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Kerr County TX Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: October 06, 2020
Address
400 Clearwater Paseo, Kerrville, TX 78028
Beds
192
County
Kerr
County - medium
Phone
830-896-1257
Fax
830-895-2705
Mailing Address
PO Box 2027, Pinellas Park, FL 33780
Satellite View of Kerr County TX Jail

Kerr County TX Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 830-896-1257

The Kerr County TX Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 400 Clearwater Paseo in Kerrville, TX. This county jail is operated locally by the Kerr County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Kerr County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Kerrville Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

There are new detainees delivered to the jail daily, you can see arrest records here. Some are released after putting up bail, are released to a pretrial services caseload, are placed under supervision by a probation agency, or are released on their own recognizance with an agreement to appear in court. If there is no release, the inmate must wait here at the jail for their court appearance as a guest of the County, getting a bed and three square meals.

Trustees are inmates who work in the jail as cooks, as orderlies for the staff, in the laundry or in the commissary. The trustees are paid a very small amount for their time and some jail gives the trustees a few days off their sentence in exchange for their work.

When an inmate arrives in jail they are put together in a large holding cell with other inmates in the intake. While in intake they are under heightened observation. Violent and out of control inmates are segregated.

Can I Get Work Release?

Work release is when you are released from jail during the day so that you can go to work. At the end of the day, you return to jail for the night. There are a number of requirements to be able to get into the work-release program. Most programs require your employer to fill out some paperwork. If you want to get into the work release program then apply prior to being sentenced to jail. This will minimize the amount of time you spend in jail waiting to get into the program.

Can I call my family in Jail?

Kerr County TX Jail has a phone program where inmates make outbound calls only, you cannot call into jail. Since you are paying for those calls don't make it a habit of accepting collect-calls, they are over $15 each. The alternative is to set up an account through their third-party phone company which charges steep fees for each minute used. You are paying for them to call you. Click here if you are going to speak a lot and need a discount on the calls.

Remember - These phone calls are recorded and conversations can be used against you or the inmate so do not discuss your case over these phone lines.

Inmate Locator

Kerr County TX Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Texas. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

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.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Kerr County TX Jail and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 830-896-1257.

Registration

  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Kerr County TX Jail - Visitation

Visits are limited to one -1 hour visit or 2- 30-minute visits per week.

Visitation appointments may be made on TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY only. 830-315-2480

Times to call to make appointments: 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. No exceptions.

Male Visitation

  • Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Children can visit on Fri and Sat

Female Visitation

  • Sunday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Children can visit on Sunday

Kerr County inmates are required to fill out a visitation list when they are housed in this facility. Only people the inmate has on his/her list may visit that inmate.

  • When visiting you must have in your possession a valid driver's license or identification card.
  • No one under 17 years of age will be allowed in the facility except with a guardian.
  • No one is permitted in the visitation area with purses, coats, or packages of any kind. All items other than your identification and keys should be locked in your vehicle. All visitors can and may be searched.
  • Proper conduct by all visitors and inmates is expected. Improper conduct will result in termination of the visit. Individuals who have indications of alcohol or drug use will not be allowed visitation, and a deputy will be contacted.
  • The administration reserves the right to deny visitation to persons deemed to be improperly dressed or suspected of carrying contraband.

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