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
Dallas County Decker Detention Center North
899 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75207-3707
Jefferson County Correctional Facility
5030 Highway 69 South, Beaumont, TX, 77705
Orange County Jail
115 South Border Street PO Box 1968, Orange, TX, 77630-1468
409-882-7950, 409-882-7985, 409-882-7964
Harris County Jail 711
711 North San Jacinto Street, Houston, TX, 77002
Harris County Jail 1307
1307 Baker Street, Houston, TX, 77002
Harris County Sheriff’s Office & Jail Administration
1200 Baker Street, Houston, TX, 77002
Harris County Jail 701
701 North San Jacinto Street, Houston, TX, 77002
Harris County Juvenile Detention Center
1200 Congress Street, Baytown, TX, 77002
Harris County Youth Village
210 JW Mills Drive, Seabrook, TX, 77586
Marion County Jail
102 West Austin Street Room 101 PO Box 547, Jefferson, TX, 75657-0547
Polk County Jail
1733 North Washington, Livingston, TX, 77351
Washington County Jail
1206 Old Independence Road, Brenham, TX, 77833
Montgomery County Texas Jail
#1 Criminal Justice Drive, Conroe, TX, 77301
Montgomery County Juvenile Detention Center
200 Academy Drive, Conroe, TX, 77301