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Lompoc Police Department Jail

Inmate Orientation and Public Information

 *As of March 12, 2020, until further notice, all jail visitation is shut down due to COVID-19.*

Inmate rules:

  1. Inmates are to obey all orders and directions of police staff and shall obey all local, state, and federal laws.
  2. Inmates shall not destroy any jail property and will keep cell areas clean.
  3. Inmates will not use abusive, assaultive, or aggressive behavior towards staff or other inmates.
  4. Inmates are to keep the noise level down as to not disturb others.
  5. Inmates will receive a copy of their charges with identifying information. Inmates must keep this paperwork on them and give it to staff when asked.



Phone Calls:

Inmates have the right to free telephone calls within the local dialing area at the time of booking. Calls made outside the local dialing area are collect calls at the expense of the person you are calling. Once housed you will not be moved back to the front for more free calls. Free calls must be made at the time of booking and cannot be scheduled for a later time.

Calls may be made to a relative, friend, attorney of your choice, or bail bondsman. A list of bail companies is available upon request.

Each cell has one phone that may be used at any time and uses a collect call system billed at the expense of the person you are calling.

Bail Bonds:

LOMPOC AREA BAIL BONDS                                   OTHER AREA BAIL BONDS

Aladdin Bail Bonds: 805-928-6500                         Anthonys Bail Bonds: 805-680-0754

Chuck Bohls Bail Bonds: 805-588-1919                  Bail Central: 805-598-4300

Kirt Moore Bail Bonds: 805-735-6233                    Bail Hotline: 805-335-2464

Tim Romero 805-934-3051                                    Gotham Bail Bonds: 951-452-1415

Depacco Bail Bonds: 805-698-2978

Lompoc Public Defender may be reached during normal business hours at 805-737-7770


Meal times are 630 am, 1130 am, and 1600 hours. If you require a special diet or have any food allergies let the jail staff know immediately.

Supplies and Materials:

Each inmate will be issued a blanket, sheet, towel, toothpaste, and toothbrush. If more hygiene items are need inform jail staff while on their rounds. Books are available upon request. Inmates may also keep eye glasses needed for reading with them.


In case of medical emergency on duty staff will respond and have an ambulance respond to assist you. If you have a non-emergency medical complaint notify on duty staff and they will fill out a medical request form on your behalf. The on duty watch commander or supervisor will arrange transport to the ER for treatment if needed.

Responsibility for Health Care Services:

Emergency medical services expenses will be covered by the facility. If an inmate is ill or pregnant they may see a specialist at the cost of the inmate.

Reporting a Crime:

If at any time you are a victim of a crime committed by another inmate immediately call for help and on duty staff will respond. You will then receive time with an officer to report the crime and be offered victim services.


Inmate showers will be permitted based on staff availability. Minimum of one shower every three days. Personal care shower items will be provided to all inmates.


Inmate visiting hours are Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Each inmate is allowed one visitor over the age of 18 for a ten minute visit. Visitor must not have any felony or drug possession arrests in the last 10 years, must provide valid California ID, have no warrants, and not be on probation or parole.

Attorney and Religious visits are allowed at any time.

Transport to Court:

Jail staff will advise you what day you are scheduled to appear in court. That day inmates must be ready to go within five minutes of being told by staff. If you are scheduled for court in Santa Maria, a Santa Barbara County van will pick up inmates by 11 a.m. If you are scheduled for Lompoc Court Jail staff will walk you to court when the judge is ready to see you.

Title 15:

All inmates will be provided with access to the Minimum Standards for Local Detention Facilities as found in Title 15 of the California Code of Regulations upon request.


All inmates may send and receive mail.  Supplies are available upon request.

Exercise and Recreation:

All inmates, when requested will be provided with the opportunity for recreational activities such as cards and board games. They will also have access to books, newspapers and periodicals.

Access to Telephone:

Inmates are allowed free calls upon booking. Each cell also has a telephone inmates are allowed to make collect calls to be charged to the party they are calling at any time. Phones in the cell will be turned on between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Access to Counsel and Courts:

Public defenders or a State Licensed Attorney of the inmate’s choice may come to see inmates in the jail at any time day or night. Phones may be used to contact attorneys during the day. Inmates will be seen in court in no more than 96 hours from time of arrest (excluding weekends and holidays).

Religious Observance:

Inmates may request to have a religious leader visit them at any time to participate in religious counseling or services.

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA):

The Lompoc City Jail has a zero-tolerance policy regarding sexual abuse and sexual harassment.

Individuals in custody may make reports to any staff member verbally, in writing, privately, or anonymously of any of the following (28 CFR 115.151; 15 CCR 1029): 

  • Sexual abuse
  • Sexual harassment
  • Retaliation by other individuals in custody or department members for reporting sexual abuse or sexual harassment
  • Department member neglect or violation of responsibilities that may have contributed to sexual abuse or sexual harassment

Individuals may report such violations either to Lompoc Jail Staff, Santa Barbara County Jail Staff, front desk records staff at the Lompoc Police Department, or completing the Lompoc Police Department on-line complaint form and faxing, mailing, or turning it in at the Lompoc Police Department.  Anonymous reports will be accepted.