Stanislaus County Public Safety Center

The Stanislaus County Public Safety Center is located in Modesto, California and is operated by the Adult Detention Division of the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department. They are responsible for the care and custody of over 1,300 pre-trial, sentenced, and out-of-custody inmates.  

The Public Safety Center is a complex that includes the county's consolidated jails and Sheriff's offices. It features a medium/maximum facility, as well as Unit 1 and Unit 2 for minimum security inmates. 

Inmate Search

To find out if your loved one is being held in the Stanislaus County Public Safety Center, click here or use VINE (see below). To find out if a specific prisoner is going to court that day, call the jail at noon.

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 Stanislaus County Claybank 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

All visits at the Stanislaus County Public Safety Center must be scheduled online in advance at

Visits are on a first come, first serve basis. Visitors must check in 30 minutes before their scheduled visiting time. Visiting hours are daily between 8:00 am and 9:00 pm., but scheduled via the inmate's housing unit.

Master Visiting Schedule

  • Face to Face Visiting – PSC West
  • Video Visitation – PSC East Lobby
  • Video Visitation – Sheriff’s Detention Visitation Center (Off-Site) for the PSC East & REACT
  • Video Visitation – Public Visiting from Home for the PSC East & REACT
  • Video Visitation – Paid Visiting (Public Visiting from Home) for the PSC East & REACT
  • Contact Visiting – Minimum Housing Units 1 & 2

Sheriff’s Detention Visitation Center (Off- Site)

·         Video Visitation

·         Open: MON, TUES, THURS (future), FRI (future)

·         Closed: WED, SAT, SUN (Closed Holidays)

Sheriff’s Detention Center PSC East & PSC West, REACT

·         Face to Face – Non Contact & Video Visitation

·         Visit Week Starts THURS and ends on TUES

·         No Visiting on WED


0800 to 0830

0800 to 0830

0900 to 0930

0900 to 0930

1000 to 1030

1000 to 1030

Closed 1030 to 1130

Closed 1030 to 1130

1200 to 1230 Future

1200 to 1230

1300 to 1330 Future

1300 to 1330

1400 to 1430 Future

1400 to 1430

1500 to 1530 Future

1500 to 1530

Closed to the Public at 1600 Future

Closed 1600 to 1900


1900 to 1930


2000 to 2030


All Visiting Closed at 2100

Minimum Housing Units 1 & 2

Contact Visiting (SAT & SUN Only)



2A: 0700 to 0800

1A: 0700 to 0800

2A: 0830 to 0930

1A: 0830 to 0930

2B: 1100 to 1200

1B: 1100 to 1200

2B: 1230 to 1330

1B: 1230 to 1330

2C: 1400 to 1500

1C: 1400 to 1500

2C: 1530 to 1630

1C: 1530 to 1630

For Information: Visitors can log onto GTL Visitation Scheduling to complete visitor registration and to begin scheduling visitation. For more information, please download the online brochure.


  • Face-to face non-contact visits and video visitation
    • No Visiting Wednesday
    • Thursday – Tuesday: 0800  – 1100, 1200  – 1600, 1900 – 2100
    • Visiting Closed: 1100 – 1200 & 1600 – 1900

MHU1 & MHU2:

  • Contact visiting schedule







Session 1:

MHU2A 0700 0800


Session 1:

MHU1A 0700 0800


Session 2:

MHU2A 0830 0930


Session 2:

MHU1A 0830 0930


Session 3:

MHU2B 1100 1200


Session 3:

MHU1B 1100 1200


Session 4:

MHU2B 1230 1330


Session 4:

MHU1B 1230 1330


Session 5:

MHU2C 1400 1500


Session 5:

MHU1C 1400 1500


Session 6:

MHU2C 1530 1630


Session 6:

MHU1C 1530 1630




  • Video Visitation
  • The visitation center is currently open Mondays and Tuesdays from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Closed: Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday (future), & Friday (future)
  • Closed Holidays
    • Open: 0800 – 1030 & 1200 – 1530 (future)
    • Closed: 1030 – 1130

Visiting Rules

A visitor request form must be completed in advance. Incomplete forms will not be accepted. Visit request forms are available at You must have an email address to register and schedule visitation.

