Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center – Lancaster, CA

Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center is in Los Angeles County, CA and is the correctional facility for the region. Looking for somebody locked up in Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center? This guide tells you information about anything related to Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center: How to do a jail inmate search. How to view Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center mugshots. The jail’s phone number and address. Posting bail. Intake procedures. Court records. And lots more.

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The chance of going to jail is a scary idea, not only for whoever gets arrested, but also that person’s family and friends. This guide is meant to offer information you need to make the process a lot easier. If you have a specific question, just ask them, and please leave any tips or comments that would be beneficial to others will be much appreciated.

General Information

Address

Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center
45100 60Th Street West
Lancaster, CA 93536

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (661) 524-2799
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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you know someone that is locked up and need to contact them?

Do you know a friend or family member that has been arrested and you want to locate them?

To find out who’s in jail at Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center you need to visit their website and perform an inmate lookup.

Inmate Lookup

The Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center Inmate Roster has information on persons who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes status, how much their bail is, and visiting hours. Also, you can find the same information about anybody booked or discharged in the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to get their inmate information quicker if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.

If your friend or family member is at another jail you will want to look here, too: List of all jails in California


Mugshots

A mugshot, also called a jail intake photo, is the picture that the police take when you get processed at jail intake. A mugshot is actually two photos one face photo and a profile picture. Your name and jail booking number will be on the pictures, and they’re stored at the jail.

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Mugshotes of Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center prisoners can be viewed on the Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center website, or you can go in person to the Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center. When you search for mugshots online you need to put in the person’s name, and the arrest date, if you have it.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Are you trying to have your mugshot removed from the Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center website? This can be tricky, since the mugshot is public record. You have to file a Petition to Expunge with the court. This means that your arrest record will be sealed, and will not be accessible. Depending on your situation, this may be a longshot.

For a more indepth article about removing your mugshot, the various mugshot sites, and the mugshot removal websites: How To Remove Your Mugshot from the Internet


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Obviously, if you’re incarcerated, your primary thought is about getting out. After booking, bail will be set either by bail schedule or magistrate. If you don’t get a bail set this can mean that you will either get released, pending trial, or you don’t get released while you wait for your court date.

If you are are released you must promise to be in court on your court date, and until that date you can’t go out of town.

In most cases, an inmate are given an early release in exchange for good behavior when they follow the rules and area a good inmate while they’re in jail.

If you prove to be trustworthy, you might be allowed to do work release. Either you will have to go back to jail every day when you’re finished working, or you could be permitted to live in a halfway house instead of living at the jail.

Bail

Bail is the amount of money that you have to pay to the court system to be released from jail pending trial. The amount you have to pay is determined by the crime you are charged with. You will need to post ten percent of the total that was set so you can bail out of jail. If you don’t go to court, whoever put up your bail money won’t get their money back.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

To find out how much bail money you will need to bail someone out of jail need to call the Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center or the County Courthouse. If you’ve got the person’s information, including name, address and date of birth, they’ll be able to let you know the bail amount. You can also check their bail amount and status online.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Having to bail someone out of jail is an unpleasant situation, but most of the time, its easy if you have the money. First, find out if they have a Cash Only Bond. If so, you can’t get a Bail Bondsman. Bail can only be paid by cash – they won’t take a personal check. Once you have paid the bond, the person will be discharged. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you’ll get your money back.

Bail Bondsman

If bail is set too high, or you can’t afford it, you should look into the services of a bail bondsman. They generally charge you a fee of 10 to 15 percent of the total bail amount, and usually have a minimum fee of $100. This will not be returned to you and bondsmen usually only accept cash. If the bail has been set really high, the bondsman will in these cases require that they use your assets, such as home, property or cars, as collateral for the bond in addition to whatever their charges are.

To find a local bail bondsman go to: Find a bail bondsman at Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center

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Bail Schedule

In the state of California your bail is predetermined by by the California Felony Bail Schedule, but the magistrate or judge has the last word on you bail amount. The California Felony Bail Schedule contains all of the crimes included in state law and the exact amount of bail for each of the crimes.

Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Time Off For Good Behavior
  • Get Out on Work Release
  • Released For Time Served
  • Get Out on a Pre-Trial Release Program
  • Get Out on House Arrest
  • Be Released on Your Own Recognizance


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The jail intake procedure takes you through these steps:

  • You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you may not be processed immediately.
  • First, will answer some questions, such as what is your legal name, street address, birth date and a contact person.
  • Also, you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history.
  • You will be given an inmate ID.
  • You will get fingerprinted.
  • You will get your mugshot taken.
  • All of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
  • You will get to use the phone in order to talk to a family member, friend, or bail bondsman.
  • If you think you will get released quickly, they will let you keep wearing street clothes, if not you you will have to wear a jumpsuit.

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Discharge Procedures

When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged may take anywhere from 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. In other words the faster bail is posted, the sooner you will be freed. How quickly you get discharged depends on if you have a cash bond amount or if the judge must decide on the amount of bail to be set. For lesser charges, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a date of your release, you should plan to get released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.

How To Turn Yourself In

In the event there is a, or if you need to begin your sentence in jail, you should do the right thing and turn yourself into the authorities. If it is for a warrant, report to the jail intake area, and tell them that believe that there could be an outstanding arrest warrant out for you. They will do a record check, and if so, they will take you into custody and begin the intake process. If it is for a jail sentence, report at the time and date that the sentence order requires you to. Ensure that you are not late to report. Just bring things that are allowed when you go to jail, such as your drivers license or photo ID, any prescription medication you might take, along with your doctor’s prescription, and the official sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

The inmate must list each visitor’s full name to the jail in advance of any visit. Your visitors will be put in the visitors log for the inmate. All visitors has to provide proof of identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center are always changing, so we suggest that you review the official Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center jail site before you try to go to visitation.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

All phone calls from jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are typically more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are disciplined for an infraction, phone calls might get cut back or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.

The Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center phone number is: (661) 524-2799

Sending Mail to Inmates

All inmate mail must be mailed using US Postal Service. You shouldn’t use any other method of mail or package delivery. You have to write or type the prisoner’s name, inmate number, and the jail address on the letter. Don’t mail a box or package, envelope with padding or insulation, plastic or paper bag, or an envelope containing metal parts. All mail received by the jail gets opened and inspected by the staff, and the mail will be returned if the jail decides it is inappropriate.

Mailing Address

Use this address when sending a letter to an inmate at Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center:

Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center
45100 60Th Street West
Lancaster, CA 93536

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center
45100 60Th Street West
Lancaster, CA 93536


The mail policy at Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center can change, so you should review the official website before send a letter to someone in jail there.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

When you get arrested, you should know you still have rights, the first of which is the right to request an attorney. You only get so many phone calls when you get arrested, so make sure to get a friend or family member to locate a lawyer when you call them. You might be thinking ‘why do I need an attorney?’ You are not required to have an attorney for some criminal charges, a criminal attorney will make sure you know your rights, help protect your best interests and help you navigate the legal system that you are now faced with. The sooner you get a lawyer involved with your criminal case, the better off you’ll be.

To read more about how to find an attorney, click: Find a Lawyer

Public Defender

If you need an attorney, but can’t afford a lawyer, a Public Defender will be assigned to you. In addition, the Public Defender has a number of staff such as private investigators, forensics experts as well as case workers. Public Defenders are full-fledged lawyers, members of the California State Bar and are fully licensed to practice law and represent you in court.

Have you or someone you know used a court appointed attorney? Do you think they properly handled your case?

Court Records

Los Angeles County court records are a matter of public record. They contain a case file with a docket sheet and all of the documents and motions that have been filed in your case. You have the ability to access your court case records using the Los Angeles County website, or by going to the Clerk of Court.

Clerk of Court

The Los Angeles County Clerk of Court is an officer and clerk of the court who maintains court records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath for all court participants, and also read the court verdict when the jury has finished deliberations. All records related to your court case are kept and available to you at Clerk of Court’s office.

Fees

Court fees and costs are the costs from your case, which include filing charges, motion and claim fees, and court appearance fees. If you don’t have the money to pay these fees and have been assigned a Public Defender, you can get a waiver for these fees.

