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 773 jails and prisons in state Texas
Tye City Jail
205 North Street, Tye, TX, 79563
Tulia City Jail
201 North Maxwell Ave., Tulia, TX, 79088
Tool City Jail
701 North Tool Dr., Tool, TX, 75143
Tomball City Jail
400 Fannin, Tomball, TX, 77375
The Colony City Jail
5151 North Colony Blvd., The Colony, TX, 75056
Texarkana City Jail
100 North Stateline Ave., Texarkana, TX, 75501
Terrell City Jail
P.O. Box 668, Terrell, TX, 75160
Tahoka City Jail
1712 South Main, Tahoka, TX, 79373
Taft City Jail
331 Green Ave., Taft, TX, 78390
Sweeny City Jail
123 North Oak St., Sweeny, TX, 77480
Stephenville City Jail
356 North Belknap, Stephenville, TX, 76401
Spearman City Jail
30 SW Court St., Spearman, TX, 79081
Southlake City Jail
600 State St., Southlake, TX, 76092
South Houston City Jail
1023 Dallas St., South Houston, TX, 77587
Sour Lake City Jail
625 Highway 105 West, Sour Lake, TX, 77659
Snyder City Jail
400 37th St., Snyder, TX, 79549
Slaton City Jail
175 North 8th St., Slaton, TX, 79035
Sinton City Jail
217 East Market St., Sinton, TX, 78387
Silsbee City Jail
1104 North 5th St., Silsbee, TX, 77656
Shiner City Jail
816 North Avenue E, Shiner, TX, 77984