Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility – Fairfield, CA

Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility is located in Solano County, California and is the primary jail for the county. Do you know somebody in jail at Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility? This guide tells you all about everything related to Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility,like: Find out who’s in jail at Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility? Find inmate mughsots. The jail’s address and phone number. Posting bail. Intake procedures and booking. Court information and records. And more…

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The prospect of getting arrested and going to jail is a scary and stressfull idea, not only for the person who gets arrested, but also that person’s family and friends. The purpose of this guide is to give you information and advice that you need to make getting locked up less stressfull. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask them, and also any feedback or comments that would be a benefit to others would be appreciated.

General Information

Address

Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility
2500 Claybank Road
Fairfield, CA 94533

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: 707-421-7181
Fax:

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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you know someone that is locked up and don’t know how to contact them?

Do you know somebody who has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out what jail they’re in?

To find out who is in jail at Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility you will have to go to their link and perform an inmate search.

Inmate Search

The Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility Inmate Roster is an online list of persons who are in jail, including custody status, bail amount (if applicable), and visiting hours. You can find information on anybody processed or released in the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to find the information more quickly if you’ve got your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or arrest number.

If the person you’re searching for might be in another county jail you can check our California county jail guide: List of all county jails in California


Mugshots

A mugshot, or jail booking photograph, is a photo taken by the police when you get booked into jail. A mugshot is make of one full face and a side picture. Your full name and jail ID number will be in the pictures, and they’re kept on file at the jail.

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Mugshots of inmates are online, or you can go in person to the Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility. When you search for mugshots online you need to enter the name, and an arrest date, if you have one.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Are you trying to figure out what to do in order to have your mugshot taken down from the Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility website? This can be tricky, since your mugshot is public record. You will need to file a ‘Petition to Expunge’. Basically, this means that your arrest record will be sealed, and will not be accessible. It is difficult to do this, and you will most likely need the services of a lawyer.

For a more indepth article about getting your mugshot taken down, the many different mugshot websites, and the mugshot removal websites: Mugshot Removal


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Of course, if you are locked up, your main thought is about how to get out. After you’ve gone through booking, bail will be decided using the bail schedule or the magistrate will decide it. If no bail is set this might mean that you will either get released, pending trial, or you have to stay in jail until your trial.

If you do bail out you must agree to show up for court, and in the meantime you will not be permitted to leave the county.

Typically, inmates will be given time off in exchange for good behavior when they respect the rules and area a good inmate while locked up.

If you prove to be trustworthy, you may be allowed to participate in a work release program. You will either have to stay jail at the end of the day when you’re finished working, or you may have the chance to move to a halfway house instead of the jail.

Bail

Bail is how much money that you are required to pay to be released from jail until you go to court. The amount you have to pay is dictated by the seriousness of your crime. You will have to pay 10 percent of the total set in order for you to be released from jail. If you don’t go to your court date, whoever posted your bail won’t get their money back.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

In order to find out how much someon’s bail is, you have to call the Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility. If know the pertinent information, such as name, address and date of birth, they will be able to let you know how much their bail is. Also, you can see the bail amount on the Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility site.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Bailing out of jail is no fun, but usually, it’s easy if you have the money. To start with, you need to find out if their bail is a “Cash Bond Only” situation. If it is, you will not be able to use the services of a Bail Bondsman. They only accept cash at the jail, so you have to take cash – the jail won’t accept checks. As soon as you’ve posted (paid) bond, the prisoner will be released to your care. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you’ll get the bail money back.

Bail Bondsman

If their bail has been set too high, of if you can’t pay it, you should try a bail bondsman. They will generally charge you a fee of 10-15% of total bail, and usually with a minimum of $100. The money you pay to the bail bondsman is non-refundable and bondsmen usually only accept cash. If the bail is extremely high, the bail bondsman will in these cases request to use your assets, such as home, property or cars, as collateral for the bond in addition to their charges.

To contact a bail bondsman click here: Find a Bail Bondsman in Solano County

Have you ever had to use a bail bondsman because you or someone you know got arrested? If so, please share your experience in a comment below, and let us know how it worked out.

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Bail Schedule

In the state of California the amount of bail you pay is predetermined by by the California Felony Bail Schedule, but keep in mind that the magistrate or judge has the final say on how high your bail is set. The California Felony Bail Schedule includes all crimes included in California and the specific amount of bail for each one.

Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Get Time Off For Good Behavior
  • Work Release Programs
  • 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 intake process is made up of each of these steps:

  • You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
  • Firstly, you will have to answer a number of questions, like what is your full name, home address, date of birth and an emergency contact.
  • You will also be asked about your medical and psychological history.
  • You’ll be given an inmate ID.
  • You will get fingerprinted.
  • You will have a front and profile photo taken for your mugshot.
  • All of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
  • You will get to use the telephone so you can contact a family member, friend, or bail bondsman.
  • If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail jumpsuit.

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Discharge Procedures

Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged may take anywhere between 10 minutes to all day long. In other words the faster you can pay your bail, the quicker you will get out of jail. Also, how fast you get released can depend on whether you’ve got a cash bond amount or if the judge needs to figure out the amount of bail to be set. For minor offenses, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and are given a release date, you should plan to be released between 9am and noon.

How To Turn Yourself In

for your arrest, or if you need to begin your sentence in jail, it is highly advisable that you do the right thing and turn yourself in. If you have a warrant, go down to the jail processing area, and tell an officer that you think they might have an outstanding arrest warrant out for you. They will check their system to see if there are any outstanding local, state or federal arrest warrants out for you, and if they verify that there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody and begin the intake process. If you have a jail sentence to serve, report at the exact time and date that the sentence order or court paperwork states. Ensure that you get don’t get there late, or they may decide to arrest you. Just bring allowed items when you go, for example your drivers license or ID, prescription medication, and the sentencing order from court.

Visitation Procedures

The inmate must list each visitor’s name and date of birth to the jail. Your visitor’s names will go in the visitors log as an approved visitor. Each visitor will be required to provide identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that is not on the visitation list will not be able to attend visitation.
The Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility visitation procedures are always changing, so check the jail site before you visit an inmate.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

All phone calls from jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are generally pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get cut back or eliminated altogether.

Phone Number: 707-421-7181

Sending Mail to Inmates

Any mail that you send to an inmate has to be sent using US Postal Service. You shouldn’t use any other form of delivery. Clearly write or type the name, inmate ID number, and the address of the jail on the envelope. Don’t mail anything in a box, envelope with padding, plastic or paper bag, or an envelope with metal in it. Any mail sent to inmates is opened and inspected and read by the jail staff, and will get sent back if they decide it is inappropriate.

Mailing Address

Use this address when sending a letter to an inmate at Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility:

Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility
2500 Claybank Road
Fairfield, CA 94533

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility
2500 Claybank Road
Fairfield, CA 94533


The inmate mail policy at Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility changes, so you should visit the official website when you send a letter to an inmate.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

When you’ve been arrested, you have certain rights, one of these being that you have the right to request a lawyer. You won’t get many phone calls in jail, so it is important to ask a friend or family member to locate an attorney when you talk to them. You may be asking yourself ‘but do I really need an attorney’ You’re not required to have an attorney in all cases, a criminal defense attorney can advise you of your rights, look after your best interests and help you understand the complicated legal system. The quicker you hire a lawyer to represent you and work on your situation, the better.

For more information on how to find an attorney, read: How to Find a Lawyer

Public Defender

If you cannot afford a lawyer, you will be assigned a public defender. Also, the Public Defender is staffed by investigators, experts in forensics and social case workers. Public Defenders are real attorneys that are members of the California State Bar and are legally licensed to handle your case.

Have you ever had to use the services of a Public Defender? Are you satisfied with how they handled your case and represented you in court?

Court Records

All court records are public records. Court records have a case file with a sheet called a docket sheet and each of the documents that have been filed in the case. You, and anyone else, can access court records via the online service, or by going to the Clerk’s office of the Court.

Clerk of Court

The Clerk of Court is an officer and clerk of the court who maintains the records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath for any court participant who must be under oath, and also read the verdict when the jury makes their final decision. All records and documents from your case are kept and available to you at the office of the Clerk of Court.

Fees

Court fees are the costs associated with your case, such as for example filing fees, motion and claim fees, and court charges. If you cannot afford these fees and have court appointed legal counsel or a Public Defender, you will not be responsible for these fees.

Magistrate

The Solano County magistrate is the person who presides on your case in court. Magistrates are judges that do several different things, like setting bail amounts, writing arrest warrants, and acting as the presiding judge over preliminary court appearances and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

A defendant’s pre-sentencing report is put together to include information about the defendant’s background and details of the defendant’s life and public history, which the judge will take into consideration when decide your sentence. Information and personal details will be requested from the defendant, his or her family members, and in some cases the victim. Keep in mind you are allowed to request to have a copy of your pre-sentencing report before you are sentenced, so you can go over it and correct any mistakes in it.

