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Palo Pinto County TX Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: January 26, 2021
Address
402 Cedar St, Palo Pinto, TX 76484
Beds
142
County
Palo Pinto
Phone
940-659-1293
Fax
940-659-3801
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 506, Palo Pinto, TX 76484

Palo Pinto 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 Inmate Calling Solutions (ICSolutions), to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

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 Palo Pinto County TX Jail

Palo Pinto 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: 940-659-1293

The Palo Pinto County TX Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 402 Cedar St in Palo Pinto, TX. This county jail is operated locally by the Palo Pinto County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Palo Pinto County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Palo Pinto 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?

Palo Pinto 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

Palo Pinto 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 Palo Pinto 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 940-659-1293.

Registration

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

Visitation Information

Palo Pinto County TX Jail - Visitation

Inmates shall be provided the opportunity to have two, in-person, non-contact visits per week. These visits shall not be less than 20 minutes in duration and at least one visitation period will be allowed during an evening or on a weekend. The following schedule will be followed for regular visits:

  • Males in the general population – Tuesdays from 8:00 am to 10:30 am and from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm, on Thursdays from 8:00 am until 10:30 am and on Saturdays from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.
  • Males in separation – Thursdays from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm and on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 10:30 am.
  • Male Trustees – Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.
  • Females in the general population – Wednesday from 8:00 am to 10:30 am and from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Friday from 8:00 am to 10:30 am and Sunday from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.
  • Females in separation – Friday from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm and on Sunday from 8:00 am to 10:30 am.
  • Female Trustees – Wednesday, Friday and Sunday evenings from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

All visitations will be conducted on a 30-minute rotation. Visitors should arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the time that they wish to visit in order to check in through dispatch.

AUTHORIZED VISITORS - Authorized visitors may be an adult over 18 years of age. Minor children may be allowed to visit as well, as long as they are accompanied by an approved adult visitor, legal guardian or legal counsel. No one will be allowed to visit an inmate unless they are on the inmate’s visitation list and have a valid government-issued ID. The number of visitors allowed to visit with an inmate at one time shall be limited to two adults and three children. Any person that has been incarcerated in the Palo Pinto County Jail within the last 180 days will not be allowed to visit.

PROHIBITED ITEMS - There shall be no food, drink, lighters, tobacco, cell phones, cameras, purses, backpacks, bags or any form of electronic device allowed in visitation.

DRESS CODE - The following items will not be permitted to be worn in visitation: Revealing shorts, sundresses, halter tops, bathing suits, see-through garments of any type, low cut blouses or dresses, leotards, spandex or tight-fitting pants or blouses, miniskirts, backless tops, pajamas, or dresses and shirts with a high-cut split. Pants will be worn in a manner to cover all underwear.

ADDITIONAL RESTRICTIONS - There are NO contact visits allowed at this facility.

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