Theo Lacy Facility
501 The City Drive South, Orange, California 92868. Parking is available
at the North parking structure located across from Lamoreaux Justice Center,
the juvenile courthouse.
The Theo Lacy Facility, an 11 acre maximum security jail complex, is located
in the City of Orange between the Santa Ana and Garden Grove Freeways.
The Theo Lacy Facility houses a maximum of 3,111 sentenced and pre-sentenced
inmates who have been arrested for misdemeanors and felonies. The Theo
Lacy Facility (the "Facility") is operated by the Orange County
You may visit an arrestee/inmate at the Theo Lacy Facility from Friday
through Sunday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Visitor must check in before 5:30 pm.
Arrestees at the Theo Lacy Facility may be visited by two (2) adult visitors
and one (1) child under five (5) on days inmates are permitted to receive
visitors. Each visit may be at least 30-minutes in length. A child who
visits an inmate at the Facility must be the child of the arrestee/inmate
being visited. Unless they are five years old or younger, children are
counted as visitors.
The Facility's visiting hours and roster of inmates who are eligible
for visits vary and are subject to change without notice. Thus, you should
always call the Facility before visiting. You can reach an officer at
the Theo Lacy Facility at any time by calling 714-935-6940.
Attorneys and bail bondsmen may visit at any time for as long as they like.
Members of the clergy are permitted to visit inmates daily from 7:00 am
to 5:00 pm.
Only visitors with a valid ID will be allowed to visit inmates at the Theo
Officers at the Facility may deny visitation rights to anyone for any number
of reasons. All persons visiting the Theo Lacy Facility are subject to
search. Such a search may include search of a visitor's person, property
or vehicle. Visitors may not bring in bulk items into the Theo Lacy Facility.
Bulk items include but are not limited to the following: Purses, make-up
bags, day planners, books, back packs and baby diaper bags. Visitors may
store bulk items in lockers outside the security area of the Facility's lobby.
Although persons on probation and/or parole may not visit the Facility,
persons on informal probation may visit inmates at the Facility. In addition,
persons visiting inmates cannot have been in custody within the last 60
days of the date they intend to visit an inmate at the Facility. For more
information regarding this matter, visitors should call the Facility at
Telephone Access, Mail & Money
During booking, the person being held in the Theo Lacy Facility ("the
arrestee") may make three free telephone calls. Arrestees/Inmates
may not receive calls or phoned-in messages. Upon request, inmates are
allowed to make collect calls.
Money can be added to an inmate's "books" by: Making a deposit
for the inmate using the 24 hours-a-day Lobby Kiosks at the Facility (Kiosks
take cash, debit or credit cards); calling 888-497-2387; sending a Money
Order made payable to the Orange County Sheriff's Department with
the inmate's name and booking number on the reference line or by going
Mail to an inmate at the Theo Lacy Facility should be sent as follows:
[Inmate's name & booking number]
501 City Drive South
Orange, California 92868
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