Sac Sheriff

COVID-19 Information

The North, Central, and South Service Centers are closed to public access until further notice as a precautionary measure in an effort to mitigate unnecessary exposure to the COVID-19 Virus. On-line reporting and Live Scan by appointment is still available.

While our Service Centers are temporarily closed to public access, our field patrol deputies will continue to respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service. We recognize our Service Center Volunteers provide a valuable service to our communities, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

If you have an emergency situation and need immediate Sheriff’s Deputy response due to a life threatening situation or an in progress crime, please call 9-1-1.
If you would like to file an on-line report, please go to “On-Line Reporting”

Correctional Facilities

  • Face coverings shall be required by all members of the public who enter the facility to do business on the non-secure side.
  • Social Visits will be allowed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • No more than two social visitors per inmate.
  • No more than two inmates social visiting per side/floor.
  • Visitors will schedule their visit and, if able, be sent directly to the floor for a visit. We will no longer run groups of visitors.
  • Please clean between inmates visiting.

Please refer to the links below for additional information:
Main Jail Inmate Visitation
RCCC Inmate Visitation

COVID-19 Information

Protocol – Staff protocols are based on local and federal guidance and are regularly revised as processes are changed or refined. There are four COVID-19 housing units in each jail including Intake Quarantine (new arrivals), Close Contact Quarantine (exposed but no symptoms), Suspect Isolation (symptoms but pending testing) and Confirmed Cases. Any inmate exhibiting symptoms consistent with the CDC COVID-19 symptom list are tested. Additionally all patients exposed to the symptomatic individual are also tested.

  • There are four types of COVID-19 housing units in each jail including Intake Quarantine (new arrivals), Close Contact Quarantine (exposed to someone with possible symptoms but has no symptoms), Suspect Isolation (symptoms but pending testing) and Confirmed Cases. Movement is restricted whenever possible for inmates in COVID-19 housing.
  • All inmates who are new intakes are tested prior to the conclusion of their Intake Quarantine period. Any inmate exhibiting symptoms consistent with the CDC COVID-19 symptom list are tested. Additionally all patients exposed to the symptomatic individual are also tested.
  • Nursing staff complete health checks for patients in the COVID-19 housing units. This includes symptom screening, temperature and oxygen saturation level check, and patient education on current COVID-19 symptoms and hygiene practices. Nurses triage patients who need provider visits.
  • All inmates may request to be seen for medical services verbally or through a written document called a health service request.
  • Any inmate with symptoms that may be infectious is removed from their housing area and isolated. As a precaution, the housing unit is placed on quarantine and other inmates will be tested for COVID-19.
  • Providers evaluate patients who are symptomatic and determine follow-up care.
  • All staff are medically screened upon entering the facility.

Testing – All inmates receive COVID-19 testing, some receive multiple tests during the incarceration. Education is provided prior to testing on why testing is being done. Testing is extensive and completed on:

  • Newly arriving inmates
  • Inmates with known or suspected exposure
  • Inmates with possible symptoms of COVID

When a large group is tested, all inmates are verbally provided the results of their test. Any inmate requesting a paper copy of the test result will be provided with documentation. All inmates are provided the opportunity to discuss test results with medical staff.

Vaccinations – All inmates are offered vaccinations including boosters, provided education and can participate in an incentive program.

Masking – Universal masking is required for all staff with full PPE required depending on staff roles/duties.

  • Inmates are provided masks by arresting officers prior to entering the facility and are given cloth masks during the incarceration. Additional masks are available for inmates upon request when masks need cleaning or replacement.
  • Staff prompt inmates to wear masks, signage is posted throughout the facility regarding masking, and educational videos about masking and physical distancing are played routinely. Inmate education is provided by nursing staff.
  • Masking is required for inmate visitation.

Physical Distancing – Is maintained whenever feasible except while providing direct patient care or when space is not conducive.

Cleaning & Sanitation – The jails are cleaned throughout the day with special emphasis placed on high traffic and visitation areas. Twice a day, officers utilize handheld and backpack electrostatic sprayers, combined with an approved cleaning solution, to disinfect the entire facility.

  • Buses and all vehicles used to transport inmates are disinfected after each trip.
  • Inmates in each dorm/pod throughout the jail have been given bottles of an approved cleaning solution and towels. They are encouraged to clean their living areas throughout the day. The cleaning solution is refilled on an as needed basis and the towels are exchanged daily.
  • All control points are cleaned daily.
  • Staff and inmate workers have increased the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting paying special attention to high touch areas. Nightly facility-wide disinfecting is occurring in housing locations and common areas.
  • Additional cleaning supplies have been deployed to each work site including a daily towel exchange program.
  • Soap is available to every inmate throughout the facility on an as needed basis.
  • Hand sanitizer and soap dispensers are placed in various locations and made available to inmates and staff.

Showers and Phones – Inmates who are in isolation or quarantine housing receive access to use the phones and showers immediately upon being placed in their pod/cell.

The following is the data snapshot which is updated weekly.

COVID-19 Data – will be updated on a weekly basis.

As of 2/1/2023:

  • Total Inmate Population (Main Jail & Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center): 2,895
  • Total number of COVID-19 tests since March 2020: 57,504(Net increase = 459)
  • Total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases since March 2020: 4,432 (Net increase = 16)
  • Total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases during the intake observation/quarantine period since March 2020: 963 (Net increase = 6)
  • Total number of COVID-19 positive inmates currently in custody: Main Jail – 20 / RCCC – 5
  • Total number of COVID-19 related deaths: 3

As of 2/1/2023, 3,261 inmates received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.

  • Net increase of 0 (zero) new inmates receiving initial doses.
  • Net increase of 0 (zero) 2nd doses.
  • Net increase of 5 (five) booster doses.
  • Total of 5 (five) doses provided this past week.

This is a cumulative number since the inmate vaccination program began on 01/29/21. Total includes inmates who are no longer incarcerated.

Live Scan

  • Live Scan Offices Open (appointment scheduling can be found at; Services; Live Scan Fingerprinting or Live Scan Scheduler)
  • The Live Scan office located at 2101 Hurley Way, Sacramento is open and available by appointment only.
  • The Live Scan office located at 2897 Kilgore Road, Rancho Cordova is open and available by appointment only.
  • The Live Scan office located at 7000 65th Street. Sacramento is open and available by appointment only.

Sacramento County Superior Courts

Please refer to the following website for the most up to date court information,

Hurley Service Center

  • Facial coverings are required to enter the building for all services (parking/towing, CCW, and live scan).
  • The Live Scan office located at 2101 Hurley Way will be available by appointment only.
  • Parking and Towing Enforcement are open. Appointments for faster service can be arranged by calling (916) 876-6641. Effective July 1, 2020, Parking and Towing Enforcement will no longer accept cash payments (credit card and money orders only).
  • Vehicle repossessions can now be processed at 2101 Hurley Way by the Parking and Towing Enforcement Unit.

Civil Bureau

Civil Bureau front counter will be closed until further notice. All documents can be placed in the drop box located outside the public access door. Any question’s concerning the civil process should be directed to (916) 875-2665.


The CCW Unit is open to the public and has returned to normal operation. Due to COVID-19, all persons entering the building at 2101 Hurley Way, Sacramento, CA, are required to wear a facial mask that covers the nose and mouth. You will not be permitted access to enter the building if you are not wearing a face covering.

The Sheriff’s Office understands that many of these closures create an inconvenience but at this time these precautionary measures are essential to the health and safety of our employees and the citizens we serve.

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