The Sonoran Desert city of Palm Springs, California is well known for its hot springs, stylish resorts, golf courses, and world-class shopping along Palm Canyon Drive. Located in the gorgeous Coachella Valley, Palm Springs is just off of Interstate 10, between Phoenix, Arizona and Los Angeles, California.
In addition to shopping and golf in Palm Springs, visitors can bike, hike, and camp at the nearby Joshua Tree National Park. Two desert ecosystems come together in Joshua Tree National Park, providing a fascinating variety of plants and animals in a land formed by strong winds and sparse but torrential rain.
The Palm Springs area is full of interesting and unusual places to visit and things to do. Among the many fascinating destinations, you'll discover the Banana Museum, Salvation Mountain, and celebrity homes including Frank Sinatra's Twin Palm Estate.
Palm Springs Police Department
Everyone visiting Palm Springs, California hopes to have a safe and uneventful time while they are there. However, there are times when we find we need the assistance of police officers. Should you require police assistance in Palm Springs, you'll find them at:
Palm Springs Police Department
200 South Civic Drive
Palm Springs, California 92262
For General Inquiries Call (760) 323-8116
Non-emergency Phone Number (760)327-1441
Palm Springs Courthouse
The courthouse in Palm Springs is located at:
3255 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
The courthouse is open from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, closed on court holidays.
You may contact the courthouse at:
- Most Departments: (60) 393-2617
- For Enhanced Collections: (877) 955-3463
- For Jury Services: (951) 275-5076
Jury Duty at the Palm Springs Courthouse
Prospective jurors are selected from voter registration rolls and DMV records. Jury service in mandatory and may be required as often as once a year. The length of jury service can vary from one day to the length of one trial, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM each day. Jurors should dress in appropriate clothing. Business dress is suggested. Tank tops, shorts, strapless dresses, bare midriffs, beach shoes, and bare feet are not allowed in the courtroom.
When appearing for jury duty, jury members will be required to submit to screening through a security device. Items not allowed in any courtroom:
- Handwork Needles
- Crochet Hooks
- Metal Nail Files
- Wallet Chains
- Handcuff Keys
- Any item that may be used as a weapon.
*No cameras are allowed inside the courtroom.
Driving Directions for Jury Duty in Palm Springs
Take I-10 to Bob Hope Drive. Head southwest on Bob Hope Drive, turning right at Ramon Road and right again at S. El Cielo Road. Turn left into the parking lot at the intersection of S. El Cielo Road and E. Tahquitz Canyon Way. Jurors will need to place their parking permit, provided with the juror summons, on the dashboard of their vehicle to avoid a parking citation.
Bus Services for Jury at the Palm Springs Courthouse
Jurors summoned for jury duty at the Palm Springs Courthouse are able to ride free of charge on the Sunline Bus system both to and from court by showing their juror badge or summons to the bus driver.
For bus route and time schedule information, call (760) 343-3451.
Being Excused From Jury Duty
Jurors can be disqualified from service if they know someone related to the case or if they are a member of law enforcement. A prospective juror can ask to be excused from jury duty if serving would place an undue hardship on them. However, the judge makes the decision about the hardship and whether the circumstances constitute a hardship.
Child Care For Jury Duty
The court provides waiting rooms for the children of parents who are serving jury duty at some Riverside County Courthouses. The child care provides learning opportunities for the children of parents who have court business to conduct, including jury duty. Participation in the child care program is only available to parents who are inside the courthouse building. Do not leave the courthouse without taking your child with you. Childcare closes during lunch and you will need to pick your child up and provide lunch and supervision for the between 11:45 AM and 1:15 PM.
Failing to Appear for Jury Duty at the Palm Springs courthouse
Palm Springs Jail
People arrested in Palm Springs California are usually taken to either the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility in Banning, California or the Robert Presley Detention Center in Riverside. If you, or someone you know, is being held at the Palm Springs Jail, contact Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds at (844) 400-2245. Mr. Nice Guy or one of his licensed bail bond agents will get to work immediately, to help you or your loved one get home to friends and family as quickly as possible.
Bail at the Palm Springs Courthouse
Bail is an amount of money required by the courts to obtain a release from jail. The court holds onto the money until the court case has come to a close, and then returns the money to the person who paid it, provided the defendant has shown up for all of their hearings and court proceedings. Bail is set by the county and posted at each detention facility. If you, or someone you know, is in the Banning Justice Center jail, call Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds for help in posting bail and getting back home as soon as possible. Call (844) 400-2245 or start the bail bond process online.
How Much is Bail in Palm Springs?
The amount of the bail required depends on the charges and is determined either by the arrest warrant, a hearing, or the bail schedule posted at the jail. Examples of bail required for some offenses are:
Misdemeanor Charges PC Violation Bail Amount
Violation of Probation PC 1203.2 $5,000
Carrying a Concealed Firearm PC 12025(b)(7) $5,000
Exhibiting a Firearm PC 417(a)(2) $10,000
Indecent Exposure PC 314 $5,000
Possession of Underage Obscenity PC 311.11(a) $10,000
Failure to Register as a Sex Offender PC 290 $10,000
Violation of a Protective Order PC 273.65 $10.000
Interfering with Emergency Personel PC 148.2 $5,000
Assault Against a Peace Officer PC 241 $10,000
DUI Alcohol or Drugs PC 23152(a) $5,000
Felony Charges Violation Bail Amount
Using a Minor to Commit Drug Offense HS 11380.1(a)(1) $20,000
Commission of Drug Offense Involving PCP HS 11370.4(a)(2) $30,000
Commission of Drug Offense Near School HS11353.6(b) $40,000
Drug Offense Involving a Minor 4 Yrs. Ynger HS11353.6(c) $40,000
Inducing a Minor to Commit a Drug Offense HS 11343.2(a)(1) $10.000
Hate Crime PC 422.75(a) $20,000
Carrying Firearm During Com. of Crime PC 12021.5(b) $20,000 – 30,000
Theft over $100,000 PC 1203.045 $50,000
Discharging a Firearm in the Comm. of Felony PC 12022.53(c) $200,000
If you, or someone you love, is being in jail in Palm Springs, you'll want to post bail to get out of jail as quickly as possible. For help in posting bail, at the lowest rates available by law, call Mr. Nice Guy Bail Bonds at (844) 400-2245.
To determine the amount of bail that will be required, use the Riverside County Bail Schedule to find the charge that carries the steepest punishments and highest fines. This charge will likely serve as your base charge. Use the bail requirement for that charge as your base. Then, add to it the bail required for any enhancements, or additional charges. All of these bail charges, added together, make up the amount of bail that will be required to get you or someone else out of jail.
Bail From Suspicious Sources
In cases where the arresting officer suspects that the money being used for bail was gotten through illegal activity, the officer can file special paperwork asking that no bail be available to the defendant until a hearing has been held.
Best Rates on Bail Bonds at the Palm Springs Courthouse
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