10911 S. Brookshire Avenue, Downey, California, 90241. Parking is available on site.
Because arrestees at the Downey Jail are either cited out or taken to the
County Jail within five hours of an arrest, members of the general public
are not allowed to visit arrestees/inmates during their incarceration
at the Downey Jail.
While attorneys, clergymen and bail bondsmen do not typically visit inmates
at the Downey Jail, if they wish to do so, they should contact the Watch
Commander at the Downey Jail to arrange the desired visitation. You can
reach an officer at the Downey Jail at any time by calling
Picking up Personal Property
Any time after arrest, an arrestee/inmate may authorize the release of
his personal property to anyone unless that property has been entered
into evidence. If the property has been entered into evidence, it will
not be available until the criminal case is completed. The person picking
up the inmate's personal property must present a valid California
ID or an ID from an acceptable source.
To obtain the release of an arrestee's vehicle, contact the arresting
agency who will provide you with the name of the towing company that you
will need to contact to learn if the vehicle has been impounded or not.
If you need to obtain a car key that was in an inmate's possession
at the time of arrest, contact the Downey Jail to obtain a property release
form signed by the inmate releasing the key to you.
Telephone Access & Mail
During booking, the person being held in the Downey Jail, ("the arrestee"),
may make telephone calls. Arrestees/Inmates may not receive calls or phoned-in
messages. If property has been entered as evidence, it will not be available
for release until after the criminal case is concluded.
How to Bail an Inmate Out of Jail
Need to bail someone out of jail?
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