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Shackelford County TX Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: May 24, 2019
791 U.S Hwy 180, West Albany, TX 76430

Shackelford County TX 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 NCIC Inmate Telephone Services, 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 JailATM. 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

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Shackelford 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: 325-762-2000

The Shackelford County TX Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 791 U.S Hwy 180 West Albany, TX which is operated locally by the Shackelford 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. Shackelford County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the West Albany Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Jail Division is dedicated to protecting the community at large by the housing of persons charged with various crimes. While such persons are so confined it is the duty of the jail staff to safeguard the rights and secure the health, safety and wellbeing of all such persons so confined. The county jail abides by the precepts of the law and the courts, with human dignity ever in mind, striving to be able to release each person back into society in no worse condition, physically mentally, or emotionally, than when he or she was received.

Inmate Commissary deposits: Family and Friends wishing to deposit money for an inmate may do so 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by depositing cash or using the credit card swipe located at the Stellar Services Kiosk in the public lobby of the Shackelford County LEC / Jail or by making Credit Card deposits at WWW.JAILATM.COM, Deposited funds will be automatically deposit to the inmates trust account. a $4.00 service fee will be charged on cash deposits. Credit Card fees will apply.

Money order deposits may be mailed to:

Shackelford County Jail
791 W. US Hwy 180
Albany Texas, 76430

Be sure to include the inmate’s name and jail ID number on all money orders.

Other Services:

Cash bonds may be paid for inmates currently housed in the Shackelford County Jail by making cash deposits to the Stellar Services Kiosk, located in the public lobby of the Shackelford County LEC / Jail, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A $4.00 service fee will be charged on cash deposits. Credit Cards may also be used for your convenience. Credit Card fees will apply.

Inmate Locator

Shackelford 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 Shackelford 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 325-762-2000.


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

Visitation Information

Shackelford County Jail - Visitation

Monday – to- Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Each Inmate is eligible to receive two visits per week. Duration of visitation will not exceed twenty (20) minutes.

Visitation Requirements: Authorized visitors will be the immediate family only. Family members under the age of seventeen (17) will be allowed to visit when accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or legal counsel. Any visitor that creates a disturbance during visitation will be asked to leave the visitation area. If the visitor is a child, the parent, legal guardian or legal counsel will be required to leave also.

No prior inmate of this facility will be allowed to visit until 90 days after their release. Authorized visitors will be required to present valid picture identification. All authorized visitors must sign the Visitor’s Roster giving the following information:

  1. Name of inmate visiting.
  2. Name of visitor.
  3. Date of visit.
  4. Address of visitor.
  5. Relationship to inmate
  6. Phone number of visitor.
  7. Identification number (driver’s license, state identification number, social security number, etc.)

Visit may be denied to any person if the visitor or inmate fails to comply with the visitation rules, or when there is reason to believe the visit may not be in the best interest of the security and welfare of the jail.

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