Jack County Jail – Jacksboro, TX

Jack County Jail is in Jack County, TX and is the primary correctional facility for that region. Are you looking for somebody incarcerated at Jack County Jail? This site tells you all about anything you might want to know about Jack County Jail: How to locate an inmate at Jack County Jail. How to view Jack County Jail mugshots. The jail’s address and phone number. Posting bail. Intake procedures and booking. Court information. And lots more.

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The thought of getting arrested and going to jail is a scary and stressfull situation, not only for whoever gets locked up, but also their friends and family. The goal of this guide is to give info you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, just ask it, and also any comments or feedback that would be beneficial to others is welcome.

General Information

Address

Jack County Jail
1432 Fm 3344
Jacksboro, TX 76458

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: 940-567-2221
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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you know someone that is incarcerated and need to contact them?

Do you know somebody that’s been arrested and you need to locate them?

To find out who is in jail at Jack County Jail you will need to click on their link and use the inmate search.

Inmate Locator

The Jack County Jail Inmate List is an online list of persons who have been arrested, including custody status, bail amount, and visiting schedule. Also, you are able to find the same information about anybody who has been arrested or discharged within the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You can locate their inmate information faster if you enter your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or arrest number.

If your friend or loved one could possibly be in another county jail you will want to look here, too: Other County Jails in Texas


Mugshots

A mugshot, or intake photograph, is a picture taken by the police during jail intake processing. They take one frontal photo and a profile picture. Your name and booking number will be on the mugshot, and they are on file at the jail.

View Mugshots

Mugshots can be viewed online, or you can go in person to the Jack County Jail. When viewing mugshots online you will need to input the prisoner’s full name, and an arrest date, if you have one.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Need to know how to have your mugshot taken down from the Jack County Jail website? This will be difficult, since your mugshot is a matter of public record. You need to file a Petition to Expunge with the court. This means that all of your arrest records would be sealed, and will not be accessible. Unfortunately, this happens very rarely.

To learn more about getting your mugshot taken down, the different websites with mugshots, and the websites that offer to remove your mugshot for you: How To Remove Your Mugshot from the Internet


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Of course, if you’re locked up, your primary thought is about when you get out. After you’ve gone through the intake process, your bail amount will be determined by the magistrate. If there is no bail set this can mean that you will either get released, pending trial, or you have to stay in jail until your trial.

If you do bail out of jail you must agree to show up for court, and in the meantime you are required not to leave town.

Typically, inmates in the Jack County Jail will be given time off in exchange for good behavior if they don’t break the rules and area a good inmate while they’re in jail.

If you follow the rules, you might be given work release detail. You will be required to go back to jail each day when you’re finished with work, or you may be allowed to live in a halfway house instead of jail.

Bail

Your bail is how much money that you have to pay to the court system to get out of jail until your trial. Your bail amount all depends on the crime you’ve been charged with. Someone you know will need to pay 10% of the amount set so you can get discharged from jail. If you don’t show up for court, that person won’t get the bail money back.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

To find out how much bail money you will need to bail someone out of jail will have to call the jail. If you’ve got the person’s info, including name, address and date of birth, they will tell you the bail amount. Also, you can see the bail amount on the Jack County Jail site.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Needing to bail someone out of jail is an unpleasant situation, but fortunately, it’s easy. First of all, you need to know if they have a Cash Only Bond situation. If so, you will not be able to use the services of a Bail Bondsman. Bail can only be paid by cash – the jail will not accept checks. As soon as you’ve paid the bail bond, the prisoner will be released to your care. If the conditions of bail are not violated, you’ll get your money back.

Bail Bondsman

If bail is set too high, or you can’t afford it yourself, you should use a bail bondsman. Bondsmen will generally charge a fee of 10-15% of total bail, and usually have a minimum fee of $100. This will not be returned to you and the bondsman only accepts cash. If their bail has been set particularly high, the bail bondsman will require that they use your assets as collateral for the bond.

