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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Correctional Services Division


The division is comprised of the Inmate Reception Center, Medical Services Bureau, Transportation Bureau, Food Services Unit, and inmate support programs designed to address rehabilitative opportunities.

Jail Facilities

Los Angeles County has a Men's Central Jail, along with other Detention and Correctional Facilities.  Inmate information is available for each of the facilities by calling the phone numbers below.

The information that is available to the general public is:

  • Booking details
  • Arrest Information
  • Bail amount
  • Housing location (i.e. facility only)
  • Court date and location
  • Release date
  • Information regarding holds
  • Visiting day and hours

Men's Central Jail

Inmate Information: 213-473-6100

The Men’s Central Jail (MCJ) is located near downtown Los Angeles and houses about 5,000 inmates from all around Los Angeles County.  The primary purpose of the jail is to provide security for sentenced and high security, pre-trial inmates.

MCJ has a specialized medical housing unit capable of handling 781 inmates and is staffed by Sheriff’s Department Medical Personnel. They provide services for inmates with communicable diseases, long term medical conditions, and/or who are recovering from wounds or surgery. Inmates who are mentally ill are not currently housed at MCJ.

 

Century Regional Detention Facility

Inmate Information: 213-473-6080

In March 2006, the CRDF officially re-opened to be utilized as an all female jail facility. The two rehabilitation programs that were being held at CRDF have been relocated to North Pitches Detention Center. CRDF will continue to provide a booking for Century Station, Compton Sheriff's Station and for all female prisoners.

Mira Loma Detention Center     

Inmate Information: 661-524-2799

Visiting Hours are 7a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays. All visitors must check in no later than 2 p.m. Detainees are allowed a total of one hour of visiting time per week. This may be two 30 minutes visits or one 60 minutes visit, unless special arrangements are made in advance for two hours of visiting time. 

Mira Loma is contracted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to house illegal immigrants until their immigration case is decided. We function as a regular County jail with the exception that the individuals we house are identified as detainees. Federal detainees representing over sixty countries world-wide. They are being detained at the facility until their case is decided.

It is the mission of the Mira Loma Detention Center to safely and securely house federal detainees awaiting deportation to their country of origin. The detainees live in barrack-style housing and have daily access to medical services, recreation, library, and stores. Religious and school programs are also available to the detainees. There is three Executive Office of Immigration Review courtrooms at the facility. Federal judges conduct on-site deportation hearings.

Each barrack houses up to 60 detainees. They are allowed to have up to $70.00 on them at any time. They use this cash to purchase items from the vending machines or jail store if they wish. All detainees are offered yard time at least once per day. They have a coach from La Puente School District that maintains all the sporting equipment (soccer, volleyball, basketball, ping pong, etc.). The detainees always have some kind of activity while they are in the yard.

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement personnel assigned to Mira Loma do all the transporting, releasing, tracking and deporting of all detainees assigned here. Deputies and Custody Assistants run the E.O.I.R. courts while the I.C.E. carries out the court's orders.

Pitchess Detention Center (The Ranch):

Inmate Information: 213-473-6080

Weekend Visiting Information: 661-295-8074

The Pitchess Detention Center is complex of separate facilities all on The Old Road, in Castaic, California.  Visitation is limited to weekends and major holidays.   Each inmate is limited to one hour of visiting per weekend. The hour may be split into two one-half hour visits. An additional visiting hour is permitted on major holidays.

East Facility was opened in 1951 as a disciplinary unit. The East Facility is currently the oldest operating jail facility in Los Angeles County. It was designed to house over 850 inmates and consisted of two hard lock modules and an inmate processing area. East Facility currently participates in a program to house approximately 400 parole violators awaiting their parole revocation hearings, also known as "Morrissey Hearing". East Facility efforts to reduce jail violence and improve inmate services included a revamping of the inmate complaint process and the delivery of meals, sick call, and pill call to the dormitories.

North Facility is a maximum security complex capable of housing 1,500 inmates. The facility's current population is pre-sentenced and sentenced male inmates with security levels ranging from low to high. The inmate housing area consists of four individual concrete modules each containing four dormitory style living quarters, eight disciplinary cells, a multipurpose room, a medical center, a visiting center, and three security stations. Each dormitory has the capacity to house 96 inmates. The dormitories were designed with the intention of creating a safe and secure, self-contained living environment. Each dormitory has a sleeping area, dining area, which also doubles as a day-room, and restroom facilities. Each dormitory has access to an exercise yard.

North County Correctional Facility

Inmate Information: 213-473-7810

The North County Correctional Facility features three major vocational training programs in printing, sign production and clothing manufacturing. Each of these vocational systems provides a substantial cost offset in the operation of the facility.

Important services are provided to the inmates through educational, vocational and counseling programs which are designed to assist in making inmates self-sufficient within the law. The North County Correctional Facility features three major vocational training programs in printing, sign production and clothing manufacturing. Each of these vocational systems provides a substantial cost offset in the operation of the facility.

Important services are provided to the inmates through educational, vocational and counseling programs which are designed to assist in making inmates self-sufficient within the law.

NCCF is a maximum security complex comprised of five jails within one facility. It is designed to operate as five separate units, housing 3800 inmates and provide for disciplinary segregation and clinic level medical treatment of inmates. NCCF is located on a 34 acre site occupying 681,422 square feet of floor space and is situated east of the existing Custody complexes on the Peter J. Pitchess Detention Center.

Twin Towers Correctional Facility

Inmate Information 213-473-6100

The Twin Towers Correctional Facility is a unique complex built on 10 acres of land with buildings that contain just under 1.5 million square feet. Twin Towers consists of two towers, a medical services building, and the Los Angeles County Medical Center Jail Ward. The towers, which have been constructed using an efficient Panoptic design, to house maximum security inmates and a large portion of the county's mental health inmates. The Medical Services Building provides inpatient housing for inmates with various levels of acute medical and mental health needs. Inmates requiring extended levels of health care service are transported to the Los Angeles County Medical Center.