Los Angeles County
Men's Central Jail
|Address:||441 Bauchet St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA (google maps)|
|Website:||Los Angeles Sheriff Men’s Central Jail Website|
|Visiting:||Thursday to Sunday (10:00am – 3:00pm) and (5:00pm – 7:00pm)|
|Capacity:||6,750 male inmates|
The Los Angeles County Men’s Central Jail (“MCJ”) is operated by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. It houses male arrestees that are awaiting court on a temporary basis, and also houses convicted men who have been sentenced to time in a county jail. As the title suggests, only male inmates are housed at this location.
MCJ MAILING ADDRESS:
[INMATE NAME, BOOKING NUMBER]
P.O. Box 86164
Los Angeles, CA 90086-0164
For further instructions on mailing, please view the INMATE MAIL REGULATIONS PAGE
All visitors must provide a government issued photo ID:
- a California driver’s license,
- a California identification card,
- a U.S. Passport,
- an alien registration card, or
- a U.S. military card.
Individuals who are prohibited from visiting inmates include:
- Persons who have been incarcerated in the California state prison,
- Persons on formal probation and do not receive prior permission from the Jail’s unit commander, or
- Persons with an outstanding warrant.
Visitors are prohibited from bringing the following inside the visiting lobby:
- cell phones,
- writing tablets,
- recording devices, or
Please note all visitors are subject to a search of their person and property.