Colusa County Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: April 12, 2023
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

Satellite View of Colusa County Jail

You can support your loved ones at Colusa Co Jail on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 530-458-0205.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work at Colusa County Jail so you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Colusa Co Jail is a 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, Colusa Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for California here.

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

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in California. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Colusa County Jail.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

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.

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

Ask The Inmate

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