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Bexar County Jail (Detention Center) held an average of about 3,800 prisoners in 2012, making it the third-largest in the state. Total Jail’s Capacity (Main Facility and Annex): 4,563 detainees. The average jail detainee population is approximately 3,500 daily.

The staff is led and directed by the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office in the public interest. Medical care is provided by University Health Systems, Correctional Health Care Services. Detainee and staff food services are provided by Aramark.

Main Bexar County Jail Facility:
2,830 Bed Capacity

  • 2,440 Single/Double Cells
  • 192 Multicell
  • 20 Segregation
  • 140 Work Release/Low Risk
  • 38 Infirmary

Bexar County Jail Annex:
1,733 Bed Capacity

  • 1,656 Dormitory Style Beds
  • 51 Single Cell/Lockdown
  • 26 Infirmary

How to send mail to an inmate?

Mail for an inmate in the Bexar County Jail should be sent to the following address:

[Detainee’s Name and SID number]
[Living Unit location if known]
Bexar County Adult Detention Center
200 N. Comal Street
San Antonio, TX 78207

Mail is collected and delivered five (5) days per week (Monday through Friday) except on Federal holidays. Detainees may receive letters in any quantity; however, when contraband is mailed in letters (combs, cigarettes, non-acceptable or excessive photos, and other items deemed inappropriate or contraband, etc.) all of the contents of the mail will be returned to sender with a mail disposition notice indicating the reason the correspondence was not deliverable.

How to visit an inmate?

Visitation Days and Times

All inmates are allowed two (2) twenty (20) minute visits per week. Out-of-town residents who reside further than 150 miles from San Antonio will be allowed a 30 minute visit. Residence will be verified at the time of the visit during normal visitation hours.

All adult visitors must have a current and valid identification card. Children may visit on the weekend only and must be accompanied by an adult (no more than two children at a time).

A visitor must be on the inmate’s visitation list with the exception of immediate family members during the first five days of incarceration. During the first five days of incarceration family members may visit on any designated visitation day during normal visitation hours. No exceptions after the fifth day of incarceration. All visitors, including out-of-town visitors, must be listed on the inmate’s visitation list.

Numbered tickets are issued to visitors from 6:30a to 1:30p on Saturdays and Sundays, and from 11:30a to 7:30p on Mondays and Tuesdays. All visitors who have received a numbered ticket will be allowed to complete their visit. All visitors will be required to fill out a visitation pass completely. If the visitation pass is incomplete, the visitor will not be allowed to complete their visit.

Adult and Children Visitors

inmates whose last names begin with the letters:

  • A – L – On Saturday from 7:00a to 2:00p, adults and children shall be permitted to visit. Adults do not have be accompanied by a child in order to obtain a visit.
  • M – Z – On Sunday from 7:00a to 2:00p, adults and children shall be permitted to visit. Adults do not have be accompanied by a child in order to obtain a visit.

Adult Visitors Only

inmates whose last names begin with the letters:

  • A – L – On Monday from 12:00p to 8:00p, only adults may visit. No children permitted
  • M – Z – On Tuesday from 12:00p to 8:00p, only adults may visit. No children permitted.

Wednesday through Friday from 12:00p to 8:00p: Expanded visitation for attorneys, law enforcement, probation, parole, ministry, and social services agencies and officials.

Bexar County Jail Inmate Search

Inmate search provides information about current persons in custody of the Bexar County Jail. Inmate roster usually includes the following information: booking or admission time, first and last name, gender, race, age or date of birth. Sometimes more detailed inmate records are provided (case number, charges, bail/bond amount, previous charges, photo, address, sentence information, commitment information, disciplinary infractions, disciplinary appeals, parole action, parole placement, work program, detainer/ warrants, profile classification, etc.).

Inmate Search in Bexar County Jail is provided by Bexar County Jail itself or by other third party. We do not guarantee accuracy of the information provided by Bexar County Jail inmate search service. Be aware, that inmate information for different jails and prisons has different update periodicity. Usually inmate rosters are updated as new innmates data becomes available. Please see Bexar County Jail website for more information. Typically online inmate lists should not be considered an official record or an official inmate roster. Official records and inmate rosters are kept by Bexar County Jail.

Bexar County Jail Arrest Warrants

Arrest warrant of Bexar County Jail is a warrant issued by the Bexar County judge to authorize the arrest and detention of an individual. Bexar County Jail arrest warrant list provides all outstanding arrest warrants of Bexar County yet to be served by law enforcement officials. The suspected named in the warrant of Bexar County Jail can be arrested anytime.

Bexar County Jail Most Wanted

Most wanted persons listed by Bexar County Jail may be armed and dangerous. Do not attempt to apprehend a wanted person on your own. If you know someone listed on the Bexar County Jail most wanted persons, please contact the detention facility office (see contacts of the Bexar County Jail below).

Bexar County Jail Contact Details

Bexar County
200 North Comal Street, San Antonio, TX 78207
29.428362, -98.506689
(210) 335-6219
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