Texas Federal Inmate Locator 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 678 jails and prisons in state Texas
Reverend C.A. Holliday Transfer Facility
295 IH-45 North, Huntsville, TX, 77320-8443
San Jacinto County Jail
73 West Cedar Avenue, Coldspring, TX, 77331
Ellis County Wayne McCollum Detention Center
300 South Jackson Street, Waxahachie, TX, 75165
Aransas County Detention Center
811 East Concho, Rockport, TX, 78382
Wichita County Jail
900 7th Street, Wichita Falls, TX, 76301
Bexar County Adult Detention Center
200 North Comal Street, San Antonio, TX, 78207
1187 West Main Street, Lewisville, TX, 75067
Navarro County Jail
312 West 2nd Avenue, Corsicana, TX, 75110
Webb County Jail
1001 Washington Street, Laredo, TX, 78040
Burnet County Jail TX
1601 East Polk Street, Burnet, TX, 78611
Ector County Detention Center
2500 South US Highway 385 PO Box 331, Odessa, TX, 79766
Rusk County Jail
210 Charlevoix Street, Henderson, TX, 75652
Lubbock County Detention Center
811 Main Street PO Box 10535, Lubbock, TX, 79408
FCI Beaumont Medium
5830 KNAUTH ROAD BEAUMONT, TX, 77705
Allan B. Polunsky Unit
3872 FM 350 South, Livingston, TX, 77351
H.H. Coffield Unit
2661 FM 2054, Tennessee Colony, TX, 75884
4001 LEOPARD DRIVE TEXARKANA, TX, 75501
Garza West Transfer Facility
4250 Highway 202, Beeville, TX, 78102
Chambers County Jail
201 North Court PO Box 998, Anahuac, TX, 77514-0998
59 Darrington Road, Rosharon, TX, 77583