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The Dallas County Jail houses inmates at North Tower, West Tower, and Kay’s Tower.
How Do You Locate An Inmate:
There are three ways to locate an inmate- online, in-person, or via telephone. To go online, click here; by phone call 214-761-9025; in person, visit the jail staff in the lobby at 111 W. Commerce St. , Dallas, TX 75208.
Where Is The Jail Located:
The Dallas County Jail (Lew Sterrett Justice Center) address is 111 Commerce St. Dallas, TX 75208.
What Time Is The Jail Open:
The Dallas County Jail (Lew Sterrett Justice Center) is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
When Are Visiting Hours:
Make sure and read this paragraph clearly because visiting hours are very specific.
Be prepared to wait in several lines. Sometimes the wait may be anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour.
No visitations on Wednesdays but Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday is 7:00PM-9:00PM for the approriate last names.
- Visitors can go on Mondays and Thursdays (7:00PM-9:00PM), but ONLY if the person you are visiting has a last name that starts with A-L.
- Visitors can go on Tuesdays and Fridays (7:00PM-9:00PM), but ONLY if the person you are visiting has a last name that starts with M-Z.
- On Saturday and Sundays, any inmate can be visited between 8:00AM-2:00PM.
If you have kids (anyone under the age of 17), the only day they can visit is Saturday and Sunday. Keep in mind that only two (2) children are allowed to visit per adult.
Also, a person can only visit an inmate if they are listed on the inmate’s visitor card. The inmate can only change his or her visitor card one (1) time every 90 days.
Visitors are only allowed to visit two (2) times per week.
All visitors will be subject to search and you will have to go through a metal detector so use your common sense when going to visit an inmate.
You must be on the inmate’s visitor card. Valid photo identification is needed to visit. This includes state driver’s license, state identification card, or alien card. Remember you can only visit an inmate two (2) times per week.
How Do I Find Out If An Inmate Has A Bond:
You can check online by clicking here.
How Can I Give An Inmate at Dallas County Jail Money:
Dallas County Jail (Lew Sterrett) does not accept cash, checks, and money orders. Money can be deposited in an inmate’s account by three ways–telephone, on-line, in-person at the kiosks located at the the Lew Sterret Justice Center (Dallas County Jail) 111 Commerce St. Dallas, TX 75208. To deposit money by phone call 1-866-345-1884 or by Internet go to www.inmatedeposits.com. You need a credit card to deposit money by phone or on-line.
What Mail Can I Send An Inmate:
You can only mail an inmate letters and cards. If you want to send them books, they must be soft-back books and must be sent firectly from a book publishing company.
To write letters address them as follows:
Inmate Booking #
PO BOX 660334
Dallas, Texas 75266-0334
The Dallas County Jail (Lew Sterrett) allows friends and family to send inmates Gift Packages. Packages can be ordered via phone by calling 1-800-546-6283 or by visiting www.dallascountypackages.com. Packages may only be paid for by using Mastercard, Visa, or Discover credit card. Only one package may be sent per week. Orders received before Thursday at 6:00 AM will be delivered that same week.
Also remember to bring cash to pay to park your vehicle. There is paid parking all-around.
What Is The Website:
You can visit the jail website by clicking here.