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10-20-2011, 05:29 PM

Indio Jail
46057 Oasis Street
PO Box 1748
Indio, CA 92201

General Information: (760) 863-8252

Riverside County Sheriff Home Page (http://www.riversidesheriff.org/)

Inmate Information System Link (http://jimspub.riversidesheriff.org/)


Public parking is available in the visitor parking area at the Larson Justice Center across the street from the jail. All other parking areas are restricted to parking permit holders only.

Restraining Orders/Legal Documents

Restraining orders for inmates housed at the Indio Jail may be served 24 hours per day. Any other documents such as divorce papers, child custody, evictions, vehicle releases, checks etc. can be served to, or signed by the inmate daily from 6 pm - 10 pm.

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To Schedule Visits: (951) 341-8888

Call the visiting number (951) 341-8888 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm to schedule a visit one day prior to the desired visiting date. Visiting check-in begins 20 minutes before the scheduled visit time. Check in is terminated 10 minutes before the scheduled visit time. Each visit is scheduled to be 45 minutes in duration.

Items allowed in the visiting area are limited to vehicle keys and identification. Visitors with infants are allowed a blanket, bottle and a diaper. No cell phones will be allowed in the visiting area.

The person scheduling a visit will need the inmate's name and booking number and also the names and identification numbers of all adult visitors (names and date of birth for minors).

The number of visitors is limited to 2 visitors per inmate. (2 adults or 1 adult and 1 minor) and an inmate may have 2 visits in a 7-day period.

All visitors shall pass through the walk-through metal detector and/or consent to a search with a hand held detector; otherwise the visit will be denied.

Public parking is available in the Visitor Parking area at the Larsen Justice Center across the street from the jail.

Visiting Schedule by Tank & Cell Number

Tank 1
Sun 7:00 am
Tues 12:00 pm

Tank 2
Sun 8:00 am
Tues 1:00 pm

Tank 3
Sun 9:00 am
Tues 2:00 pm

Tank 4
Sun 10:00 am
Tues 3:00 pm

Tank 5
Sun 12:00 pm
Thurs 12:00 pm

Tank 6
Sun 1:00 pm
Thurs 1:00 pm

Tank 7
Sun 2:00 pm
Thurs 2:00 pm

Tank 8
Sun 3:00 pm
Thurs 3:00 pm

Tank 9
Mon 8:00 am
Wed 3:00 pm

Tank 10
Wed 9:00 am
Fri 3:00 pm

Tank 11
Wed 10:00 am
Sat 9:00 am

Tank 12
Wed 12:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am

Tank 13
Wed 1:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm

Tank 14
Wed 2:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm

Tank 15
Tues 10:00 am
Sat 7:00 pm

Tank 16
Wed 8:00 am
Sat 8:00 am

Tank 17 - Cells 1 & 2
Tues 9:00 am
Sat 2:00 pm

Tank 17 - Cells 3 & 4
Thu 10:00 am
Sat 3:00 pm

Tank 17 - Cell 5
Tues 8:00 am
Thurs 9:00 am

Tank 18 - Cells A & B
Mon 9:00 am
Fri 12:00 pm

Tank 18 - Cells C & D
Mon 10:00 am
Fri 1:00 pm

Tank 18 - Cells E & F
Mon 12:00 pm
Fri 2:00 pm

Tank 18 - Cell G
Mon 1:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am

Tank 19 - Cells 1 & 2
Mon 2:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am

Tank 19 - Cells 3 & 4
Mon 3:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am


Each jail has unique visiting hours and visitor requirements. Please use the links to the right for more information on each jail. The following general rules apply to all Riverside County jail facilities.

Inmates are allowed a maximum of two visits per week and each visit is approximately 45 minutes.
Valid picture identification is required to visit an inmate (this includes all forms of government identification cards).
Visitors may be subject to a search of their person and belongings by correctional staff and are subject to warrant checks and arrest.
Visitors must be 18 years or older to visit. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Visitors are only allowed to visit with the inmate they signed up to visit. You may not change or trade inmates with another visitor. Once a visitor departs the visitation area, the visit with the inmate is terminated.
Public restrooms are available at each facility.
For attorney or special visits, please contact the facility where the inmate is housed to schedule a visit.
No alcohol, illegal drugs, weapons, tear gas/O.C. dispensers, cameras, and/or knives are allowed in the visiting area.
Any visitor bringing illegal contraband into the visiting area is subject to arrest.
No smoking is allowed in any part of the jail including the lobby.
No food or drink is allowed in the lobby and visiting areas.
All visitors must dress in appropriate attire. Visitors who fail to comply with the dress code will be denied their visit. Visitors' clothing must not refer to gang affiliation, display sexual or lewd comments or pictures, or have the potential for being offensive to others. Clothing must cover the upper torso and lower/mid body parts. Skirts must be at least to mid-thigh length.
Any visitor committing a criminal act anywhere on jail property is subject to arrest.
Violation of any of the above rules by a visitor may subject him/her to loss of visiting privileges.
All facilities within the Riverside County Sheriff's Corrections Division reserve the right to terminate any visit if deemed necessary for security purposes. If this occurs, staff members will ask visitors to safely exit the facility.

