Santa Barbara County Jail, California Inmate Search

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The Santa Barbara County Jail, located at 4263 California Boulevard, Santa Maria, CA, 93105 is a County Jail and serves Santa Barbara County. It has a capacity of 190. If the inmate you are looking for is not on the search above, you can go directly to the Santa Barbara County Jail’s website or you can call the jail directly on: 805-692-4800.

The Santa Barbara County Jail, located at 4263 California Boulevard, Santa Maria, CA, 93105 is a County Jail and serves . It has a capacity of 190.

Those close to inmates may:

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

Santa Barbara County Jail, California
General Information

Santa Barbara County Jail Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Name Santa Barbara County Sheriffs Department - Carpinteria Substation
Address 5775 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria, California, 93013
Phone Number 805-684-4561

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 Santa Barbara 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 805-692-4800 for scheduling a visit. http://www.countyofsb.org/probation/default.aspx?id=1064 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 Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara County Jail’s http://www.countyofsb.org/probation/default.aspx?id=1064.

To clarify any questions you have on sending mail here, call the Santa Barbara County Jail directly on 805-692-4800.

Sending Money

To add money to an inmate’s trust account at Santa Barbara 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 805-692-4800 to find out any other updated ways of depositing money for an inmate.

Phone Calls

Inmates held at Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara County Jail, call 805-692-4800.

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Santa Barbara County Jail OVERVIEW

COUNTY DEPARTMEN'T NAME: Santa Barbara County Jail
CITY: Santa Maria
STATE: California
ZIP: 93105
POPULATION:
NO. OF CONVICTED:210
CONFINED POPULATION:1068
NO. OF NON US CITIZEN:170
GENDER DEMOGRAPHICS:
NO. OF ADULT MALE:970
NO. OF ADULT FEMALE:98
RACIAL DEMOGRAPHICS:
WHITE:305
BLACK:46
HISPANIC/LATINO:645
AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE:9
ASIAN:9
NATIVE HAWAIIAN/OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDER:2
RACE NOT KNOWN:52