Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO Inmate Locator / Search Information

Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO is a Medium-Security Facility. The location of this prison is 220 West C Street, San Diego, California, 92101. It houses the inmates above 18 years of age. This Facility is administrated and operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) .

Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO Inmate Locator and Search Information

Prison Name Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO
Authority California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)
Security Measure Medium
Prison Type Private Facility
Prison Category Facility
Address 220 West C Street, San Diego, California , 92101
City San Diego
Postal Code 92101
County San Diego County
State California ( CA )
Telephone Number 619-232-9221
Fax Number 619-232-9224
Prisoner Capacity 770 approx.
Telephone Carrier CenturyLink - IC Solutions - CA
Web Page thegeogroupinc.com

Note: You should contact the administration department of the state of the California for further details and clarification.


How to Locate an Inmate in Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO - California?

If you want to search an inmate currently kept at the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO of the California state. You can use the following ways to enquire about your inmate.

  1. You may find it quite handy to visit the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) inmate search web page where you an find a way to enquire about your inmate.

  2. Visit the web page California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) authority of the California if you don't find enough information around.

  3. Visit the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO web page where you may find enough information on how to locate your inmate.

  4. You can directly call to the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO telephone number 619-232-9221. Often, this method provides the latest and quick information about an inmate.

    TIP: Don't forget to keep the inmate and your information in hand before you make a call. Continue reading for details.

  5. You can send fax to the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO fax number 619-232-9224. But, this may take a long to respond. May be 3-5 days or more.

  6. When you contact any administration department keep information of your inmate in hand. This information includes Full Name, Age, Gender, Date of Birth, and Inmate ID.

    You should also keep your personal information in hand like your ID Card, Driving Licence, etc. These types of information are always asked when you contact any department.

  7. Visit California state wide web page for complete details. This web page contains a complete directory list of all prisons, jails, and facilities in the California state and lot of related information about how to search an inmate.


How to Send a Mail or Package or Photo in the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO - California?

Inmates incarcerated in the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO as usually allowed to receive items with restrictions and prior approval for security reasons. They are allowed to receive magazines, newspapers, books, and other printed material only from approved vendors. The largest vendor in this category is Amazon.com .

Things to consider while sending books or magazines:

  1. Inmate Name and ID number along with complete address must be affixed on each book and magazine
  2. Magazines or books should be in new condition and soft covered. Hardcover or spiral bound is most probably not accepted
  3. Try to get the paperback edition of the book if available
  4. Sending more than 3 books may result in refusal
  5. Try to send books or magazines through USPS
  6. Inmate can't receive books or magazines in solitary

Only new items are allowed and they must not be hardcover or spiral bound for security measures. The printed material should not contain any abusive language, hate speech, and nudity, or violent content. An example of prohibited content is High Times magazines, Playboy, etc.

Things to consider while sending photographs:

  1. Print the name and ID number of the inmate on the backside of the photo
  2. Try to keep the size of the photo not larger than 4"x6"
  3. Nudity, violence, map or sexually suggestive content is strictly forbidden
  4. Don't send more than 5 photos or, to be safe, 3 photos

Things to consider while sending Holiday or Birthday card:

Holiday and birthday cards share the same rule with other mail or package. They should not contain any electronic or popup/out material. Nudity or sexually suggestive cards are forbidden. Cards should not have glitter, stickers, etc. on them. All cards are viewed before they reach the inmate.

You are required to send Mail or Package to address mentioned below. If you are sending mail or package the first time and you don't have any past experience, it is a good idea to contact the prison department on 619-232-9221 first. There might be a change in rules for sending mail or package. You can also enquire about the list of prohibited goods, etc.

Inmate Full Name and ID

Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO

220 West C Street, San Diego, California, 92101

NOTE: You must get approval from the prison administration before sending a package.

Prohibited Mail Rules:

  1. Don't write personal that a third person is not allowed
  2. Crayon, glitter, glue, marker, lipstick, and stickers are strictly prohibited on paper content
  3. Never use paper clips or staples
  4. Scented or perfumed or fragrance paper are not allowed
  5. Any map or drawing in mail papers will be refused as it is a security risk

Note: All material is scanned and read by staff and if they find any suspicious material, they will reject it and ban you for sending further mail.


How to Send Money in the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO - California?

