San Francisco County Jail, California Inmate Search

Info on San Francisco County Jail in California incl. searching for an inmate, visitation hours, mail policy & more.
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The San Francisco County Jail, located at Hall of Justice850 Bryant Street7th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94103 is a County Jail and serves San Francisco County. It has a capacity of 850. If the inmate you are looking for is not on the search above, you can go directly to the San Francisco County Jail’s website or you can call the jail directly on: 415-533-9896.

The San Francisco County Jail, located at Hall of Justice 850 Bryant Street 7th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94103 is a County Jail and serves . It has a capacity of 850.

Those close to inmates may:

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

San Francisco County Jail, California
General Information

San Francisco County Jail Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Name San Francisco County Sheriffs Department - Background Checks And Training Administration
Address 120 14th Street, San Francisco, California, 94103
Phone Number 415-734-2301

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 San Francisco 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 415-533-9896 for scheduling a visit. http://www.sfsheriff.com/jail_info.html#jail_4 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco County Jail’s http://www.sfsheriff.com/jail_info.html#jail_4.

To clarify any questions you have on sending mail here, call the San Francisco County Jail directly on 415-533-9896.

Sending Money

To add money to an inmate’s trust account at San Francisco 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 415-533-9896 to find out any other updated ways of depositing money for an inmate.

Phone Calls

Inmates held at San Francisco 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 San Francisco County Jail, call 415-533-9896.

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San Francisco County Jail OVERVIEW

COUNTY DEPARTMEN'T NAME: San Francisco County Jail
CITY: San Francisco
STATE: California
ZIP: 94103
POPULATION:
NO. OF CONVICTED:214
CONFINED POPULATION:1258
NO. OF NON US CITIZEN:50
GENDER DEMOGRAPHICS:
NO. OF ADULT MALE:1143
NO. OF ADULT FEMALE:115
RACIAL DEMOGRAPHICS:
WHITE:278
BLACK:616
HISPANIC/LATINO:243
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE:4
ASIAN:31
NATIVE HAWAIIAN/OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER:52
OTHER RACE:8
RACE NOT KNOWN:26