Monterey County Main Jail | Salinas, California

PO Box 809
Salinas, CA 93902-0809

(831) 755-3782
Monterey County Main Jail
Sheriff Steve Bernal
County Jail

Monterey County Main Jail

The Monterey County Main Jail in Monterey County serves as a prison facility for the city of Salinas and other smaller towns surrounding Monterey. As well as inmates awaiting transfer to other prisons, jails and State penitentiaries. Monterey County Main Jail is a medium prison facility. One of several in CA In order to visit inmates at Monterey County Main Jail, you'll be traveling to Salinas, CA, 93902-0809 in Monterey. The address of this facility is listed as PO Box 809. But it's important that you verify that your inmate is at this location before making travel arrangements.

Inmates and their families require regular contact in order to stay close and connected. But Jails and Prisons often make contact with the outside difficult and costly. Some charge inmates long distance call charges of up to $14 a minute. Few families can afford to talk at those prices. Fortunately, setting up a local number that ring thru to a long distance phone enable inmates to talk at local phone rates to family and friends no matter where they live. To do this you'll need a Jail Call service provided by Globaltel at jail calls. You can also send mail to an inmate. Just click here: send postcards. Calling your inmate is the best way to get details about mail and visitation rules for Monterey County Main Jail. They can provide you with their individual allowed prison call times and visitation hours and open days. Every prison facility in CA has its own rules. Your loved one will generally be informed of the rules for that facility and any individual restrictions applied.

Monterey County Main Jail is a County Jail facility. It can be helpful to understand the type of facility because this will largely determine how inmates at Monterey County Main Jail will be treated. Prison is expensive. Even public prison facilities appear to be operating like for-profit prisons these days. Long distance phone calls are a favorite way for jails to make money. Charging inmates for everything from soap to toothpaste is another. Even sending your inmate money to buy these things will come with an added fee. The first thing to do is set up an economical line of communication as suggested above. Then you can communicate with the inmate to discuss a reasonable budget and how the family can work together to pay and keep it.

Monterey County Main Jail is located in the PST time zone. Ensure your call times match the correct time in your inmate's location. The current Monterey County Main Jail warden is Sheriff Steve Bernal. You can often talk directly with them at a smaller facility or write and email them at a larger one. This will naturally depend on the size and type of your prison facility. Prison families can do a lot to help each other and their inmates in Monterey County Main Jail by sharing information about this facility with other families. We make that easy. Take a moment to share your experiences at Monterey County Main Jail. Everything from suggestions about the best places to stay to the most helpful local organizations can be valuable to others.
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