Kern County Inmate Search

Frequently Asked Questions

How to find out an inmate in Kern County jail?
Click here to locate an inmate being held in one of the jail facilities. You can search by inmate number or name. If you need help, visit homepage and contact a jail facility.

How to visit an inmate?
You can locate the inmate by inmate search tool to find out the inmate's location, then click the 'Facility and Visiting Information' link on the inmate details page to view visiting times, rules and information of the facility.

How to send a mail to an inmate?
Address correspondence as follows:
Inmate's Name and Booking Number
Kern County Sheriff's Department - Jail
PO Box 2208
Bakersfield, CA 93303-2208
Inmates housed in KCSO Detentions Facilities will no longer be allowed to receive greeting cards through the mail.

How to deposit money to the inmate's account?
You have three ways:

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