Public Announcements and Notices


Sending money to inmates has changed at five prisons

Folsom, Mule Creek, California State Prison (Sacramento), San Quentin and Wasco State Prison now use the Lock Box service exclusively for inmate deposits of checks and money orders. Lock Box allows for incoming inmate monies to be mailed to a secured centralized depository.


The process for Electronic Fund Transfers remains unchanged for ALL prisons.

17 additional institutions start a Lock Box pilot program March 2

Beginning March 2, 2015, seventeen additional institutions will participate in a 60-day pilot program using the Lock Box service. Upon completion of the pilot program, these institutions will use the Lock Box service exclusively for inmate deposits of checks and money orders.

The pilot institutions are: Avenal State Prison, California City Correctional Facility, California Correctional Center, California State Prison (Centinela), California Health Care Facility (Stockton), California Men's Colony, California Medical Facility, Correctional Training Facility, Deuel Vocational Institution, High Desert State Prison, California State Prison (Los Angeles County), North Kern State Prison, Pelican Bay State Prison, Pleasant Valley State Prison, Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility, California State Prison (Solano), and Salinas Valley State Prison.

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