You can find a bail bondsman go to: Find a bail bondsman

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Early Release For Good Behavior
  • Work Release
  • Time Served
  • Be Released on a Pre-Trial Release Program
  • Released On House Arrest
  • Get Released on Your Own Recognizance


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The jail intake process takes you through the following steps:

  • They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
  • The first step is that you will have to answer some questions, such as your legal name, home address, birthdate and contact person.
  • Also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history.
  • You will be issued an inmate ID.
  • You will get fingerprinted.
  • You will get your mugshot taken.
  • Any property you have will be taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
  • They will let you make a phone call to call family, friends, or bail bondsman.
  • If you think you will get released quickly, you might be able to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail jumpsuit.

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Discharge Procedures

When you pay your bail, you will get discharged from jail. The discharge process can take between 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. So, the faster bail is posted, the faster you will get released. Also, how fast you get released depends on whether or not you’ve been given a bond amount or if the judge must decide on the bail amount. For minor charges, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and know the date of your release, expect to be released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.

How To Turn Yourself In

If you have a, or if you need to start a jail sentence, it is recommended that you follow the law and turn yourself in willingly. For a warrant, go down to the jail, in the reception area, and tell them that believe that there could be a warrant out for your arrest. They will do a record check, and if so, you will be taken into jail custody. If you are reporting to serve out your sentence, report to the jail at the exact time and date that the sentence order or court paperwork states. Make sure that you don’t show up late. Make sure that you only bring things that are allowed with you, like a driver’s license or your ID, any prescription medication you might take, and a sentencing order from court.

Visitation Procedures

In order to have visitors, inmates must give the name and date of birth of each visitor to the jail in advance of any visit. Your visitors will go in the log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Every visitor must provide proof of identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will not be able to attend visitation.
The Jack County Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so you should review the jail site before you visit an inmate.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are usually more expensive than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, 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 break the rules and are disciplined, phone calls might get reduced or cut altogether.

Phone Number: 940-567-2221

Sending Mail to Inmates

All inmate mail must be sent via US Postal Service. You can’t use any other form of delivery. You should write or type the prisoner’s name, inmate number, and the jail address on the envelope. Don’t send anything in a package, padded envelope, plastic bag, or an envelope with metal inside. All mail that you send to inmates will be opened and read and examined by the jail administration, and will be returned if they decide it is inappropriate.

Mailing Address

If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Jack County Jail, use this address:

Jack County Jail
1432 Fm 3344
Jacksboro, TX 76458

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Jack County Jail
1432 Fm 3344
Jacksboro, TX 76458


The inmate mail policy at Jack County Jail changes, so it would be best to review the official Jack County Jail site when send a letter to someone in jail there.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

Even if you’ve been arrested, you still have rights, the first of which is the right to request a lawyer. You don’t get to make many phone calls when you get arrested, so it is important to ask a friend or family member to locate a lawyer for you. You may be asking yourself ‘but do I really need a lawyer’ While you are not required to have one, a lawyer will make sure you know your rights, look after your best interests and guide you through the complicated court system in your county. The quicker you get an attorney working on your charges, the better off you’ll be.

To read more about the benefits of and how to hire an attorney, read our guide: How to Find a Lawyer in Jack County

Public Defender

If you’ve been arrested and cannot afford an attorney, you will be assigned a public defender. The Public Defender’s Office has a number of staff such as private investigators, crime scene and forensics experts and case workers. All Public Defenders are full-fledged lawyers who are admitted to the Texas State Bar Association and are legally licensed to practice law as an agent of the court.

Have you or someone you know had to use a Public Defender? Are you happy with how they handled your case?

Court Records

Court records are are public record and are available upon request to anyone who requests them – not just the person who they pertain to. They have a file containing a docket and all documents filed in the case. You, and anyone else, can access the records and documents in your court case using the website, or by going to the Clerk of Court.

Clerk of Court

A Clerk of Court is a member of the court who manages court records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath for anyone testifying in court, and also read the verdict when delivered by the jury. All records and documents related to your case are available at the office of the Clerk of Court.

Fees

Court costs and court fees are the fees and charges from your case, for example filing fees, motion fees and various court charges. If you can’t afford to pay these fees and have court appointed legal counsel or a Public Defender, you may not have to pay the fees.

