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  • 348 Main Street, El Segundo, California 90245

  • Jail Phone: (310) 524-2300

  • Bail Bond Phone:

  • Parking is available on site.


Visiting Hours:

  • Once an arrestee has arrived at the jail and in the custody of the jailer, the arrestee will be fingerprinted, registered-in and then processed in to be housed. The arrestee will remain in custody until he/she is arraigned by a judge at the Torrance Superior Courthouse.

  • Usually after arraignment, defendants will not be brought back to the El Segundo jail, but will be taken to the county jail, also known as "Twin Towers", for men or the Lynwood Jail, also known as, "CRDF" for women. The defendant will remain there for duration of the court case.

  • IMPORTANT: After about 24-48 hours, the arrestee/inmate will be transferred to another jail. This transfer usually leads to a longer time in Jail, resulting in anywhere from 12-24 hours as additional paperwork is conducted. To avoid the extra jail time, we always recommend that the bail bond process should be initiated as soon as possible, so the defendant can avoid the transfer process altogether.

Visiting Procedures:

  • Inmates are permitted only one visit per day for 15 minutes. Up to two (2) adults may visit at one time. A child may not be counted as an adult visitor. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Attorneys, clergymen and bail bondsmen may visit at any time for as long as they like.


Visitors' Restrictions:

  • Only visitors with a valid ID will be allowed to visit inmates at the Jail. A visitor cannot be on probation or parole. An alleged victim of domestic violence or child endangerment cannot visit the perpetrator of the alleged crime that the victim initially claims to have suffered. Officers at the Jail may deny visitation rights to anyone for any number of reasons.


Arrestees' Telephone Access & Mail:

  • During booking, the person being held in the Jail, may make 15 minutes of unlimited free telephone calls. After which, all subsequent calls must be collect calls. Arrestees/Inmates may not receive calls or phoned-in messages.

  • Since arrestees will be housed at the Jail for no more than 48 hours before being transferred to another jail, you should not attempt to send mail to an inmate at the El Monte Jail.


Personal Property:

  • Any time after arrest, an arrestee/inmate may authorize the release of his personal property to anyone unless that property has been entered into evidence. If property has been entered as evidence, it will not be available for release until after the criminal case is concluded.

How to Bail and Inmate Out of Jail: