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Yes, an inmate may release his/her personal property. You must fill out a property release form in the facility lobby between the hours of 7:00 AM and 9 PM. The inmate must sign this release before the property can be released. Inmate clothing cannot be released without an exchange. Inmate funds can be released through the cashier's office. The inmate must sign a Cash Withdrawal Form authorizing the release of funds.

The Cashier & Bail Information webpage has detailed information bail-cash payments and bail-bonds.

Bail information is usually available after 2-3 hours.

The average time is approximately four hours, but could be as little as two, or as much as six hours.

Please click here to learn about visiting hours and procedures for Theo Lacy.

An inmate may have one 30 minute public visit per visiting day.

Visitors may park in the North parking structure, located across from the Juvenile Courthouse and next to UCI Medical Center.

The inmate's funds are transferred with the inmate.

The money order may either be deposited at the Cashier's office or mailed through the U.S. mail. The money order must be made payable to the “County of Orange County - Sheriff’s Department” and the inmate’s name and booking number must be shown on the reference line of the money order.

GED, food services, computer classes and health classes are a few of the programs offered.

Inmates are allowed a total of five paperback books or magazines at one time. All books and magazines must be through subscriptions; no personal party or hardback books will be accepted.

Yes, magazines from the publisher are permitted.

Obscene publications or writings, and mail containing information concerning where, how or from who such material may be obtained: anything that may incite murder, assault, violence; and any material concerning unlawful gambling or an unlawful lottery will not be accepted. Publications must be from the original publisher or an accepted distributor (i.e.,, etc.) paperback books.

Yes, by order of the court an inmate may temporarily be released to attend a relative's funeral.

All calls of this nature are routed through Main Control to the proper locations.

Yes, the jail offers mental health services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

This information can be obtained by calling the records department at 714-935-6940.

This information can be obtained by calling the records department at 714-935-6940.

The Theo Lacy Facility does not release this information to the public. This information must be obtained from the inmates themselves. Inmates may submit a message slip requesting their release date.