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What is a Medical POD?

A medical POD in a county jail is an area where prisoners with medical conditions are incarcerated. In some cases, the inmates have long-term medical conditions. In others it is temporary such as for a severe illness or injury that will be recovered from quickly. Which inmates get assigned to Medical PODS? Inmates with injuries […]

Can I Visit an Inmate if I am on Probation or Parole?

A friend or family member has been arrested and this has created chaos and stress. Before you race off to visit him or her in jail, if you are on probation or parole you need to take the following steps. Find out the Rules Some jails will not allow anyone on probation or parole to […]

Helpful Workout Routines if you are in State or Federal Prison

Incarceration is scary. It doesn't matter how old or tough you are, fear is a natural response to being sent to prison. Not showing that fear is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself while doing your time. Exercise is a perfect tool to alleviate fear. According to Harvard Health […]

What Happens if You Bond Someone Out and That Person Flees?

In the chaos of an arrest it is easy to get caught up in the moment and race to bail someone out of jail. Bonding someone out is not hard to do, but if that person doesn't show up in court when ordered to do so, your life could become very difficult. Be sure you […]

Choosing Which Days to Visit An Inmate

Visitation looks simple on the surface, but keep in mind these details when planning to see your inmate: Commissary: For most inmates, the week revolves around visits and commissary deliveries. If possible plan your visits for the days that commissary is not delivered. This gives the inmate different pleasures throughout the week instead of having […]

Can a Felon Possess a Gun In California?

California law allows some convicted felons to own or possess guns. Federal law still makes it a crime to do so, and in some cases the feds have pursued prosecution of those who possess guns in states that permit it. Only an attorney should advise you on this matter, but the basics of California laws […]

An Inmate Must Communicate With the Jail Nurses for Good Care

Due to HIPPA laws, most nurses will refuse to discuss your inmate's medical condition with you unless the inmate provides prior written permission. It will be up to the inmate to work the system from inside. These steps will guide both the inmate and his family on the best way to get medical care while […]

Support for Inmates with Chronic Health Issues

Various services are offered to inmates who have sicknesses that require attention, but it's important to establish the needed Medications: Your inmate should receive medication for chronic health conditions with two exceptions. • Narcotics will not be given. Instead, a non-narcotic substitute will be used • Regardless of what prescriptions your inmate

Jail Overcrowding: When the State Gets Involved

Jail overpopulation is an issue nationwide. Each state sets limits on how many inmates can be housed at any given time. Click on your state to learn about overcrowding. In many cases, the overcrowded jail obtains a temporary waiver from the state to buy some time to address their problems. When the states step in, […]

Can a Felon Possess a Gun In Illinois?

Illinois law allows certain convicted felons to own or possess guns. Federal law still makes it a crime, and in some cases the feds have pursued prosecution in states that allow it. Only an attorney should advise you on this matter but the basics of Illinois laws are as follows: Your rights can be restored […]

The High Price of Jail Calls: Reducing the Cost of Long Distance Calls

If the jail where your inmate lives is far enough away that the calls from the jail are long distance, communication can become beyond your budget. Private companies provide services to jails for those calls by leasing telephone lines from Bell South or other phone companies and they pass the cost onto you while making […]

Can a Deported Immigrant Get Back Into the U.S.?

Typically, once an immigrant is expelled from America, he is not allowed back into the country for any reason before a specific amount of time has passed, but in some instances he will be allowed to come back early if he successfully completes the Hardship Waiver process. What is a Hardship Waiver? A hardship waiver […]

What is an Inmate Money or Commissary Account?

Most jails and prisons in America allow friends and family members of inmates to make deposits to inmate money accounts. They are set up to give the inmate access to various services including commissary purchases and phone use. Some facilities deduct nominal amounts from these accounts for inmate health visits and other jail fees. Commissary […]

Inmate Criminal Charges: Can Inmates get Charged With Crimes in Jail?

In the movies, inmates commit crimes and nothing ever happens to them. In real life, committing a crime in jail will usually get the inmate a new criminal charge. Here is how it works. How will they establish what happened? The jail will investigate any suspected crime, just as if it happened on the outside. […]

Can a Felon Possess a Gun In Georgia?

