LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail Family & Friends Information

SEARCH FOR AN INMATE IN LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail

Search for an inmate

LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES

LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail
441 Bauchet Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

To locate or find information about an inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail, call the jail at 213-974-4082 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail.

For information on any of the inmate services such as inmate visitation, receiving phone calls, sending an inmate a letter, a text, an email, money, commissary or anything else, click on any of the green 'inmate services' buttons above.

If you are still having trouble finding an inmate, you can usually find them in the database of any of the inmate service companies linked above.


Click here for Photos and Videos of LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail

About the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail

The LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail, located in the city of Los Angeles, in Los Angeles County, California is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 135000 Bookings, with a daily average of 6750 Inmates and a staff of 1687.
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 LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail 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 LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Los Angeles County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail 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.

How to Arrange Video Visitation with LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail Inmates

Follow these instructions to schedule and then visit an inmate using GTL.

  • Register yourself and all visitors.
  • Select LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail
  • Select your inmate.
  • Schedule your preferred time for the visit.

For all the information you need to know regarding scheduling, cost, rules, tips and guidelines of inmate visits at the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail, check out our Visit Inmate Page.


 

How Do You Communicate with an Inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail by Phone

Follow these instructions on how to open an account with GTL Connect Network (aka Viapath Technologies)

  • Advance Pay - This phone account allows you to prepay so that your inmate can call you (and only you) whenever he/she wants and the cost of each call is deducted from your balance. You can even be notified by text when your balance gets low. You still have the option of accepting or rejecting each call.
  • Pin Debit  -  This option allows you to fund an inmate's commissary account and lets him pay for phone calls to you and others with the money. You will have no control over who your inmate calls.
  • Voicemail  -  You can leave a secure voicemail without having to contact the facility. When you call the local phone number for a facility offering Inmate Voicemail (call Customer Service at 877-650-4249 to get the local voicemail number for LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail, you will be informed of the cost for leaving a message. To leave your message, simply select the inmate by ID number. Then, record your voicemail.

For full instructions on the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail Inmate Phone Syste, what the costs are, how it works, and tips and guidelines on rules, regulations and saving money on calls, check out our Send Money Page.


 

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Los Angeles County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail follow these steps:

  • Select California, then select LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail, and then select the 'Send a Package Order' option.
  • Register and create an account with Access Securepak, for Los Angeles County.
  • Choose the inmate and the products you want shipped to them, and input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Los Angeles County at any one time.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Los Angeles County.


 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail General Information

Do you want to know some quick facts about LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail?... or how to find an Inmate, and then how to to communicate with them when you do locate them?

We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions people always ask us in order to help you find this information.... so keep scrolling down to the bottom of the page to get your questions answered. But if you still have questions and the answer is not on any of the other pages linked from the green buttons at the top of the page, call the facility at 213-974-4082.

LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
California Los Angeles 6,750


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

441 Bauchet Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

District Attorney: 213-974-1484

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name + Booking Number
PO Box 86164
Terminal Annex
Los Angeles, CA 90086-0164


EMAIL

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]


Photos

View 5 photos of this facility
Photos of this facility
1 / 5
La County Jail Mens Central Jail located in Los Angeles CA (California) 1
2 / 5
La County Jail Mens Central Jail located in Los Angeles CA (California) 2
3 / 5
La County Jail Mens Central Jail located in Los Angeles CA (California) 3
4 / 5
La County Jail Mens Central Jail located in Los Angeles CA (California) 4
5 / 5

Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail in California?
There are 6750 inmates in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail in California. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail.

How many people get arrested and booked into the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail in California every year?
In 2021, a total of 135000 offenders were booked into the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail in California. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail.

How many people work at the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail in California?
The LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail maintains a staff of approximately 1687. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. California law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.

Does the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail in California have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail in California has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at 213-974-4082 if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a California prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.

What is the address and phone number of the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail in California?
The LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail address and phone number is: 441 Bauchet Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012. Their phone number is 213-974-4082. To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail. Learn more about inmate commissary in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail?
Call 213-974-4082 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail.

This facility, known as "LA COUNTY JAIL - Men's Central Jail" is also known as Los Angeles County Jail, LA COUNTY JAIL, Mens Central Jail, LA COUNTY JAIL, Mens Central Jail, California, Los Angeles.