Del Norte County Jail

The Del Norte County Jail is located in Crescent City, California and is operated by the Del Norte County Office of the Sheriff. To find out if your loved one is being held at the Del Norte County Jail, contact the facility directly, click here, or use VINE (see below).

VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday)

Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) is a free and anonymous telephone service that provides victims of crime both information and notification. VINE monitors the custody status of offenders in the Del Norte County Jail and receives updated information every 15 minutes.

The Toll Free Number for California VINE is 1.877.411.5588. Anyone can call the California State VINE line to determine an inmate's custody status. To search for offender information, callers will need one of the following items:

  • Offender name or alias
  • Secondary search option (if there is more than one offender with the same name), such as:
    • Arrest date
    • Date of birth
    • Middle initial
    • Offender identification number

VINE will let callers know about the offender's current custody status, the location of the inmate, and their offender number. 

Information provided when calling VINE includes:

  • Current offender custody status
  • Location of offender
  • Offender number (if searched by name)

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Please call the Del Norte County Jail for visiting hours and information.

Physical Address

Del Norte County Jail
650 Fifth Street
Crescent City, CA 95531

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General Phone Number

(707) 464-4191

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

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Del Norte County Jail
650 Fifth Street
Crescent City, CA 95531

Mail without an identified sender (name and address) will be returned to the U.S. Post Office. All inmate mail at the Del Norte County Jail must have the following information on the face of the envelope:

  • The full first and last name of the inmate.
  • The inmate's booking number

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at the Del Norte County Jail cannot receive incoming phone calls. However, they can make outgoing collect calls from the inmate housing area.

How to Send Money

Money can be deposited to an inmate’s account at the Del Norte County Jail either in person or online. Money for inmates will only be accepted via Money Orders, Cashier's Checks, government checks, and Traveler's Checks. The inmate's name and booking number must be on the front of the check or money order.

Personal checks or cash will result in the envelope and all its contents being returned to the sender. Money Orders, Cashier's Checks, and Traveler's Checks must be made out to the inmate. Please include the inmate's date of birth if you do not know the booking number.

To add money to an inmate's account online with a Credit Card and Debit Card, use Smart Deposit at

Programs For Inmates

This information is not publicly available.

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Careers at Del Norte County Jail

If you are interested in a career with the Del Norte County Sheriff's Department and would like more information about the job openings at the Del Norte County Jail, click here.