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Monroe Detention Center
140 Tony Diaz Drive
Woodland, CA 95776

To locate or find information about an inmate in the Monroe Detention Center, call the jail at 530-668-5245 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Monroe Detention Center.

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 Monroe Detention Center

The Monroe Detention Center, located in the city of Woodland, in Yolo County, California is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 9100 Bookings, with a daily average of 455 Inmates and a staff of 113.
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 Monroe Detention Center 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 Monroe Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Yolo County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Monroe Detention Center 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 Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Yolo County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Monroe Detention Center follow these steps:

  • Select California, then select Monroe Detention Center, and then select the 'Send a Package Order' option.
  • Register and create an account with Access Securepak, for Yolo 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 Yolo County at any one time.

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages to an inmate in Monroe Detention Center check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Yolo County.


 

How to Send a Secure Email Message to an Inmate in Yolo County

To send a secure email message to an inmate in Monroe Detention Center follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select California, then select Monroe Detention Center, 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 Monroe Detention Center check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Yolo County.


 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for Monroe Detention Center General Information

Do you want to know some quick facts about Monroe Detention Center?... 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 530-668-5245.

Monroe Detention Center

STATE COUNTY BEDS
California Yolo 455


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

140 Tony Diaz Drive
Woodland, CA 95776


TELEPHONE NUMBER

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Monroe Detention Center
140 Tony Diaz Drive
Woodland, CA 95776


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Monroe Detention Center in California?
There are 455 inmates in the Monroe Detention Center 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, Monroe Detention Center 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 Monroe Detention Center.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Monroe Detention Center in California every year?
In 2021, a total of 9100 offenders were booked into the Monroe Detention Center 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 Monroe Detention Center.

How many people work at the Monroe Detention Center in California?
The Monroe Detention Center maintains a staff of approximately 113. 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 Monroe Detention Center in California have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Monroe Detention Center in California has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Monroe Detention Center. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Monroe Detention Center 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 530-668-5245 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 Monroe Detention Center in California?
The Monroe Detention Center address and phone number is: 140 Tony Diaz Drive
Woodland, CA 95776. Their phone number is 530-668-5245. 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 Monroe Detention Center.

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

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Monroe Detention Center?
Call 530-668-5245 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Monroe Detention Center. 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 Monroe Detention Center.

This facility, known as "Monroe Detention Center" is also known as Main Jail, Yolo County Jail, Yolo County Sheriff, California.