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All mail addressed to inmates must contain the inmate's full name and booking number. Use this link to look up the booking number: Inmate Booking Number (http://jimspub.riversidesheriff.org/) http://www.riversidesheriff.org/assets/sgraphics/xlink.gif

Indio Jail

(Inmate Name & Booking Number)
Indio Jail
P.O. Box 1748
Indio, CA 92201

Inmate Mail Policy

Inmates are permitted to send and receive unlimited letters each day in order to maintain communications with their legal representatives, families, friends, business associates, and government authorities. Two categories of mail are defined as:

Regular Correspondence - Communication to or from inmates through letters, postcards, and greeting cards. Incoming mail is inspected to prevent the following:

Transmission of contraband, i.e. drugs or any other prohibited materials or substances into the facility.
Escape plans.
Criminal conspiracies.
Any other type of threat or compromise to the over-all security of the facility and/or the safety of staff and inmates.

Legal or Special Correspondence - Mail between an inmate and:

All state and federal elected officials.
All state and federal officials appointed by the Governor or the President of the United States.
All city, county, state, and federal officials having responsibility for the inmate's present, prior, or anticipated custody, parole, or probation supervision.
All state and federal judges and courts.
An attorney at law registered with a state bar association.
The State Corrections Standards Authority.
Facility Commander.

Incoming Legal mail is opened and inspected in front of the inmate. Outgoing Legal mail may be inspected in the presence of the inmate then sealed and processed with other outgoing mail.


Narcotics, marijuana, handcuff keys, hacksaw blades, postage stamps, stickers, etc.
Pictures or Polaroid photographs depicting nudity, gang graffiti and/or groups raised decorative stickers, personal checks, etc.
Mail tainted with perfume, cologne, or any other type of substance, including correction fluid, gel ink. or written in crayon etc.

Contraband that is illegal will result in criminal charges being filed. Contraband that is not of a criminal nature will be returned to the sender.

Rules for Regular Incoming Mail

All inmate mail must have:

Return address
Inmate’s full name under which he or she is booked
Correct booking number (http://jimspub.riversidesheriff.org/)

Any mail that is dirty or stained will be considered contaminated and returned to the sender.

Mail that contains any of the following will be rejected:

Not Allowed (Regular Mail)

Care packages
Greeting cards.
Flowers or candy
Post cards.
Mail written in crayon
Mail written in gel-type ink
Mail with lipstick imprinted on it
Items containing glue or white-out
Stationery, envelopes, Post-it Notes, or any type of craft materials.

Craft materials
Parchment paper
Black paper
Paper clips

Cash or personal checks (U.S. Postal money orders are accepted)
Mail containing more than 10 individual photos per letter regardless of how the photos are printed.
The pictures may not contain nudity, violent acts, and/or gang related activities.
Odor-causing substances like perfume or cologne that permeate the mail
Marking pens
Felt-tip pens
Phone cards
Postage stamps (loose or book)
Hardback or leather-bound books (see below for details)
Stickers and labels *
Stick-on return address labels **

* Stickers and/or labels refers to the generic decorative, adhesive type of sticker and has nothing to do with postage. If a sticker is on a letter, the letter is returned to the sender. If a sticker is on an envelope, the inmate is given the letter inside, but not the envelope. If the inmate requests the return address from the envelope, the address is torn off and given to the inmate.
** If a return address on an envelope is a sticker label, the envelope is not given to the inmate, but the inmate may copy down the return address.

Books & Magazines

All books, magazines, and periodicals must be prepaid and delivered to the facilities by the United States Postal Service. The publication/subscription shall be mailed directly from the publisher or originate from a verifiable and reputable internet/mail order company or a bookstore via their internet or mail order facilities.
All newspapers not sent from the publisher by mail must be delivered to the Facility by an employee of the publisher. All newspapers must have the inmate's name clearly marked thereon.

Not Allowed (Books & Magazines)

Hardback or leather-bound books.
Obscene, or sexually oriented publications or writings (including magazines such as Playboy, Penthouse, Hustler, etc.) and mail containing information concerning where, how or from whom such matter may be obtained.
Any matter of character tending to incite murder, arson, riot, racism, or any other form of violence (including anything which may adversely affect jail security due to a gang-type theme or pictures depicting gang activity).
Any other matter concerning unlawful gambling or an unlawful lottery.

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Inmate Money

Money may be deposited into an inmate's account. Inmates may use the money to purchase snacks, hygiene items, phone cards, and writing materials. Inmates may also use the money for co-payments (currently $3.00) if they request medical, non-emergency services. You may deliver money to inmates in one of two ways:

You can mail a US Postal Money Order for deposit on an inmate's account. Always put the name and booking number of the inmate on the front of the money order. Cash or personal checks are not accepted via mail. If cash or personal checks are received at a jail facility, the envelope and its contents are marked "Return to Sender" and sent back
Money can be delivered to the facility where an inmate is currently housed. Cash or US Postal Money Orders for the exact amount are accepted at the facility. The facilities will not make change for you. Please refer to the table below for each facility:

Always put the name and booking number of the inmate on the front of the money order.




Special Instructions

8 am - 9 pm
Money is accepted in the jail lobby

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Inmate Property

Inmate personal property that can be picked up is limited to personal property other than clothing and money. The inmate must sign a property withdrawal slip giving permission to release property. Identification is required to pick up an inmate's property.

Court Clothing, Prescription Medications, and Legal Documents

Contact the facility for information on dropping off or picking up court clothing or for dropping off prescription medication, or to have checks or other legal documents signed.


Phone #




Daily from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
Check in at the jail lobby for assistance.