The Alameda County Jail is located in San Leandro, California at 2000 150th Avenue 94578. The jail staff can be reached by calling (510) 667-7721.If you are looking to post bail for an inmate at Alameda County Jail fill out the form at the top of this page.
About the Alameda County Jail
The main jail facility in Alameda County California is the Santa Rita Jail. This facility has served as the main detention center for Alameda county since it first opened in 1947. Since that time there have been countless remodels and expansions which have evolved the jail into the state of the art facility of today. The Santa Rita Jail currently holds approximately 4000 inmates in 18 different housing units. This Alameda County "mega jail" is the third largest detention facility in the state and the fifth largest in the country. The jail is operated by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office under the supervision of Sheriff Gregory J. Ahern. To search for an inmate in the Alameda County system you can call the 24 hour inmate information line at (925) 551-6500, or use the inmate locator.
Alameda County Bail Bond Services
Bail payments can be posted in the jail lobby 24 hours a day. There are numerous bonding companies in Alameda County that can assist in getting you released from the jail. Some of best bail bond services in the area include:
The inmate information line listed below can be used to retrieve all the details of an inmate's case including bail amounts, booking, charges, custody status, court dates, release dates and location. In order to access the inmate information line you will need to have the inmate's name, file number and the correct date of birth. Visitation is available every day of the week but varies by housing unit. Open visitation times run from 8 am to 9 pm. All visitors must make an appointment up to three days in advance by calling the visiting line at (925)-551-6578 or check for visitation times online.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Alameda has a total population of 1,491,482. The population has increased by 47,738 (3%) from 2000 through 2009. The population density is 2018.3 and covers 739 square miles.
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Residents of Alameda experienced 5,853 crimes in 2011. The #1 criminality was arson with 19 instances. The #2 unlawful act was theft with 991 violations. The #3 lawless act was vehicle theft with 551 circumstances. The #4 violation was burglary with 650 circumstances. The #5 infraction was property crime with 2,192 violations. The #6 lawless act was assault with 478 occurrences. The #7 infraction was robbery with 218 occurrences. The #8 violation was rape with 26 circumstances. The #9 criminality was murder with 3 violations. The #10 criminality was violent crime with 725 crimes.