Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility – Fort Worth, TX

Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility is in Tarrant County, TX and is the main jail for the region. Know somebody incarcerated at Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility? This site gives you information about anything one might want to know about Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility,like: How to do a jail inmate search. How to view Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility mugshots. The jail’s address and phone number. Bail and how to get out of jail. Intake procedures. Court information and records. And much much more…

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The prospect of getting arrested and going to jail is a scary and daunting situation, not only for the person who is incarcerated, but also their family, friends, and loved ones. The purpose of this guide is to give information and tips that you need to make helping someone get out of jail less stressfull. If you have a specific question, just ask it, and also any comments or feedback that would help others would be much appreciated.

General Information

Address

Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility
2500 Urban Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (817) 884-3099
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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you have a friend or family member that is locked up and want to find out where they are?

Do you know a friend or family member who has been arrested and you don’t know how to find them?

To see who’s in jail at Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility you need to navigate to their web site and perform an inmate search.

Inmate Lookup

The Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility Inmate Search is a list of persons who have been arrested, including current status, bail amount (if applicable), and times you can visit. You can find info on anyone booked or released within the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to get their inmate information quicker if you enter their full name, date of birth, or arrest number.

If the inmate you are looking for may be at another county jail you can check the other Texas county jails in our Texas County Jail Guide: List of all jails in Texas


Mugshots

A mugshot, also called a jail processing photo, is the photo that the police take when you get processed at jail intake. They take one face photo and a profile photo. Your full name and intake number will appear on the mugshot, and they’re stored.

View Mugshots

Mugshots of Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility inmates can be seen on the website, or you can see them in person at the Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility. When you search for mugshots online you have to enter the prisoner’s legal name, and the arrest date, if you know it.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Need to know how to have your mugshot removed from the Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility website? This will be difficult, as the mugshot is public record. To get your mugshot taken down you must file a Petition to Expunge in court. What this means is that all of your arrest records will be sealed, and unavailable to the public. It is difficult to do this, and you will most likely need the services of a lawyer.

For more information about getting your mugshot removed, the many different mugshot websites, and the mugshot removal websites: Mugshot Removal


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Obviously, once you’re in jail, your primary thought is when and how to get out. After booking, your bail is determined either by bail schedule or magistrate. If there is no bail set this might mean that you will either be free to go until your trial, or you are kept in jail until your court date.

If you are released from jail you must promise to show up for court, and until that date you won’t be permitted to leave the county.

In most cases, inmates in the Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility are given time off for good behavior if they follow the rules and act right while in jail.

If you prove to be trustworthy, you may be allowed to participate in a work release program. You will be required to stay the jail each day when you’re finished working, or you could be allowed to move to a halfway house instead of the jail.

Bail

Bail is money that you are required to pay to get out of jail pending trial. The amount of bail that is set all depends on the seriousness of your charges. You will need to pay to the courts 10% of the amount set before you can be released. If you don’t go to court, whoever posted your bail will lose that bail money.

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 need to call the jail. If you’ve got the pertinent information, like name, address and date of birth, they’ll be able to let you know what their bail is set at. You can also find out how much their bail is on the jail website.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Having to bail a friend or family member out of jail is no fun, but in some cases, it is simple to do if you have the money. First of all, you have to find out if they have a Cash Only Bond. If this is the case, you will not be able to use the services of a Bail Bondsman. Bail can only be paid by cash – the jail can’t take checks. When you’ve paid bail, the person will get released. If the conditions of bail are not violated, you’ll get the bail money back.

Bail Bondsman

If bail is set too high, or you just can’t afford to pay it, you should try a bail bondsman. They generally have a fee of 10-15% of the total bail amount, and sometimes have a minimum fee of $100. This money will not be returned to you and has to be paid in cash. If bail is very large, the bondsman will in these cases require that they use your assets, such as home, property or cars, as collateral in addition to the fee they charge.

