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Long Beach City Women’s Jail
400 West Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802

562-570-7260

The Long Beach City Women’s Jail is the main jail in Los Angeles County California. While the police in the cities and towns in Los Angeles County can arrest and detain offenders, the Long Beach City Women’s Jail is the facility that is accredited by California to hold inmates for more than 72 hours.

The Long Beach City Women’s Jail, located at:
400 West Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802 
can be reached 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 562-570-7260.

The main reason that people call 562-570-7260 is to find out if a particular person is in custody, although you can look up an inmate online by going here. You can also get answers to whatever questions about an inmate, and the services for Long Beach City Women’s Jail that you may have by clicking on any of the questions below:

How to search for an inmate?
Can you look up an inmate’s mugshot?
How do you look up an offender’s criminal charges, bond or inmate number?
How do you visit an inmate?
What are the visitation hours?
Can you visit inmates in Los Angeles County by video from home?
How do you get phone calls from an inmate?
Can you send mail, books, or newspapers to an inmate?
How do you send an inmate money?
Does Long Beach City Women’s Jail have inmate commissary?
Can an inmate receive and/or send email or text messages?
Do inmates in Los Angeles County have access to computers or tablets?
How do you pay an inmate’s bail or bond?

Every year the Long Beach City Women’s Jail has approximately 500 bookings, with a daily average of 25 inmates and maintains control of the facility with a staff of 6.

Inmates in this jail range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape, and murder. Therefore, given the mix of potentially dangerous inmates, the security level is very high. 

The Long Beach City Women’s Jail is equipped with a state-of-the-art locking system, closed circuit cameras covering every area where inmates are located, and jail staff that utilize a communication system that keeps each of the guards and civilian staff in constant contact. 

Guards that circulate in the same general area of the inmates are armed with eye-blinding mace that will turn an inmate having a violent outburst into a weeping child. They also carry stun weapons, short clubs, flashlights that have dual use as both a light source and as a weapon, and handcuffs. Guards at entrances and in areas not frequented by inmates are armed with various firearms. The goal of such tight security is to keep both the staff and the inmates safe.

For other jails in Los Angeles County, jails in neighboring counties, and local police jails and juvenile detention centers for young offenders under age 18 in this county, click here.

Unlike the California Department of Corrections, where inmates are sent once convicted of a crime and sentenced to a period of more than a year, the Los Angeles County Jail System is populated by short-term offenders; those who have just been arrested and awaiting to be bonded out by friends or family, those who cannot afford or get bailed and are awaiting trial, or those who have already been convicted of a crime and sentenced to a term of less than one year. Many of the latter inmates become ‘workers’, who can reduce their sentence by performing jail maintenance or working in the kitchen. An upside to being a worker is they also get paid a small stipend so when they get released, they have a few dollars in their pocket.

When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the California Department of Corrections 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 Long Beach City Women’s 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 an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Long Beach City Women’s Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Los Angeles County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Los Angeles County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


 

How Do Visit an Inmate in Long Beach City Women’s Jail?

To visit an inmate in Los Angeles County you need to do the following:

Long Beach City Women’s Jail uses the services of NCIC for remote video visitation. In other words, you can visit your inmate in jail by using your home computer, as long as it is equipped with a microphone and camera that supports video.

When available, the jail also provides use of ‘video visit kiosks’ in the Long Beach City Women’s Jail lobby if you do not have a computer at home. These ’on-site’ video visits are FREE.

Costs
NCIC Video Visitation fees are subject to change, but the cost to you is roughly $7.50 ($0.25 per minute) for a 30-minute visit + an additional fee of $2.00 for the connection.
On-site (at the jail) video visits are FREE.

How to set up your Video Visit

  • Register here.  
  • Select Long Beach City Women’s Jail
  • Select your inmate.
  • Choose your date and time.

Your inmate will be notified by the Long Beach City Women’s Jail staff of the date and time for the visit. Be sure to be in front of your computer and connected to NCIC at least 15 minutes before the start of the visit.

NCIC Customer Service
Phone - 800-943-2189 or 903-247-0069
Email – [email protected]

For all the information you need to know, whether it be 'in person' at-the-jail visitation or remote video visitation with your Los Angeles County inmate, go to our Visit Inmate Page.


