Fresno County Jail Inmate Search and Important Information
The members of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office have dedicated themselves in excellence to the delivery of public safety services. They are in partnership with the community.
They have an ongoing partnership with the community which is based on communication, cooperation, and trust. The partnership highlights an environment that promotes safety as well as peace while treating everyone with dignity and respect.
The core values of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office are –
- Professionalism – They are committed to excellence, honor, and valor both on duty and off duty.
- Accountability – They hold all of their employees to the highest standards of professional conduct and strive to build community confidence through communication and cooperation.
- Integrity – They are also dedicated to upholding the ethical standards of honesty, humility, fairness as well as respect.
- Trust – They aim to build trust amongst themselves through teamwork and to promote confidence in the community.
- Commitment – They are committed to their principles, to the public and Law Enforcement Code of Ethics.
- Service – They are also committed to serving their community with professionalism, meaningful responses as well as legendary quality.
Fresno County Jail Chain of Command
Margaret Mims was elected to the office of Sheriff in November 2006. She has become the 25th person to hold the office of the Sheriff in Fresno County. Sheriff Margaret Mims was the first female deputy sheriff Sergeant to supervise field patrol units. She was also the first female deputy sheriff to rise to the rank of Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Sheriff as well as be elected to the Office of Sheriff in all of the history of the Fresno County Sheriff's Office which was established in 1856.
She is assisted by Steve Wilkins the Undersheriff, Tom Gattie the Assistant Sheriff and John Zanoni the Assistant Sheriff.
Fresno County Jail Jail Division
The Fresno County Sheriff's Office has been entrusted with the duty of operating three jail cells in the county. The South Annex Jail which was built in 1947, the Main Jail which was built in 1989 and the North Annex Jail which was built in 1993 are all under the care of the Sheriff's office. The total combined capacity of all of the open floors is 2,427 inmates. Over 350 Correctional Sergeants, Correctional Officers, and Correctional lieutenants supervise the inmate population.
The Fresno County Sheriff has been under a Federal Consent Decree since 1993 that controls how many inmates can be held in jail at a time. The jail population is limited to a percentage of available beds within the three jails. There is a mandate that each inmate must have a bed.
The Detention Programs and Services work collaboratively with the community, other agencies as well as stakeholders in their mission.
The programs and services are designed with the intention of producing individuals who are safe, self-sufficient, healthy and out of trouble at home, in school or at work upon their return to society. The bureau is also committed to inmate character development and follows the six pillars of character as identified by the Josephson Institute of Ethics which are as follows.
Fresno County Jail Contact information
To contact the Fresno County Jail, you can send them an email by pointing your internet browser to this link - https://www.fresnosheriff.org/admin/contact-us.html
You can also contact them by calling the Jail Information Office by dialing (888) 373-7011.
There is also a service called Victim Information & Notification Everyday (VINE) where victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding their offender’s custody status. They can use this service to register to receive telephone and email notifications when the offender’s custody status changes.
VINE Contact Information for Fresno County