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    Question: What is the telephone number for infomration on inmates located in the Santa Monica Jail
    Answer: Inmate information can be obtained by calling (310)458-8482.  Inmates cannot receive incoming calls or messages.
    Question: What are the visitation hours and what is required to visit an inmate?
    Answer: Inmate visitation is every day from 10:00AM – 11:30AM.  Inmates are allowed one visit per day.  You must have a valid identification in the form of a driver’s license, passport, or military identification card to visit an arrestee.  Persons under the age of 18 shall be accompanied by an adult with proper identification, to visit.  Inmates are not allowed to receive clothes, food or books.
    Question: How do I post bail for an inmate?
    Answer: Bail can be posted at the police station 24 hours a day.  Bail is accepted in the form of a Bail Bond or cash.  Credit cards and checks are not accepted.  The jail cannot refer Bail Bondsmen. 
    Question: Does the Santa Monica Jail offer “Pay to Stay” programs?
    Answer: The Santa Monica Jail does not offer these services.
    Question: Where is the court located for inmates?
    Answer: Los Angeles Superior Court / LAX Branch
    11701 South La Cienega, Los Angeles, CA 90045
    Felonies:  Division 145    Misdemeanors:  Division 147
    Question: What happens after an inmate goes to court?
    Answer: After an inmate has been arraigned, the inmate is either released from court or transferred to the Los Angeles County Jail (males) or Century Regional Detention Facility (females).  The inmate does not return to the Santa Monica Jail after they have appeared in court.
    Question: What is the telephone number to County Jail?
    Answer: The telephone number is (213)473-6100 for both male and female inmate information.  You may access their website at Click on “Inmate Information” for assistance. The Santa Monica Jail does not offer these services.
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