Potter County Jail, TX Inmate Roster

Updated on: September 7, 2021
Potter County Jail

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Potter County Jail Basic Information

Facility Name
Potter County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
13100 Northeast 29th Street, Amarillo, TX, 79111
806-335-4100, 806-335-4105
Postal Code
Potter County
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Potter County Sheriffs Office

Brian Thomas
608 South Pierce Street, Amarillo, Texas, 79101

Potter County Jail is a medium-security correction facility situated at 13100 NE 29th Amarillo, Texas. It is a county detention center locally run by the Potter County Sheriff’s Department. Inmates are temporarily housed here as they await their trials and court sessions in the local justice system. Consequently, inmates are housed here for not more than two years. In case n inmate court journey warrants more than two years of incarceration, they are transferred to other state or BOP-operated correctional facilities. This jail collects inmates from the US Marshal’s Service, the Amarillo Police Department, and nearby towns or municipalities that do not have their own big detention structures.

Potter County Jail was opened in 1995 and features a 125,000 square foot facility with a bed capacity of 576 inmates in the general population unit, 27 beds infirmary, and two violent offenders’ cells. Each year the facility boast around 35, 000 but some are transferred to other facilities after their trials while others are released on bail.

Inmate Programs at Potter County Jail

Potter County Jail believes in inmate rehabilitation, and the facility does all it can with the help of the sheriff’s department to help inmates turn their lives around. Consequently, inmates held here are offered some rehabilitation programs that change their lives and help them pass time in jail. Some of the programs offered here include:

  • Life Skills: inmates at this facility are taught general life skills to arm them with ways to handle daily life. These focus on being positive and adopting healthy coping skills in life.
  • Illness, Management, and Recovery (IMR): this is a mental health program that helps inmates with mental health issues to overcome their problems.
  • Houses of Healing: this is a group program that helps inmates to heal emotionally.
  • Seeking Safety: this is another intensive group program that targets female inmates with substance abuse issues and trauma.
  • Sharing Hope: female inmates are taught religious values to overcome their destructive behavior through sharing God’s love and hope. They are encouraged to adopt positive living and become better members of society.

The above group programs have proven to be incredibly effective, and as of 2020, about 174 inmates had graduated successfully. Inmates are also offered GED classes that they can freely make time for.


Inmates are permitted to see one visitor per day for a visitation session of about 30mminutes in this facility. Visitors cannot bring any items to the visitation area, and they must dress modestly to be allowed to see their loved ones. They must also call ahead to schedule their visit with the authorities, and on the visiting day, they have to bring along valid identification documents. While at the facility, the visitors are also expected to conduct themselves with decorum. You will not be allowed to argue loudly and rudely with an inmate. Failure to observe the visitation rules can lead to denial of a visit.

The visitation hours are:

  • Monday- Friday — 7:30 am to 9:00 pm.
  • Saturday -Sunday— 7:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Potter County Roster

If your loved one is held at this facility, you no longer have to engage the jail authorities to know any details about them. The facility keeps the records in an inmate roster that you can check out if you have an internet connection. However, the records will only be available when an inmate is housed here; if they are transferred or released, you might not get their details here.

Jail Commissary

Inmates at this facility are allowed to receive commissary funds to purchase additional items at the jail canteen. Inmates can buy items such as: Supplementary food, writing materials, snacks, extra pieces of clothing, envelopes and hygiene products.

This facility provides basic needs that an inmate could survive on while incarcerated here, but this might not be enough. The commissary items make life a little bearable for the inmates.

How to Send Inmate Commissary Funds

You can effortlessly send commissary money to your loved one through several authorized means. However, you will incur some small transaction costs. You can send money through the following ways:

  • Mailing money orders; you can mail a money order to Potter County Jail through the United States Postal Service. The mailing address is 13100 Northeast 29th Street, Amarillo, TX, 79111.
  • Onsite deposits; there is a kiosk at the jail lobby where you can deposit cash. You will be charged $2.50. The kiosk is readily open any time of the day.
  • Online; you can also send funds online via the TouchPay website. This site allows you to send funds through your cards, debit, or credit card. It is among the fastest, easiest, and most safe ways to send money to an inmate.
  • Phone; you can engage TouchPay Direct customer service at 1-866-232-1899. The telephone operator on the other end will guide you accordingly until you complete your transfer. You can send it from your credit or debit card.

Potter County Prison Statistics

Potter County Prison Admissions

Asian Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -
Total Prison Admissions 895
Other Prison Admissions 15
White Prison Admissions 427
Latino Prison Admissions 279
Black Prison Admissions 174
Male Prison Admissions 682
Female Prison Admissions 213

Potter County Prison Population

Male Prison Population 1,692
Female Prison Population 247
Total Prison Population 1,939

Potter County Prison Population By Race

Asian Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population 638
White Prison Population 758
Other Prison Population 31
Black Prison Population 512
Native Prison Population -

Potter County Jail Admissions By Race

Native Jail Population -
Asian Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 13
Black Jail Population 108
White Jail Population 365

Potter County Jail Admissions

Female Jail Population 81
Total Jail Admissions 6,813
Total Jail Population 477
Male Jail Population 413

Potter County Pretrial Jail Population

Female Pretrial Jail Population 60
Male Pretrial Jail Population 311
Pretrial Jail Population 329

Potter County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 57
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 21
Jail Population Held for State Jail 14
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 19
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 2
Jail Population Held for ICE 21

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