How To Find An Inmate In Texas?

How do I find what jail someone is in?

The best way to locate information on a federal prisoner for free is to go to the Bureau of Federal Prisons website at

Then, go to the inmate locator tab.

You can search by inmate number or name.

Where is TDC located?

The TDC units in Amarillo and Snyder were the first ones located outside of Central Texas and East Texas.

How do I find an inmate’s TDCJ number?

You can find an inmate with a TDCJ number by searching the Texas Department of Criminal Justice website.

  • Visit the TDCJ website and click the “General Information” link.
  • Click “Offender Information” from the list provided.
  • Scroll down the page and click the “Online Offender Search” link.
  • Navigate to the “TDCJ” field.

How long does it take for an inmate to show in the system in Texas?

Depending on the unit it’s usually less than a couple weeks for a non contact visit, contact after 90 days if eligible. You can take $20 in quarters, and money from county will follow in 2-3 weeks.

Why can’t I locate an inmate?

If you search through the state database and cannot find the inmate it is possible that the inmate is in either a Federal facility or they could be in a jail that is not included in the state databases. You will need to know the name the inmate was arrested, or committed to an institution under.

How do I find out when a inmate will be released?

If you know that the inmate is serving time in a federal prison, you can go to They have a “Find an Inmate” area where you can easily locate an inmate that is currently being held in a federal prison. You will be able to search using an inmate’s BOP number, FBI number or name.

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What is the difference between state jail and TDCJ?

A state jail facility is run by, or under contract to, the Texas Dept of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). A state jail facility is really not a jail. There is no one in a state jail facility who is awaiting trial, like in a county jail. Everyone in TDCJ custody is convicted, and serving a sentence.

Do Texas prisons have air conditioning?

Currently, 75 of the state’s 104 prisons and jails do not have air conditioning in most inmate housing areas where temperatures often rise above 100 degrees in the summer. (All units are equipped with heating for winter).

What does ISF stand for in jail?

Intermediate Sanction Facility