Georgia law is very clear on its position regarding convicted felons in that state owning or possessing firearms: It follows the federal law when it comes to guns and felons. The Basics: With the exception of a felony conviction that is non-violent and related exclusively to a business-related crime, if you have ever been convicted […]

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Bexar County Jail Adult Detention Center Inmate Search

Bexar County Sheriff's Office

Bexar County Criminal Court

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Texas Bexar 2830
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
200 North Comal Street
San Antonio, TX 78207
INMATE MAIL
[Detainee’s Name and SID number]
[Living Unit location if known] + Bexar County Adult Detention Center
200 North Comal Street
San Antonio, TX 78207
TEL
FAX NUMBERS
Jail (Main): 210-335-6199
DEPOSITS TO INMATE'S ACCOUNT

The Detention Center will accept money orders or cashier checks by mail only sent to the following address: 

Bexar County Adult Detention Center 

Inmate Trust Fund 

P.O. Box 831609 

San Antonio, Texas 78283-1609

... 

NO Personal checks accepted. 

If a money order is not properly filled out, it will be returned. 

For the money order, please follow these directions:   

1. Pay to the order of: Inmate Trust Fund 

2. Print the sender’s name and address in BOTTOM LEFT corner

3. Print the detainee’s name and SID number in BOTTOM RIGHT corner.

Go here for more info about this and other Inmate Services.


Bexar County Detention Center Annex, go here.

Bexar County Juvenile Detention Center, go here.


 

Jail Visits: Taking the Children With You to See Their Parent Inmate

If you want to take children to a jail visit, it is important that you plan ahead. Children's moods, ages and personalities all play a part in how successful the visit will be. Take these steps to ensure success. Your timing: If you have young children, take their nap times into consideration. Nothing is harder […]

Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Louisiana

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, however, once convicted of a felony, whether or not that right will be restored to you is up to the state that you reside in. The laws for Louisiana include: If You've Been Charged You cannot vote in Louisiana if you are incarcerated […]

Choosing Which Days to Visit An Inmate

Visitation looks simple on the surface, but keep in mind these details when planning to see your inmate: Commissary: For most inmates, the week revolves around visits and commissary deliveries. If possible plan your visits for the days that commissary is not delivered. This gives the inmate different pleasures throughout the week instead of having […]

Should Children Visit Parents in Jails and Prisons?

Children think in very literal terms. Rules are to be obeyed and if you don't obey them you are being bad. When a parent goes to jail, the child not only has to accept the fact that the parent made a really bad choice, but they also have to comprehend that the parent has been […]

5 Steps to Mailing Commissary Money to a Federal Inmate

In addition to these five steps below, keep in mind that when you mail the commissary funds, they must go through the United States Postal Service. You cannot use Federal Express, United Parcel or other similar services. Step 1 Know where to send it. All federal commissary money must be sent to a central post […]

What is an Interstate Compact Agreement for a Felon?

An Interstate Compact request made while you are on probation or parole can take a long time, but there is no other way to have your supervision transferred from one state to another without it. Here are some of the basics that apply to most cases. Your probation/parole officer does not have to agree to […]

Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Illinois

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, however, once convicted of a felony, whether or not that right will be restored to you is up to the state that you reside in. The laws for Illinois include: If You've Been Charged Until you are convicted of a felony and incarcerated […]

Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Michigan

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, however, once convicted of a felony, whether or not that right will be restored to you is up to the state that you reside in. The laws for Michigan include: Pending Cases If you are charged with a crime, but have not yet […]

When 12-Step Programs Don't Work For You

The 12-Step program is not the only method used in rehabs to assist addicts in getting clean and living sober lifestyles. Some rehabs accomplish the same goals through the following means: Medication Medications are available to assist with addiction. For Opiate addicts, the medication blocks Opiate cravings and in some cases will cause you to […]

