The Inmate Reception Center (IRC) is the primary intake and release facility of male inmates for the Los Angeles County Jail System, which currently houses approximately 19,000 inmates. IRC is responsible for the maintenance and storage of all inmate records, clothing, property, and funds. IRC is the transfer and pick-up point for inter-facility transfers and for custody transfers and custody releases to the State Prison System, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and other governmental agencies. IRC conducts the initial medical and mental health screening of inmates. IRC is also responsible for the classification of all male inmates and population management of the jail system.