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Santa Cruz County Information
The census of 2013 recorded the population of the county and counted 62,864 people living there. The county is can be found in the Pacific Coast. The county seat is Santa Cruz and it comprises the Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metropolitan Area. The county was founded in 1866 and the total area is 607 square miles. The present-day site of Santa Cruz was the location of Spanish settlement beginning in 1791, including Mission Santa Cruz and the pueblo of Branciforte. Following the Mexican American War of 1846–48, California became the 31st state in 1850. The departments in the county office that look after the citizens are probation, emergency management, attorney, auditor, and Sheriff’s office.
The area codes in use for this county are: 408, 669, 831
The name of the Sheriff is Jim Hart and the address is 5200 Soquel Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95062 4-7800
The divisions in the Sheriff’s office are district attorney, assessor, emergency services, general services, jury, general services, human services, and counsel.
It is the mission of the Sheriff’s office to provide service, protection, and safety to all of its citizens and visitors. The service is impartial, fair, and just to the community.
The civil division in Santa Cruz is found at the Santa Cruz courthouse and they are the one that processes very civil matter that includes general civil, applications for name change, probation, and unlawful cases. Every restraining order are kept at the courthouse. For added information about restraining orders, check out the Restraining Order Division page. Small claims are compiled and done only at the Watsonville courthouse.
The mission of the Santa Cruz Superior Court is to preserve and protect the rights and ideals of society through the interpretation and enforcement of law, provide equal access to justice through quality service to the community by judicial officers and court staff and treat all participants in the judicial system with dignity and respect.
The mailing address is 701 Ocean Street, Room 110 Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone number is 831-420-2200
Office hours are from 8 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday in Santa Cruz.
259 Water Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone number is 831-454-7800
Effective starting on Saturday, April 25th, 2015, the Main Jail’s visiting hours will take place on Saturdays and Sundays, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 7:00 P.M.
Visitors can call Jail Reception at (831) 454-7800, Monday through Thursday, 8:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M., and 8:00 A.M.-3:00P.M. on Friday, to schedule a visit in accordance with the schedule below.
Visits MUST be scheduled a minimum of 24 hours in advance, but no sooner than 7 days in advance. Scheduled visits may be cancelled by the Jail Watch Commander at any time due to emergencies or a change of circumstances requiring cancellation.
The letters in the chart, below, correspond to the specific housing unit. Jail Reception can advise you in which housing unit the inmate you wish to visit is located.
|Day/Time||8 am||9 am||10 am||11 am||12 pm||1 pm||2 pm||3 pm||4 pm||5 pm||6 pm|
The inmate you wish to visit must submit a VISITOR REQUEST FORM, with all visitors’ information. It can take up to 10 days to complete background checks for each visitor. Once the inmate’s visitor request form has been approved, visitors can call Jail Reception to schedule a visit. http://www.scsheriff.com/Portals/1/County/sheriff/MainJailVisitingSchedule.pdf
|Contact the Santa Cruz County Public Defender|
Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
|Name:||Santa Cruz Public Defender|
|Address:||2103 North Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz, California, 95060|
|Hours:||Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM|
|Santa Cruz County Probation Department|
Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
|Office:||Santa Cruz County Probation Department|
|Location:||PO Box 1812, Santa Cruz, California, 95061|
|Santa Cruz County Jail Statistics|
|Number of Persons Confined||523|
|Avg Daily Population||not applicable|
|Name of new facility||not applicable|
|Full time payroll||130|
|Full time total employees||130|
|Total salaries and wages||not applicable|
|Other operating expenditures||not applicable|
|Total construction costs||not applicable|
|Equipment, furnishings, etc||not applicable|
|Year of original construction||not applicable|
|Year of major renovation||not applicable|
|Name of new facility||SANTA CRUZ COUNTY JAIL|
Address: 259 WATER STREET SANTA CRUZ CA 95060
|Santa Cruz County Unemployment and Median Household Income|
|Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016||144,525|
|Number Employed Annual Average, 2016||134,554|
|Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016||9,971|
|Unemployment Rate, 2016||6.9|
|Median Household Income Annual Average, 2015||64,841|
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
|Santa Cruz County Poverty Data|
|Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014||40,480|
|Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 2015||15.4|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)
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