The Contra Costa County Jail - West County Detention Facility
in Richmond, Contra Costa County, California, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is 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 Contra Costa County Jail - West County Detention Facility
are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.
The men, women and juveniles being held in the Contra Costa County Jail - West County Detention Facility
are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Contra Costa County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the California Prison
or Federal Prison System
Inmates in the Contra Costa County Jail - West County Detention Facility
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, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.
The other jail facilities in Contra Costa County, California are: Antioch Jail
, Contra Costa County Custody Alternative Facility
, Contra Costa County Jail - Marsh Creek Detention Facility
, Contra Costa County Jail - Martinez Detention Facility
, Richmond City Jail
. In addition, Contra Costa County houses the following juvenile facilities: Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall
, Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility - Contra Costa County Juvenile Detention
On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Contra Costa County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Contra Costa County Jail - West County Detention Facility
Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Contra Costa County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.
Contra Costa County Jail - West County Detention Facility Inmate Search
Contra Costa County Sheriff
Contra Costa County Criminal Court
5555 Giant Highway
Richmond, CA 94806
Inmate's first and last name and booking #
West Detention Facility
5535 Giant Highway
Richmond, CA 94806
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY JAIL INMATE SEARCH INSTRUCTIONS
To find an inmate in the Contra Costa County Jail Custody Bureau call 925-646-4496.
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Follow the instructions and the graphic below:
1. Click on the blue 'Offenders' icon on the top left of this page.
2. Fill in the Offender's full legal Last Name and First Name.
If you are unsure of the spelling of the last name, check the 'Partial last name search' box to the right of the last name.
3. Click on the 'Search' button on the bottom left of the page.
Information provided using search:
- Full Legal Name
- Offender ID/CDCR #
- Date of Birth
- Age, Race, Gender
- Custody Status
- Location of Offender
There are four secure jail facilities in Contra Costa County Custody Services:
- Inmate Booking Information
- Visitation Schedules and Rules
- Inmate Mailing Addresses
- Commissary Procedures
- Inmate Phone Questions
- Inmate Programs
- Criminal Court Locations
- Most Wanted
- Arrest Records
- Bail Bond Procedures
- Local Law Enforcement
- Substance Abuse Treatment