Legal Dictionary


La Verne Jail

Located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, the La Verne Jail ("Jail") temporarily houses male and female arrestees for the City of La Verne and "qualified" men participating in the Jail's Fee Paying-Inmate Worker Program who have been sentenced to serve time in jail. Inmates participating in the Jail's pay-to-stay program serve straight time on consecutive days or spend their nights in jail and their days on work furlough.


2061 Third Street, La Verne, California, 91750. The Jail is directly across the street from the University of La Verne. Free parking is available on the street near the Jail.

Visiting Hours

You may visit an inmate at the La Verne Jail, which is operated by the City of La Verne, Monday through Sunday. Visitors must call to be given a specific time to visit an inmate at the Jail. You can reach an officer at the La Verne Police Department Jail at any time by calling 909-596-1913.

You may visit a trustee inmate at the La Verne Jail on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Jail allows attorneys, clergymen and bail bondsmen to visit inmates at any time for as long as they like. Like regular visitors, it is suggested that attorneys, clergymen and bail bondsmen call to inform the Jail of any planned visit.

Visiting Procedures

Inmates are generally allowed one 15 minute visit per day. The Jail permits one adult visitor per visit. Children may visit inmates at the Jail, if accompanied by an adult. Children are not counted as visitors.

Visitor Restrictions

Only visitors with a valid ID will be allowed to visit inmates at the La Verne Jail. Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • California Identification Card
  • Driver's License (any state)
  • U.S. Military Identification
  • Passport/Visa
  • Mexican Consulate Card
  • Permanent Resident Card
  • Valid School Identification Card or Birth Certificate (if visitor is a minor).

Officers at the Jail may deny visitation rights to anyone for any number of reasons.

Persons on probation and/or on parole may visit an inmate at the Jail provided they have no outstanding violations. Persons with outstanding warrants should not visit the Jail as they will be arrested.

Telephone Access & Mail

During booking, the person being held in the La Verne Jail ("the arrestee") may make three free telephone calls unless the arrestee is a parent. Arrestee parents are allowed to make two additional calls to arrange for child care. Arrestees/Inmates may not receive calls or phoned-in messages, but once housed, inmates may make unlimited collect calls.

Unless the inmate is a trustee, they will not be housed at the La Verne Jail for more than 48 hours, excluding holidays and weekends. Thus, you should avoid sending mail to an inmate at the La Verne Police Department Jail.

Mail for trustee inmates may be sent to the following address:

Inmate's Name
2061 Third Street
La Verne, CA 91750

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.

If the arrestee chooses to release his or her person property, the arrestee must release all of the personal property in the custody of the Jail. The person picking up the inmate's personal property must present a valid California ID or an ID from an acceptable source.

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