Kern County Inmate Search

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Kern County, CA Jail Inmate Search

KERN COUNTY is located in California with an average daily population of 1810. The county has approximately 1652 confined in facilities with 1486 male and 166 female prisoners. That means that 90% of the confined population are male, and 10% are female.









(Average Daily Population)

How Does Kern County Inmate Search Work?

Inmate records for Kern County are freely accessible. All detention facilities in Kern County are governed by the Freedom of Information Act which provides publicly available information about inmates in the county.

Kern County Parole and Probation

Kern County Parole

If a prisoner has adhered to the regulations while serving their term, they may be granted parole and be released early. Who is granted parole and who is not is decided by a parole board. You may learn a lot about a parolee by looking through the Kern County parole records. There may be information regarding their sentence and offences in the Kern County parole files. You could also get to look through information regarding their detention location and parole conditions.

Kern County Probation

You should also be able to access Kern County probation records, which list men and women who were placed on probation rather than being imprisoned, in addition to those parolees who have already been freed. There are regulations that come with being on probation. In addition to adhering to other conditions, probationers are required to meet their probation officer once per week. Typically, Kern County criminal records will list the inmate's offences, probationary term, and the specifics of the justice department that sentenced them. You may also be able to view photographs, fingerprints, the probationer's physical characteristics, and other information in addition to these facts.

Kern County Booking

When researching statistics on whether or not a stranger has been arrested, Kern County bookings can help. A perpetrator's Kern County booking record is basically created when an officer arrests them, fills out the necessary papers, and places them in an imprisonment cell. It could also contain information such as fingerprints, photographs, physical characteristics, their name and address, the officer in charge, the specifics of the crime, the scene, and any trucks that were involved. The general public can access the copies of a person's Kern County booking records without requiring any kind of authorization.

Kern County Confined Population Statistics

In the past 6 years, the confined population in KERN COUNTY has dropped by 19.77% from 2059 each year to 1652 inmates. Men are still confined about 1486 per 100,000 U.S. residents annually in KERN COUNTY, despite the fact that women are the group confined at the fastest rate of growth.

Inmate Population in Kern County, CA

KERN COUNTY has only 1652 of the 2129 inmates are actually put in jail; the other 477 are under supervision; they are not currently confined.

Kern County Jail Inmate Population, Jail Pretrial Population and Confined Population, for 2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Population 2937 2742 2474 n/a 2252 2129
Confined Population 2059 2055 1880 n/a 1769 1652
Non Confined Population 878 687 594 n/a 483 477

Kern County Confined Population by Gender

In KERN COUNTY, there are 1486 confined male inmates for every 100,000 male U.S. residents, and 166 confined female inmates for every 100,000 female U.S. citizens. The confined population of male prisoners dropped by 17.35% between 2016 and 2021, while the confined population of female dropped by 36.40%.

Kern County Female Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Females 261 272 246 233 208 166
Females Under 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Female ADP 276 265 263 n/a 204 186

Kern County Male Confined Population for
2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adult Males 1798 1783 1634 1659 1561 1486
Males Under 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Male ADP 1921 1896 1752 n/a 1599 1624

Breaking Down Kern County Inmates By Race

In KERN COUNTY, the average confined population for White inmates is 465 per 100,000 white citizens, which is 35.44% higher than the confined population for Black or African American inmates. The number of Black or African American inmates who were confined went from 326 to 325 for every 100,000 black population of the United States between 2016 and 2021. The average Hispanic or Latino confined population in KERN COUNTY is 836 per 100,000 Hispanic Americans, while the average Asian confined population is 1 per 100,000 Asian Americans, accounting American Indian/Alaska Natives for just 4 residents of the county's confined population.

Kern County Confined Population by Race, for 2016-2021 years

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
White Inmates - Confined 722 718 629 n/a 487 465
Black or African American Inmates - Confined 326 317 327 n/a 333 325
Hispanic or Latino Inmates - Confined 955 998 892 n/a 905 836
American Indian/Alaska Natives Inmates - Confined 6 8 9 n/a 2 4
Asian Inmates - Confined 37 14 8 n/a 11 1
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Inmates - Confined 2 0 5 n/a 6 6
Two or more Races Inmates - Confined 0 0 10 n/a 25 15
Not Known (Race) Inmates - Confined 11 0 0 n/a 0 0

Kern County Prisons and Jails

Federal Jails

Wasco Jail

Address: 748 F Street, Wasco, CA, 93280

Phone: 661-758-7266

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Wasco State Prison

Address: 701 Scofield AvenuePO Box 7700, Wasco, CA, 93280-8800

Phone: 661-758-8400

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Tehachapi Jail

Address: 129 East F Street, Tehachapi, CA, 93561

Phone: 661-822-2222

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Tehachapi State Prison CCI

Address: 24900 Highway 202PO Box 1031, Tehachapi, CA, 93581

Phone: 661-822-4402

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Taft Correctional Institution

Address: 1500 CADET ROAD TAFT, CA, 93268

Phone: 661-763-2510

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Taft Modified Community Correctional Facility

Address: 330 Commerce Way, Taft, CA, 93268

Phone: 661-763-3101

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Shafter Jail

Address: 201 Central Valley Highway, Shafter, CA, 93263

Phone: 661-746-8500, 661-746-6341

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Shafter Modified Community Correctional Facility

Address: 1150 East Ash Avenue, Shafter, CA, 93263

Phone: 661-746-8900

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Ridgecrest Jail

Address: 100 West California Avenue, Ridgecrest, CA, 93555

Phone: 760-384-5855

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North Kern State Prison

Address: 2737 West Cecil AvenuePO Box 567, Delano, CA, 93216-0567

Phone: 661-721-2345

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Mojave City Jail

Address: 1771 Highway 58, Mojave, CA, 93501-1901

Phone: 661-824-7147

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McFarland Community Correctional Facility

Address: 120 Taylor Avenue PO Box 1487, McFarland, CA, 93250

Phone: 661-792-3001

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McFarland Female Community Reentry Facility

Address: 120 Taylor Road, McFarland, CA, 93250-0637

Phone: 661-792-1078

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Maricopa Jail

Address: 400 California Street, Maricopa, CA, 93252

Phone: 661-769-8838

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Kern County Jail

Address: 1350 Norris Road, Bakersfield, CA, 93308

Phone: 661-391-7577

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Kern Valley State Prison

Address: 3000 West Cecil Avenue, Delano, CA, 93216

Phone: 661-721-6300

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Delano Jail

Address: 1022 12th Avenue, Delano, CA, 93216

Phone: 661-721-3377

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Delano State Prison CCF

Address: 2727 West Industry WayPO Box 1060, Delano, CA, 93216

Phone: 661-721-3270

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Central Valley Modified Community Correctional Facility

Address: 254 Taylor Avenue, McFarland, CA, 93250

Phone: 559-935-0851

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California City Correctional Center

Address: 22844 Virginia Boulevard, California City, CA, 93505

Phone: 760-246-7600

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Bakersfield City Jail

Address: 1601 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93301

Phone: 661-327-7111

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Arvin Jail

Address: 200 Campus Drive, Arvin, CA, 93203

Phone: 661-854-5583

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