Alameda Jail Inmate Search, Mugshots and Prison Information

Updated on: April 15, 2020
Alameda Jail

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Sheriff and his staff oversees the operation at Alameda Jail. The Alameda Jail is one of California's overcrowded, yet largest jail. Despite it being overcrowded and being a large facility, it always exceeds their standards and inspections. The reason behind the facility always exceeding inspections is because Sheriff is active in the jail. He implements and supports improvement on the jail regularly.

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Alameda Jail - General Information

Facility Name: Alameda Jail
Facility Type: City Jail
Address: 1555 Oak Street, Alameda, CA, 94501
Phone: 510-337-8433
Facility Type: Adult
City: Alameda
Postal Code: 94501
State: California
County: Alameda County
Official Website:

Looking for an inmate at the Alameda Jail is so easy now. You don’t have to do phone call after phone call and wait on hold forever. You will be able to do an inmate search from the comfort of your own home. You will not have to converse with anyone. You will not have to be placed on hold either.

You can search for inmates in the Alameda Jail by using their inmate lookup tool that is located on the City of Alameda Sheriff’s official website. You can search for inmates by their first and last name, their date of birth, booking number, permanent number, state ID, county ID, FBI number, or ICE number.

When you search for an inmate, a list of names will pop up. You will want to click on their name. Then their profile comes up. Their profile consists of their personal identifying information, mugshots, and what charges they are charged with.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

The Alameda Jail encourages inmate’s family and friends to send letters to inmates. The inmates mailing address is as follows:

Alameda Jail
Inmate’s full name, Inmate ID #
1555 Oak Street, Alameda, CA, 94501

Keep in mind that all incoming mail will be opened to make sure there is no contraband. Inmates can send as many letters to family and friends as they want. It is on their own dime. You may send newspapers, paperback books, magazines, and other educational materials. However, the only condition is it must be sent directly from the bookstore or the publisher. Also, keep in mind that inmates can only have 5 reading materials only.

Any mail that does not meet the Alameda Jail standards will be sent back to the sender.

Sending Money

To fund your inmate's commissary account at the Alameda Jail, you will need to mail money orders to the following address:

Alameda Jail
C/O Inmate’s Name & CJIS #
1555 Oak Street, Alameda, CA, 94501

Phone calls

You will not be able to contact inmates. However, inmates will be able to contact you. There will be no 3-way calling. All calls outgoing will be collected calls or inmates can use a prepaid calling card that they can purchase from the commissary.

All calls may be recorded and monitored. Inmates will not have any privacy when using the telephones.

Inmates on disciplinary segregation are only allowed to make 1 legal phone call a week. They are not allowed to make personal phone calls.


Inmates can have 2 visits per week. The visit may only consist of 2 adults and one child or one adult and two children. Keep in mind that children are only permitted to visit inmates on federal holidays and weekends.

All visits are subject to being recorded and monitored. Children must be behaved, or you will be asked to leave.

Visiting Hours

Monday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates are permitted two 20-minute visits per week.


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