FRESNO COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT AND JAIL INFORMATION
The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office is divided into nine bureaus which help to facilitate the functional responsibility and its tasks. Sheriff Margaret Mims is in charge of the Fresno County Sheriff's Department, the jail and its administration.
The agency serves a total population of approximately 195,000 residents, which also includes contracted police services for the city of San Joaquin. Varied law enforcement services there include both metropolitan and rural policing.
On this page, you will find informaiton for the Fresno County Sheriff Department and county jail. We offer additional, specific information for each of the Fresno Sheriff Stations, called "Areas".
The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office in partnership with their community are dedicated to excellence in the delivery of public safety services and committed to an ongoing partnership with the community -- which is based on communication, cooperation and trust.
This partnership also promotes an environment that ensures safety and peace, while treating all people with respect and dignity.
The Fresno County Sheriff's Office is a full service law enforcement agency with a proud history and tradition of providing professional law enforcement services to the people of Fresno County.
BOOKING AND ARREST PROCEDURES IN FRESNO
If someone you care for has been arrested in Fresno County and jailed, the arrestee will likely be transported to the Main Fresno County jail for booking into the jails computer system.
The Fresno County jail is administrated by the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department.
We realize it’s hard to be patient when someone you care for has been arrested and jailed in Fresno, but once the defendant has completed the booking process and is clear, a bail bond can be processed for their release.
Our professional, knowledgeable bail agents can help you understand how the bail bond process works and answer any questions you may have.
When you bail someone out of a Fresno jail, they should expect release within two to six hours or more, depending upon their individual case. For further information, bail or arrestee information, you can call to speak with a professional bail bondsman in Fresno County 24 hours a day.
Our toll-free number is 888-BAIL-BOND (1-888-224-5266).
FRESNO COUNTY BAIL BONDSMAN
We are always available for a free consultation with you, 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. Our courteous and professional bail agents are ready to serve you. How can we help?
Call us today for immediate bail assistance in Fresno at toll-free 888-224-5266 or 888 BAIL BOND.
BAIL COSTS AND FLEXIBLE PAYMENT OPTIONS
The bail bond fee in Fresno County is typically 10% of whatever the bail amount is. For example, should the bail be set at $15,000, the non-refundable bail fee will be $1,500.
Bail bonds in Fresno County as well as in all of the state of California typically require payment prior to the arrestees release from jail. A credit card is most often the fastest and easiest way of paying for a bail bond. We also accept cash.
We offer flexible payment plans. Within a few short minutes of your call, we will let you know if you qualify for financing. When you do, we can work out payment arrangements with no additional fees, taxes or finance charges.
You will always know up-front exactly what you will pay for the bond, prior to signing any bail bond paperwork.
Fresno County Jail
Fresno Sheriff’s Department
2200 Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93721
Last updated: 09/26/2014