Visitors must present a valid government-issued photo ID that depicts the bearer’s name, date of birth, physical description, and signature. 

A maximum of four visitors are allowed at one time for visits at the Sheriff’s Detention Center (PSC East & West), REACT, and the Sheriff’s Visitation Center. A maximum of three visitors are allowed at Minimum Housing Units 1 and 2 (contact visiting).

Minor children must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian during visitation. 

Visitors must follow the dress code. Displays of gang colors, symbols, marks, or attire representing gang affiliation are strictly forbidden in visiting areas. Appropriate attire is required. 

No short shorts or dresses, no spaghetti strap tops or dresses, no inappropriate verbiage on clothing, shirts must cover the stomach area completely. Visitors who do not meet these criteria will not be allowed to visit.

Visitors who appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to visit and may be subject to arrest.

Cameras, radios, cell phones, audio/video recording devices, purses, bags, baby strollers, car seats, diaper bags, oversized hats, keys, backpacks, briefcases, wallets, food or drinks, or similar objects that could be used to compromise facility security are banned from visiting and secure perimeter areas within the grounds of the facility.

Visitors are subject to a search of their person, vehicle or property.

Physical Address

Stanislaus County Public Safety Center
200 East Hackett Rd.
Modesto, CA 95358

Driving Directions:

General Phone Number

(209) 525-5630

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Stanislaus County Public Safety Center
℅ Inmate Name and Booking Number
200 East Hackett Rd.
Modesto, CA 95358

If you do not know the Booking Number of an inmate, visit the "Who's in Custody" page. A booking number MUST be included on mailings.

All mail is inspected for contraband. Do not send cash, check, or money order through the mail. Money for inmate accounts is only accepted through TouchPay Payment Systems.

Incoming mail that contains polaroid pictures, nude or partially nude pictures or drawings, raised decorative stickers, letters in envelopes which could conceal contraband, personal checks, cards, items which may be obtained on commissary, substances such as powder, liquids, etc., or any material not deemed acceptable by the Facility Commander will be rejected. 

Magazines, periodicals, and books must be sent directly from the publisher.

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at the Stanislaus County Public Safety Center cannot receive incoming phone calls. However, they have access to phones and can make outgoing calls from the inmate housing area. Phone calls are recorded and may be monitored at any time.

California law has established the right of an arrested person to make at least three free local telephone calls when they are 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

You can send money to an inmate at the Stanislaus County Public Safety Center in a variety of ways, 24 hours a day/seven days a week. Using Visa / Mastercard, Debit Card, Electronic Check, or Cash (At Kiosk only). You must have the following information to fund an account:

Facility Locator No. 295354
Location: Stanislaus County, CA
Inmate Name
Inmate ID Number

By Lobby Kiosk

By Telephone

By Internet

Four Locations Available:

1. Call 1-866-232-1899 (Toll Free)

1. Go to

Sheriff's Detention Center Lobby

200 E Hackett Road

2. Have available Visa / MasterCard (credit or debit) or personal checking account information

2. Have available Visa / MasterCard (credit or debit) or personal checking account information

Public Safety Center Lobby

200 E Hackett Road

3. Follow voice prompts

3. Follow on-screen prompts


194 E Hackett Road

4. Completed transactions will receive a confirmation number.

4. Completed transactions will receive a confirmation number.

Sheriff's Detention Visitation Center

801 11th Street


5. You need to have an email address for receipt.

Programs For Inmates

Programs offered at the Stanislaus County Public Safety Center include church services, counseling, library facilities, vocational and skills workshops, and recreational.

Various educational and substance abuse programs are also available to inmates. They include the Breaking Barriers Program, GED high school equivalency, E.L.S.E., Alcoholics Anonymous, Women of Wisdom, and Narcotic Anonymous.

A book cart is available to inmates for recreational reading. The law library is also available.

Inmates may also be eligible for the Sheriff’s Work Furlough Program, which allows inmates to serve out their sentence while still maintaining their regular employment.

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Careers at Stanislaus County Public Safety Center

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