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Santa Monica Jail

Location

333 Olympic Drive, Santa Monica, California, 90401. Paid parking is available across the street from the Santa Monica Jail.

Visiting Hours

You may visit an inmate at the Santa Monica Jail, which houses male and female inmates, Monday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Visiting hours at the Santa Monica Jail are subject to change without notice. Therefore, you should contact the Santa Monica Jail prior to your scheduled visit to verify visiting hours and to make sure that the inmate that you are seeking to visit is eligible for visits. You can reach an officer at the Santa Monica Jail, ("the Jail"), at any time by calling 310-458-8482.

Attorneys, clergymen and bail bondsmen may visit the Santa Monica Jail at any time for as long as they like.

Visiting Procedures

Inmates are allowed to have one 15 minute visit per day. Although only two (2) persons may visit an inmate at one time, a child will not be counted as one of the two. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Visitors' Restrictions

Only visitors with a valid ID will be allowed to visit inmates at the Santa Monica Jail. Officers at the Jail may deny visitation rights to anyone for any number of reasons.

Telephone Access & Mail

During booking, the person being held in the Santa Monica Jail, ("the arrestee"), may make three free telephone calls. Arrestees/Inmates may not receive calls or phoned-in messages, but may make one (1) phone call per day once housed. If local, daily calls can be placed by inmates for free. An arrestee/inmate will be housed at the Santa Monica Jail for no more than 96 hours, excluding holidays and weekends. Therefore, inmates may not receive mail.

How to Bail an Inmate Out of Jail

Need to bail someone out of jail? Click here for more information.