The Kings County Jail
in Hanford, Kings 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 Kings County Jail
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 Kings County Jail
are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Kings 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 Kings County Jail
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.
In addition, Kings County houses the following juvenile facility: Kings County Juvenile Center
On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Kings County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Kings County Jail
Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Kings County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.
Kings County Jail Inmate Search
Kings County Sheriff's Department
Kings County Criminal Court
1444 W. Lacey Blvd.
Hanford, CA 93230
Inmate's Full Name
Kings County Jail
PO Box 1699
Hanford, CA 93230
The Kings County Jail provides a daily 24-hour and 72-hour Arrest and Booking Report, however does not publish a comprehensive inmate search of all the inmates they have in custody.
If you have a question about an offender that you think may be in the jail or have any questions about how to visit or get a call from them, call 559-584-1431.
However, to search for an inmate using Vinelink Offender Search, 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.