Corrections Bureau

Chief Deputy

The Chief Deputy of Corrections position was previously held by John C. Mineau who is now the Monterey County Undersheriff. He is still acting Chief Deputy of Corrections.

Jim Bass
Captain

Captain Jim Bass began his law enforcement career with the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office in 1994 working in the County Jail. He worked assignments within the Transportation Unit and the Corrections Emergency Response Team while also serving as a Facility Training Officer for over eight years. Upon promoting to sergeant he worked in Jail Operations before being assigned to the Classification Unit.  After promoting to commander he was assigned to manage a number of different divisions in the Corrections Operations Bureau until his promotion to his current rank of Captain.

Captain Bass earned his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Management and has completed numerous leadership classes including Sherman Block’s Supervisory Leadership Institute and the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police.

Captain Bass works directly with Corrections Operations Bureau Chief John Mineau to manage the bureau. The Corrections Bureau is comprised of over 235 professional and sworn personnel that operate and supervise a jail system rated to house 825 inmates, 20 courtrooms in 5 locations and an annual budget of over $51 million.

Garrett Sanders
Support Services Commander
Monterey County Jail
1410 Natividad Rd, Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 647-7782

Jose Mendoza
Administrative Services Commander
Monterey County Jail
1410 Natividad Rd, Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 647-7782

Lisa Bier
Court Services Commander
Monterey County Superior Court
240 Church St # 320, Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 775-5400

Ray Tongol
Jail Operations Commander
Monterey County Jail
1410 Natividad Rd, Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 647-7782

Ron Willis
Jail Operations Commander
Monterey County Jail
1410 Natividad Rd, Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 647-7782