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Berkeley Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: August 2, 2022
Berkeley Jail
510-981-5900
2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA, 94704
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The Berkeley Jail is situated in Berkeley, California.

The Berkeley Jail is a part of the Berkeley Police Department. The Berkeley Police Department is the law enforcement agency that runs the Berkeley Jail 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Berkeley Jail is a small medium-security holding pen for offenders who were arrested around the city. The Berkeley Jail does not house offenders for more than three days due to their size.

If an offender is not released back into the community, the offender will be sent off the local county correctional facility.

Berkeley Jail — General Information

Berkeley Jail, City Jail.
Adult.
2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA, 94704
http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/police/
510-981-5900

Now that you know that the Berkeley Jail is indeed managed and operated by the Berkeley Police Department you are probably wondering where you can locate the Berkeley Police Department records.

That is a great question.

Since the police department is typically spread thin with patrolling the city, running the police department, and running the Berkeley Jail they do not have time to have their inmate search public.

So, if you need information, you will need to get in contact with the Berkeley Jail with your comments, questions, and concerns.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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The offenders will not be held in the Berkeley Jail long enough to be permitted to receive mail. The Berkeley Jail will return any inmate mail back to the sender. They will not forward the mail to the new facility, if they were transferred.

Sending Money

It was previously stated that the offenders in the Berkeley Jail are only typically in the facility for about 3 days on average. During this time, the Berkeley Jail will attend to all the needs of offenders such as ensuring all offenders get their three meals, personal hygiene, and access to a telephone to call home.

Offenders in the Berkeley Jail have no need for cash.

Phone calls

Offenders will have access to a telephone, which they can use to call home on. The telephone calls are not free for you to pick up with, so you will have to keep that in mind when the offender calls you from the Berkeley Jail. You will oversee paying for those fees.

Visitation

Offenders could receive visits if they are still in a holding pen in the Berkeley Jail. Visits can be daily between the hours of 9 am to 9 pm.

You should always give the Berkeley Jail a call prior to leaving for the facility to ensure that the offender is still in the facility and has not been released or transferred to another facility.

Visiting Hours

Monday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday:
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Holiday:

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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