Kern County Inmate Search

Kern County Inmate Search is an online tool provided by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) that allows the public to search for inmates currently housed in various detention facilities within Kern County, California.

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Location: Kern County Jail,1415 Truxton Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301

Kern County Jail – General Information

Jail NameKern County Jail
Jail TypeCounty Jail
LocationKern County Jail,1415 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301
Contact Numbers(661) 868-6850
Postal Code93301
CountyKern County

Kern County Inmate Jail Roster Search

Here’s how to find someone in Kern County Jail easily:

  • Visit the official website of Kern County Sheriff’s Office
  • Go to the Kern Country Offender tool to find inmate in Kern.
  • Enter Inmates number, last name and first name.
  • After entering these details, Click on the “Search” option.
  • The system will show a list of inmates that match your search. Look through the list to find the inmate you want.
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The Kern County Jail’s inmate database provides specific details about inmates including:

  • Booking Number: Each person gets a special code when they come to jail. It’s like their own jail ID.
  • Full Name: Just like yours, the inmate has their last and first name listed.
  • Birthday: You can see how old the inmate is by checking their birth date.
  • Release Date: This tells you when the inmate is supposed to leave jail.
  • Charges: This section explains why the person is in jail, listing the things they’re accused of doing.

The info you see about inmates might not be totally up-to-date. It takes a little while for things to get changed in the system. If you really need to know the latest details, like court stuff, best to check official documents instead.

Visiting an Inmate at Kern County Jail

To see someone in the Kern County Jail, there are important steps you need to take to keep everyone safe:

  • Make sure they can have visitors. Not everyone in jail can have visitors. Check with the jail first to be sure.
  • Book your visit online. Use the Kern County Jail’s website to pick a time for your visit.
  • Show up early. Get to the jail at least 15 minutes before your visit starts. This gives you time to check in without making anyone wait.

The Kern County Jail requires all visitors to adhere to its visitation rules.

  • Show ID card: When you arrive, please show your driver’s license, state ID, or passport to be let in.
  • Leave things behind: Sorry, you can’t bring bags, phones, or cameras inside the visiting area.
  • Be checked: We’ll need to quickly search you and have you walk through a metal detector before you visit.
  • Be respectful: Please dress and behave appropriately, or your visit might be cancelled.

Kern County Inmate Search Visiting Hours

Monday7:30 AM To 9:00 PM
Tuesday7:30 AM To 9:00 PM
Wednesday7:30 AM To 9:00 PM
Thursday7:30 AM To 9:00 PM
Friday7:30 AM To 9:00 PM
Saturday7:30 AM To 9:00 PM
Sunday7:30 AM To 9:00 PM

Kern County Inmate Search Communications

Talking to someone in the Kern County Jail is possible through a special phone system that follows certain rules.

Inmate Call System and Regulations

  • Prisoners can use phones at certain times, not anytime they want.
  • They can call people to collect the charge or use money on their phone account to pay.
  • They can’t get calls themselves.
  • Each call might be short so everyone gets a turn.

Jail Phone Number and Guidelines for Use

  • All calls are recorded, except for those involving lawyers.
  • Breaking the rules on the phone can get you in serious trouble, including criminal charges or losing your phone privileges.

Inmate Mail

To stay connected with someone in the Kern County Jail, writing letters is a good option. However, jail staff checks the letters first, so there are a few rules you need to follow:

  • Address the Envelope: Write the inmate’s full name and booking number, followed by the jail’s address.
  • Inmate’s Full Name and Booking Number
    Kern County Jail
    1415 Truxtun Avenue
    Bakersfield, CA 93301
  • Send the Mail: Post the letter via the US Postal Service. Other courier services may not be accepted.

Sending Money to Inmates

Inmates at the Kern County Jail have a kind of “jail store” account where they can buy things like snacks, soap, and paper for writing. People who care about them can put money in this account so they can buy stuff.


  • Go to a website like Access Corrections.
  • Create an account and choose “Kern County Jail.”
  • Enter the inmate’s name and booking number.
  • Send money!


  • Call Access Corrections at 1-866-345-1884.
  • Have the inmate’s name and booking number ready.
  • Tell them you want to send money.


  • Get a money order.
  • Write “Kern County Sheriff’s Office” on the front.
  • On the back, write the inmate’s name and booking number.
  • Send it to the jail’s address (same as for inmate mail).

Regulations and Limitations for Sending Money

  • Not all prisoners can have unlimited money put in their accounts. There might be a limit like you can’t send more than $100 per week.
  • Some prisoners can’t receive money at all because of something they did.
  • Sending money online or over the phone might cost extra.
  • Double-check the prisoner’s ID number and spell their name right. You don’t want your money going to the wrong person!

Kern County Inmate Search Sheriffs Department


455 Lexington Street, Delano, California, 93215

Phone: 661-721-3800

Email: [email protected]