Visitation Guidelines The Santa Monica Police Department allows visitation of inmates daily, between 10:00 am - 11:30 a.m. Those who wish to visit inmates must abide by the following guidelines in order to be permitted into our facility:
Possess a valid identification in the form of a driver's license, passport, military identification card, or government issued identification. Only two (2) adults are allowed per visit. No person under the age of 18 is allowed to visit an inmate, unless they are accompanied by an adult with proper identification.
Santa Monica Jail Additional information:
Inmate Information If you need information regarding a person in custody, please contact SMPD jail staff at (310) 458 - 8482. If the arrestee is in the Los Angeles County Jail, information can be obtained by calling (213) 473- 6100 or you may search for an inmate's record by visiting the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Inmate Information Center.
Facility Overview The Santa Monica Police Department's Jail is regulated by the Board of State and Community Corrections and Title 15 of the California Code of Regulations. It is a state-of-art, Type I, modular pre-arraignment facility that holds both male and female adult arrestees for up to 96 hours. The facility has a capacity to house a maximum of 92 inmates.
Our primary mission is to take custody of arrestees and ensure their safety and security until their arraignment and release. We operate a 24 hour facility that is staffed with a Jail Manager, (14) Jailers, (2) Jail Service Attendants, and (1) Police Officer.
No time limit unless space availability is limited.