences- Winter 2018 
  • Estimated Construction Completed - Spring 2020