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The Oxnard Police Detention Facility, commonly referred to as the “Oxnard Jail,” is where the majority of persons arrested by Oxnard officers are transported for booking from the field. The facility is comprised of eight holding cells, two interview rooms and a booking area. Each holding cell is equipped with a wash basin and toilet.
The entire area is under recorded video and audio surveillance and is staffed by non-sworn Police Service Officers (PSO) 24 hours-a-day. Once officers complete initial booking paperwork on persons taken into custody, the PSO assumes control of the arrestee and complete the booking process that includes photographs, fingerprints, and release or transfer transportation.
Arrestees that are not released from the Oxnard Detention Facility by way of citation, own recognizance (O.R.) or bail are transported by PSOs to the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility (also known as the Ventura County “Main Jail”).
Because Oxnard does not provide food or sleeping facilities, arrestees are housed at Oxnard on a limited basis.