Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: May 18, 2020
805-547-7971
635 North Santa Rosa Street, San Luis Obisbo, CA, 93405

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The Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 is a medium-security state prison situated in San Luis Obisbo, California. The Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 opened its doors back in . The Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 can house over 5,000 inmates at any given time.

The Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 has a reception center for all incoming inmates into the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Typically inmates in the Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 will be here anywhere from two to three months. This is while staff processes their health records and criminal records along with assessing their social and physiological needs before sending them off to a prison that will fit their needs.

While inmates are here at the North Kern State PRison, they will have the opportunity to enroll in educational programs.

The Kern Valley State Prison and the Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 are only one mile away from each other. The Kern Valley State Prison houses around 4,800 inmates. However, San Luis Obisbo County is known for its large prison population throughout the United States.

Then in the early 1990s, California went through the rapid growth of inmates. This caused many of the rural counties to lobby to build a prison due to the fact of the job and health care opportunities that the facility would provide for their employees.

San Luis Obisbo was one of these rural cities within the counties that lobbied for a prison. The Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 opened its doors in and since then the city has seen rapid growth. Prior to the two state correctional facilities were designed and built, San Luis Obisbo was known as a small rural city with a huge migrant worker population.

The two correctional facilities developed this once small rural city into an urban city. Residents of San Luis Obisbo reaped the benefits of getting a new sewage system as well as a brand new electrical infrastructure, along with housing and retail developments.

Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 is exclusively a male-only state prison. The Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 currently houses around 4,200 inmates, which is 170-percent more than it was designed for. The Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 was only designed to house up to 2,447 inmates. Most of these inmates in Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 are housed in the reception center. These inmates are typically waiting to be transferred out to their permanent state prison.

The main general population inmates are not as dangerous as the reception center inmates. The general population inmates will have much more privileges handed to them. One big privilege is that they can have the opportunity to work outside the Cuesta Conservation Camp #24. Out of the 1,400 general population inmates the Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 houses, only around 800 of these inmates will be living behind the electric fence, while the other 400 inmates will live behind a regular chain link fence.

General population inmates will have jobs within the facility. These jobs can consist of laundry, kitchen, library, education, and sometimes cleaning up highways. All general population inmates will be living in dorms. All general population inmates will also have the opportunity to participate in reentry and educational programs.

All inmates who are in the reception center will be there for around two to three months before they are transferred to their permanent state prison. all reception center inmates will be held behind the electric fence. If an inmate is approved, they may have a job within side the Cuesta Conservation Camp #24.

The Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 is no stranger to overcrowding. All cells are now double-bunked cells. However, the sewage system here at the Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 was not built to hold such a large population. This has caused numerous toxic spills.

The Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 has three fences enclosing the facility. Two fo the fences are razor wire fences while the third fence is an electric fence that is snuggled in the middle of the two razor wire fences.  There are a few guard towers around the perimeter of Cuesta Conservation Camp #24.

The Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 offers a number of programs to its inmates. Most of these programs will be educationally based as many inmates coming into the facility does not have a high school education.

The Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 has two preeminent gangs that are within the walls of the facility; Paisas and Surenos.

Inmates in the Cuesta Conservation Camp #24 will be eligible to receive visitors. Inmates are responsible for providing a list of all potential inmates with contact information to the appropriate staff members. Inmates will be eligible to have visitors, but this will depend on what their custody and security level is.

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Cuesta Conservation Camp #24
635 North Santa Rosa Street, San Luis Obisbo, CA, 93405

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Jail Name Cuesta Conservation Camp #24
Jail Type State Prison
State California
County San Luis Obisbo County
Web Page website
Address 635 North Santa Rosa Street, San Luis Obisbo, CA, 93405
City San Luis Obisbo
Zip 93405
Phone 805-547-7971

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