Magistrate

The Jack County magistrate is the person that rules on your case. Magistrates do different functions, like deciding a bail amount, issuing warrants, and acting as the presiding judge over preliminary court proceedings and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

A pre-sentencing report is put together with your background information and as much detail about the arrestee’s life and history, which the magistrate judge will take into consideration when determining the sentence. Information and personal details will be gathered from the person on trial, their family, and if necessary the victim of the crime. Remember that you can ask to get your own copy of this report before you are sentenced, and review it for accuracy and completeness, and correct any mistakes.

Sentencing

When you are convicted of a crime, you will be given a sentence for your crime. There are a number of different options, including community service and probation, to incarceration in jail or prison. Depending on the severity of the crime, you may be immediately taken into custody, or given a date to report to jail to serve your jail term according to your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Are you trying to find out if somebody you know is locked up, or has ever been locked up?

To do this, you will have to visit the Jack County jail website and do an inmate search lookup, and search using:

  • The inmate’s name.
  • Date of birth.
  • Approximate booking date.
  • and their inmate ID.

If you’re not sure if your friend or family member is in jail, you can call the jail find out if they’ve been arrested.

Warrant Inquiry

If you believe you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you are able to check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Jack County court website or you are able to call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask them. Bear in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you have a first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and these records are available to anyone.

Civil Inquiry

Civil processes are when someone has been served with papers, which can be a court order. You can access civil process orders by going to the Sheriff’s office, either by phone or through their website.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All convicted sex offenders have to be registered and listed on a sex offender database. Those listed on these databases have been convicted in a court of law of a sex crime. You are able to see these listings on the internet, but keep in mind that you will not see the precise address, rather the block that they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are public records. These records include a court case file that includes a docket and any of the documents and filings filed in your case. You are able to access the court records via the internet, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal past. These state databases are linked together so you can track criminal histories from another state. You can go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that the crime was in a completely different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more complete search.

A criminal records search you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any crimes, which can include:

  • DUI.
  • Drug offenses.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Sexual offenses including rape, assault.
  • Violent crimes like assault or murder.
  • Property crimes like theft or larceny.

When you do a criminal history search, you generally will not find if someone has had:

  • Speeding tickets.
  • Lost their drivers license or license revoked or suspended.
  • Any accidents.
  • Other moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To find driving records, you will have to do a driving history search.

    Have you ever needed to find criminal records? Was it easy? Did you search online or did you have to make a phone call to the local courthouse? Did you get information that was correct? There are lots of reasons that people search for criminal records and backgrounds, and your account could make it easier for others.

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    Most Wanted

    For Federal crimes, the FBI keeps a list of the Top Ten Most Wanted Criminals. In Jack County,the Jack County Sheriff’s Department keeps their own list of most wanted criminals and fugitives.

    FBI Top Ten Most Wanted List: Link


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    While the prospect of serving a jail sentence in the Jack County jail is something you wish you could avoid, in time you will settle into the routine that is set for you. All inmates get an alarm to wake up every morning at 6:00AM, and then roll call. You will then have breakfast. Following breakfast participate in the program that has been assigned to you. This could be working in the kitchen, laundry, or some sort of manufacturing job. While this may seem tedious, it may help you when you leave jail, as you are gaining experience in a certain field of work. Other inmates go to school, while some take part in mandated treatment programs. After lunch, there will be another roll call, then back to work. Your evening will be spent either in your cell or a common room. During this time dinner is served and you will be expected to take a shower. After another roll call, it’s lights out. Even though you will be confined to your cell, there may be enough light to read or write letters. Then again, most inmates welcome lights out, and try to get as much sleep as they can.

    Most people are frightened at the idea of jail because they don’t know what to expect. If you have spent any time in Jack County Jail, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.

    Dress Code

    When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Jack County Jail uniform. This is normally a jumpsuit or scrubs. Of note to anyone visiting an inmate – you must be properly dressed. Any clothing considered inappropriate will not be permitted.

