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Grayson County Jail Information
200 South Crockett
Sherman, TX 75090
Phone Number: (903) 813-1456
The Grayson County Jail is located at 200 South Crockett in Sherman, TX and is a medium security county jail operated by the Grayson County Sheriff’s Department.This guide will tell you information about everything a person needs to know about the Grayson County Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find Grayson County court records, and much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer advice and information that you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it, and also any tips or comments that would be beneficial to others will be welcome.
Grayson County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone in jail and need to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member that’s been arrested and you want to find them?
In order to look up who is in jail at the Grayson County Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Grayson County Jail Inmate Roster has information about individuals who have been arrested, including status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can find information on anyone arrested and processed or discharged within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You can get their arrest information faster if you have the arrestee’s first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Grayson County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Grayson County Jail includes the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first step is that you will answer some basic questions, such as your full legal name, address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will get to make a telephone call so you can call family, friends, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your street clothes, if not you will be issued a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged takes anywhere between 10 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you will get out of jail. It also depends on whether you’ve got a cash bond or if a judge has to figure out your bail amount. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and have a date of your release, you should plan to get discharged that morning.
Grayson County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to list each visitor’s name to the Grayson County Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s names will be put into the log as an approved visitor. All visitors will be required to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone that gets to visitation or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Jail visitation policies are always changing, so you should call the facility at (903) 813-1456 before you try to visit an inmate.
|Monday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Tuesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Wednesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Thursday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Friday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Saturday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Sunday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
To visit someone at the Grayson County Jail you must first have your name on their visitation list.
Be sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Grayson County Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Anybody on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is a family member of the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate’s extended family. If a visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not a family member of the inmate, this visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sending Mail to Inmates
This is what you need to know in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Grayson County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Grayson County Jail is always searched and inspected for contraband that might threaten the security, safety or well-being of the facility, its staff, and inmates. Inmates can only receive metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4″ x 6″ as mail. The writing on the postcard has to be in pencil or blue or black ink. If it has a stamp on it, it will get returned. If you write in green ink, then it will get returned. If you send any other kind of mail will be returned to the sender. If there is no return address on it, then the unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate’s locker until the inmate gets release.
Do not include any of these things in the mail that you send to an inmate: any kind of threat to jail order, any description of the manufacture of weapons, bombs, incendiary devices, or tools for escape; do not encourage or advocate any kind of violence, hate speech, or racial or ethnic supremacy. Inmates are not allowed to write to other inmates.
Use this address when sending a letter to an inmate at Grayson County Jail:
Grayson County Jail
200 South Crockett
Sherman, TX 75090
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Grayson County Jail
200 South Crockett
Sherman, TX 75090
The mail policy at the Grayson County Jail is always changing, so it would be best to review the official Grayson County Jail site when you send a letter to an inmate there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Grayson County Jail. This includes sending money for to spend in the commissary, sending regular mail or photos, sending money for phone calls, and even postcards.
This page covers everthing you need to know about the Grayson County Jail to help you follow these procedures and guidelines. If you have questions, or there is something that you were looking for, but did not find, please contact us using the contact link in the site menu.
If you think you might have an outstanding warrant, you can find out by checking the court records on the Grayson County court website or you can call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Grayson County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are in the public record and these records are freely available.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file containing a court docket and any of the documents and filings filed in the case. You are able to access court records on their website, or at the Grayson County Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal background. These state databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal convictions from another state. You can go to the Grayson County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for any of the following crimes, drug crimes, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to someone in jail at the Grayson County Jail are always changing, so visit the Grayson County Jail site before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Grayson County Jail
You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.
Guidelines For Sending Money To An Inmate
Before you send any money you should find out what online money transfer companies the jail your inmate is incarcerated in uses. The exact method that the Grayson County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (903) 813-1456 to get the current payment method.
You may be required to be on the inmate’s visitation list in order to send them money, and be aware that they may have a limit on how much you deposit at one time, like $200-300 at a time, or a limit on how much money may be in the inmate’s account at one time.
Some of the money transfer firms being used by various facilities include JPay, MoneyGram, AccessCorrections, OffenderConnect, Touchpayonline, JailATM, WU, smartdeposit, and tigercommissary.
If an inmate has fines or are required to pay restitution then they will be subject to garnishment of their commissary/trust account. If the inmate has a garnishment, then money to pay them will be taken from the inmateâ€™s bank account. In some cases it may be a percentage or the entire amount of the obligation, but the actual percentage depends on the circumstances. We recommend that inmates talk to the counselor at their facility and try to find out. You can also try to make an arrangement so that only a percentage of your commissary funds are taken, instead of all your funds take at one time.
The commissary is the Grayson County Jail store. You can buy several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will probably need to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as hygiene products like soap, shampoo, and disposable razors for shaving. The commissary also sells other things like books and magazines, televisions and radios, playing cards, headphones, MP3 players, and electronic tablets. They also sell everything need to write home to family, friends, and loved ones: paper, envelopes, and stamps. If an inmate is indigent and cannot afford paper and stamps, the jail will provide these things to an inmate who has not had any money in their commissary account for at least 30 days.
Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy
All phone calls from the Grayson County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are much pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s ability to use the phone may be limited or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Grayson County Jail phone number is: (903) 813-1456
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits from all of the phone calls that inmates make are split with the facility, so there is no incentive for the jail or the counselors at the facility to show inmates or their family how to save money on inmate phone calls at the Grayson County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following three things will determine the cost of an inmate phone call: Where you are located; Where your inmate is located, What type of phone number you have.
For example, if your inmate is in federal prison, if you get a new local number then this will decrease your inmate’s phone call rate from $.21 per minute to only $.06 per minute.
For the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails figuring out how to lower your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the facility has set their phone rates so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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