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Colusa County Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: October 30, 2019
929 Bridge St, Colusa, CA 95932

Colusa Co Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

The phone carrier is Combined Public Communications, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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Colusa County Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 530-458-0205

The Colusa County Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 929 Bridge St Colusa, CA which is operated locally by the Colusa County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Colusa County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Colusa Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The jail can house up to 92 inmates. Inmates in the facility may be awaiting trial or serving a sentence. An inmate can serve up to a year in the facility for each felony conviction. Inmates are served three meals per day, which are provided through a contract with the local hospital.

Available Resources - Services and programs available to inmates in the Colusa County Jail include:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous in English and Spanish
  • Church services in English and Spanish
  • Dental services
  • Hair care services once a month
  • Medical services
  • Mental health services
  • School program
  • Work furlough

Acceptable Materials - Inmates may receive letters, cards, and pictures through the mail. Books and magazines will be accepted only if they are sent from the publisher or are paid subscriptions. These will not be forwarded upon an inmate's release.

Unacceptable Materials

  • Any mail containing pornography, gang-related activity, and/or violence will not be accepted.
  • No packages of any sort will be accepted.
  • Polaroid pictures and any other photos larger than 4" by 4" will not be accepted. They will be placed in the inmate's personal property.

Postage - Inmates are responsible for their own postage. Stamped envelopes can be purchased at the commissary. An inmate who carries a balance of less than one dollar for more than a week will be allowed two postage-free letters per week.

Money - Money in the form of cash or cashier's checks may be deposited in an inmate's account during visiting hours and business hours. Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

Money orders are accepted through the mail and will be deposited in the inmate's account when received. Do not mail cash or personal checks.
Please note: Any monies remaining in an inmate's account will be returned to the inmate by check upon release.

Property - An inmate shall accept no property from the public while incarcerated. Property will not be received over the counter or through the mail for any inmate.
Please note: Allowances will be considered for medically-oriented items only.

Inmate Locator

Colusa County Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in California. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Colusa County Jail and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 530-458-0205.


  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Colusa County Jail - Visitation

Inmates are allowed two 30-minute visits per week. You must have photo identification in order to visit. Persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Children may not be left unattended in the lobby or visiting room under any circumstance.

Female Inmate Visiting Hours

Administrative segregation Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm General population Wednesdays and Fridays 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm High-profile Tuesdays and Saturdays 10:00 am - 12:00 noon Maximum security Mondays and Thursdays 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Male Inmate Visiting Hours

Administrative segregation Tuesdays
Thursdays 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 am General population Wednesdays and Fridays 9:00 am - 12:00 noon &
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm High-profile Tuesdays and Saturdays 8:00 am - 10:00 am Maximum security Mondays and Thursdays 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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