If you need a local bail bondsman visit our page about: Bail bondsman

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

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


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The jail intake procedure takes you through each of these steps:

  • You will be placed 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 questions, such as what is your full name, street address, birth date and a contact person.
  • You will also be asked about your psychological and medical history.
  • You will be issued an inmate number.
  • You will get fingerprinted.
  • They will take your mugshot.
  • All of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
  • They will let you make a phone call so you can talk to a member of your family, friend, or bondsman to arrange bail.
  • If you think you will get released quickly, you might get to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail issued jumpsuit.

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Discharge Procedures

Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged from jail may take from 30 minutes to all day long. In simple terms, the faster you post bail, the quicker you will be freed. How quickly you get discharged might depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if the magistrate needs to decide on the bail amount. For minor charges, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a date of your release, expect to be discharged that morning.

How To Turn Yourself In

out against you, or if you need to begin your jail sentence, it is highly advisable that you follow the law and turn yourself in willingly. In the case of an outstanding warrant, go down to the jail, and tell the intake officer that you think they might have a warrant out for your arrest. The officer will verify that you have an outstanding arrest warrant, and if there is one, they will take you into custody and begin the intake process. If you have a jail sentence to serve, go to the jail at the exact time and date that the sentence order or court paperwork states. Ensure that you don’t show up late. Only bring required items when you go to jail, like your drivers license or even state issued ID, any prescription medication you might take, along with your doctor’s prescription, as well as a copy of the sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

The inmate must list each visitor’s full name to the jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s information will go in a log of approved visitors as an approved visitor. Each and every visitor is required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Anyone showing up late or that does not have a visting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies can change, so check the jail site before you try to go to visitation.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail are generally more costly than phone calls made at home. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, phone calls may be limited or cut altogether.

Phone Number: (817) 884-3099

Sending Mail to Inmates

All mall sent to inmates must be sent using the US Postal Service. You can’t use any other method of delivery. You have to write the person’s name, inmate number, and the jail address on the envelope. Do not send anything in a package or box, envelope with padding or insulation, plastic bag, or an envelope with metal in it. Any mail will be opened and read and inspected by the jail officers, and will be sent back to the person who mailed it if it can’t be delivered.

Mailing Address

If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility, use this address:

Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility
2500 Urban Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility
2500 Urban Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76102


The mail policy changes, so review the official website when you send a letter.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

If you have been arrested, you still have rights, one of these being the right to request an attorney. Remember that you may be limited to the amount of phone calls you can make, so make sure you have a friend or family member find a lawyer when you talk to them. I know you’re probably asking yourself right now ‘but do I really need a lawyer’ You’re not required to have an attorney in all cases, a criminal defense lawyer will advise you about your rights, protect your interests and help you through the criminal justice system in Tarrant County. The faster you hire an attorney to represent you and work on your situation, the better.

For more detailed information on this subject, click here: How to Find a Lawyer in Tarrant County

Public Defender

If you need an attorney, but can’t afford an attorney, you will be given a public defender for a lawyer. Also, the Public Defender’s Office has access to private investigators, experts in forensics as well as social workers. All Public Defenders are licensed attorneys who are members of the Texas State Bar and are legally licensed to practice law and represent you in court.

Have you or someone you know had to use the services of a Public Defender? What was your experience?

Court Records

All court records are a matter of public record. Court records include a case file containing a docket sheet and every motions, documents, and evidence filed in the course of your case. You, and anyone else, can access court records via the internet service, or by going to the Clerk’s office of the Court where the case was filed.

Clerk of Court

A Clerk of Court is a member of the court who manages access to court records. They also administer the oath for anyone testifying in court, and read the court verdict when the jury has finished deliberations. All records and documents relating to your case are held at the office of the Clerk of Court.

Fees

Court costs and court fees are the charges and fees associated with your court case, for example filing fees, motion and claim fees, and court charges. If you don’t have the money to pay these fees and have been assigned a Public Defender, you will not be responsible for these fees.

