The Men’s Jail, located in downtown Modesto, is a three story linear style jail opened in 1955. The third story was added in 1972 and included the most modern and most secure electric door and security panels for it’s day.
The Average inmate population is 376. The Men’s Jail receives approximately 1489 bookings (arrests) per month.
The Men’s Jail contains facilities for booking and temporary detention of all male inmates and provides housing for all unsentenced and high-risk male prisoners.