Beverly Hills Jail

The first law enforcement agency was formed shortly after the City of Beverly Hills was incorporated in 1914. The first city marshal was Augustus Niestrum with a deputy named Jack Munson whose home also served as the headquarters for both the city’s Fire and Police Departments. A year later the department was expanded with addition of an another officer.

Two further officers joined in 1916. When Deputy Munson retired in 1919, the new City Marshal served as both Fire and Police Chief. After eight years in combined quarters, the Fire and Police Departments were separated in 1925.

Beverly Hills Jail

Beverly Hills Jail

On August 1, 1927, the Beverly Hills Police Department became a municipal organization. Blair was reelected becoming its first Chief of Police. Blair was in charge of one captain, three lieutenants, four sergeants, four motor officers, twenty-three patrolmen and three clerks.

The Beverly Hills Police Department moved to the city Hall in 1932. This remained its headquarters until 1990 when it moved to a new purpose-built police facility on Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills.

Detective Lynn Franklin is the most highly decorated officer in Beverly Hills Police history

Charles Blair (1927–1942) (First chief)
Clinton H. Anderson (1942–1969)
Joseph Paul Kimble (1969–1971)
Brice L. Cork (1971–1975)
Edward S. Kreins (1975–1979)
Lee D. Tracy (1979–1985)
Marvin P. Iannone (1985–2003)
David L. Snowden (2004–present)

The Beverly Hills Jail is located at:

Beverly Hills Police Department
464 N. Rexford Drive – Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310.550.4951 non-emergency

There are many bail bonds companies that service the Beverly Hills Jail. S&H Bail Bonds is one of them. Serving a bail bonds at this jail is the same process at most of the jails in California. The bonds are taken to the guards or deupties at the jail. Its approved and signed. The defendant still needs to get processed through the system. This means that the defendant’s fingerprints have to be run through the national fingerprint database. What this does is checks for any outstanding warrants that the defendant might have. Once the defendant is cleared, the time for release is down to about 30 minutes, depending on how busy the jail is.

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