San Diego Central Jail1173 Front Street, San Diego, CA, 92112
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San Diego Central Jail is located in San Diego County at 1173 Front Street, San Diego, CA 92101. The jail is operated by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. The jail opened in 1991 and has a rated capacity of 1,260 inmates.
San Diego Central Jail is one of three jails operated by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. The other jails are the George Bailey Detention Facility and Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility. The jails are responsible for the custody and care of pre-trial detainees and convicted inmates who are sentenced to serve time in a San Diego County jail.
The San Diego Central Jail is a direct supervision facility. This means that jail staff work directly with inmates in housing units, dormitories, and cells. The jail has four housing units that can accommodate a total of 592 inmates. The jail also has a work release program and a substance abuse treatment program.
Inmate services at San Diego Central Jail include medical and mental health care, religious services, education, and job training. The jail also has a library, commissary, and visiting areas. Inmates can make telephone calls and send emails. San Diego Central Jail is a smoke-free facility.
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department operates a website that provides information about the jails, inmate services, and how to contact an inmate. The website is www.sdsheriff.net/jails/.