The Denton County Main Jail
in Denton, Denton County, Texas, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Denton County Main Jail
are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.
The men, women and juveniles being held in the Denton County Main Jail
are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Denton County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Texas Prison
or Federal Prison System
Inmates in the Denton County Main Jail
are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.
The other jail facilities in Denton County, Texas are: Carrollton Jail
, Denton City Jail
, Denton County Jail - Direct Supervision
, Denton County Jail - Pre-Trial Facility
, Denton County Law Enforcement Center
, Frisco City Jail
, Lewisville City Jail
. In addition, Denton County houses the following juvenile facility: Denton County Juvenile Detention Ctr
On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Denton County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Denton County Main Jail
Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Denton County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.
Denton County Main Jail Inmate Search
127 N. Woodrow Lane
Denton, TX 76205-6397
District Attorney: 940-349-2601
Adult Probation: 940-349-3301
Juvenile Probation: 940-349-2401
Juvenile Court: 940-349-2421
The Denton County Jail has a total of 1400 beds. It consists of three jails: a linear-style jail (regular jail cells), a direct supervision pod jail (minimum security) and a pre-trial facility.