Kings County Jail

The Kings County Sheriff's Office operates the Kings County Jail, which is located in Hanford, California. This facility houses adult males and females who have been arrested by county or municipal law enforcement and are awaiting trial, inmates who have been sentenced to the county jail, and inmates being held for transport to the California Department of Corrections.

Inmate Search

To find out if your loved one is being held in the Kings County Jail, you can 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 Kings 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.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting at the Kings County Jail is done via video, and it can take place on-site or remotely. First, you must register as a visitor and then schedule your visit through Securus.

If you visit on-site at the jail, you will not be allowed to bring in any electronic devices, such as cell phones or cameras. No matter where you visit, all visitors must be dressed appropriately.

Physical Address

Kings County Jail
1570 Kings County Dr
Hanford, CA 93230

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General Phone Number

Jail and Inmate information: (559) 584-1431 ext 2812 or 4103

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate's Name and Booking Number
Kings County Jail
1570 Kings County Dr
Hanford, CA 93230

How to Call an Inmate

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

Inmate phone accounts can be set up through Securus Technologies. Please contact Securus for assistance in setting up a Friends and Family account.

California law has established the right of an arrested person to make at least three free local telephone calls upon being booked: one call to an attorney, one to a bail bond agent, and one to a relative or other personal contact.

How to Send Money

To send money to an inmate at any of the Kings County Jail, you must drop off a money order made payable to the inmate at the jail lobby, or you can mail the money order directly to the inmate at the following address:

Inmate's Name and Booking Number
Kings County Jail
1570 Kings County Dr
Hanford, CA 93230

Programs For Inmates

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Careers at Kings County Jail

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