Sending money to an inmate at this institution has changed
Inmate Deposits may now be sent through the Lock Box Service for inmate deposits of checks and money orders up to $999.99. Lock Box allows for incoming inmate monies to be mailed to a secured centralized depository. Checks and Money Orders in the Amount in of $1,000.00 or more will still be accepted at the institution.
- Send a check or money order (http://offers.jpay.com/california)
- Download the Money Order Deposit Form (PDF)
The process for Electronic Fund Transfers remains unchanged for ALL prisons. Find out more about sending money to inmates.
California State Prison, Sacramento (SAC)
California State Prison Sacramento - Mission Statement
The mission of California State Prison-Sacramento (CSP-SAC) is to protect the public by housing maximum security inmates serving long sentences or those that have proved to be management problems at other institutions. CSP-SAC also houses inmates requiring specialized mental health programming and inmates with high risk medical concerns. CSP-SAC promotes rehabilitative opportunities via work assignments, vocational training, self help programming, and educational opportunities.
CSP-SAC is primarily a Level IV institution, consisting of twenty- four (24) semi-autonomous 180 designed housing units and one (1) stand alone Administrative Segregation Unit all surrounded by a Lethal Electrified Perimeter Fence. There is also a Level I Minimum Support Facility (MSF). CSP-SAC has three of the four level of care identified by the Mental Health Services Delivery System, Correctional Clinical Case Management System, Enhanced Outpatient Program, and Mental Health Crisis Bed. CSP-SAC is on 882 acres, sharing this property with Folsom State Prison, Folsom Women’s Facility, and California Prison Industry Authority. In 2012, CSP-SAC was the first institution in California to achieve American Correctional Association accreditation with 98.6 percent score.
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