    How To Send Money to an Inmate

    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.

    The procedure to send money to inmates at Jack County Jail can change, so check the official Jack County Jail site before you send money to an inmate.

    Commissary

    The commissary is the jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.

    Inmate Medications

    If you are on any type of prescription medication, you will be allowed to continue taking it while in jail. When you are first processed, you will be asked what medication you take. You will then be referred to the jail nurse or doctor who will be in charge of monitoring your health and prescribing your medication.

    Meals

    You will get three meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. As expected, they are very basic, but healthy. A typical breakfast might be cereal, toast, coffee and fruit. Lunch might be spaghetti, salad, bread and milk. Dinner could be chicken casserole, rice, vegetables, dessert and milk. Contrary to popular belief, prison food has greatly improved over the years, and you might find that it’s not much different from what you would eat at home.

    Pods / The Yard

    The jail is designed in a ‘pod’ layout, with self contained housing arranged around an outdoor yard. Each pod has a central control station and a common room, and the inmates take turns in using the yard. The jail is designed this way to keep certain inmates together, and others away from the general population.

    Gangs

    As with life in general, gangs are a part of prison life. Obviously it is best to avoid becoming a part of this environment as it will only lead to trouble. When you first enter prison, you might find yourself being ‘primed’ to join a gang, or worse, you might get their attention in a negative way. The best thing to do is keep your head down and don’t get involved.


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    News and Media

    News

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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Jack County Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Jack County Jail, overseeing the day to day operations and administration of the jail. An inmate is unlikely to have much interaction with the Deputy Sheriff, unless they have committed an infraction. Detention Officers are responsible for the custody and care of the inmates. They maintain order in the jail, and handle security. A Detention Officer is assigned to a certain pod, and therefore is responsible for the same inmates each day. They get to know the inmates on a certain level, and are well equipped to handle any problems that may occur.

    Apply for a Job at Jack County Jail

    Requirements:

    • You must be over the age of 21.
    • You must possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • You must be a US Citizen.
    • You must pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
    • You must pass a drug test.
    • You must have a good level of fitness.
    • You must be in good health.
    • You must have a valid Drivers License
    • An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.


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    Family Resources

    There are resources for families of both the perpetrator of the crime and the victim. The social and emotional impact of crime is far reaching, affecting many. Families can receive professional counseling, court related assistance, social services assistance and help in navigating the criminal justice system.

    If you are a family member, which resources did you find to be particularly helpful? Please let us know, as this will be helpful to other families in the same situation.

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    Victim Resources

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

    Victim’s Rights

    The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

    • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
    • Victims have the right to notification.
    • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
    • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
    • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
    • Victims have the right to restitution.
    • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
    • Victims have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

    The definition of victim includes:

    • Spouses and children of all victims.
    • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
    • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
    • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

    There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

    Victim Notification

    The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

    Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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    Sex Offender Information and Search

    All people registered as sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access this information online, but bear in mind that you will not get the exact address, rather the block that they live on.

    Domestic Violence

    If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are services to help you. Your county will have a Domestic Violence Services office. They provide free and confidential services, such as emergency shelter information, legal advocacy, support groups and domestic violence education. They will work to help you create a safe and violence-free life, and heal from the trauma of abuse.

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.


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    Reviews

    Reviews of this Jail

    Have you ever spent any time at this jail? Do you have a family member or friend there? Have you ever visited a prisoner at Jack County Jail?

    If so, then please tell us about it. Write about what you experienced so others will know what to expect.

    What to include in your comment:

    • Conditions at the jail.
    • Jail and pod facility and layout
    • Jail staff and Guards
    • Jail food and commissary
    • Visitation Days
    • The other inmates.
    • Safety
    • Gangs
    • Inmate programs and activities


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    Tell Your Story

    Anybody that’s ever been locked up has a story about it. How’d you end up in jail? Were you mistreated? What was your daily routine in jail? What about the other inmates? How has this experience impacted your life?

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    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Did you make friends in jail? Trying to throw a shout out to an inmate you met while you were incarcerated? Say wassup here, just leave a message below.

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