How do I post bail for an inmate in the Shasta County Jail?
To bail a person out of jail using U.S. currency, you must have the exact dollar amount. You can write a verifiable personal check up to $1000, or you can obtain a cashier´s check or money order for the exact dollar amount. The personal check, cashier´s check, or money order shall be made out to the Shasta County Sheriff´s Office. You should bring the money or check to the reception area of the Main Jail Facility at 1655 West Street, Redding. To bond a person out of jail, you should select a bail bond agency of your choice (see the yellow pages of the Telephone Directory). You may telephone the bail bondsman and provide the necessary information. The bail bondsman will explain their process. To bail or bond a person out of jail you must obtain the charge and bail amount from the custody staff. To speak with the custody staff, call (530) 245-6100 and follow the instructions.
How do I visit an inmate in the Shasta County Jail?
To visit an inmate at the main jail facility you must first contact the reception officer who will provide you with the inmate’s visitation schedule. Each inmate at the facility can have up to two scheduled visits; inmate workers are allowed three visits. The visiting schedule is posted in the jail lobby located at 1655 West Street in Redding. The visiting hours are generally 8:30 am to 11:30 am and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, 7 days per week; an additional period of 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm is available on weekends. The following visiting rules are clearly posted in the jail lobby.
See Inmate Visiting Schedule on the Shasta County website.