Kern County Jail, CA Inmate Roster

Updated on: May 13, 2021
Kern County Jail

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Kern County Jail Basic Information

Facility Name
Kern County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
Address
1350 Norris Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93308
Phone
661-391-7577
City
Bakersfield
Postal Code
93308
State
California
County
Kern County
Official Website
Website
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Kern County Sheriffs Office - Buttonwillow Substation

Address
181 East 1st Street, Buttonwillow, California, 93206
Phone
661-754-5613
Email
[email protected]
Website
http://www.kernsheriff.com/Pages/default.aspx

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If you find out a friend or loved one has been arrested, the first thing you want to find out is where they are at. Those who are arrested in Kern County in California are usually taken to Kern County Jail.

However, not knowing the details of the arrest can make it difficult to know for sure. This guide will help you to navigate the online database to ensure a friend or loved one is at Kern County Jail, give you information about the jail, and help you stay in contact with an inmate.

About the Kern County Jail

The law in California mandates that each county have a sheriff. The Sheriff is an elected officer by the people. He is elected for a 4-year term.

The sheriff is in charge of an operates the Kern County Jail. The jail houses all pre-trial persons above the age of 17 that are arrested in Kern County. The sheriff takes pride in maintaining the health, safety, and welfare of all those in custody in accordance with court established guidelines. He is also responsible for preventing inmate escapes from custody.

How to Search for an Inmate

The first step in getting through this trying situation is locating the person you are looking for. You can find out if an inmate is at the Kern County Jail in California through their online database.

To do an inmate search, visit the Kern County Sheriff homepage. Click on inmate lookup. You can then type in the last name to do a jail search for the inmate.

Once you find the person you are searching for, you can click on their name to find more information about their arrest and booking. You will want to write down their ID number, booking number, and address from the search. This information will be used to do other things such as visiting an inmate, writing an inmate, or sending money to an inmate.

Getting Someone Out of Jail

Because everyone is innocent until proven guilty, those who are arrested are usually able to be bailed or bonded out of jail.

If you wish to bail your friend or loved one out of Kern County Jail, you will want to get a bondsman. Most bails are set at higher amounts than you typically have lying around. A jail bondsman will pay the bail on your behalf and you only pay them around 10% of the bail.

For example, if a bail is set at $5,000 you will pay a bondsman $500 to get someone bonded out of jail. If you want to bond an inmate out, you will want to contact authorized, professional bonding companies.

How to Stay in Contact with an Inmate

If you are unable to bail an inmate out, or they are serving their time in the Kern County Jail, staying in contact with them is one way to support them through their rehabilitation. Here are the ways you can stay in contact with an inmate:

Talk on the phone: Each housing unit has a coinless payphone in which inmates can place collect calls to friends and family members. There are also phones that can be used without cost if inmates need to talk to legal personnel.

Visit an inmate: To visit an inmate at the Kern County Jail, you must be on the approved visitor list. You will need to register online at SecurusTech to schedule a visit. Keep the following in mind when scheduling a visit:

  • You are only allowed 1 visit per week.

  • All visits are by appointment only.

  • You must schedule a visit 24 hours in advance.

  • Remote visitation (visit at home via internet) is available for a fee.

  • Visits are daily from 8am-11:45 am and 4pm-9:50pm.

  • Inmates in maximum security or mental facilities cannot have visits.

Send mail to an inmate: Inmates look forward to getting letters, postcards, and care packages in the mail. This is a great way to show your support and stay in contact with an inmate. Here is an example of how you should address your postcard:

Inmates full name

Inmates cell location and SPN number

Kern County Jail

1350 Norris Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93308

At the Kern County Jail, only postcards are accepted via mail. All others will be returned to the sender. All messages must be written in blue or black ink. Any altered postcard will not be accepted.

How to Send Money to an Inmate

Inmates in the Kern County Jail are allowed to purchase additional items such as food, personal items, and games from a store located within the jail called commissary. In order for them to purchase these items, inmates must have money on their personal accounts. If you would like to add money to an inmate’s account, you can do so in the following three ways:


  1. Make a direct deposit using cash or a card at a kiosk. Kiosks are located in the Kern County Jail’s lobby and visitation center lobby.

  2. Use TouchPay service to make a deposit. You can make a deposit online, or you can call 866-232-1899.

  3. Send a money order to the Kern County Jail. You can only use western union or U.S. Postal money orders. When sending money orders to the jail, the envelope must be marked Inmate accounting. You cannot put any additional contents in the envelope.

It is important to keep in mind all rules, regulations, and procedures need to be followed. These things are put in place to keep inmates, visitors, staff, and the community safe.

Kern County Prison Statistics

Kern County Prison Admissions

Asian Prison Admissions 6
Native Prison Admissions -
Total Prison Admissions 1,383
Other Prison Admissions 13
White Prison Admissions 397
Latino Prison Admissions 733
Black Prison Admissions 234
Male Prison Admissions 1,297
Female Prison Admissions 86

Kern County Prison Population

Male Prison Population 3,409
Female Prison Population 149
Total Prison Population 3,558

Kern County Prison Population By Race

Asian Prison Population 12
Latino Prison Population 1,738
White Prison Population 977
Other Prison Population 42
Black Prison Population 774
Native Prison Population 15

Kern County Jail Admissions By Race

Native Jail Population 8
Asian Jail Population 49
Latino Jail Population 941
Black Jail Population 331
White Jail Population 738

Kern County Jail Admissions

Female Jail Population 334
Total Jail Admissions 35,093
Total Jail Population 2,321
Male Jail Population 1,751

Kern County Pretrial Jail Population

Female Pretrial Jail Population 188
Male Pretrial Jail Population 1,495
Pretrial Jail Population 1,304

Kern County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 655
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 145
Jail Population Held for State Jail 214
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 51
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 9
Jail Population Held for ICE -

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