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The San Diego County Jail - East Mesa Re-Entry Facility in San Diego, San Diego 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 San Diego County Jail - East Mesa Re-Entry 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 San Diego County Jail - East Mesa Re-Entry Facility are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the San Diego 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 San Diego County Jail - East Mesa Re-Entry 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 San Diego County, California are: Chula Vista City Jail, San Diego City Jail, San Diego County Central Jail, San Diego County Detention Bureau, San Diego County Facility 8 Jail, San Diego County Jail - Bailey Detention Center, San Diego County Jail - Las Colinas Women's Detention Facility, San Diego County Jail - Vista Detention Facility, San Diego County South Bay Facility. In addition, San Diego County houses the following juvenile facilities: San Diego Co.-East Mesa Juvenile, San Diego County - Girls’ Rehabilitation Facility, San Diego County. - Juvenile Ranch Facility, San Diego County-Camp Barrett, San Diego County-Kearny Mesa.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: San Diego County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the San Diego County Jail - East Mesa Re-Entry Facility Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, San Diego County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.



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Visiting an Inmate in the San Diego County Jail - East Mesa Re-Entry Facility in California

Visitation is readily encouraged by the Sheriff's Department at all the San Diego County jails & detention centers, in addition to writing letters, typing e-mail messages, and telephone calls. At the East Mesa Reentry Facility, visitations are a little more different than other correctional facilities in the region; it is one of two detention centers in the county which allow contact, outdoor visits. The inmates at East Mesa, due in part to their status of lower classification, have access to more benefits, including contact visits & better recreational facilities. You don't have to be Foucault to realize that contact visits may make reentry into society more manageable and easier.

Despite East Mesa's more moderate climate, especially compared to other jails in the county, the reservation process to visit an inmate remains the same. To make a reservation, go to online portal. It's available 24 hours a day, six days a week (it's down on Mondays), or you can make telephone reservations six days a week (also not available on Mondays) from 10 AM to 2 PM PST.

The limited hours in phone reservations are due to the fact that the online reservation portal has been imminently successful since it was first introduced in September 2012. Once you have secured a reservation, you need to check in at least one hour before the scheduled visit, and you also need a valid form of ID. A driver's license or a state-issued ID will suffice, but you can also use a passport, a military ID or a visa.

An inmate can receive up to a maximum of three visitors at a time, and all minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Inmates are also allowed one visit a day, and up to two a week. All visits are also for just 30 minutes, so make each visit count.

For additional guidelines on visitation, please visit this website and carefully read its contents.

All detention centers take these guidelines very seriously, and failure to adhere to them may result in visitation privileges being revoked for any period of time, or worse – you ending up on the other side of the gates! With that said, visitation is important to both you and the inmate, and keeping the bonds of family, friendship and love are critical during a hard stretch.

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How to use the Inmate Search for San Diego County Jail - East Mesa Re-Entry Facility in California

The East Mesa Reentry Facility is located right near the George Bailey Detention Center and Facility 8. It was originally built in conjunction with the former as a probation camp until it was turned over to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department in 1991. The inmates in this facility have access to more rehabilitative services, and it is considerably smaller than other jails (290 beds), but they are still considered active in the San Diego County Jail system. Therefore, they can still be located at the search database located at this link. If you have a family member or loved one at this facility, that's the perfect place to start.

[Article_Ad_2]Once you get online to the inmate lookup module, you should type in the first and last name of the inmate of your interest to see if they are there. The requirements of typing in the name are pretty lenient, as spelling out the full names are not required. To type in an inmate's last name, which is the first line of the search database, all you need are the inmate's first two letters. To look up the inmate by first name, you just need one letter. For example, say you wanted to look up Charles Manson (given he was in the system for something other than mass murder); you would type in "C" for the first name and "Ma" for the last name, as per the required minimum. Or you can spell out the inmate's full name – it's up to you.

This may sound a bit scary, but afterwards you will then be directed to a security screen once you complete typing in the name of your inmate. But don't panic, because it's one of those security pages that commands you to type in the letters in the box, so that it can verify you as a human and not a machine or a robot trying to access the website to potentially screw things up. If you use the internet often enough, it should be nothing new to you. Rest, assured – you have done nothing wrong. Once you are done with that, and over your initial panic, it will give you a list of possible matches, given the person you're looking for is currently in custody. Click on the person's name, and you will access their inmate profile.

It's a utilitarian profile, with no pictures mugshots, or specific details of the crimes they are charged with, and it lists basic characteristics of the inmate, including race, gender, age, height/weight, and hair/eye color. It also shows bail information, what they're in for and where they are being held. It also gives links to inmate services, such as e-mailing the inmate, the visitation reservation page, and access to the jail's commissary so you can allocate funds to your loved one. The profile won't answer all the questions you may have regarding an inmate and why they are there, but it gives a basic idea on what to do in this hard situation.

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Communicating with an Inmate Housed at the San Diego County Jail - East Mesa Re-Entry Facility in California

During a period of incarceration, contacting an inmate you have a connection with is very important, and the Sheriff's Department wholeheartedly encourages it. It will definitely give you and the inmate a certain degree of comfort during a period of forced separation. Just remember to observe and follow its rigid guidelines, and then you can continually keep in touch with an inmate while they're doing their time.

E-mail contact with an inmate is possible to an extent in any San Diego County jail or detention facility. An inmate does not have access to a computer, let alone the Internet, but you can send an e-mail message to an inmate while they're away. An inmate has no e-mail address, per se, but you can look up an inmate online using the Inmate Search link at this location. Once you go through all the steps find the inmate's profile, it has a link to send an e-mail to him or her.

There are guidelines on how to successfully e-mail an inmate. First of all, privacy is not guaranteed, so be careful about what you write in an e-mail. Please, no letters about starting a riot or harming anybody. You have the right to be angry or upset, but please be rational.

You may send up to two e-mail messages a day, but the e-mails can only be up to one page long. Attachments, such as photographs and documents, are not allowed in the e-mail. When prompted to give a return address, be sure to give your home address or any other address you want to use in regards to correspondence with an inmate. All inmates will conduct their return correspondence in written form, via the U.S. Postal Service.

Of course, you can also write to an inmate the old-fashioned way; with pen and postcard, and a stamp. You can send inmates a postcard, given they are rectangular, not altered from their original content, and follow the criteria of the San Diego County Central Jail.

For a complete list of guidelines, visit this site so you will know exactly what to do when it comes to sending regular mail to an inmate. It also gives you guidelines if you want to send books and such to a current inmate. Be sure to use the following heading when sending a postcard to an inmate:

Inmate's Name, # Booking Number
East Mesa Reentry Facility
446 Alta Rd., Ste. 5200
San Diego, CA 92158

Inmates also have limited but relatively lenient telephone privileges throughout the day once they are booked. Visit here for more information about telephone privileges and guidelines. The telephone number for East Mesa is (619) 210-0334.

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