Custody Division

Inmate Information


To send correspondence to an inmate, please send to the following:

Smart Communications - Tuolumne County Jail
P.O. BOX 9114
Seminole, FL 33775-9114

The Inmates Name and ID number must be clearly printed on the outside of the envelope or postcard to ensure the mail is posted to the correct account.

Also, you may use the email-style electronic messaging. Go to

Inmate Accounts

To place money on an inmate's account, use the Jail ATM system. 

Inmate Gift Bags

The Dambacher Detention Center and SUMMIT have made it easy for you to send a gift to an inmate for a birthday, holiday, or any reason. You need only a Visa or MasterCard to place your order online. Please use Jail ATM.

Inmate Telephone Debit Account

This program allows family members and friends to fund the inmate's telephone debit account. Funds are associated with the inmate ID, belong to the inmate, and may be used to call any telephone number that is not otherwise blocked by the system. To deposit funds or for more information, use SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES. For more information, call 800-844-6591.


Inmate visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance, please go to SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES to make a visiting appointment. For more information, call 800-844-6591. 

For general Jail information 209-533-7270.

Inmate Programs

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Bible Study
  • G.E.D. Training
  • Law Library
  • Narcotics Anonymous


VINELink is the online version of VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday), the National Victim Notification Network. This service allows crime victims to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day.

Some states have the ability to display this website in Spanish. Please click on the state where you wish to search. If this option is available, you will see an "English | Español" toggle in the upper right hand corner. Victims and other concerned citizens can also register to be notified by phone, email, text message (SMS) or TTY device when an offender's custody status changes.

Mission Statement

We take responsibility for the care of inmates placed into the Sheriff’s custody as a top priority and will maintain humane facilities to ensure their safety and the safety of our employees and our communities.


  • Ethical behavior on and off the job
  • Maintain a foundation of pride, honesty, trust and loyalty
  • Treat each other with courtesy and mutual respect


  • Safety and security of community, inmates and employees at the end of each day
  • Encourage employee to an active roll in the department
  • Explore innovative solutions

For employment with the Sheriff's Custody Division, view and apply for jobs HERE

The Tuolumne County Jail test for Custodial Deputy using BSCC testing and regulations.

Sample BSCC written test BSCC- Sample written test
Sample BSCC physical agility test