Glenn County Jail and Court Information

Glenn County Jail

The Glenn County Jail is located in the small, northern California city of Willows. This correctional facility houses male and female, adult detainees and inmates who have been sentenced for a California misdemeanor and/or felony crime. Glenn County is a148-bed detention center that was built in 1989. There have been ongoing concerns regarding a need for expansion and updating of the facility, as discussed in this 2013 article.

The Glenn County Jail is situated about 84 miles north of Sacramento, accessed via the I-5. The address and phone number is:

141 S. Lassen Street
Willows, CA 95988
(530) 934-6428


Glenn County Inmate Search Information

The Glenn County Sheriff's Office provides daily updated arrest report information, which is accessed on the “Recent bookings” webpage. Simply click on a recent “Date of arrest” link to see a list of suspects booked into custody that day.

Glenn County Jail Visitation

Inmates in Willow are allowed two 30-minute personal visits each week. A maximum of two people are allowed per visit. Visits that extend past 30 minutes will count as the inmate's second visit for the week.

Visiting hours at the Glenn County Detention Facility are determined by gender and custody status. For males, general visitation is Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Female inmate visitation is Monday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Inmates in protective custody can have visitors on Thursdays from1:00 to 4:00 p.m. For those on administrative segregation, potential visitors must call the jail (530) 934-6428 to learn visiting options.

You must present a valid, government-issued photo ID at the jail. Minors under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Active parolees, former Glenn County inmates (within the last 60 days), and those on probation may not visit inmates at the jail.

Local Law Enforcement:

  • California Highway Patrol 464 N. Humboldt Ave.,Willows, CA 95988-2612

  • Glenn County Sheriff's Department 543 West Oak Street, Willows, CA 95988

  • Willows Police Department 201 N. Lassen Street,Willows, CA 95988

  • Orland Police Department 817 Fourth Street,Orland, CA 95963

Glenn County Jail

141 South Lassen Street,Willows, CA 95988

Superior Court:

  • Orland Branch 821 East South Street,Orland, CA 95963

  • Willows Branch 526 West Sycamore Street,Willows, CA 95988