Ellis County Jail Inmate Locator

We have gathered for you all the available inmate search links and Ellis County Jail Inmate locator information. Here is information on how to find someone in this jail. The first thing you should consider is that family members have rights for inmate visitation, inmate mail address and policies, and the commissary in Ellis County Jail facility.

Here is jail inmate information for the Ellis County Jail

Jail Name: Ellis County Jail
Jail Category: County Jail
Jail State: Texas
Jail County: Ellis
City: Waxahachie
Number of beds: 856
Facility Address:
300 South Jackson
Postal Code: TX 75165
Email: Inmates Full Name & Inmate Book-In Number Ellis County Jail 300 South Jackson Waxahachie, TX 75165 Jail (Main): terry.ogden@co.ellis.tx.us Sheriff: johnny.brown@co.ellis.tx.us Waxahachie Police: lcole@waxahachiepd.org Arrest Warrants: michael.tobey@co.ellis.tx.us
Fax: Jail (Main): 972-825-4995 Sheriff: 972-825-4927 Waxahachie Police: 469-309-4420 Juvenile Detention: 972-825-5450 Court: 972-825-5096
Additional information:
Wayne McCollum Detention Center

Ellis County Jail is located at 300 South Jackson, in Ellis, Texas and has the capacity of 856 beds. If you need information on bonds, visitation, inmate calling, mail, inmate accounts, commissary or anything else, you can call the facility at Jail (Main): 972-825-4931 Administration: 972-825-4901 Inmate Info: 972-825-4931 Sheriff: 972-825-4901 Waxahachie Police: 469-309-4410 Arrest Warrants: 972-825-4920 Juvenile Detention: 972-825-5400 Court: 972-825-5091 or send a fax at Jail (Main): 972-825-4995 Sheriff: 972-825-4927 Waxahachie Police: 469-309-4420 Juvenile Detention: 972-825-5450 Court: 972-825-5096.
You can also send an email at Inmates Full Name & Inmate Book-In Number Ellis County Jail 300 South Jackson Waxahachie, TX 75165 Jail (Main): terry.ogden@co.ellis.tx.us Sheriff: johnny.brown@co.ellis.tx.us Waxahachie Police: lcole@waxahachiepd.org Arrest Warrants: michael.tobey@co.ellis.tx.us. inmate Search links for Ellis County Jail can be found below. Looking up jails is simple.


Ellis County Jail Inmate Search

To locate an inmate in this facility, click on the following links:

Ellis County Jail – Facility Information

The Ellis County Jail is an 856-bed short-term holding facility. The Ellis County Jail is located at 300 South Jackson St. in Texas. To obtain inmate booking information please contact the Ellis County Jail at (972) 825-4931. Once an inmate is booked into the facility, visitation can then be scheduled.

Visitation at Ellis County Jail

Visitation time and hours are subject to change without further notice. In some cases, waiting times may apply for housing units. Visits are held on a first come first serve basis. Wait times could also affect the availability to sign in. It can take up to 24 hours after arrest for an inmate to be assigned housing. Once in assigned housing an inmate can then receive visitors.

Visitors are allowed 1 visit per day and should sign up prior to visit. Inmates are allowed up to two, 20-minute visits per week. Visitors 18 years or older are required to provide state issued ID to be authorized prior to the visit and presented to a Visitation Officer. Only 2 adults allowed per visit and one child per adult accompanied by a parent or legal guardian per visit. Visitors are expected to behave in an orderly manner. Those who do not will have their visitation denied.

Items that are prohibited:

  • Cell Phones
  • Purses/bags/packages
  • Umbrellas
  • Containers, metal or glass

Visitation Dress Code:

The Ellis County Jail asks that you follow the dress code when coming in to visit with an inmate. Anyone who does not follow the dress code will be denied entry for visitation. Visitors must be dressed properly taking care not to wear revealing or provocative clothing.

Clothing that is prohibited but not limited to:

  • Tight fitting clothes
  • Skirts or dresses short than mid-thigh
  • Sheer, transparent or see through clothing
  • Shorts shorter than 1 or 2 inches above the knee

No smoking is allowed at the Ellis County Jail. We ask that you refrain from smoking while on the premises. If there is probable cause, physical searches may be conducted. We ask that you do not bring any food or drinks into the lobby or the visiting area.

Visitors can bring in hand written or typed letters. We also ask that you limit pictures to 3 as inmates are only allowed 3 pictures in their possession always.

No cards, internet printouts, envelopes or stamps are to be sent to inmates as they are not allowed. Money can be deposited via TouchPay into inmate’s accounts via cash, credit or debit cards. These payments can be accepted in the Sheriff’s Office lobby. It can take about 24 hours to credit to the inmates account and about 24 to 48 hours for an inmates account to be active after booking.

Visitation can be denied at any time and the Sheriff’s Office reserves the right to deny visitation to anyone who does not comply with these rules and regulations.

To plan or schedule a visit to Ellis County Jail see the map below for more information and directions.

Ellis County Jail Inmates

Most offenders will start at a local, city or county jail with very few cells. You can locate an offender in custody easily by searching databases found through the links above. You might need to consider transport time to the nearest jail cell before using our Ellis inmate locator.

The Ellis County Jail is usually for short-term custody for adults awaiting trial. (Juveniles wait for disposition of their case). Once booked, the Ellis inmate search will reveal the location of the individual. You can check the Ellis website - Inmate Services - for more information.

"People Get Arrested for a Variety of Reasons"

If a family member disappears, checking with local jails is a good idea. Your family member may be waiting to be bailed out. Here is how to know if someone is in Ellis County Jail. You have the right to search even if that person is just a friend, a client or any other individual. You can also use these tools to find a pen pal. Our Inmate lookup service is a good resource for family members and public defenders. You can also search inmates on federal websites.

How to Find Inmates in Ellis County Jail

First of all, realize that you have rights under the United States Constitution to find a family member who has been arrested in Ellis County Jail. The "Writ of Habeas Corpus" guarantees the rights of someone "in custody". An inmate locator is useful to help family members during court proceedings.

All police officers must "book" an inmate into the court system. During this process, vital information - such as name, address, fingerprints and photographs - will be taken. Our free inmate lookup service allows you to peruse databases of county, state and federal facilities.

"What Type of Jail or Prison?"

Determine the date and location of the police arrest. Someone on a most wanted poster, sex offenders list or with outstanding warrants might have been jailed after a routine traffic stop. The individual will be located in a jail based on 1) residence or 2) arrest location.

Most of the United States criminal facilities are connected to online inmate search tools. Once booking information is entered and mugshots have been taken, you will be able to find inmates. You will find the available inmate search links above. A free inmate search allows you to view the databases of city, county, state and federal facilities.

"What Information is Available for Ellis County Jail?"

Many arrest records are public and listed in newspapers. To find someone in jail, check the local police, sheriff and Federal Bureau of Prisons websites. You could also conduct a Department of Justice inmate search or check out Vinelink Offender Search to complete an inmate search by name. You should be able to find information such as the name, address, criminal charges, booking location and hearings.

Get all of your information ready such as the name, date of birth, address, criminal charges, prison and date of arrest.

"How Can I Use This Information?"

There are a variety of ways that you can search the database -like by name, jail or crime type. Once you have the general information, contact them by phone or email to set up a private visit.

This lookup inmate database gives you information for contacting Ellis County Jail. Texas state inmate search helps you determine bonding, when you can visit, add commissary money and send mail. The inmate locator saves you a lot of time and worry. If a loved one is in jail or prison, we are here to assist you in finding him or her. If you just want to run a criminal background check for someone or find a pen pal inmate, we can help you too.


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