Magistrate

The magistrate is the judge that will preside on your case in court. They do a number of things, like setting bail, writing arrest warrants, and acting as the presiding judge over preliminary court proceedings and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

A pre-sentencing report is completed to include information about the defendant’s background and information about the arrestee’s life history, which the magistrate judge will take into account when determining a sentence. Information, details, and character witnesses will be solicited from the person on trial, the defendant’s family, and in some circumstances the victim of the crime. Don’t forget you can ask to receive your own copy of the report before your sentencing, and make sure that you review it and correct any mistakes.

Sentencing

If you get convicted of a crime, you will be sentenced. There are a number of different options, including community service to probation, to even incarceration in either jail (short term) or prison (long term). Depending on the particulars of your trial, the severity of your crime, and any sentencing guidelines that they judge will use, you may be locked up immediately, or you could be given a date that you are required to go to jail to do your time.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Do you want to find out if some you know is incarcerated, or has been an inmate in the past?

This is pretty easy to do, simply you need to query the Los Angeles County jail website and do an inmate search lookup, and search by:

  • The inmate’s name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Approximate booking date.
  • and their jail ID.

If you’re not sure if this person is in jail, you can call the jail find out if they’ve been arrested.

Warrant Inquiry

If you have a warrant out for your arrest, you are able to check the court records on the website or you can call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. Bear in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, they will take you into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know the person’s first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Los Angeles County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or check online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and these records are available to anyone.

Civil Inquiry

A Civil Process is when when you are served with legal papers, which can be , subpoenas, and arrest warrants. You can access civil process orders by getting in touch with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office, on their website or by phone.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All people registered as sex offenders are registered on both a national and state sex offender database. Those listed on these databases have been tried by jury and convicted in a court of law of a sex offense. You are able to view sex offenders on the internet, but remember that you will not be able to find the precise address, but rather the block that they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. Court Records include a case file containing a docket and all documents and filings filed in your case. You are able to access court records on the website, or at the Los Angeles County Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal convictions from any other state. You are able to go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.

A criminal records search you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for crimes, which include:

  • DWI or DUI.
  • Drug offenses such as possession or trafficking.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Rape or other sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes.
  • Property crimes like theft or larceny.

If you do a criminal records check, usually won’t see if that person has had any infractions like moving violations:

  • Speeding.
  • Lost their drivers license or license revoked or suspended.
  • Been in a traffic accident.
  • Other moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To search for driving records, you will have to do a driving history search.

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    Most Wanted

    The FBI has a list of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. In Los Angeles County,the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has a list of most wanted criminals, too.

    FBI Ten Most Wanted List: Link

    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Ten Most Wanted List: Link


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Just the thought of getting locked up in Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center is no fun, in time you will become accustomed to the routine that is set for you in jail. Prisoners get an alarm to wake up every morning at six in the morning, and then roll call. You will then eat breakfast. Following breakfast you will be required to work in the program that has been assigned to you. This could be working in the kitchen, laundry, or some sort of manufacturing job. While this may seem tedious, it may help you when you leave jail, as you are gaining experience in a certain field of work. Other inmates go to school, while some take part in mandated treatment programs. After lunch, there will be another roll call, then back to work. Your evening will be spent either in your cell or a common room. During this time dinner is served and you will be expected to take a shower. After another roll call, it’s lights out. Even though you will be confined to your cell, there may be enough light to read or write letters. Then again, most inmates welcome lights out, and try to get as much sleep as they can.

    Most people are frightened at the idea of jail because they don’t know what to expect. If you have spent any time in Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.

    Dress Code

    When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center uniform. This is normally a jumpsuit or scrubs. Of note to anyone visiting an inmate – you must be properly dressed. Any clothing considered inappropriate will not be permitted.

    How To Send Money to an Inmate

    You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.

    The rules for sending funds to inmates at Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center could change, so be sure to visit the official Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center site when you send money to an inmate there.

    Commissary

    The commissary is the jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.

