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The Johnson County Correctional Facility in Cleburne, Johnson 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 Johnson County Correctional 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 Johnson County Correctional Facility are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Johnson 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 Johnson County Correctional 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.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Johnson County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Johnson County Correctional Facility Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Johnson County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.



Johnson County Correctional Facility Inmate Search

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Texas Johnson 776
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
1800 Ridgemar Drive
Cleburne, TX 76031
FAX
817-556-6051
 

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Best Days for Inmate Phone Calls

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With One Free Jail Call, Who Should I Reach Out To When I Get Arrested?

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Deciding How Much Money to Put on the Books

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What Info Can I Get From An Inmate Search?

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Can a Felon Own a Gun In West Virginia?

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Inmate Voting Rights: Can I Vote After Being Convicted of a Misdemeanor Offense?

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How to Get Your Visitation Suspension Lifted

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You are on Felony Probation: 4 Things Not To Do

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What to do if a Family Member Goes Missing

When a family member goes missing, it strikes fear in the heart of loved ones but panicking will not help the situation. The following steps can narrow the search and if authorities become involved will help them streamline the process. Contact authorities. Tell them you do not wish to wait 24 hours because your family […]

4 Good Places to Find Prison Pen Pals

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  1. noneofyourfuckingbusiness Tue, Jun 07 2011 10:41 PM

    Really?!? Thanks for nothing, assholes. I get to the facility I'm looking for on this shitty website & click on it. What happens then? I am brought back to this stupid homepage. Thanks for wasting my time while I look for my good friend in jail ASS HOLES !!!

  2. kdubfren Mon, Sep 05 2011 3:50 AM

    a friend of mine, who happen to turn himself in, was supposed to stay in jail for 6 days, yes his time was fully served, due to a "holiday", he will remain in there to a judge signs his release. that is 2 extra days. I dont think this is right at all. will someone please respond, and lmk.

  3. ME Sun, Nov 13 2011 1:05 PM

    I STRONGLY DISLIKE JOHNSON COUNTY JAIL!!

  4. Lanie Henderson Sun, Jan 15 2012 6:42 PM

    I am not fond of the Johnson County Jail or most of their employees ! The lady who sits behind the glass window is very nice and over worked! I go to visit a friend there and johnson county jail system is so back asswards! I drive an hour away then wait til 530 to begin accepting ids for visit sit and wait til first group is called snd its 7:30 pm really? Why does it take u oeople so long to get inmates ready for visitation? Its not like their in transit but u people treat family and visitors visiting like we are the criminals! Perhaps u shouldnt be so quick to judge it could be u viditing a loved one pne day! Maybe if u had compassion u people might understand! And while we are awaiting visit ur officers ( mostly all over weight!) are constantly eating, and smoking! U employee kids to run this jail! U people in kohnson county could learn a thing ot two from tarrabt county that is how to get inmates ready for visit in timely manner tarrant county had it togethet with alot more inmates so whats the problem with yalls setvice? It SUCKS! Wait til 7:30 for 15 min visit grt out 8:00pm dtive an hour home ! I work and so di ither people who go to visit but u people are so fukkin slow!

  5. Harrison snellgrove Tue, Jan 31 2012 7:46 PM

    By far the worst experience with law enforcer officials I have ever had the displeasure of having. If you are masochistic and prefer verbal and near physical abuse over polite and courteous service then I strongly recommend johnson county. However if you are part of the social norm and would rather be treated like a human being then keep as far away from these sadists as possible. Simple things like asking visiting hours or for a little assistance with how the new commissary process works are met with indignation guffaws and quite literally a go to hell attitude, all of which are served by none other than Satan in glasses herself, an 80 year old geriatric (hopefully abused as a child) woman with a stick in her fat ass so long it's a miracle she can even sit on her "throne of power". If visiting, prepare to be treated worse than the inmates. "you know these people? You must be scum as well". Bitch please, half "these people" are traffic violaters and many more were wrong place wrong time. If you seriously hate the world so much why don't you take yourself out of it and save us all some grief.

  6. Elizabeth Fri, Jan 25 2013 12:56 AM

    absolutaly disgusted with johnson county.Took my girlfriend into custody due to a "misunderstandin" made her bond 100,000. Truly a pathetic system.

  7. D. Anderson Thu, May 02 2013 9:30 AM

    I just dealt with a jail officer on the phone and I must say he was kind and courteous and very forthcoming with the information I requested on an inmate in your jail,thanks!

  8. M. Russel Tue, Jun 18 2013 7:08 PM

    I have spoke to an officer on two different days and I had no problems.

  9. Family Fri, Jun 21 2013 11:34 AM

    I have found the web sight to not work and needs updating. It wasn't helpful for the search I did and I know for a fact that this person I was looking up is there and committed a crime.

  10. Pissed off! Thu, Jun 27 2013 2:53 PM

    My husband was on probation for a felony and was rolled while doing overnights. They had him sit in there for nearly 30 days didn't tell us who his new probation officer was and the guy in charge of overnights didn't even know he was rolled until I called a week later to get info. We finally get in touch with his probation officer and she tells me he just has to sit in there the rest of his 90 days. He calls me yesterday and told me they moved him to stripes and had a warrant for Revocation of Probation because he hasn't checked in or done any community service in 4 1/2 weeks. WELL NO SHIT. He's been siting in there! How the hell is he supposed to do anything?! I'm due with our son in 5 weeks. Thanks Johnson County for your stupidity!!! Now unless I can get in touch with the judge he will miss out on everything because of your faults! Terrible jail. My sister in law was also in there and became sick from their black mold problem.

  11. Randy Fri, Jul 05 2013 9:47 PM

    In Johnson County TX you or guilty till proven innocent unless you are wealthy , just try to get a jury trial , not gonna happen with this D.A

  12. Shi Hole Wed, Aug 21 2013 1:58 AM

    This dump hasn't been thoroughly cleaned since 1950. Not to mention the CO's Bitch at eachother for 10 minutes 90% of the time to decide who is going to get the phone when it rings the whole period. This Shit Hole is a disgrace to this county

  13. Amber Tue, Aug 27 2013 5:20 PM

    I'm trying to write my dad a letter, but I don't know what his number is or if he even has one since he hasn't been there that long. Would I just be able to write his name and the address of the jail or how would I go about doing that?

  14. Marie Tue, Apr 08 2014 2:15 AM

    This is the worst jail in Texas, Their visitation proceeding is absolutely disorganized. 3 hours wait to see your loved one and then 20 minutes visitation, this is a disgrace. I have never encountered this kind of problems in any of the jails that I have visited in Texas. Those people there don't give a shit about anything, they care less for your inconvenience.

  15. Jo Tue, Apr 08 2014 2:25 AM

    Visited my son on this horrible jail 3 weeks ago and it was the worst experience Ive ever had in any jail in Texas. Why does it take so damn long for a visit? You sign in at 5:30, wait till 6:30 to present your id. First group gets called at 7:00 P.M. comes out at 7:20, second group does not get called until 8:15 P.M. so why the hell it takes an hour for the second group to be called, what the hell do this f'ing cops do In the meantime. Such a disorganized system. But of course, its Johnson County, the worst county in Texas to be arrested.They should pout all those people working there in jail so they can get a taste of how it feels.

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