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Detention Facility Public Information

General Information, Prisoner’s Rights and Rules of Conduct

General Information:
Fremont Detention Facility is located at 1990 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538
General Information phone number is (510) 790-6800
The Fremont Superior Court is located at 39439 Paseo Padre Pkwy., Fremont, CA 94536

Prisoner’s Rights:

  1. All inmates will be provided a safe and secure environment with protection from physical and verbal abuse, corporal punishment, injury, protection from disease, and harassment.
  2. All prisoners will be given access to a telephone within (3) three hours of arrest and free telephone calls within the local dialing area.
  3. All prisoners will be provided with medical, mental and dental care upon request and will receive adequate nourishment three (3) times a day, in accordance with standards established by the State of California.
  4. All prisoners will have the right to postal correspondence, restricted only by the facility’s need to ensure the safety and security of staff and prisoners, in accordance with State law.
  5. All prisoners will be permitted visitation with their attorney, religious pastor, family and friends restricted. This will be only by the facility’s need to ensure the safety and security of the staff and prisoners.
  6. All prisoners will have access to a daily newspaper in general circulation, including a non-English language publication, table games and television.
  7. All prisoners will have access to personal care items
  8. All prisoners who are qualified will be given access to vote in local, state and federal elections, pursuant to election codes.

Rules of Conduct:

  1. Any person who maliciously damages of destroys Fremont Jail Facility’s property may be subject to a fine of $10,000, imprisonment in a State Prison, or both. (Penal Code Section 4600).
  2. It is a felony to possess or bring into the Fremont Jail Facility any of the following: firearm, deadly weapons, tear gas, explosive, drugs or narcotics of any kind, alcoholic beverages, or any paraphernalia used to consume any narcotic or drugs. (PC Sections 4573, 4574).
  3. Each prisoner will be responsible for the cleanliness and order of his/her own cell and the common area within the housing units. Food and trash will not be permitted to accumulate in any area.
  4. Lights and television will be turned off at 10 p.m. each night. Prisoners shall return to their cell immediately. You will be awakened at approximately 6 a.m. each day for breakfast.
  5. Prisoners will not take part in any fight, will not threaten or challenge another person, will not enter any cell other than the one they are assigned, will not loiter in any marked restricted area unless instructed to do so by the Jail staff.
  6. Prisoners shall not move or change assigned beds or cells without the approval of the Jail staff. A prisoner assigned to a bottom floor is not allowed on the top floor for any reason.
  7. Prisoners shall not tamper with any light fixture, vent, electrical wire or television. Blankets, sheets and/or clothing may not be hung up as curtains to cover any of the following: interior lights, windows, walls, bedframes or any other area without the permission of the Jail staff.
  8. Prisoners who use telephone privileges to make annoying or threatening calls to another, or otherwise abuses the privilege, will have phone access cut-off and/or suspended.
  9. Prisoners shall not run, throw objects, sit, stand, climb, or lie on any tables, stair rails, or trash container.
  10. Prisoners must wear their ID wristband at all time. Prisoners will stay away from all glass windows.

Visitation:

  • Prisoners will be allowed a maximum of two visits a day
  • Normal Visiting Hours: Monday through Friday, 7PM to 10PM and Saturday through Sunday, 1PM – 5PM
  • Clergy/Attorney/Bail Bondsman Visitation Hours: 24-hours a day as the volume of work in the facility allows and not interfere with the safe functioning of the facility.

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
The Fremont Police Department has a zero tolerance toward all forms of sexual abuse and sexual harassment (28 CFR 115.111)
Prisoners experiencing sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment within this facility should immediately report the behavior to any Detention Officer or a third party, such as a friend or family member, attorney, or advocate, who may make the report on their behalf. Prisoners may report the incident by calling the Fremont Police Dispatch Center at (510) 790-6800, the Jail Control Room at (510) 790-6703, or the Watch Commander’s Office at (510) 790-6870
Alternatively, prisoners may report the incident to the 24-hour Highland Hospital Sexual Assault Hotline by calling (510) 534-9290

The public and prisoners shall have available the following material provided when request:
The State Board of Corrections Minimum Standards for Local Detention Facilities as found in Title 15 and Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations. 1045: Public Information Plan, 1062: Visiting, 1063: Correspondence, 1065: Exercise and Recreation, 1066: Books, Newspapers, and Periodicals, 1067: Access to Telephones, 1068: Access to Court and Council, 1069: Prisoner Orientation, 1071: Voting, 1072: Religious Observance, 1200: Responsibility of Health Care Services