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Contra Costa County - West Detention, CA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: June 20, 2021
Contra Costa County – West Detention
510-262-4200
5555 Giant Highway, Richmond, CA, 94806
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The Contra Costa County – West Detention is operated and ran by the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department. The Contra Costa County – West Detention is a medium-security county facility that will house both adult male and adult female inmates from the county and other counties when needed.

Majority of the inmates who are in the Contra Costa County – West Detention are inmates who are waiting for their trial to begin, going through their trial, or inmates who have already been sentenced.

The Contra Costa County – West Detention will only house inmates who have two or years on their sentence.

Inmates in the Contra Costa County – West Detention will have the chance to have a work assignment if they are not enrolled in an academic program. A work assignment will allow an inmate to earn a little bit of money while they hold down a job within the Contra Costa County – West Detention.

Inmates who have a work assignment save the Contra Costa County taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.

Contra Costa County – West Detention — General Information

Contra Costa County – West Detention, County Jail.
Adult, Capacity 1104 persons.
5555 Giant Highway, Richmond, CA, 94806
http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/1928/West-County-Detention-Facility
510-262-4200

Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office

Address: 651 Pine Street, Martinez, California, 94553

Phone: 925-313-1180

Fax: 925-313-1185

Website: website

Need records about an inmate? Trying to locate information on them, but do not know where to begin?

The Contra Costa County - West Detention does have their inmate roster on the internet for you to search at your leisure.

The database is located here. You can search the database by the inmate’s name.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

All incoming and outgoing mail from the Contra Costa County - West Detention will be opened by a staff member and scanned. The only items that will not be scanned or opened not in front of an inmate is legal mail.

All mail being sent to the Contra Costa County - West Detention will need to have your return address and be mailed by the United States Postal Service.

Mail can be made out to the following address:

INMATE’S FIRST & LAST NAME

Inmate’s Cell Location and ID Number

Contra Costa County - West Detention

5555 Giant Highway, Richmond, CA, 94806

Sending Money

The Contra Costa County - West Detention offers a few different ways you can send money to an inmate to help fund their account.

The first way is you can mail a money order to the above address. You will need to have the inmate’s full name along with their ID number on it.

If you are local to the Contra Costa County - West Detention you can always stop in and drop off the money order as well.

There is also a kiosk in the Contra Costa County - West Detention that you can use to deposit funds as well. This kiosk will accept credit card, debit card, and cash payments. Please note the kiosk will not accept $1 bills and does not make change as well.

If you do not live local, you can log onto smartdeposit.com to fund an inmate’s account. You will need to know the ID number of the inmate in order to put money on their books. Smartdeposit also charges a service fee that starts at $2.95.

The minimum amount you can put on with Smartdeposit is $5, and the maximum you can put on an inmate’s books is $200 a week.

Phone calls

The Contra Costa County - West Detention will permit the inmates to call home. These calls inmates will make are collect calls. Inmates will only be able to call individuals who have a landline. Cell phones cannot receive collect calls.

Inmates are limited to a 15-minute phone conversation to ensure that all inmates can make calls home to their loved ones.

Visitation

Visitation in the Contra Costa County - West Detention is by appointment only. You will need to contact the Contra Costa County - West Detention to set up a visitation appointment.

All visitation is no-contact visit. You will be visiting an inmate through a video call. Make sure to bring your identification card to be permitted to the visitation room.

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
Holiday:

Directions

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