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San Diego County Facility 8 Jail INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES

San Diego County Facility 8 Jail
446 Alta Rd., Suite 5300
San Diego, CA 92158

To locate or find information about an inmate in the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail, call the jail at 619- 661-2731 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for San Diego County Facility 8 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.


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About the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail

The San Diego County Facility 8 Jail, located in the city of San Diego, in San Diego County, California is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 6000 Bookings, with a daily average of 300 Inmates and a staff of 75.
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 San Diego County Facility 8 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 San Diego County Facility 8 Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the San Diego County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The San Diego County Facility 8 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 an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from San Diego County Facility 8 Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from San Diego 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 San Diego 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 to Deposit Money into an Inmate's Account in San Diego County Facility 8 Jail

To deposit money into the account of an inmate in San Diego County, follow these instructions:

  • Create an account with Touchpay Services, a GTL company.
  • Select California.
  • Select San Diego County Facility 8 Jail
  • Enter the Inmate ID of your inmate.  This can be found by calling 619- 661-2731 or by looking up the inmate's name in the Inmate Search link above.
  • Enter your billing information and send money.
  • You can also deposit cash using the kiosk at the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail

For all the information you need regarding making an inmate deposit, what it costs, how much you can send, how long it takes for your inmate to receive funds and more, check out our Send Money Page.


 

How to Schedule and Visit an Inmate in San Diego County Facility 8 Jail

To schedule and set up a visit, either at-the-jail or remotely from your home, follow these instructions:

  • Register and/or log in.
  • Select San Diego County Facility 8 Jail, then your inmate.
  • Review the days, available hours and the cost of remote and on-site visits in San Diego County.
  • Schedule your visit.

To get more complete instructions, and understand visit lengths, times, locations, fees and all the other rules including children, dress codes and more, check out or Visit Inmate Page.
NOTE: All visits are recorded and whatever you say and do will be monitored. It is best to never discuss sensitive information regarding your inmate's pending case.


 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for San Diego County Facility 8 Jail General Information

Do you want to know some quick facts about San Diego County Facility 8 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 619- 661-2731.

San Diego County Facility 8 Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
California San Diego 300


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

446 Alta Rd., Suite 5300
San Diego, CA 92158


TELEPHONE NUMBER

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Inmate' s first and last name and booking #
San Diego County Facility 8 Jail
446 Alta Rd., Suite 5300
San Diego, CA 92158


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail in California?
There are 300 inmates in the San Diego County Facility 8 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, San Diego County Facility 8 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 San Diego County Facility 8 Jail.

How many people get arrested and booked into the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail in California every year?
In 2021, a total of 6000 offenders were booked into the San Diego County Facility 8 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 San Diego County Facility 8 Jail.

How many people work at the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail in California?
The San Diego County Facility 8 Jail maintains a staff of approximately 75. 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 San Diego County Facility 8 Jail in California have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail in California has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL San Diego County Facility 8 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 619- 661-2731 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 San Diego County Facility 8 Jail in California?
The San Diego County Facility 8 Jail address and phone number is: 446 Alta Rd., Suite 5300
San Diego, CA 92158. Their phone number is 619- 661-2731. 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 San Diego County Facility 8 Jail.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at San Diego County Facility 8 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 San Diego County Facility 8 Jail inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail. Learn more about inmate commissary in the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the San Diego County Facility 8 Jail?
Call 619- 661-2731 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at San Diego County Facility 8 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 San Diego County Facility 8 Jail.

This facility, known as "San Diego County Facility 8 Jail" is also known as FAC8, San Diego County Jail, San Diego County Jail, Facility 8, San Diego County Jail, Facility 8, California, San Diego.