    Inmate Medications

    If you are on any type of prescription medication, you will be allowed to continue taking it while in jail. When you are first processed, you will be asked what medication you take. You will then be referred to the jail nurse or doctor who will be in charge of monitoring your health and prescribing your medication.

    Meals

    You will get three meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. As expected, they are very basic, but healthy. A typical breakfast might be cereal, toast, coffee and fruit. Lunch might be spaghetti, salad, bread and milk. Dinner could be chicken casserole, rice, vegetables, dessert and milk. Contrary to popular belief, prison food has greatly improved over the years, and you might find that it’s not much different from what you would eat at home.

    Pods / The Yard

    The jail is designed in a ‘pod’ layout, with self contained housing arranged around an outdoor yard. Each pod has a central control station and a common room, and the inmates take turns in using the yard. The jail is designed this way to keep certain inmates together, and others away from the general population.

    Gangs

    As with life in general, gangs are a part of prison life. Obviously it is best to avoid becoming a part of this environment as it will only lead to trouble. When you first enter prison, you might find yourself being ‘primed’ to join a gang, or worse, you might get their attention in a negative way. The best thing to do is keep your head down and don’t get involved.


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    News and Media

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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center, overseeing the day to day operations and administration of the jail. An inmate is unlikely to have much interaction with the Deputy Sheriff, unless they have committed an infraction. Detention Officers are responsible for the custody and care of the inmates. They maintain order in the jail, and handle security. A Detention Officer is assigned to a certain pod, and therefore is responsible for the same inmates each day. They get to know the inmates on a certain level, and are well equipped to handle any problems that may occur.

    Apply for a Job at Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center

    Requirements:

    • You must be over the age of 21.
    • You must possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • You must be a US Citizen.
    • You must pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
    • You must pass a drug test.
    • You must have a good level of fitness.
    • You must be in good health.
    • You must have a valid Drivers License
    • An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.


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    Family Resources

    There are resources for families of both the perpetrator of the crime and the victim. The social and emotional impact of crime is far reaching, affecting many. Families can receive professional counseling, court related assistance, social services assistance and help in navigating the criminal justice system.

    If you are a family member, which resources did you find to be particularly helpful? Please let us know, as this will be helpful to other families in the same situation.

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    Victim Resources

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

    Victim’s Rights

    The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

    • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
    • Victims have the right to notification.
    • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
    • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
    • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
    • Victims have the right to restitution.
    • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
    • Victims have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

    The definition of victim includes:

    • Spouses and children of all victims.
    • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
    • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
    • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

    There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

    Victim Notification

    The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

    Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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    Sex Offender Information and Search

    All people registered as sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access this information online, but bear in mind that you will not get the exact address, rather the block that they live on.

    Domestic Violence

    If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are services to help you. Your county will have a Domestic Violence Services office. They provide free and confidential services, such as emergency shelter information, legal advocacy, support groups and domestic violence education. They will work to help you create a safe and violence-free life, and heal from the trauma of abuse.

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.


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    Reviews

    Reviews of this Jail

    Have you ever been a prisoner in Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center? Do you have a family member or friend that is a prisoner there? Have you ever visited an inmate there?

    If so, then please leave a comment below about it. Write down your experience so that others can learn what to expect.

    Things you might want to write in your comment:

    • Jail conditions.
    • Jail layout and facility
    • Guards and staff
    • Commissary and food
    • Visitation
    • Inmates.
    • Inmate safety
    • Gang activity
    • Prisoner programs and activities


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    Tell Your Story

    Anybody that’s ever been locked up has some stories about their time ‘inside’. How’d you end up in jail? Were you mistreated? What was it like in jail? Were the other inmates cool? How did going to jail affect your life?

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    Links and Resources

    Main Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center Website
    Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center Inmate Search
    View Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center Mugshots
    Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center Bail Amount Link

    California Bail Schedule

    Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center Visitation Policy Link
    Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center Mail Policy
    Locate an inmate at Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center
    Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center Warrant Inquiry
    Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center Arrest Lookup
    Send Funds to an Inmate at Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center
    Los Angeles County Jail – Mira Loma Detention Center Jobs


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