Los Angeles County Inmate Information





Los Angeles County Jail


If you are looking for Los Angeles County inmate information, we can help. The inmate information on the sheriff's site will include information concerning:

  • arrest record
  • housing location
  • bail
  • court assignment
  • release (if they have been released)


You can enter as little as the last name and the first initial of the first name. When you get to the list, click on the booking number and they will take you to a page to enter some letters on an image (to prove you are a human using the tool) and it will take you to the information page.

Click to go to the Los Angeles County Jail Inmate Information Page.

If you ever need to speak to a "real" person, you can call the Inmate Answering Service, 24/7, at 213-473-6080.


Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department

The Los Angeles County Sheriffs web site contains a lot of helpful information for family and friends of inmates.

Did you realize that you can send a "care" package to an inmate? There are many different food items you can select. Click to go to the Care Package link to learn more about what it is about, what facilities participate and how to register.

General visiting guidelines for Los Angeles County Jail Inmates are:

  • All persons requesting visitation privileges must be in possession of a valid photo identification including: a valid California Identification Card or driver's license, U.S. Military identification card, a valid Passport/Visa, or Alien Registration card.
  • Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and must present a valid school photo identification card.


Specific visiting times can be found for each facility:



Do you want to know the rules about inmate mail and have questions about the rules in the jail? The Frequently Asked Questions will give you all of the answers to many questions that people ask.

When an inmate enters the Los Angeles County Jail, he is sent to the Inmate Reception Center. There is no visiting allowed, it is a temporary holding facility only. However, families will sometimes need to retrieve property, post bail or send money to an inmate.

Los Angeles County Court Records


Although many counties are moving to online court records for civil and criminal cases, Los Angeles County charges for online access.

However, Los Angeles Superior Courts provides some excellent information about criminal and civil court procedures and rules. You can access them here: