Inmate Rules & Information

If there is a topic or question you have that is not answered below, please refer to the complete Inmate Rule Book for Auburn Jail and South Placer Jail (PDF).

  1. Funds
  2. Inmate Email
  3. Mail
  4. Phone Calls
  5. Property Releases
  6. Telmate Tablets

Money orders or cashiers checks only (up to $100 each) made payable to the inmate (including jail ID number) may be mailed or deposited in jail lobby drop-boxes for commissary use only. The purchaser’s name and mailing address must be filled in. Deposits must be made by midnight on Mondays for that week’s delivery.

Personal checks are not accepted. Online deposits and/or commissary orders may be placed at My Care Pack Website.

Deposits may be made by phone by contacting Smart Deposit/Access Corrections at 866-394-0490. Smart Deposit kiosks (PDF) in the jail lobbies accept cash, credit cards and permanent bank ATM/debit cards.

Standard Fee Structure

The following rates apply to Smart Deposit transactions.

Gross Amount DepositedWebPhoneCredit at LobbyCash at Lobby
$0.01 to $19.99$3.95$4.95$4.00$4.00
$20.000 to $99.99$6.95$7.95$4.00$4.00
$100.00 to $199.99$8.95$9.95$4.00$4.00
$200.00 to $300.00$10.95$11.95$4.00$4.00