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Uvalde County Jail Information
121 East Nopal
Uvalde, TX 78801
Phone: (830) 278-4111
The Uvalde County Jail is located at 121 East Nopal in Uvalde, TX and is a medium security county jail operated by the Uvalde County Sheriff’s Department.This page will tell you information about anything related to the Uvalde County Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much, much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you information you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or feedback that might be beneficial to others would be appreciated.
Uvalde County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member in jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know someone who’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find them?
To see who is in jail at the Uvalde County Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Uvalde County Jail Inmate Lookup is a list of people who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes status, and visiting hours. You can get info for anybody booked or discharged in the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to locate their arrest information faster if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Uvalde County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Uvalde County Jail includes the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First, you will answer some simple questions, such as what is your full name, your address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will get to use the phone in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released shortly, they will let you wear your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. The discharge process may take anywhere from 30 minutes to quite a few hours. In other words the faster bail is posted, the sooner you will be freed. How quickly you get discharged depends on whether you’ve been given a bond amount or if a judge must figure out how much to set your bail at. For a minor charge, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served your sentence and are given a date of your release, plan to be discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Uvalde County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Uvalde County Jail before anyone can visit them. This information will be put in the log as an authorized visitor. Each visitor is required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors arriving late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Jail visitation policies change often, so we suggest that you call the official Uvalde County Jail at (830) 278-4111 before go to the jail 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Uvalde County Jail you have to have your name on the inmate’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No cellphones are allowed at Uvalde County Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually is not normally approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 is related to the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate’s extended family. If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is not related to the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sending Mail to Inmates
This is what you need to know about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Uvalde County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Uvalde 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.
The address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Uvalde County Jail is:
Uvalde County Jail
121 East Nopal
Uvalde, TX 78801
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Uvalde County Jail
121 East Nopal
Uvalde, TX 78801
The Uvalde County Jail mail policy can change, so be sure to review the official website when you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Uvalde 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 Uvalde 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 have a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry online or call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. Keep in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the Uvalde County jail, on the phone, in person, or look online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and the information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records. They include a case file that contains a docket and all filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access court records via the internet, or at the Uvalde County Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal history. These state databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal convictions from another state. You are able to go to the Uvalde County Courthouse and inquire, or check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for crimes, which include, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to inmates is likely to change, so you should review the Uvalde County Jail website when send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Uvalde 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 Uvalde County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (830) 278-4111 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 Uvalde County Jail store. Inmates can buy different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear 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 items that inmates can purchase if they have money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as hygiene products including 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
The only phone calls that Uvalde County Jail inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are usually pricier than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s ability to use the phone may be limited or cut altogether.
Phone Number: (830) 278-4111
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money these phone service providers make off of all phone calls that inmates make are shared 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 Uvalde 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 how much an inmate phone call will cost: 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 state prisons and local jails learning how to decrease your inmates phone charges is more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some circumstances where we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the facility has set their phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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