The Juvenile Hall has a capacity to hold forty-five (45) minors. The Juvenile Hall admits minors arrested by Law Enforcement and Deputy Probation Officers, and determines whether or not they will be temporarily detained pending a hearing(s) before the Juvenile Court. Minors detained at the Juvenile Hall are cared for by Juvenile Services Officers, Counselors, Nurses, and Teachers. The average daily population for 2006 was 47 minors. The Juvenile Hall is guided by the minimum standards contained in the California Code of Regulations Title XV & Title 24, and is inspected for compliance to these standards by the Corrections Standards Authority, State Fire Marshall, Department of Education, Juvenile Justice Commission, Public Health Department, the Juvenile Court and the County General Services Department.
The Juvenile Hall's primary objective is to operate a safe and secure location for the housing youth offenders.