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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 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 1 Lieutenant, 1 Detention Sergeant, 2 Sr. Detention Deputies, 7 Detention Deputies, 21 civilian employees and numerous contract employees.