Frequently Asked Questions about Aransas County Detention Center
The County Jail is located at: 301 N. Live Oak Stree, Rockport Texas, 78382
How do I locate a loved one or Inmate at Aransas County Jail?
You can locate a loved one in custody at the jail by following this link.
What are the visitation hours at the Aransas County Detention Center?
COUNTY MALE INMATES
MONDAY 7:00PM – 10:00PM FOR INMATES LAST NAMES A – L
THURSDAY 7:00PM – 10:00PM FOR INMATES LAST NAMES M – Z
SATURDAY 12:00PM – 2:30PM FOR INMATES LAST NAMES A – L
SATURDAY 2:30PM – 5:00PM FOR INMATES LAST NAMES M – Z
COUNTY FEMALE INMATES AND FEMALE TRUSTEES
MONDAY 2:30PM – 5:00PM
SATURDAY 7:00PM – 10:00PM
FEDERAL MALE INMATES
TUESDAY 7:00PM – 10:00PM
SUNDAY 12:00PM – 2:30PM FOR INMATES LAST NAMES A – L
SUNDAY 2:30PM – 5:00PM FOR INMATES LAST NAMES M – Z
FEDERAL FEMALE INMATES
TUESDAY 2:30PM – 5:00PM
SUNDAY 7:00PM – 10:00PM
WEDNESDAY 2:30PM – 5:00PM
FRIDAY 4:00PM – 10:30PM
SATURDAY 9:30AM – 12:00PM
WEDNESDAY 11:30AM – 2:00PM
VISITORS MUST FILL OUT VISITORS SLIP AND PASS THEM TO THE CONTROL ROOM WITH VALID PICTURE ID. VISITOR WILL NOT BE ALLOWED VISIT WITHOUT VALID APPROVED ID.
OUT OF COUNTY VISITORS – MORE THAN 100 MILES, CAN VISIT MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 08:00AM TO 12:00 PM. THESE VISITORS HAVE TO HAVE VALID DRIVER’S LICENCE OR PASSPORT FOR NON-US VISITORS.
ATTORNEY VISITS ARE MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 08:00AM TO 08:00PM. ATTORNEYS MUST HAVE VALID BAR CARD AND VALID PICTURE ID. ATTORNEYS FOR FEDERAL INMATES HAVE TO BE APPROVED BY THE USMS (UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE) OR HAVE PROOF OF “ATTORNEY OF RECORD”
(this information was last updated in June of 2012)
How can I send money to an Inmate in the Aransas County Jail?
The Aransas County Sherrif’s Department provides a commissary service for inmates where they are allowed to purchase items while in custody. Primarily inmates will be allowed to use this service to purchase hygiene, writing and edible materials to help make their incarceration a little easier. Also, you may deposit funds for your loved on to use the phone service.
To deposit money funds for an inmate, click here.
To deposit money for the telephone, click here
To view a price list of the items that an inmate in the Aransas County Detention can purchase, click here
What are the rules for sending mail to an inmate?
The Aransas County Jail has the following rules for mail:
- 1. Inmates may write as many letters of as many pages as they wish to whomever they wish with no restrictions, as long as they have sufficient supplies and postage. Inmates may receive correspondence in any quantity, and number of pages.
Postage paid envelopes and writing materials may be purchased through commissary. Inmates shall be allowed to retain writing materials, stamps, and correspondence in reasonable amounts so as to not create a fire hazard. Indigent inmates are limited to three (3) stamped envelopes and nine (9) sheets of paper per week for outgoing personal mail. If requested indigent inmates shall be furnished a reasonable amount of paper, pencils, envelopes, and stamps to write their attorneys and the courts. The inmate’s commissary account will be debited actual postage costs for each personal indigent letter.
- 2. Inmates shall receive magazines and paperback books directly from the publisher. Any magazine or book that contains but is not limited to: gang, drug, alcohol, explicit content, promotes disorder or violence will be returned to the publisher with a corresponding note indicating why the material is not accepted. Inmates will not be reimbursed for this. Magazines will be reviewed on an issue by issue basis and the inmate will be notified why the issues were not approved. Magazines and books will not be accepted from any source other than directly from the publisher.
- 3. Inmates shall not receive packages. Any packages received will be returned to sender at the sender’s expense.
Is there an Inmate Handbook?
It is very fortunate for the citizens of Aransas County that the Sherrif’s Office provides an online source for loved ones or those with an interest to review the rules and regulations that govern inmates at the Aransas County Detention Center. JailStuff.org would like to encourage you to view this information with an open mind and keep in mind that these are not all of the rules that an inmate might encounter and in no way restrict regulations or procedures put down by the Aransas County Sherrif’s Office. To view the inmate handbook online, click here
For more information: please visit the website for the Aransas County Detention Center