Alameda County Jail, California Inmate Search

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The Alameda County Jail, located at 550 6th Street, Oakland, CA, 94607 is a County Jail and serves Alameda County. It has a capacity of 834. Those close to inmates may:Send inmates mailDeposit money into their inmate trust accountReceive calls from themVisit themIf the inmate you are looking for is not on the search above, you can go directly to theAlameda County Jail’s website or you can call the jail directly on: 510-268-7777, 510-268-7823.

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The Alameda County Jail, located at 550 6th Street, Oakland, CA, 94607 is a County Jail and serves . It has a capacity of 834.

Those close to inmates may:

  • Send inmates mail
  • Deposit money into their inmate trust account
  • Receive calls from them
  • Visit them

Alameda County Jail, California
General Information

Alameda County Jail Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Name Alameda County Sheriffs Department - Dublin Police Services
Address 100 Civic Plaza, Dublin, California, 94568
Phone Number 925-833-6670

Visiting hours

Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Visitation Rules

While inmates can receive visitors at Alameda County Jail, there are strict rules in place. If you don’t adhere to these rules, your visit will be denied (often without warning), and you could risk future visits.


Visitors must schedule a visit, in line with the visitation hours of the jail, and its requirements.


Visitors must also have their government ID on them to be permitted into the visiting area. They must adhere to jail’s dress code. They will not be able to bring anything into the visitation area.


Call 510-268-7777, 510-268-7823 for scheduling a visit. https://www.alamedacountysheriff.org/dc_gdj.php website for more information about the application process.

Sending A Mail Or Package

All mail coming into the prison is inspected by the jail staff.

It is important that for any mail to be processed at Alameda County Jail that the sender’s name and mailing address is included on the envelope.

In addition, the inmate’s full name (that they are in the jail under), the inmate’s SPN & cell block area must be listed.

The following restrictions apply for any mail sent to Alameda County Jail:

  • No perfume, body fluids (including lipstick) or makeup can be included
  • No sexually suggestive photographs
  • No medicines
  • No cash or money orders
  • No food or food items
  • Contraband

For full details on the most uptodate policies, visit the Alameda County Jail’s https://www.alamedacountysheriff.org/dc_gdj.php.

To clarify any questions you have on sending mail here, call the Alameda County Jail directly on 510-268-7777, 510-268-7823.

Sending Money

To add money to an inmate’s trust account at Alameda County Jail, you have a few options.

Don’t send cash by mail. You can deposit a money order. You may also be able to use: Touch Pay Direct to deposit money.

You can call the jail at 510-268-7777, 510-268-7823 to find out any other updated ways of depositing money for an inmate.

Phone Calls

Inmates held at Alameda County Jail are not allowed to receive phone calls. They are however allowed to put through collect calls. Some jails have also upgraded their phone systems to allow detainees to make calls directly to landlines and cell phones, which means calls are usually cheaper than if they were on a collect basis.

All calls made out can be recorded and monitored, so care should be taken about what is discussed.

The jail may limit calls to some numbers for security reasons, without providing any warning.

To find the most uptodate information on the phone policies at Alameda County Jail, call 510-268-7777, 510-268-7823.

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Alameda County Jail OVERVIEW

COUNTY DEPARTMEN'T NAME: Alameda County Jail
CITY: Oakland
STATE: California
ZIP: 94607
POPULATION:
NO. OF CONVICTED:399
CONFINED POPULATION:2495
GENDER DEMOGRAPHICS:
NO. OF ADULT MALE:2260
NO. OF ADULT FEMALE:235
RACIAL DEMOGRAPHICS:
WHITE:427
BLACK:1206
HISPANIC/LATINO:686
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE:8
ASIAN:66
NATIVE HAWAIIAN/OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER:54
TWO OR MORE RACES:18
RACE NOT KNOWN:30