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Inmate Services

Kern County Sheriff's Office
Inmate Services Building

The Inmate Services Section consists of 7 subordinate work units. The work units operate to assist the Detentions Bureau and the Department in accomplishing the goal of maintaining a safe, secure and effective jail system. These work units include: inmate commissary, food service, laundry services, Lerdo warehouse, maintenance services, classification and inmate services; which includes the law library, inmate education programs, inmate telephones, and chaplain services and released inmate transportation. The Inmate Services Section is staffed with one Lieutenant, 2 Detentions Sergeants, 2 Detentions Senior Deputies, 20 Detentions Deputies, 25 civilian employees and 57 contract employees.