Galveston County Jail

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How do I send mail to an inmate in the Galveston County Jail?

The address for inmates to receive regular postal mail is:

Galveston County Jail
Inmates Name / Booking #
5700 Avenue H
Galveston, Texas 77551-4137

The Galveston County Jail Inmate Mail Clerks do not allow the following item (s) to enter into the jail through the Postal Service:

  • Envelopes, stamps, writing/drawing paper, etc. (These items can be purchased in commissary.)
  • More than four (4) photos at a time. Photos should be of regular size, no larger than 5″ x 7″. Inmates are only allowed 4 photographs total in their possession at any time. Extra photographs will be placed into the inmates property.
  • Photographs that are revealing or obscene.
  • Books, magazine articles, newspaper articles, etc. Books may be donated to the Galveston county jail for all inmates to read. Periodicals will be approved by the Jail Commander.
  • Inmates may not receive mail that contains telephone cards.
  • Inmates may not receive mail that is gang related or expressively resembles gang like information.
  • Inmates in the Galveston County Jail may not write each other through an outside source.
  • Inmates may not receive cards that contain plastic or that are laminated. Musical cards or cards containing metal will not be accepted.
  • Cash will not be accepted.

How do I call an inmate in the Galveston County Jail?

Galveston County Inmates have use of the ITI telephone system. Inmates will follow the Deputies instructions at all times in regards to telephone usage. Telephone usage is a privilege. Inmates should be advised of the following information if they have questions.

  • Inmates have 2 ways to call out – collect and pre-paid phone card.
  • Both ways allow the inmates to talk for up to 15 minutes.
  • Collect calls do not allow the inmates to call certain numbers, including cell phone numbers.
  • Pre-paid phone cards do allow inmates to call cell phones.
  • Calls can be made internationally and with the continental U.S.
  • Three-way call attempts will automatically alert the phone system and the call will be terminated.
  • If the dial pad is touched during a call, even accidentally, the call will be terminated.
  • The same restrictions apply to both collect and pre-paid phone card.
  • Pre-paid phone cards are ordered through Commissary only.
  • Money is placed on the phone card each weekday after 4:30pm if at all possible.
  • If a pre-paid phone card is lost or stolen, it must be reported to administration as soon as possible.
  • Inmate Telephone Inc. (ITI), the inmate phone system, will not refund or replace money for a card that is stolen.
  • If an inmate is found in possession of a phone card that does not belong to them, it should be confiscated immediately and returned to the owner or to Administration.
  • Pre-paid phone card money is not transferable to another inmate or another agency.
  • To block a call from an inmate in the Galveston County Jail, please listen to the entire message and follow the prompts.

How do I visit an inmate in the Galveston County Jail?

Galveston County Jail Visitation Schedule

Clusters B / D / E / I /*(* and other pods housing females)

8:00 am –10:40 am
1:15 pm –3:40 pm
6:00 pm –7:15 pm

8:00 am –10:40 am
1:15 pm –3:40 pm
6:00 pm –7:15 pm

8:00 am –10:40 am
1:15 pm –3:40 pm
6:00 pm –7:15 pm

8:00 am –10:40 am

Clusters C / F / G / H / K / M

8:00 am –10:40 am
1:15 pm –3:40 pm
6:00 pm –7:15 pm

8:00 am –10:40 am
1:15 pm –3:40 pm
6:00 pm –7:15 pm

8:00 am –10:40 am
1:15 pm –3:40 pm

1:15 pm –3:40 pm

Galveston County Jail Visitation Guidelines

  • Visitation Parking is very limited. Arrive early and park in designated parking areas only. Violators will be ticketed or towed.
  • 1 Visit per day, 2 visits per week, and 2 visitors per visit.
  • 1 Child allowed with an adult.
  • You shall not visit more than one inmate per day.
  • Children shall not be left unattended in the Jail Visitation Lobby.
  • Persons 16 years or older shall have Proper Identification.
  • Visitation is monitored.
  • Do not talk on cell phones during your visit.
  • No Photography of Inmate Visitation without the approval of Corrections Bureau Administration.
  • Do not exchange visitors.
  • Do not visit with other inmates.
  • No swimwear or revealing clothing. Ask, if in doubt about the Standards of Dress.
  • Visitors of Inmates will NOT be permitted to have cell phones or camera’s in the Jail Visitation Lobby. If you are going to visit an inmate at the Galveston County Jail, make arrangements to leave your cell phone in your vehicle or at home.
  • Proper attire is required. When in doubt, ask before your visit.
  • Any disruptive behavior by a visitor and/or their guests is Just Cause for a visitor to loose all visitation rights.

If any of the above are observed, your visit shall be terminated.

Galveston County Jail Inmate Search

Inmate search provides information about current persons in custody of the Galveston 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 Galveston County Jail is provided by Galveston County Jail itself or by other third party. We do not guarantee accuracy of the information provided by Galveston 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 Galveston 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 Galveston County Jail.

Galveston County Jail Arrest Warrants

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

Galveston County Jail Most Wanted

Most wanted persons listed by Galveston 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 Galveston County Jail most wanted persons, please contact the detention facility office (see contacts of the Galveston County Jail below).

Galveston County Jail Contact Details

Galveston County
601 54th Street, Galveston, TX 77551
29.2943614, -94.82875810000002
(409) 766-2300
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