Sonoma County Jail, CA Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: March 25, 2022
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(707) 565-2511
2796 Ventura Ave.Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Sonoma County Jail is located in , a city located in Sonoma County, California that serves as the prison facility for Sonoma County and surrounding areas.

The address for Sonoma County Jail is:

Sonoma County Jail
2796 Ventura Ave.Santa Rosa, CA 95403


Sonoma County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Sonoma County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 2796 Ventura Ave.Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Contact Numbers (707) 565-2511
City Santa Rosa
State California
County Sonoma County
Jail Webpage website

Sonoma County Sheriffs Department - Sonoma Valley Substation

Address 810 Grove Street, Sonoma, California, 95476
Phone 707-996-9495

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Inmate Search

If someone you know is serving time in Sonoma County Jail, you can search for him or her in this Sonoma County Jail. You can search the recent arrests, or you can simply do an inmate search of the inmate’s first and last name.

When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot

  • Their full name

  • Their ID number

  • Their charges

  • Their bond amount (if applicable)

The website says the current inmates are housed in the Sonoma County Jail or Sonoma County Work Release Center. This list may include adults with juvenile offenses, juveniles with adult charges, individuals held on civil contempt cases and participants in programs outside the confines of the Sonoma County Jail.

Sending a Mail

If you want to send a package or letter to an inmate, address your mail as follows:

2796 Ventura Ave.Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Here are some rules for sending mail to inmates:

  • Cards or paper must not be larger than 8 1/2 x 11

  • The full name and address of the sender must be on the outside of the envelope

  • Third-party mail of any kind is not allowed

  • No… Stickers, Perfume, Lipstick/Gloss/Chapstick, Tape, Glitter, Confetti, Plastic, Metal, Ribbons, String, Gang references, Unknown stains, OR anything that may be deemed as contraband

  • No Musical Cards are allowed

  • No pictures larger than 5×7:

    • This includes printing out sheets of photos. They must be cut to size.

    • No polaroid pictures are allowed

    • No plastic or plastic-coated pictures

    • No pictures from a prison or jail facility are allowed

    • No Hand Signs of any kind in the photos

    • No NUDE photos or any with content deemed inappropriate (this includes children)

    • No photos containing partial nudity, swimsuits or underwear

Sending books to inmates

Any books or magazines coming into the facility must be purchased and sent from a bookstore specializing in the sale of books or the publisher as in the case of a subscription.

Books purchased from 3rd party book sites (Amazon, eBay etc. ) will not be accepted. All books and publications must be purchased new.

No used books will be accepted. All books and magazines must be prepaid or they will be returned. Do not enclose letters, cards or personal messages with your books. Mail them in separately.

Any materials that are allowed or denied are done so at the sole discretion of the Sonoma County Jail Administration.

Sending Money

You can either send money to an inmate by going to the Sonoma County Jail and dropping off a money order or you can use MoneyGram to deposit money in an inmate’s account.

Regardless of the method of sending funds, there are several key things you will need to know:

  • Inmate’s full committed name
  • Inmate’s ID number
  • Inmate’s location

You may also use the Telmate Kiosk located in the Visitation Lobby. This will accept Debit/ Credit cards and cash. It will not accept coins.

Phone Calls

Telmate is the provider of inmate phones and video visitation, secure messaging, mobile applications, and inmate tablets that Sonoma County Jail uses.

To find out more or sign up for a Telmate account.

Visiting Rules

Inmate visitation at the Sonoma County Jail has transitioned to a video system provided by Getting Out. Two 30 minute, on-site visits will be provided at no cost to each inmate per week.

Visitors should be present in the jail lobby 5 minutes before their scheduled visit. Inmates will visit via video terminal from their housing unit.

To schedule an inmate visit Getting Out, or use the kiosks in the jail lobby to register and schedule an appointment.

Video visitations are available 7 days a week from 8-10:30 am, 12-4:30 pm, and 7-11:00 pm. It is the responsibility of the inmate to communicate their allowed visit times to his or her visitors.

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Sonoma County Prison Statistics

Sonoma County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 16
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 3
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 2
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 3
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Sonoma County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 94
Asian Jail Population 10
White Jail Population 542
Native Jail Population 20
Latino Jail Population 284

Sonoma County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population 33
Other Prison Population 34
Latino Prison Population 318
Asian Prison Population 12
White Prison Population 430
Black Prison Population 106

Sonoma County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 16,404
Male Jail Population 831
Total Jail Population 1,063
Female Jail Population 137

Sonoma County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 507
Female Pretrial Jail Population 71
Male Pretrial Jail Population 495

Sonoma County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 253
Black Prison Admissions 37
Other Prison Admissions 9
Native Prison Admissions 7
Latino Prison Admissions 77
White Prison Admissions 123
Male Prison Admissions 238
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 15

Sonoma County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 37
Total Prison Population 937
Male Prison Population 900