Kings County Sheriff's Office
1444 W. Lacey Blvd.
Hanford, CA 93230
Hours: Monday - Friday
a Crime: (559) 584-1431
and Inmate information: (559) 584-1431 ext 2812 or ext 4103
PO Box 1699 Hanford, CA 93230
Process: (559) 584-1431
Substation: (559) 386-5351
phone (559) 469-4027
Substation: (559) 992-4141
phone (559) 469-4033
A program designed to track and be notified of the custody status of offenders
To search for offenders in jail and register for notifications on custody updates, select the VINE link above or on the left menu.
County service offers added protection for crime victims, public
Kings County residents now have fast access to custody information on offenders throughout Kings County. An automated service citizens can access, 24-hours-a-day either by telephone or the Internet, VINE is available in English and Spanish.
People calling 1(800) 491-0689 are asked to provide an offender’s name or booking number. After the system has provided the relevant custody information, it asks the caller if they would like to register to be automatically notified when the offender is released or transferred. All registrations are confidential. Those choosing to register provide a phone number, and a four-digit personal identification number (PIN), which they will later use to confirm they received a notification call that an offender was released or transferred.
Live operator assistance is available round-the-clock for callers who have questions or require additional help. Citizens can also go on line at www.vinelink.com to locate and register.
VINE is a nationwide service used in more than 40 states. Some of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas, such as New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, and Washington, D.C., are also involved in this program.