Bexar County TX Adult Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: May 15, 2024
Address
200 N Comal St, San Antonio, TX 78207
Beds
4563
County
Bexar
Phone
210-335-6219
Fax
210-335-6199

Bexar Co Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

The phone carrier is IC Solutions, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are seeking to send your inmate money for commissary, one recommended for this facility is AccessCorrections. There is a fee for sending money, see their rates and limitations.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

Satellite View of Bexar County TX Adult Detention Center

You can support your loved ones at Bexar Co Jail on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 210-335-6219.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work at Bexar County TX Adult Detention Center so you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Bexar Co Jail is a detention center located at 200 N Comal St San Antonio, TX which is operated locally by the Bexar County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Bexar County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, San Antonio Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for Texas here.

The Bexar County Adult Detention Center is committed to providing detention services and operations necessary for the protection of society, maintaining a safe environment for staff, and ensuring the well-being of incarcerated persons. The center aims to offer an environment conducive to behavioral correction, safeguarding inmates from victimization, and upholding due process to protect constitutional rights.

Unique Features of the Adult Detention Center:
- A Special Emergency Response Team (S.E.R.T.) is stationed 24 hours a day in each facility.
- The Classification Section identifies and manages problem detainees, coordinates with other facilities, and segregates difficult detainees.
- The facilities are smoke-free.

The center offers various programs such as a law library, indoor/outdoor recreation, GED classes, art classes, commissary access, religious and social services, and more. Detainees can engage in substance abuse classes, receive medical and dental care, and participate in parenting and life skills classes. The facility also supports liberal visitation policies and includes a range of other rehabilitative programs.

Inmates at the Adult Detention Center have the opportunity to purchase stationery, envelopes, and postage stamps through the jail commissary. For sending certified mail, the service is available via the mailroom, with inmates responsible for the postage costs associated with certified mail. Additionally, inmates can buy credits to send emails and photos; emails cost $0.25 per message, and photos are priced at $0.50 each. Messages are typically processed and ready for review within 48 hours. It is important to note that legal mail, special mail, or privileged mail should not be sent through this email/photo service. All correspondence sent to the facility is directed to the Mailroom and is subject to routine inspection and examination before it is delivered to the intended recipient. This ensures the security and proper handling of all mail within the facility.

Inmates are authorized to have a limited number of paperback books inside the cell (3 maximum). Any publication/books mailed to the inmate must be sent directly from a publisher or an established bookstore. Any excess books will be placed with the inmate’s property. The inmate’s SID number MUST be on the shipping label, if not, it will be returned to the sender. All paperback books must have a PERFECT binding.

The Clothing Department operates continuously, managing the intake and transfer of personal items with high accountability. The Laundry Department, utilizing detainee labor, handles a significant volume of laundry, reflecting efficient operations and equipment upgrades.

Food services are provided by Aramark, ensuring quality and respectful service to all, including over 12,000 daily meals. Commissary services are managed by Keefe Group, offering a direct sales system for inmates to purchase various items.

These comprehensive services and operations underscore the center's dedication to rehabilitating detainees and safely managing the facility.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in Texas. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Bexar County TX Adult Detention Center.

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at aid@inmateaid.com, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason, they charge to access it.

Visitation Information

HOW TO SCHEDULE A VISIT WITH AN INMATE

REGISTRATION & SCHEDULING A VISIT:

For help with registration, scheduling, technical issues, or troubleshooting a problem, please contact ICSolutions at 888-646-9437.

OPERATING HOURS:

  • Monday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed, except on Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day, and Father’s Day.
  • Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

VISITATION HOURS:

  • Monday: Judges and Attorneys have 24-hour Visitation access. Professional visits are permitted during the hours of 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
    No public visits on Mondays.
  • Tuesday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed, except on Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day, and Father’s Day. Visitation hours on these days will be 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

If you have questions, comments, or concerns please contact the Video Visitation Staff at 210-335-8270 or email at videovisitation@bexar.org.

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