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Detention Facility (Jail)
About the Detention Facility

The Fremont Detention Facility is a Type-I jail with a rated capacity of 96 prisoners and a total of 54 beds.  The facility is responsible for the temporary care and safe custody of persons arrested or detained by the Fremont Police Department prior to arraignment in court or transfer to the Alameda County jail (Santa Rita). Aside from booking, housing, and releasing of pretrial prisoners, the Detention Facility also provides other services, such as court-ordered and registrant bookings.

Currently, the Detention Facility books and houses adult prisoners for:
  • BART Police Department
  • California Highway Patrol
  • Department of Corrections (State Parole)
  • Newark Police Department
  • Union City Police Department
  • East Bay Regional Park District Police Department

Inmate Locator
To locate an inmate in Alameda county, please visit the Alameda County Sheriff Inmate Locator website.

Operation Hours

  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • The Fremont Police Detention facility is currently located to the rear of the Police Department building, south of Stevenson Boulevard - Map

Visiting Hours
  • Monday through Friday from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Clothing Exchange
  • Will be accepted during visiting hours only
  • The day prior to court appearance

Registrant Booking (290PC)
  • Monday through Friday from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Registrant Booking (11590HS & 457.1PC)
  • Daily 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Court-Ordered Booking
  • Between 2:00 pm and 10:00 pm (daily)

Detention Facility Inquiries or Frequently Asked Questions
Occasionally questions or concerns about the Detention Facility will arise. In order to answer those issues please visit our Frequently Asked Questions. However, feel free to contact the Detention Facility at any time by calling (510) 790-6703.

Photo of Lt. Brian Shadle

Lt. Brian Shadle

Detention Facility Manager

Phone: (510) 790-6871

Located at:
1990 Stevenson Blvd.
Fremont, CA  94538

Public Phone Line for the Detention Facility
(510) 790-6703