Magistrate

The Tarrant County court magistrate is the type of judge that presides over your court case. Magistrates are judges that do a number of different things, which include determing how much your bail will be, issuing warrants for arrest, and overseeing preliminary court proceedings and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

Your pre-sentencing report is prepared with information about the arrestee’s background and information about the defendant’s life and history, which the magistrate will take into consideration when decide your sentence. Information, details, and character witnesses will be collected from the defendant, the defendant’s family, and if necessary the victim of the crime. Remember you are allowed to ask to see your own copy of this report before your sentencing, so you get the chance to 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. The judge will have several different options when sentencing you, ranging from community service to probation, to incarceration in jail or prison. Depending on how serious your crime was, you might get locked up immediately, or you could be given a date to to surrender and report to jail to do your time.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Want to find out if a family member of friend is locked up, or has gone to jail in the past?

This is pretty easy to do, simply you will have to go to the jail website and do an inmate search, and search by:

  • The inmate’s name.
  • Birth date.
  • Their booking date.
  • and their jail ID.

If you’re not sure if your friend or family member is in jail, you can also call the jail get confirmation.

Warrant Inquiry

If you think you have an outstanding warrant, you can check the arrest warrants on the Tarrant County jail website or call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. You should know that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know the person’s first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the Tarrant County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are public record and this information is freely available.

Civil Inquiry

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

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All people registered as sex offenders have to be listed and registered on both a national and state sex offender database. Those listed on these databases have been convicted of a sex crime. You are able to view sex offenders on the internet, but bear in mind that you will not be able to get the precise address, just the block that they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file that contains a docket sheet and any documents and filings filed in the case. You are able to access court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each state keeps a record of a person’s criminal background. These online databases are all linked and you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. You can go to courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It helps to know the county, and in the event that it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay for a more complete search.

A criminal history search you are able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for the following crimes:

  • DWI or DUI.
  • Drug Possession of Drug Trafficking.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes.
  • Property crimes like theft or larceny.

During a criminal records search, you will not be able to find out if someone has had any infractions like moving violations:

  • Speeding tickets.
  • Drivers license revoked or suspended.
  • Accidents.
  • Moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To search for driving records, you have to do a driving records search.

    Have you ever searched for criminal records? Was it easy? Was your search online or did you make a phone call to the Tarrant County courthouse? was the information you recieved correct? There are plenty of reasons that folks search for criminal records, and your comments might help other people.

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    Most Wanted

    For Federal crimes, the FBI has a listing of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. In Tarrant County,the Sheriff has a list of most wanted criminals, too.

    FBI Ten Most Wanted List: Link

    Tarrant County Top Ten Most Wanted List


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    While the prospect of being incarcerated in Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility is no fun, eventually you will get accustomed to the routine that is set for you. You will get a wake-up alarm at about 6:00am, and next you’ll have roll call. Next, you will get breakfast. Following breakfast you will work in the work program or other activity that you are assigned. 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 Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility, 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 Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility 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 rules for sending funds to jail inmates changes, so review the official Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility site when you send money to an inmate there.

    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

    Photos / Pictures

    Videos


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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility, 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 Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility

    Requirements:

    • You have to be over the age of 21.
    • You have to possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • You have to be a US Citizen.
    • You have to pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
    • You have to pass a drug test.
    • You have to have a good level of fitness.
    • You have to be in good health.
    • You have to 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 been a prisoner at this jail? Do you have a friend or family member that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited a prisoner at Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility?

    If you have, then we would like you to write a review about it. Write down your jail experience so that others will know what to expect.

    Things you can include in what you write:

    • Conditions at the jail.
    • Jail and pod facility and layout
    • Staff and guards
    • Commissary and food
    • Having Visitors
    • Inmates.
    • Safety
    • Gang activity
    • Activities and programs


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    Tell Your Story

    Anybody that’s ever been locked up has at least one story to tell about it. Why’d you get arrested? Were you mistreated? How was life in jail? Were the other inmates cool? How has this experience impacted your life?

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    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Make some good friends in jail? Want to talk to an inmate you met while you were incarcerated? Say wassup here, just leave a message below.

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    Links and Resources

    Main Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility Link
    Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility Inmate Search
    View Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility Mugshots
    Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility Bail Link

    Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility Visitation Policy Link
    Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility Mail Policy
    Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility Inmate Inquiry Link
    Tarrant County Warrant Lookup
    Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility Arrest Inquiry
    Send Funds to an Inmate at Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility
    Tarrant County Jail – Green Bay Facility Employment


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