The Santa Barbara County Medium Security Facility
in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara County Medium Security 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 Santa Barbara County Medium Security Facility
are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara County Medium Security 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 Santa Barbara County, California are: Santa Barbara County Jail - Santa Maria
, Santa Barbara County Main Jail
. In addition, Santa Barbara County houses the following juvenile facilities: Los Prietos Boys Academy
, Los Prietos Boys Camp
, Santa Barbara Juvenile Hall
, Susan J. Gionfriddo Juvenile Justice Center
On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Santa Barbara County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Santa Barbara County Medium Security Facility
Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Santa Barbara County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.
Santa Barbara County Medium Security Facility Inmate Search
Santa Barbara County Jail - Inmate Worker Facility
Santa Barbara County Sheriff
Santa Barbara County Criminal Court
4434 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Inmate's Name, Booking Number
Santa Barbara County Jail (POSTCARDS ONLY - Envelopes will NOT be delivered to Inmates)
4436 Calle Real
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
SB County Jail: 805-681-4216
Santa Maria Jail: 805-934-6325
Santa Barbara Police: 805-897-2434
Santa Maria Police: 805-922-0877
INSTRUCTIONS TO FIND INMATES:
Santa Barbara County Jail does not have an online search feature at this time (April 2014). You have two options to find an inmate in their jail system:
A. Call the Jail at 805-681-4260 or the Sheriff at 805-681-4100.
B. Look up the inmate online following the instructions and the graphics below:
1. Click here and then click on the 'Offenders' icon in the upper left corner of the page.
2. Enter the Offender's Last Name, then First.
3. Click on the 'Search' icon - bottom of page.