The Central Receiving Facility is Kern County’s main receiving area for inmates who were arrested at the Bakersfield and other nearby areas. The inmates who are past their first court appearance, but still in custody, will be transferred from this facility to the Lerdo Detention Complex.
Here are the other places of detention managed by the Kern County:
Lerdo Detention Complex – This facility is located in North Bakersfield. It houses inmates from different security levels
- Lerdo Pre-Trial Facility – this is the detention area for high-level security inmates.
- Lerdo Minimum Security Facility – this is the detention area for lower-level security inmates.
- Lerdo Max/Medium Security Facility – this is the detention area for Federal and State Contract inmates.
Mojave Jail – This jail facility receives inmates arrested in the Mojave area. The inmates staying in this facility are either scheduled for release or to will be moved into Central Receiving facility.
Ridgecrest Jail – This facility is used to receive arrestees from the Ridgecrest area who are either waiting for release or transfer to the Central Receiving facility.
Please get in touch with our bail bonds agent in Bakersfield if you have a loved one detained in one of the facilities. We will give you our best service to ensure that your loved one is released in no time.
We also have other resources on bail bonds and the jail facilities in Bakersfield for your reference.
- How Bail Bonds Work
Please watch this video for a quick explanation on how Bail Bonds work.
- Bail Bonds Agent Licensing
Please visit the link to know the requirements to apply as a licensed bail bondsman.
- Bail Schedule for Bakersfield
Please visit the link to access the latest bail schedule for Kern County.
- Inmate Search
Please click the link to find where your loved one is detained in Bakersfield.
- Central Receiving Facility
Please click on the link to know important details on Bakersfield Central Receiving facility such as contact information, Facility Rules, Visiting Rules and Hours.
- Lerdo Detention Facility
Please click on the link to know important details on Lerdo Detention Facility such as contact information, Facility Rules, Visiting Rules and Hours. This section is also a jump off point to access specific sections in the Lerdo Detention Facility such as the pre-trial, minimum security, and mid/max security sections.
- Booking Procedure
Please click on the link to have an idea on the booking process for the inmates.