Inmates of the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO can receive money in different ways. They can receive money via following allowed ways in their commissary account upon approval:

  1. Cashier
  2. Money orders
  3. Cheque
  4. Online transfer

Don't forget to write the full name and ID of your inmate when you a send money order or cheque. You can also deposit cash at the prison administration office or counter if the inmate has the approval of a money deposit.

When you send money or funds to your inmate, first you have to find out what type of online transfer service is supported by the prison or institute in which your inmate is incarcerated. This type of information can easily find out by visiting/navigating to the institution Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO web page link . You can also contact at prison telephone number 619-232-9221.

You should pay very close attention to the rules of the facility or institution where the inmate is incarcerated. Sometimes they require money senders are on the inmate's visitation list. Some institutes or correctional facilities have a deposit limit, like $200-300 at a time. In federal prisons and correctional facilities, there is no such limit.

Popular Online Money Transfer Firms for Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO

There are some of the money transfer firms being used by various facilities.

  1. MoneyGram
  2. JPay
  3. OffenderConnect or ConnectNetWork
  4. AccessCorrections
  5. JailATM
  6. WesternUnion
  7. TouchPayOnline
  8. TigerCommissary
  9. SmartDeposit

JPay, WesternUnion, and MoneyGram are by far the oldest and most trusted money transfer companies.

This is to be noted that you must verify which company can send money to your inmate before sending funds. If your inmate asks you to deposit money into the account of a friend, be careful as this is a sign of illegal activity. If the department finds such activity your inmate and you might possibly be banned from sending and receiving money.

Some authority departments may impose a limit of a maximum $200 of sending money at any time so it is a more accurate way to confirm your limit.

Who can access the money of your inmate you send?

An inmate with fines or restitution could be a hassle to commissary/accept as true with account garnishment. If the inmate has those monetary obligations, they'll be extracted from the inmate’s bank account. It could be a percent or the whole amount counting on the scenario.

We suggest inmates who are going into their bid touch the counselor and make an association in advance. In case you pass in understanding they are taking 20-25% of all deposits is higher than have them take all of it and you discover in the commissary line while the account is zero.


How to Make a Phone Call in the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO - California?

Calling an inmate in the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO is quite straight forward. There are some rules before you call the inmate.

  1. One should not be banned due to any reason from Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO.
  2. The inmate is in an allowed list whom someone outside the facility can call.
  3. Generally, calling time is 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM but sometimes it is changed due to certain circumstances. It is better to confirm it before you call.
  4. Calling time duration is maximum of 30 minutes and in rush hours or certain occasions, it is reduced to 10 or 15 minutes.

Visitation Rules of the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO - California

Visiting the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO of California has some common rules defined by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). Some facilities have their own rules according to a certain circumstance. Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO is on a rotating visiting schedule.

General visitation rules:

  1. Generally, the visitor is allowed to once a month
  2. Visiting person must not be prior a felon
  3. Must have a photo Government ID such as driving license, ID card, military ID or passport
  4. A legal guardian with proof is required for children below 16 years of age. A birth certificate or any identification for the proof of the age of the minors is required.

Visitors are scanned and searched with metal detectors and scanner when they enter the facility or prison. There bags and cars are also searched for extra security. The visitor may be denied if he/she found with illegal things such as narcotics, prohibited material such as sexually suggestive papers or violence content.

Visitation dress:

  1. Religious dress like burkas, yamakas will be searched
  2. Clothing that matches the inmate dress or staff is not allowed
  3. Dress with a lot of metals buttons or hidden button not allowed
  4. No transparent, skirts, strapless dress
  5. Hair extensions such as wigs are prohibited
  6. No hats, sunglasses, gloves, excessive jewelry and tight clothing
  7. No sexually exposed clothing

You should always bring some extra clothing with you and leave them in your car. Change your cloth in case of any rejection of your dress.


Visitation Timing and Schedule of the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO - California

Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Note: The Administration department of the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO might have changed timing or visitation rules. It is advised that you must contact them before you visit.


GEO Location Map and Direction of the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO - California

Below is a GEO location map and direction of the Western Region Detention Facility - San Diego - GEO - 220 West C Street, San Diego, California, 92101.

You can click on any area of the map to enlarge it and zoom out the exact location and direction of your interest.



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