Dallas County JailDallas County Jail Information

If you have a loved one who has been arrested in Dallas County, your first goal will be to locate them. While many arrestees are taken to city jails, arrestees are commonly transported to Lew Sterrett Jail in Dallas County.

We have compiled information that will assist you in locating your loved one:

Dallas County Inmate Search

  1. You can look for an inmate in Lew Sterrett using Dallas County Inmate Search;
  2. Call the Dallas County Jail at (214) 962-5800; or
  3. Visit the Dallas County Jail at 111 W Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75208.

City Jails in Dallas County

If your loved one is not in Lew Sterrett Jail, you can check with the individual city jails within Dallas County:

Addison(972) 466-33352001 E. Jackson Road, Carrollton TX 75007
Balch Springs(972) 557-600012500 Elam Rd. Balch Springs, TX 75180
Carrollton972-466-33352001 E. Jackson Road, Carrollton TX 75007
Cedar Hill(469) 658-3081714 E. Beltline Rd. DeSoto, TX 75115
Cockrell Hill(214) 339-41414125 W Clarendon Dr, Dallas, TX 75211
Combine(972) 476-1532123 Davis Rd Combine, TX 75159
Coppell(972) 466-33352001 E Jackson Rd, Carrollton, TX 75006
Dallas(214) 761-9025111 W Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75208
DeSoto(469) 658-3081714 E. Beltline Rd. DeSoto, TX 75115
Duncanville(972) 780-5039203 E Wheatland Rd, Duncanville, TX 75116
Farmers Branch(972) 919-93273723 Valley View Ln, Farmers Branch, TX 75244
Ferris(972) 842-2092201 South Church Ferris, TX 75125
Garland(972) 485-48401900 W State St, Garland, TX 75042
Glenn Heights(972) 223-3478550 E Bear Creek Rd, Glenn Heights, TX 75154
Grand Prairie(972) 237-89511525 Arkansas Ln, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
Grapevine(817) 410-3233307 W Dallas Rd, Grapevine, TX 76051
Highland Park(214) 521-50004700 Drexel Dr, Dallas, TX 75205
Hutchins(972) 225-6121321 North Main Street, Hutchins, TX 75141
IrvingÊ(972) 721-2625305 N O'Connor Rd, Irving, TX 75061
Lancaster(469) 658-3081714 E. Beltline Rd. DeSoto, TX 75115
Lewisville(972) 219-36651187 W Main St, Lewisville, TX 75067
Mesquite(972) 216-6243777 N Galloway Ave, Mesquite, TX 75149
Ovilla(972) 617-7262105 S Cockrell Hill Rd, Ovilla, TX 75154
Richardson(972) 744-4820140 N. Greenville Avenue, Richardson, TX
Rowlett(972) 412-62004401 Rowlett Road, Rowlett, Texas
Sachse(972) 495-22713815 Sachse Road,ÊSachse,ÊTexas 75048
Seagoville(972) 287-2999600 N. Hwy. 175 Seagoville, TX 75159
Sunnyvale(972) 226-4606364 Long Creek Road Sunnyvale, TX 75182
University Park(214) 363-30003800 University Blvd, Dallas, TX 75205
Wilmer(972) 441-3574219 E Belt Line Rd, Wilmer, TX 75172
Wylie(972) 442-81702000 TX-78, Wylie, TX 75098

Once you have located your loved one, your next step should be to hire an attorney.

Why hire an attorney before you pay a bond?

First and foremost, you will have no idea if the bond that was set on your loved one’s case is reasonable or not. An attorney will be able to determine whether the bond is within the range customary to your location. While the bond schedule is listed below, it is not a reflection of how judges typically address aggravating and mitigating factors unique to an individual. If the bond is excessive, the attorney can ask for the bond to be reduced. This could save you hundreds to thousands of dollars. Second, there may be ways to secure a person’s release without a bond, including personal recognizance bonds, and release for mental health supervision.

Offense LevelNo Priors1 Prior2 or More PriorsCurrently on Felony Bond or ParoleCurrently on Felony Probation or Immigration Hold
State Jail Felony$500$1,500$5,000$50,000$50,000
If on State Jail Probation and new case is also a SJ offense: $10,000
Third Degree Felony$1,500$3,500$25,000$50,000$50,000
Third Degree Family Violence / Violation of Protective Order$15,000$25,000$50,000$50,000$100,000
Intoxication Manslaughter$50,000$50,000$100,000$100,000$100,000
Second Degree Agg. Assault Family Violence$15,000-$25,000$25,000 to $50,000$50,000$50,000$100,000
Second Degree Aggravated Assault (Non-Family Violence)$2,500-$25,000$5,000-$25,000$25,000$25,000$100,000
Other Second Degree$2,500 - $25,000$5,000 - $25,000$25,000$25,000$100,000
First Degree Felony$5,000$15,000$50,000$50,000$100,000
First Degree Aggravated Assault$50,000$50,000$100,000$100,000$100,000
Capital Murder$500,000

lew sterrettVarghese Summersett PLLC is here to assist you when you have been arrested or charged with a criminal offense in Dallas County, Texas. We handle all levels of state and federal criminal offenses. This includes driving while intoxicated cases, white collar crimes, drug crimes, and crimes against persons or property. To discuss the specifics of your case, call our office today at (817) 203-2220 or contact us online.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Dallas County Jail:

Q: How can I deposit funds in an inmate account?
A: By Telephone: Toll-Free telephone number for deposit 1-866-345-1884.

By the Internet: www.accesscorrections.com.

By Kiosk located at the jails

Q: When can I visit the Dallas County Jail?
A: Inmates whose last name starts with A-L may have visitors: Mondays and Thursdays.  Inmates whose last name starts with M-Z may have visitors: Tuesday and Fridays.  Saturday and Sundays are open visitation and all inmates (A-Z) may receive visitors.  NO VISITATION ON WEDNESDAYS

Jail Visitation Hours

  • Monday-Friday 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Q: How often can I visit the Dallas County Jail?
A: Inmates will only be allowed two (2) visits per Calendar week.  The person (s) must be listed on the visitor card.  Inmates will only be allowed to make revisions on their visitor card once every 90 days at the beginning of the month.

Concerning Inmate Care Packages:

Q: Who can place orders?
A: Family and friends can place orders for their loved ones at Dallas County Jail

Q: How can family/friends place orders?
A: Online www.dallascountypackages.com or call toll free 1‐800‐546‐6283

Q: What forms of payment are acceptable to place orders?
A: MasterCard, Visa, or Discover

Q: How often can you receive packages?
A: One package per inmate per week; $75 maximum per order

Q: When will the packages arrive at the jail?
A: Orders will be delivered once per week.  Orders placed before Thursdays at 6:00 am will be included in the shipment the same week.  Orders placed after Thursdays at 6:00 am will be included in the shipment the following week.

Q: What happens if you are released before the package arrives?
A: If the inmate is no longer located at Dallas County Jail when the package arrives, they have
72 hours to claim it.  They must contact KCN/Securepak at 866‐754‐2812 x4851 or x3313 to give information to forward package to another address.  KCN/Securepak will dispose of all packages not claimed within the 72 hours.

Q: What happens if an item on my order is out of stock?
A: The item will be removed from the order and the sender will not be charged for it.

Q: How can my family/friends check on the order?
A: Call 1‐800 546-6283 to check the status of the order 24/7.
Customer Service Hours: 7:30 am – 11:00 pm CST, and Sat. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm CST.

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