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San Joaquin County South Jail
999 W. Mathews Road
French Camp, CA 95231

To locate or find information about an inmate in the San Joaquin County South Jail, call the jail at 209-468-4562 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for San Joaquin County South 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 Joaquin County South Jail

The San Joaquin County South Jail, located in the city of French Camp, in San Joaquin County, California is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 10200 Bookings, with a daily average of 510 Inmates and a staff of 127.
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 Joaquin County South 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 Joaquin County South Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the San Joaquin County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The San Joaquin County South 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 Send a Secure Email Message to an Inmate in San Joaquin County

To send a secure email message to an inmate in San Joaquin County South Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select California, then select San Joaquin County South Jail, and then the inmate you want to send your message to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to spend, and input your payment method. The funds can also be used by the inmate to send a message back to you.
  • NOTE: All messages between you and your inmate will be permanently recorded and seen by the staff and could be used against your inmate in court.

For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in San Joaquin County South Jail check out our Secure Messaging Guide for San Joaquin County.


 

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from San Joaquin County South Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from San Joaquin 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 Joaquin 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 Send a Text or Email Message to an Inmate in San Joaquin County South Jail

To send a text or email message to a San Joaquin County inmate, do the following:

San Joaquin County South Jail uses Securus eMessaging for Inmate Email.

Register here. (You are already registered if you signed up with Securus for 'Phone' or 'Remote Visitation' in San Joaquin County or any jail or prison in the country).
Steps: 
1.  Sign up for eMessaging
2. Find your San Joaquin County inmate.
3. Purchase a book of Securus ‘stamps’.
4. Type & Send message.

For all San Joaquin County information for sending secure messages to an inmate in San Joaquin County South Jail, including instructions, video examples, fees, limits, tablet rentals and more, check out out Text/Email an Inmate Page.


 

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in San Joaquin County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in San Joaquin County South Jail follow these steps:

  • Select California, then select San Joaquin County South Jail, and then select the 'Send a Package Order' option.
  • Register and create an account with Access Securepak, for San Joaquin 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 San Joaquin County at any one time.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in San Joaquin County South Jail check out our Commissary Instructions Page for San Joaquin County.


 

How to Send Money to an Inmate in San Joaquin County

To send commissary money to an inmate in San Joaquin County South Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select California, then select San Joaquin County South Jail, and then the inmate you want to send money to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to send, and input your payment method.

For all information on how to Send Money to an inmate's account check out our full money and commissary guide for San Joaquin County South Jail.


 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for San Joaquin County South Jail General Information

Do you want to know some quick facts about San Joaquin County South 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 209-468-4562.

San Joaquin County South Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
California San Joaquin 510


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

999 W. Mathews Road
French Camp, CA 95231


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

209-468-4517

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Inmate'a first and last name
San Joaquin County South Jail
999 W. Mathews Road
French Camp, CA 95231


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the San Joaquin County South Jail in California?
There are 510 inmates in the San Joaquin County South 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 Joaquin County South 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 Joaquin County South Jail.

How many people get arrested and booked into the San Joaquin County South Jail in California every year?
In 2021, a total of 10200 offenders were booked into the San Joaquin County South 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 Joaquin County South Jail.

How many people work at the San Joaquin County South Jail in California?
The San Joaquin County South Jail maintains a staff of approximately 127. 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 Joaquin County South Jail in California have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the San Joaquin County South Jail in California has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the San Joaquin County South Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL San Joaquin County South 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 209-468-4562 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 Joaquin County South Jail in California?
The San Joaquin County South Jail address and phone number is: 999 W. Mathews Road
French Camp, CA 95231. Their phone number is 209-468-4562. 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 Joaquin County South Jail.

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

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the San Joaquin County South Jail?
Call 209-468-4562 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at San Joaquin County South 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 Joaquin County South Jail.

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