Dealing With Allergies While Incarcerated

You are about to take the deal and it comes with jail or prison time. If you have allergies to food, plants, fabric or other environmental things, it is important that the administrators are made aware. Having an allergic reaction while incarcerated is different than on the outside. PODS and cells don't typically make it […]

Helpful Workout Routines if you are in State or Federal Prison

Incarceration is scary. It doesn't matter how old or tough you are, fear is a natural response to being sent to prison. Not showing that fear is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself while doing your time. Exercise is a perfect tool to alleviate fear. According to Harvard Health […]

Caring for an Inmate, Even If You Can't Visit the Jail or Prison

Visits are a lifeline for most inmates, but if his jail is very far away, or there are other reasons that make it impossible for you to visit, there are other steps you can take to let him know he is not alone. Lots of mail: Even if you can't write a letter each day […]

Can a Felon Own a Gun In New Mexico?

Generally speaking, federal law makes it a crime for a convicted felon to own or possess a gun or ammunition. If you were convicted of a federal felony crime, you must receive a presidential pardon if you are to ever own a firearm again. Some states, however, have specifically designed laws regarding felons convicted of […]

Can a Felon Possess a Gun In California?

California law allows some convicted felons to own or possess guns. Federal law still makes it a crime to do so, and in some cases the feds have pursued prosecution of those who possess guns in states that permit it. Only an attorney should advise you on this matter, but the basics of California laws […]

Posting Bail Gets Him Out of Jail, But What About When There Are Holds?

People who are arrested and charged with crimes are usually taken to the county jail. At the jail or very soon afterwards during a bond hearing, a bond is set. If someone pays the bond, the defendant gets out of jail to await his hearing unless one of the following occurs: Probation Violation Hold News […]

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  1. Leila Liepold Sat, Jul 09 2011 1:31 AM

    I tried to find my Grandson and failed to do so/ I know he is in confinment and I wanted to know if he was still here in San Antonio or if he had been sent to another unit. We havve never had a contact visit since he's been in hail. You move him all over Texas and then we have to try and find him with no succsse. I would really like an answer to my statments.

  2. Tiffany Moreno Mon, Nov 21 2011 11:47 AM

    I tried to find my dad but didnt find him all i want to know is where is he so I can go see him.I really will like to know were he is. That all i want for christmas is to know where he is and to see him.

  3. april kenyon Fri, Dec 30 2011 3:52 AM

    I have tried for over 2 weeks now to search for my husband because I heard he was locked up for VOP and i haven't been able to find anything out bout him, I cannot go visit him or anything because I live in Florida with our son, I wish looking for inmates in Texas was as easy as it is here in Florida!!!!! Please please do something to make it easier on the families of the loved ones to search their family members

  4. Kathryn Smith Sun, Apr 29 2012 12:02 PM

    Thank you for this website. We were able to verify that our son-in-law, charged with injury to a child, for beating our 3 year old granddaughter is in Bexar County Jail. Also able to set notification alert if his inmate status changes so we can step up safety measures for our daughter and her children. Hope he sits in there until trial!

  5. Ibrahim kimereng Mon, Jun 11 2012 9:45 AM

    iam from kenya AFRICA my brother was jailed in bexar count i am his brother how can i reach him to say hi to him!

  6. SHERI Tue, Sep 11 2012 1:48 PM

    YES IM HAVING HARD TIME LOCATING PERSON I,LOOOKING FOR I THINK U NEES O ALLOW DIFFERENT ENTERIES FOR THE SERACH ARE ASK FOR MORE INFO IF AVIALABLAE

  7. ibrahim kimereng Wed, Sep 12 2012 6:15 AM

    His name are VINCENT KIMERENG, male and from kenya Africa ,hear from you soon

  8. SAM Tue, Aug 20 2013 1:31 PM

    Since cell phones are not allowed inside the jail they should have the decency to have a courtesy phone for the people who are visiting the inmates. So they can call for a ride for those who need a one. All we receive is attitude from the employees treating us as if we are the inmate.

  9. veronica broussard Mon, Oct 14 2013 9:39 PM

    I am looking for a Clayton Dillinger, please I cant find my son and I would like to help him I know he is in jail in San Antonio.

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