Kern County Juvenile Hall Family & Friends Information

Kern County Juvenile Hall INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES

Kern County Juvenile Hall

1831 Ridge Road
Bakersfield, CA 93305


Photos and Videos of Kern County Juvenile Hall


Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the Kern County Juvenile Hall:
•    Inmate’s Booking Information
•    Inmate’s Mugshot
•    Criminal Charges
•    Bail / Bond Amounts
•    Recent Arrests

Inmate Mail Policies, Address and What can be Mailed

Mail Dos & Do Nots:
•    Mail Policies
•    What Not to Mail
•    What is Allowed?
•    Can You Mail Photos?
•    Electronic Messaging

Inmate Phone Policy & Account Registration 

Calling Friends & Family from Kern County Juvenile Hall
•    How Do Inmates Call?
•    What Phone Service Do They Use?
•    What is the Cost?
•    Prepaid Cards or Collect Calls?
•    Emailing Text & Photos

Inmate Accounts, Sending Money & Commissary

Money & Commissary at the Kern County Juvenile Hall
•    Adding Money Online / At the Facility / By Mail
•    Minimums & Maximums
•    What Service is Used?
•    Commissary & Care Packs

Inmate Visitation Rules, Schedules & Video Visits

Everything About Kern County Juvenile Hall Visitation 
•    Who Can Visit
•    Registration
•    Visitation Schedule
•    Visitation Rules
•    Visitation Dress Code
•    Remote Video Visits

Inmate Bail, Bonds & How it Works

Bail Bonding from the Kern County Juvenile Hall
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the Kern County Juvenile Hall

The Kern County Juvenile Hall, located in the city of Bakersfield, in Kern County, California is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has Bookings, with a daily average of  Inmates and a staff of .

Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Kern County Juvenile Hall are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Kern County Juvenile Hall are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Kern County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Kern County Juvenile Hall also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit. 

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates

When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the California State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

Kern County Juvenile Hall

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1831 Ridge Road
Bakersfield, CA 93305



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c/o Kern County Juvenile Hall
1831 Ridge Road
Bakersfield, CA 93305


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This facility, known as "Kern County Juvenile Hall" is also known as James G. Bowles Juvenile Hall, Kern County Juvenile Hall , Kern County Juvenile Hall , California, Kern.