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Amador County Jail

The goal of the Amador Sheriff’s Office Corrections Division is to house sentenced and un-sentenced inmates in a manner that provides, safety to the public, the correctional staff, allied law enforcement agencies, and inmates. The Corrections Division provides for the basic life needs of the inmates including adequate and appropriate food and health care.

The Corrections Division strives to provide the opportunity for those inmates who choose to serve the community in meaningful ways and make personal improvements. All of these goals must be accomplished while maintaining the standards set for its operation in Title 15 of the California Code of Regulations. Last, but most importantly, treat all people with dignity and respect.

The Amador County Correctional facility has a State rated capacity for 76 inmates—65 Males and 11 Females.

General Information


All arrested persons are entitled to three free local or three collect long distance calls, ​within three hours of being arrested. After the booking process is completed, the arrested ​person may use the telephone to make calls to arrange for bail, contact an attorney, or ​notify family or other persons.​

Telephone calls to attorneys, physicians, clergyman, sexual assault counselors or ​psychotherapists cannot be eavesdropped upon or monitored. All other telephone calls ​may be monitored, eavesdropped upon and recorded to provide for the reasonable ​security of the jail.

​Housed inmates may use the telephone in their cell block day room to make collect or ​credit card calls or they may request to use a telephone that is not monitored for calls to ​attorneys, physicians, clergyman, sexual assault counselors or psychotherapists. Inmates ​may use the telephone between 6:00 A.M. and 11:00 P.M. All telephones may be turned ​off for the safety and security of the jail at any given time.


Inmates receive incoming mail Monday through Thursday. If an inmate has no money, ​postage for three personal letters per week will be provided. Legal mail is not restricted.
​Inmate mailing address:
​Inmate name, block & cell #
​Amador County Jail​
700 Court Street​
Jackson, CA 95642
​Mail must have a complete mailing and return address with the sender's name on the ​envelope. All mail will be checked for contraband. Correspondence privileges may be ​withheld if an inmate attempts to receive contraband through the mail.


Effective July 1, 2014, deposits to inmate accounts will no longer be accepted at our front counter or via U.S.Mail.
Money can be deposited into inmate accounts using the kiosk in our lobby, Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm and during visiting hours.
Effective 07/08/14, money can also be deposited into inmate accounts on-line and via telephone. or (866)394-0490
Use Facility Code JAQ and Pay Location Code #5500.