LA COUNTY JAIL - Century Regional Detention Facility INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES
The LA COUNTY JAIL - Century Regional Detention Facility in the city of Lynwood, Los Angeles County, California is an all female maximum-security facility. Some people refer to it as the 'Lynwood Jail' or the 'Century Jail for Women'. All the women being held by the Los Angeles County Sheriff are housed here, both after their arrest, while they are awaiting trial of after they have been convicted and then sentenced to serve one year or less.
In addition to housing female inmates, the Century Regional Detention Facility is also used as a booking center for men who were arrested by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Compton Station before they are transferred to other jails in Los Angeles County such as the Twin Towers Jail or the Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail.
Because the female inmates in this jail range from low level, misdemeanor offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery and murder, the security level has to be as high as is it would be in any maximum-security state prison.
Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire on the exterior. Correctional officers in LA COUNTY JAIL - Century Regional Detention Facility are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.
The women being held in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Century Regional Detention Facility are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Los Angeles County Court System already and been sentenced to one year or less.
When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the /state-prisons/california or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
Illegal immigrants may be transferred into ICE custody and are then deported.
The female inmates in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Century Regional Detention Facility are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, a legal library, and bathroom and shower facilities.
The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazines from trusted outside publishers.
Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to schedule a time to visit.
LA COUNTY JAIL - Century Regional Detention Facility
11705 Alameda St.
Lynwood, CA 90262
District Attorney: 213-974-1484
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