Auburn Jail

Auburn Main Jail (Placer County Jail)

The task of finding a good Auburn bail bonds company usually starts at the Auburn Main Jail.

2775 Richardson Drive
Auburn, CA 95603

Jail History

The Auburn jail was first opened in 1985 and was built to house 108 inmates, but the jail was overcrowded as soon as it was opened. According to the Sheriffs Department, in five short years, the jail population was at 272 inmates. An addition of 260 more beds was completed in 1992. Originally, minimum security inmates were housed in the Auburn Jail, but they have since been moved to the South Placer Jail. The jail now houses two inmates to most cells.

Phone calls and commissary funds

Inmates are allowed to make outgoing phone calls which are collect calls only. According to the Auburn Jail, the inmate can have a voicemail setup for a fee. Family and friends can leave messages for the inmate on this voicemail. There are three ways to set up a debit account for an inmate so they can make phone calls and receive messages. The first method is by calling IC Solutions at 1-888-506-8407. They are available 24 hours a day. The second method is by going online to A third way to add funds to an inmate’s debit account is by mailing a check or money order to IC Solutions at:

ATTN: Customer Service
2200 Danbury Street
San Antonio, TX 78217

Inmates are allowed to receive up $80 for the commissary. Money for these needs is only accepted by money order or cashier’s checks. There are no personal checks, debit cards, or credit cards that can be used for these funds. Make sure to fill in your name and address on the money order or cashiers check. All funds received by midnight on Monday’s will be available for the inmate to use for the commissary that week. You can also order items that can be given to the inmate directly by going to


Inmates are not allowed to contact any other inmate through any means including mailing letters to a person outside of the jail to be sent back to another inmate. There are several regulations regarding mail and what is allowed and not allowed in letters or books that inmates receive. Below is a list of prohibited and allowed items:

• No material including gang signs, violence, threats, sexual content, drug-related content, or gambling
• Do not use address labels or stickers on letters
• No envelopes or stamps may be included in mailed letters
• No mail over 10 x 13 inches will be accepted
• No packages over 3 pounds will be accepted
• No writing materials including pens, pencils, markers, crayons, writing paper, cards, staples, or paper clips are allowed in mailed letters
• No debit cards, bank cards, identification cards, cash, money orders, checks, or phone cards will be accepted
• No Polaroid photographs are allowed
• No cut out magazine pictures or articles will be accepted
• No gang drawings, sexually explicit drawings or writing, or anything that concerns drugs or drug paraphernalia is accepted
• No coded messages
• No unauthorized books, magazines, or newspapers
• No unapproved religious material
• No printed puzzles or games from a computer

Allowed items

• Letters written clearly with a return address including a first and last name of the sender
• Religious items approved by the Auburn Main Jail Chaplain
• Authorized books, magazines, or newspapers from,, or

Every item sent to the jail will be opened and read for prohibited content.

Auburn Jail


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