Amador County Jail
The goal of the Amador Sheriff’s Office Corrections Bureau is to house sentenced and un-sentenced inmates in a manner that provides, safety to the public, the correctional staff, allied law enforcement agencies, and inmates. The bureau is to provide for the basic life needs of the inmates including adequate and appropriate food and health care.
The bureau is to provide the opportunity for those inmates who choose to serve the community in meaningful ways and make personal improvements. All of these goals must be accomplished while maintaining the standards set for its operation in Title 15 of the California Code of Regulations. Last, but most importantly, treat all people with dignity and respect.
The Amador County Correctional facility has a State rated capacity for 76 inmates—65 Males and 11 Females
All arrested persons are entitled to three free local, or three collect long distance calls, within three hours of being arrested. After the booking process is completed the arrested person may use the telephone to make calls to arrange for bail, contact an attorney, or notify family or other persons.
Telephone calls to attorneys, physician, clergyman, sexual assault counselors or psychotherapists can not be eavesdropped upon or monitored. All other telephone calls may be monitored, eavesdropped upon and recorded to provide for the reasonable security of the jail.
Housed inmates may use the telephone in their cell block day room to make collect or credit card calls, or they may request to use a telephone that is not monitored for calls to attorneys, physician, clergyman, sexual assault counselor or psychotherapist. Inmates may use the telephone between 6:00 A.M. and 11:00 P.M. All telephones may be turned off for the safety and security of the jail at any given time.
Inmates receive incoming mail Monday through Friday. If an inmate has no money, postage for three personal letters per week will be provided. Legal mail is not restricted. The jail will accept money cash and money orders only. No more than $250 may be held on an inmates account at any time.
Inmate mailing address:Inmate name, block & cell #
Amador County Jail
700 Court Street
Jackson, CA 95642
Mail must have a complete mailing and return address with the sender's name on the envelope. All mail will be checked for contraband. Correspondence privileges may be withheld if an inmate attempts to receive contraband through the mail.
The jail will accept U.S. money, U.S. cash and certified money orders only. No more than $250 may be held on an inmates account at any time. Deposits for inmate accounts are only accepted during visiting hours or through the U.S. Mail.
Regular Visiting Hours:
Saturday: 8:30 am - 10:30 am and 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sunday: 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Saturday: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sunday: 8:30 am - 10:30 am
A Contact Visit is a visit which physical contact between the inmate and the visitor is permitted. Inmates may have contact visits with their attorney's. The Amador County Jail offers contact visits between inmates and their children 10 years and younger. In order to participate in contact visits an inmate must be sentenced to 30 days or longer and attend parenting classes offered in the facility as well as agree to continue free parenting classes after their release.
A Non Contact Visit is a visit in which physical contact between the inmate and the visitor is NOT permitted. Non contact visits are required for maximum-security inmates, or any inmate who has a hold placed against them pending transfer to another institution.
1.All visits will be non-contact visits, unless the inmate has been approved for contact visits.
2.Inmates may lose their visiting right if there is a violation of detention facility rules.
3.Visiting may be terminated at any time for security reasons.
Visits will be one half hour (1/2) in duration and begin and end as near to the half-hour as practical. Once a visit session has commenced, tardy visitors will be allowed to visit during the in progress one half hour session with no time extension, providing there is a vacant visiting room; or they may choose to wait until the start of the next session. For instance, if a visit session were to began at 1:00 PM and a visitor did not arrive until 1:10 PM and wished to visit at that time, the visit would still be considered to have been fulfilled at 1:30 PM.
Civilian visitors are limited to a maximum of one visit per day regardless of the number of inmates they wish to visit. A maximum of two (2) persons are limited in the visiting booth at one time.
Every visitor is required to present proof of his/her identity and age prior to being allowed to visit. This proof will be in the form of an identification card complete with photograph of the prospective visitor. Acceptable forms of identification are: valid drivers license or state issued identification card, military ID card, passport, school ID card as long as there is a photograph included in conjunction with a valid certificate of live birth. Temporary birth record from the hospital will be accepted for infants for 60 days from date of birth.
Staff will NOT allow civilian visitors who are intoxicated, belligerent or disruptive to visit with inmates.
Visitors must be eighteen (18) years or older. Juveniles who are under the age of eighteen (18) years may visit inmates as long as a parent or guardian accompanies them. Proof of guardianship must be presented, and verified to the satisfaction of the intake staff, upon request, prior to a visit being allowed.
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