 

How Does an Inmate Make Phone Calls in Long Beach City Women’s Jail?

To receive phone calls from an inmate in Los Angeles County follow these instructions:

Long Beach City Women’s Jail uses the services of NCIC for inmate phone calling. It is called a ‘friends & family account”.

In order to receive phone calls from your inmate, you need to do the following:

  • Register here, or by phone 800-943-2189
  • Choose California.
  • Choose Long Beach City Women’s Jail
  • Select your Inmate.
  • Enter the phone number your Inmate will be calling.
  • Fund your Account. ($10-$100 at a time)

NOTE:
1.   You cannot receive any calls to your phone number from your inmate until both you and your phone number are registered.
2.  When you do receive a call, the number you will view on your phone from the incoming call is: 800-943-2189.
3.  When allowed by Long Beach City Women’s Jail, families can also leave secure voicemails for inmates to listen to.

Fees

  • Adding funds to your account - $3.00 
  • Cost of phone call of a Prepaid Collect Account - $0.21 per minute
  • Cost of an interstate (ex. California to a different state) phone call NOT Prepaid - $0.25 per minute
  • Cost of an intrastate (ex. California to California) phone call NOT Prepaid - $0.25 per minute
  • Cost if you set up your account (or fund it) by phone using a live agent, you will be charged a one-time fee of $5.95.

NCIC Customer Service
Phone - 800-943-2189 or 903-247-0069
Email – [email protected]
Full list of participating jails.

For all the information regarding phone calls with Los Angeles County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, fees, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

Third Party Jail Inmate Services for Long Beach City Women’s Jail

Communication and Monetary Services for Family and Friends of Inmates

Gone are the days where Long Beach City Women’s Jail supervised their own phone system, mail system, visitation, commissary and inmate money deposit systems. Jails throughout the United States are now partnering with high tech companies to provide and manage these servives for them and the jail in Los Angeles County is no different.

Everything from video calls, to messages to visitation, and even digital mail and money deposits can be done from your home computer or personal device. Inmates in Long Beach City Women’s Jail, if they don't already, will soon have their own personal tablets for watching movies, TV shows, access to educational and and legal information, and more.

As Long Beach City Women’s Jail adds these services, JAILEXCHANGE will add them to our pages, helping you access the services and answering your questions about how to use them and what they cost.

You can check out this information now by going to the: Family Info page, Visit Inmate page, Inmate Mail page, Inmate Phone page, Send Money page, Inmate Bail page, Mugshots page, Text/Email an Inmate page, Commissary page, Remote Visits page, or the Tablet Rental page. 

Long Beach City Women’s Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
California Los Angeles 25


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

400 West Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

District Attorney: 213-974-1484

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name-booking #
PO BOX 86164
Terminal Annex
Los Angeles, CA 90086-0164


Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Long Beach City Women’s Jail in California?
There are 25 inmates in the Long Beach City Women’s 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, Long Beach City Women’s 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 Long Beach City Women’s Jail.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Long Beach City Women’s Jail in California every year?
In 2021, a total of 500 offenders were booked into the Long Beach City Women’s 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 Long Beach City Women’s Jail.

How many people work at the Long Beach City Women’s Jail in California?
The Long Beach City Women’s Jail maintains a staff of approximately 6. 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 Long Beach City Women’s Jail in California have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Long Beach City Women’s Jail in California has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Long Beach City Women’s Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Long Beach City Women’s 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 562-570-7260 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 Long Beach City Women’s Jail in California?
The Long Beach City Women’s Jail address and phone number is: 400 West Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802. Their phone number is 562-570-7260. 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 Long Beach City Women’s Jail.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at Long Beach City Women’s 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 Long Beach City Women’s Jail inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Long Beach City Women’s Jail. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Long Beach City Women’s Jail. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Long Beach City Women’s Jail. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Long Beach City Women’s Jail. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Long Beach City Women’s Jail. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Long Beach City Women’s Jail.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Long Beach City Women’s Jail?
Call 562-570-7260 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Long Beach City Women’s 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 Long Beach City Women’s Jail.

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