Home / California / San Diego County Jail

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

San Diego County Vista Detention Facility in Vista, California - Write a Prisoner

Updated on: February 26, 2021
San Diego County Jail
325 South Melrose Drive, Suite 200, Vista, CA, 92081

Quick Links

San Diego County Jail inmate locator: Warrants, Release Date, Arrests, Loc, Booking Date, Bookings, Who's in jail, Bond, Mugshots, Information Recorded, Inmate List, Current Location, Degree, Arrest Records.

San Diego County Jail is a base jail security oversaw by the Redresses Organization of America. The office gets used for male wrongdoers. The limit of the jail is 825 detainees. The office houses the least security detainees under agreement with both the Government Department of Penitentiaries and the US Marshal Administration. In 2002, insights showed that 95% of the detainees at the facility were undocumented Mexican nationals. As of August 2016, Equity Division authorities expressed that the Government Agency of Jails would no longer shape contracts with private offices like the San Diego County Jail. The FBOP asserted that private detainment facilities are less protected. However, they don’t have the same number of administrations for the prisoners and are not practical.

A few fights have broken out inside the office. On April 23, 2001, roughly 825 detainees arranged a dissent against the helpless jail conditions. Even though this dissent should be peaceful, it brought about the dissidents getting tear-gassed. Another objection in the Spring of 2013 included 250 prisoners. These dissidents likewise fought in a friendly manner, and this time the dissent was finished logically. The San Diego County Jailauthorities would not uncover what the thinking behind this dissent was.

San Diego County Jail — General Information

San Diego County Jail, County Jail.
Adult, Capacity 825 persons.
325 South Melrose Drive, Suite 200, Vista, CA, 92081

San Diego County Sheriff's Office

Address: PO Box 939062, San Diego, California, 92193

Phone: 858-974-2240

Email: [email protected]

Website: website

As of late 2020, the San Diego County Detention Center does not have a public inmate list. This means you are responsible for calling up the facility to finding out the information that you are looking for.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

Our Sorting room Official is liable for the wellbeing and security of the office. There is a sure arrangement of guidelines that must be followed to meet these obligations. Mail won't get acknowledged except if;

All mail is tended to appropriately.

All mail is inside the rules.

And all mail is assessed.

Sending Money

Get cash orders or clerk's checks made payable to detainees. Individual checks, what's more, money is not acknowledged.

2. Mail cash orders or clerk's checks in envelopes tended to in an accompanying way:

CCA Detainee Trust

(Detainee Last Name, Prisoner First Name/Detainee CCA Grocery store #)

Office: San Diego County Jail

325 South Melrose Drive, Suite 200, Vista, CA, 92081

3. Ensure the sender’s first and last name and profit address are for the envelope.

4. Try not to incorporate and correspondence, for example, letters, cards, pictures, or bundles with a cash request or clerk's check. None of these things sent to this location will be sent to the detainee or came back to the sender.

Phone calls

All phone calls coming from the San Diego County Detention Center are collect calls. These calls are limited to 15-minutes in length.


Appearance to San Diego County Jail happens on ends of the week and government occasions. The meeting hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Visits will end as congestion happens.

Any guest who is 16 years old and more seasoned must give legitimate photograph distinguishing proof to go into the meeting room.

$40.00 in change might get brought into the office for the rewards at the candy machines. This cash ought to be kept in a reasonable sack or coin tote.

On the off chance that a newborn child is with a gathering of guests, essential things for the baby might get in the meeting room. Notwithstanding, these things ought to be acquired reasonable sums.

All things that are not allowed in the meeting room should be kept in the guest’s vehicle or put in the guest’s storage spaces given by the jail.

Visiting Hours

7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Nearby Jail/Prison

Other Types of Correctional Facilities in California