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Victim Information & Notification Everyday ( VINE )

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(V.I.N.E.) Services
Victim Information & Notification Everyday

The California State Victim Information & Notification Everyday (V.I.N.E.) is a free and anonymous service that provides victims of crime two important features: information and notification. The Yuba County VINE receives updated information every 15 minutes via an interface with the Yuba County Jail booking system. The information is stored at the VINE Communications Center in Louisville, KY. Information is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


The California State Victim Information & Notification service (VINE) helps victims of crime obtain information about the custody status of their offender and is provided to you by the Yuba County Sheriff's Department. VINE is a free service that is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week. VINE is available in English and Spanish and all registrations are confidential. Anyone can call or visit online to obtain custody information and/or register with VINE to receive automatic notification of any change in custody status.

To search for offender information through VINE, users will need to provide one of the following items:
    • Offender Name or Alias

      Secondary search options are available if there is more than one offender with the same name:

- Middle Initial
- Date of Birth
- Arrest Date

  • Offender Identification Number

Information provided to you when contacting VINE:
  • Current Offender Custody Status
  • Offender Number (if searched by name)
  • Location of Offender


Crime victims and the general public register directly with VINE by telephone using a touch-tone telephone or by registering online.

If registering by telephone, call (877)411-5588 and follow the recorded prompts. To register for notification, after locating the inmate, they will need to provide VINE with the following information:

  • A telephone number, including area code, they can be reached for notification.
  • A 4-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN)
If registering on-line, go to the following address:

From the first menu option (Select the Facility that you would like to search), select "Choose Facility". A drop-down menu will appear and "Yuba County Sheriff's Department" should be chosen. Enter the requested information as described above and be prepared to provide a valid e-mail address.


Unless otherwise noted, the notification calls or e-mail begin as soon as VINE receives updated records from the on-site computer. Notification call/e-mail to registered persons will be made when one of the following occur:
  • Release from custody for any reason
  • Escape
  • Return to custody after escape
  • Transfer to another facility
  • Advance notification of release

Calling/E-mailing Pattern

Calls will be made every 30 minutes for 24 hours or until the correct PIN is entered to confirm and stop the notification calls. If a call is answered but unconfirmed, the calls will continue every 2 hours for 24 hours. Notification messages will be left on an answering machine, but calls will continue every 2 hours for 24 hours. NOTE: Notification call show up as unknown on Caller ID and if these calls are blocked, VINE will not get through.

E-mail notification is made once to the registered e-mail address.