Los Prietos Boys Academy | Visitation FAQ Mail Phone | CA


ABOUT Los Prietos Boys Academy

The Los Prietos Boys Academy in the city of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California is a maximum-security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level, misdemeanor offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape 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. Correctional officers in Los Prietos Boys Academy are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence. 

The men and women being held in the Los Prietos Boys Academy are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Santa Barbara 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.

Inmates in the Los Prietos Boys Academy 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.

Information You Will Find on This Page

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find very helpful and very useful: 

Santa Barbara County Inmate Search

How to Bail out an Inmate at this jail

Inmate Phone use for this facility

Visitation Rules and Schedules - both here and online

Commissary Deposits and Inmate Accounts

Los Prietos Boys Academy Inmate Mail Guidelines


We also provide information on:

  • How to contact the facility
  • Directions to the jail
  • Santa Barbara County recent arrests
  • Local, State and Federal Most Wanted bulletins
  • Outstanding Arrest Warrants
  • Crime News
  • Santa Barbara County Court Appearances, and lots more.

Los Prietos Boys Academy

California Santa Barbara 45


3900 Paradise Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93105



Santa Maria Facility: 805-934-6159

Arrest Warrants: 805-897-2343

Santa Barbara Court: 805-882-4520

Santa Maria Court: 805-614-6414

Lompoc Court: 805-737-7789

Solvang Court: 805-686-5040

Crime Victims: 805-568-2400

District Attorney: 805-568-2300

SB County Jail: 805-681-4260

Juvenile Court - South: 805-882-4576

Juvenile Court - North: 805-614-6579

Public Defender - SB: 805-568-3470

Public Defender - SM: 805-346-7500

Public Defender - Lompoc: 805-737-7770

Public Defender - Juvenile: 805-934-6944

Santa Barbara Police: 805-897-2300

Police Tips: 805-569-2677

Sheriff: 805-681-4100

Victims Help: 805-568-2400



Santa Maria Jail: 805-934-6325

Santa Maria Police: 805-922-0877

SB County Jail: 805-681-4216

Santa Barbara Police: 805-897-2434


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c/o Los Prietos Boys Academy
3900 Paradise Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93105