The El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility
in El Paso, El Paso 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 El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility
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 El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility
are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the El Paso 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 El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility
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 facility in El Paso County, Texas is: El Paso County Jail Annex
. In addition, El Paso County houses the following juvenile facilities: El Paso County Juvenile Detention Ctr
, Samuel F. Santana Challenge Program
On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: El Paso County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility
Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, El Paso County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.
El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility Inmate Search
EPCDF - El Paso Downtown Jail
601 East Overland Ave.
El Paso, TX 79901
Inmate's Name, Floor, Cellblock, Booking #
EL PASO COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY
601 E. Overland
El Paso, TX 79901
Saturdays: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Floors 3, 5, 7, 9, 11)
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Floors 4, 6, 8, 10)
Sundays: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Floors 4, 6, 8, 10)
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Floors 3, 5, 7, 9, 11)
INMATE PHONE CALLS:
Deposit Money on OffenderConnect.com for prepaid phone calls or call 800-483-8314 to create account or add funds to an AdvancePay prepaid account.
Commissary is passed out every Friday. Money must be on the inmate's account by 4:00 PM Thursday. Money can be deposited 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM on weekdays and 7:00 AM to 2:30 PM on weekends at the Downtown Facility BITS window.