Texas Departament of Corrections
- Department Name
- Texas Department of Criminal Justice
- Official Website
- Currently Incarcerated Inmates
- P.O. Box 13084. Austin, Texas 78711
- Phone Number
- (512) 475-3250
- (512) 305-9398
Types of Correctional Facilities in Texas
Are you curious about finding an inmate in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice? You have come to the right place. Texas state prisons maintain the records of criminals in state prisons. Those who are incarcerated have their records in a database that can be searched by the public.
Those who are looking for an inmate in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, keep reading! Those of you looking for an inmate in a county jail, you need to head to that department’s website to begin your inmate search.
How to Find an Inmate
Looking for an inmate in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice? An inmate search is just a few clicks away. The offender information search will only be successful if you have the right amount of information on hand. You will need to know:
- First name
- Last name
- TDCJ Number
- SID Number
Use the search tools to find the inmate that you’re looking for. Once you find them in the system, you can start your efforts to communicate with them. There are several communication options, so stay tuned to learn which one might suit you best.
How to Talk to an Inmate
Using the offender telephone system is simple. After you have used the inmate locator, you can begin the process of talking to an inmate via the telephone.
Before you can receive calls from a TDCJ offender, you must register your number. Once you have registered your number, you can begin the process.
An inmate can do phone calls a few ways.
- Collect calls
- Friends and family (pre-paid)
- Prepaid debit account
You can choose how you want the offender to contact you. Just keep in mind that you will need to add money to their account if you don’t want an inmate calling you collect.
For more information about talking to an inmate, go to the official TDCJ website.
How to Visit with an Inmate
Visiting with an inmate is encouraged in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. After you have done a prison search or inmate search, your next step might be to visit with an inmate.
Visitation is an important part of prison for inmates. Visiting with friends and family can help maintain healthy relationships. It can also make transitioning in and out of prison a lot easier.
If you’d like to visit with an inmate, you need to make sure they have visitation privileges. You will also need to check exact times of visitation. Always call and make sure the visitation isn’t canceled before you go in.
Visit the official prison visitor guide to get a better idea of what you can and cannot do.
Correctional Facilities in TexasThere are 989 jails and prisons in state Texas
La Salle County Jail
703 North Main StreetCotulla, TX 78014
South Central Regional Office
US ARMED FORCES RESERVE CMPL GRAND PRAIRIE, TX, 75051
Yoakum City Jail
900 Irvine Street PO Box 738, Yoakum, TX, 77995
Yankton City Jail
410 Walnut St., Yankton, TX, 57078
Wylie City Jail
2000 Highway 78 North, Wylie, TX, 75098
Wortham City Jail
100 West Main St., Wortham, TX, 76693
Woodway City Jail
920 Estates Dr., Woodway, TX, 76712
Wolfe City City Jail
103 West Main St., Wolfe City, TX, 75496
Wolfforth City Jail
328 East Highway 62/82, Wolfforth, TX, 79382
Winters City Jail
312 South Main, Winters, TX, 79567
Winnsboro City Jail
501 South Main St., Winnsboro, TX, 75494
Windcrest City Jail
8601 Midcrown, Windcrest, TX, 78239
Wills Point City Jail
120 North 5th St., Wills Point, TX, 75169
Wilmer City Jail
219 East Beltline Road, Wilmer, TX, 75172
Willow Park City Jail
101 West Stage Coach Trail, Willow Park, TX, 76087
Willis City Jail
200 South Bell, Willis, TX, 77378
Whitewright City Jail
507 West Grand St., Whitewright, TX, 75491
Whitesboro City Jail
113 West Main St., Whitesboro, TX, 76273
White Settlement City Jail
8900 Clifford St., White Settlement, TX, 76108
White Oak City Jail
103 East U.S. Highway 80, White Oak, TX, 75693