Butte County Jail was built in 1965 with a capacity of 154. An addition was built in 1994 that increased the housing capability with 416 additional beds.
In 1999, a remodel was completed of the original office space. The construction was needed due to the outdated design of the original work space. The jail is operated by 135 Correctional staff and civilian employees, including a medical department and a kitchen facility. The jail operates 365 days a year, twenty four hours a day.
Butte County Jail Most Wanted
Most wanted persons listed by Butte County Jail may be armed and dangerous. Do not attempt to apprehend a wanted person on your own. If you know someone listed on the Butte County Jail most wanted persons, please contact the detention facility office (see contacts of the Butte County Jail below).