Sentencing

If you get convicted of a crime, you will then get sentenced. The presiding judge in your case will weigh several options when determining your sentence, ranging from community service and 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 taken into custody immediately, or you might be given a date that you are supposed to to surrender and report to jail to serve your jail time according to your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Do you want to find out if a family member of friend is currently in jail, or has ever been in jail?

To do this, just go to the jail website and do an inmate search, and search by:

  • Name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Their booking date if you know it.
  • and their inmate ID.

If you think this person is in jail, you should call the jail get confirmation.

Warrant Inquiry

If you have an outstanding warrant, you can check arrest warrants on the website or call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. Keep in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Solano County jail, by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are public record and these records are available to anyone.

Civil Inquiry

Civil processes are when when you get served with legal papers, which can be court orders. You can find these by getting in touch with the Sheriff’s office, either by phone or through their website.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All registered sex offenders must be registered and listed on both a national and state sex offender database. Those listed on these databases have been convicted in a court of law of a sex crime. You can access this information online, but bear in mind that you won’t get the street address, but only the block of the address that they registered.

Court Records

Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. Court Records include a case file that includes a docket and all documents and filings filed in your case. You are able to access court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each and every state maintains a record of people’s criminal history. These state databases are linked together and you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. You can go to courthouse and check in person, or check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.

A criminal records search you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes, which can include:

  • DUI.
  • Drug Possession.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Rape or other sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes including assault, battery and murder.
  • Property crimes like theft or larceny.

When you do a criminal history search, you will not discover if someone has had any:

  • Speeding tickets.
  • Lost their drivers license or license revoked or suspended.
  • Traffic accidents.
  • Minor infractions or moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To find driving records, you have to do a search for their driving history.

    Have you ever needed to find criminal records? Was it easy? Did you search online or did you make a phone call to the local courthouse? was the information you recieved correct? There are lots of reasons that folks search for criminal records, and your comments may help other people that are in the same situation.

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    Most Wanted

    On a Federal level, the FBI has their list of the Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Solano County,the Solano County Sheriff’s Department has their own list of the most wanted criminals, that you can access online.

    FBI Ten Most Wanted List: External Link

    Solano County Sheriff’s Department Ten Most Wanted List: External Link


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Just the thought of spending time in Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility is very scary, in time you will become accustomed to the daily routine. Expect an alarm to wake up each morning at 6:00 AM, and then you’ll have roll call. Then you will have breakfast. Following breakfast you will have to work in the work program that you’ve been assigned to. 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 Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility, 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 Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility 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 money to Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility inmates is likely to change, so it would be best to check the official website before you send funds 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

    News

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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility, 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 Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility

    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:

    • The right to protection from the accused.
    • The right to notification.
    • The right to attend proceedings.
    • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
    • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
    • The right to restitution.
    • The right to a speedy trial.
    • 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 spent any time at this jail? Do you have a friend or family member that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited an inmate there?

    If so, then please tell us about it. Write about your experience so other people can find out what to expect.

    What to include in the review:

    • Conditions in Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility.
    • Jail layout and facility
    • Jail staff and Guards
    • Jail food and commissary
    • Having Visitors
    • The other inmates.
    • Prisoner safety
    • Gangs
    • Activities and programs


    Click here to review Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility

    Tell Your Story

    Everybody who’s been arrested and thrown in jail has a story to tell. Why’d you end up in jail? Were you mistreated? What was your daily routine in jail? What about the other inmates? How did going to jail affect your life?

    Tell your story about when you did time at Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility

    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Did you make friends in jail? Do you need to throw a shout out to someone from jail? Leave a message for them here.

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    Links and Resources

    Main Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility Website
    Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility Inmate Search
    Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility Mugshots
    Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility Bail Amount Link

    California Felony Bail Schedule

    Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility Visitation Procedures
    Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility Jail Mail Link
    Find an inmate at Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility
    Solano County Warrant Lookup
    Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility Arrest Inquiry
    Send Funds to an Inmate at Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility
    Solano County Sentenced Detention Facility Employment


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  1. LeAnn says:

    some one needs to address the staph infection that is running rampant through the facility. Female dorm, there is strep being passed around , I am inquiring to the health dept . also. I WILL GET RESULTS…

  2. Paris says:

    I Miss you daddy! Jose alberto R…. <3 Paris

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