The Lassen County Jail is a type II facility as defined by the California Board of State and Community Corrections. As such, the Lassen County Jail houses both pre-trial and sentenced inmates. The jail has a rated capacity of 156 inmates.

Lassen County Jail

The Lassen County Jail receives all persons arrested or under sentence for state crimes that occur in Lassen County.  Accordingly, ANY of the law enforcement agencies patrolling the county may make an arrest and book an inmate into the county jail.   Generally, the top booking agencies are the Lassen County Sheriff's Office, the California Highway Patrol, and the Susanville Police.  Along with those departments, the jail also receives bookings from:  Lassen County Probation, CDCR, Cal-Fire, Herlong Security, F.B.I., and any other agency with arrest powers operating in Lassen County.  The jail averages about 1,400 bookings per year and has an average daily population of 120.


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Contact Information

Lassen County Sheriff's Office
1415 Sheriff Cady Ln
96130 Susanville , CA
Sheriffs Office Phone
Adult Detention Facility (Jail) Phone
Dispatch Phone