The Montgomery County Jail in Texas has a staff of 266 sworn and civilian personnel. The Montgomery County Jail is commanded by the Jail Administrator, Captain Rand Henderson. There are also two lieutenants and 15 Sergeants who provide additional supervision twenty-four hours every day of the year. The Montgomery County Jail houses inmates for misdemeanor and felony crimes. Some inmates are awaiting trial while others have been convicted and are serving their sentences. Others have been convicted of felonies and are due to be transferred to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to serve their time. Montgomery County Jail has many different services and programs offered to inmates.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Medical Division employs nine full time medics. The Infirmary is manned 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The Medical Department has a Medical Director/Physician who visits the Infirmary Monday thru Friday and is on call 7 days a week. Dental care is provided by a dentist that visits the jail on Fridays. Mental Health Care is available for inmates thru a liaison with Tri-County Mental Health Services. The medical department has recently experienced tremendous growth with personnel, training, and equipment, making the medical department second to none providing excellent, but cost effective medical care for the inmates of the Montgomery County Jail.
Montgomery County Jail - Commissary Items
Montgomery County offers commissary five days a week to all its inmates. Almost anything available at a local corner store is available to the inmates. The commissary offers a wide range of foods from soups, candy bars, snack cakes, chips, summer sausage, and beverages such as Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, flavored lemonades, teas, water, and coffee. There is a variety of condiments along with hygeine articles and undergarments including boxers, panties, bras, t-shirts, and socks. The commissary is a privilege to inmates and the food items complement the three meals the inmate gets everyday. The profits from the commissary are used by the facility to purchase items for inmates such as uniforms, towels, blankets, and televisions.
How to send mail to an inmate in the Montgomery County Jail?
You will need his/her pin number (Personal Identification Number) and cell location. This information will need to be on the envelope along with the following:
Montgomery County Jail
Pin # Cell location
#1 Criminal Justice Drive
Conroe, Texas 77301
The mail is delivered in each day Monday through Friday. Inmates are permitted to receive all mail that is not considered contraband or pornographic/offensive. Each inmate must have an identification armband issued by classification in order to receive his/her mail. Books, magazines, and other materials issued by a publisher are permitted if bound in a soft cover. Inmates without armbands must request to have an armband issued by classification in order to receive their mail (exceptions made for all legal material). All mail received for inmates without armbands is held in the mail room until the inmate has the required armband. No mail is withheld from inmates, unless it is contraband, in which case it is returned to the sender.
What can I send to an inmate in the Montgomery County Jail?
The only thing the inmates may receive from a personal party is letters. Books may be received if sent directly from the publisher or an online service such as Amazon.com. These books must be soft/paper back; no hard back books will be accepted. Inmates are not allowed anything generated from the internet. Inmates are allowed Newspapers sent directly from their publisher.
When can I visit an inmate in the Montgomery County Jail?
Visitation hours are determined by the last name of the inmate: (two 20 minute visits per week)
A – M: Saturday, 8:00am – 11:00am
N – Z: Saturday, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
A – M: Sunday, 2:00pm – 5:00pm
N – Z: Sunday, 8:00am – 11:00am
Make up visitation if the inmate did not receive his/her 2 visits over the weekend:
Monday, 7:30pm – 10:30pm
What do I need to be able to visit an inmate?
First, you must be on the visitation list filled out my the inmate. You must have a state issued ID, either a Drivers License or an ID card. All visitors are to secure all personal items in their vehicle. They are not allowed to bring purses, cell phones, baby carriers into visitation. Children must be controlled. Failure to comply will result in immediate termination of visit.
How do I send money to an inmate in the Montgomery County Jail?
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office offers three (3) convenient methods to send money to a Montgomery County Jail Inmate (fees apply).
1. Visit our new commissary kiosk. The kiosk is similar to an ATM machine; however, instead of giving money, it takes it and deposits it directly into an inmate’s account. The kiosk will accept cash ($5 bills or higher) and credit/debit cards with the VISA/MasterCard logo. There is a kiosk located at the Sheriff’s Office lobby (located at #1 Criminal Justice Drive in Conroe). This machine will be available for use 24 hours a day.
2. Call 1-866-345-1884 toll-free to make a telephone deposit using your credit/debit card with the VISA or MasterCard logo.
3. Visit Access Corrections and create an online account to make deposits into an inmate’s account.
How do I accept collect calls from the Montgomery County Jail?
Inmates can purchase pre-paid phone cards through the Commissary and the inmate will activate this card when they have phone privileges. Else, you may set up an account with Global Tele Link (Inmate Phone Service) at 1-877-856-3184.
How long until the person will be released after I post a bond for them?
The bonds are processed in the order we receive them. Montgomery County Jail staff cannot give you a specific time the subject will be released. There are many steps to process a bond/release.
When is inmate's court date?
We do not know the court dates. You would need to contact the District Attorney’s office for a felony charge. Their telephone number is 936-539-7800. If it is a misdemeanor charge, you will need to contact the County Clerk’s office. Their telephone number is 936-539-7885.
Can I leave a message for the inmate housed in the Montgomery County Jail?
Montgomery County Jail staff does not forward the inmates any messages unless it is an emergency and it was verified. You may write them a letter or visit them on visitation day.
The inmate went to court and was released by the Judge. Have you released them yet?
Inmates go to court in the morning and the jail staff may not receive the paperwork until after 5:00pm or sometimes the court has to wait on the Judge to sign the judgment and we do not receive the paperwork until the next day. Once the jail receives the judgment and all necessary paperwork, it is figured for back time and will be processed for release if there are no other charges on the subject. Check inmate search (below) to see if information has been updated.
How long will it take Montgomery County Jail to release them?
It could take anywhere from 6 hours to 12 hours. It just depends on how many arrestees are to be booked and whether they have a set bond. Probable cause hearings are sometime the next day after the arrest date.
When can an inmate's property be picked up?
Property pick up is Tuesday through Friday from 8am to 10pm.