San Benito PD closing lobby; no visitors for inmates

MGN Online

The San Benito Police Department says as a precaution it is closing the lobby to the department’s lobby area.

In a Facebook post, the department said officers will continue to patrol the city. However, minor offenses will only be handled by phone.

Walk-in services provided by police will be discontinued until further notice. Inmates will not be allowed to have any visitors with the exception of their attorneys.

If you need to speak to San Benito Police you can call (956) 361-3880. A dispatcher will take your information and assign your call to an officer. You can also email any records requests to or