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The East Mesa Reentry Facility (EMRF) was initially built as a probation camp in conjunction with the George F. Bailey Detention Facility. It was turned over to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department in 1991.
EMRF is a Type II medium security facility. It has a Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) rated capacity of 360 beds and currently has over 500 available beds. Laundry and food production for EMRF and other facilities is coordinated with the use of inmate workers at the facility through the department’s growing Inmate Industries Program. The Inmate Industry Program also includes print-shop skills, janitorial services, computer graphics and construction trades.