Who We Are
We have been active in the California bail bond industry since 1959 - for over 51 years. In this time we have come to understand the needs of the public for competent, discreet and professional bail bondsmen.
Over the last 51 years we have explored the needs of the public, inmates, the court system and custody personnel in order to provide superior service to everyone involved in the process of bail. In other words, we are easy to work with.
We pioneered the concept of a large comfortable office adjacent to the jail for clients to conduct business. Then around 2006, as we analyzed our business, we realized clients were requesting a meeting in their home or at the jail to conduct business. As these home meetings became a larger part of our business, the need for an office disappeared. Now, people prefer to do business by FAX or e-mail for the paperwork we need to do, so our business has adapted as our client needs have.
Our Licensed Bail Agents
All of our agents are friendly and easy to talk to. We will attempt to answer all of your questions completely, honestly and to the best of our ability.
Bob Drake, Jr. Nationally Certified Bail Agent License Number 1817387
President of Bob Drake Bail Bonds, Inc. Bob’s family has been in the Bail Bond Business since 1959. A California native, Bob has been running the family business since 1991 when Bob Drake Sr. unexpectedly past away. A graduate of the University of Southern California with a B.S. in Finance and Business Economics. Bob brings a solid education background to complement his years of business success. He is a Lifetime Member of both the California Bail Agents Association (CBAA) and the Professional Bail Agents of the United States (PBUS). From PBUS he has attained the Professional Certification of “Certified Bail Agent.” In addition to a Bail Agents License, Bob also holds a Fire & Casualty Insurance License (0817387) from the Department of Insurance and has his Notary Public Commission.
Melody Drake Nationally Certified Bail Agent License Number 1833679
Vice-President of Bob Drake Bail Bonds, Inc. Melody has been writing bail since 1993 and has been married to Bob since 1990. Melody has a B.S. from California State University, Long Beach. She still stays involved checking on court cases and working with administration. She is a Lifetime Member of both the California Bail Agents Association (CBAA) and the Professional Bail Agents of the United States (PBUS). From PBUS she also has attained the Professional Certification of “Certified Bail Agent.” In addition to a Bail Agents License, Melody holds a Fire & Casualty Insurance License (#0833689) from the Department of Insurance and has her Notary Public Commission.