How can you view Kern County inmates?


Quick Answer

Information about Kern County, California, inmates currently in custody can be accessed through the Kern County Sheriff's Office website. Visitor can search inmates by name or inmate number, the office's website shows.

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The Kern County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement in the unincorporated areas of Kern County as well as oversight of the jail system. The office provides detailed information online about inmates in custody, including arrest date, location of incarceration, bail amount and upcoming hearings, the website states.

More complete information about inmates, including physical description, outstanding warrants, the factual circumstances surrounding the arrest and information regarding victims can be requested from the arresting agency, according to California Code Section 6254.

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