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Drastically Reduce the Cost of Calls from Your Out of State Inmate

Most facilities contract with a third-party company so you can fund prepaid calls, but if those calls are long distance, it can become cost-prohibitive. Luckily there is a way to pay local call rates for long-distance calls on a prepaid service. First, Do Some Very Basic Research Find out the area code for the jail […]

5 Facts About Your Supplemental Security Income Payments While You Are Incarcerated

In many cases, you don't have control over the number of days you spend in jail, but if you are planning on not bonding out in the hopes of building time on a future sentence or getting a time served release, be sure to watch the calendar so you do not get your payments suspended. […]

Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Massachusetts

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, but that right can be lost if you're a convicted felon. It's up to the each state to decide their laws about restoring rights. The laws for Massachusetts include: If You're Charged If you've been charged with a crime, but have not yet […]

Are Penalties Stiffer For Selling Drugs in a Drug-Free School Zone?

Being accused of dealing drugs or having enough in your possession for resale is a serious situation, but many states have also implemented additional penalties for drug situations near a school. Each state sets its own rules about this, but in most cases it is a higher grade of felony with longer sentences. What is […]

When Your Online Search Doesn't Find Your Inmate

Many jails have online databases listing those who have been arrested. In some cases, the database is updated every few minutes. If you do a search but nothing comes up, it doesn't necessarily mean your loved one is not incarcerated. There are several reasons an inmate can be in jail but not showing up in […]

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 […]

How to Get Your Visitation Suspension Lifted

The hardest part of having your jail visits suspended indefinitely is not having any idea when or if you are going to be able to visit your inmate again. In most cases, visits are suspended due to the visitor violating visitation rules. There are things you can do to try and those visits reinstated. Get […]

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 […]

Checking In To Prison – Aaron's Story

When the judge sentenced me to six months in the county jail, my first thought was about my family. Without me there to work and pay the bills, my wife and kids would lose the apartment. My attorney spoke up right away and asked the judge to allow me to check in at a later […]

4 Things to Tell Young Kids When Dad is In Jail

While your husband is incarcerated, your children will want to know what has happened. These four things can ease their mind without burdening them. Explain why he went. Without being specific about the exact crime he is accused of, you can tell the children that the judge thinks their dad broke the law and he […]

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 […]

Solitary Confinement for Teenagers is a Bad Idea. Here's What We Can Do About It.

Inhumane disciplinary isolation for incarcerated children is causing suicides and other harm. All who believe that teenagers deserve special attention at their time of need will be interested in the recommendations in this New York Times piece. Read about it here: End Solitary Confinement for Teenagers

Voting Rights for Felons in Alabama

The state of Alabama allows felons to have their voting rights restored under the following guidelines. You must have completed your entire sentence, including incarceration, probation, and parole, or community supervision. Once completed, you have three options: Contact your local parole or probation office Write to the Board of Pardons and Parole

You are on Felony Probation: 4 Things Not To Do

Being on felony probation means you report to a probation officer by phone or in person, typically once a month. Between your reporting dates, you need to stay on your probation officer's good side. 1. Don't associate with felons. Almost all felony probation officers will tell you not to hang around with known felons. It […]

He Expected Probation, Instead He Went to Jail.

My name is Jonathan. I thought I was going to get probation. Everyone I knew got probation for the same charge, but when I was called in front of the judge, he sentenced me to 30 days in jail. I was handcuffed, taken into custody in front of everyone in the courtroom, and brought to […]

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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
 

Deciding How Much Money to Put on the Books

What does the inmate need? Contact the jail and ask what basics are supplied. Most jails give the inmates toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap and toilet paper. Ask them what happens if the inmate runs out of something. is it replaced right away or do they have to wait a week or longer for new supplies […]

Consequences of Providing Contraband to an Inmate

It is never a good idea to mail contraband to an inmate or to bring it on a visit. The consequences for such actions are serious not only for the inmate, but also for you. What is Contraband? Contraband is anything that inmates are not allowed to have in their possession. Obvious examples are weapons, […]

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 […]

Understanding Inmate Calling Plans

Most jails and prison contract with third party vendors to provide a way for inmates to call their friends and families. Some of those companies only have one choice, but many of them provide a few options when you open and fund the account. Understanding what the different choices are will help you make a […]

Finding Employment After Prison

Many companies will not interview a felon, much less hire one. While this is true and it can make life on the outside difficult, finding employment after prison can be done if you take the right steps. Career Centers Goodwill has set up a nationwide career center program to help underemployed and unemployed people and […]

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 […]

Three Ways to Make Jail Calls Cheaper

Telephone calls are a lifeline between inmates and their families. Just hearing each other's voices helps ease the tension and anxiety surrounding incarceration. As nice as it is to get those calls, they can get expensive. The following three ideas can make the calls fit your budget better. Avoid Peak Hours for Collect Calls Many […]

Coordinating Inmate Visitation To Minimize Conflicts

Most jails allow three to five visitors to see an inmate at the same time. Problems can come about when too many people want to be there simultaneously. Managing the visitation schedule will reduce stress and insure that your inmate gets to see everyone. Check Visitation Rules Some jails will allow people to split visits […]

How Does a Bail Bond Process Work?

Many states allow defendants to be released from jail to wait for court by paying a percentage of the total bond amount. Percentages range from 10 to 20 percent depending on state law. Understand how the process works to help someone who's been arrested. What is a Bond? A bond is an amount of money […]

He Expected Probation, Instead He Went to Jail.

My name is Jonathan. I thought I was going to get probation. Everyone I knew got probation for the same charge, but when I was called in front of the judge, he sentenced me to 30 days in jail. I was handcuffed, taken into custody in front of everyone in the courtroom, and brought to […]

What Happens When an Illegal Immigrant Commits a Crime?

If and undocumented immigrant is charged with committing a crime, there can be three different legal outcomes. 1. ICE Gets Involved The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) enter information about an arrested immigrant into a database that is monitored. This department has the authority to take custody of the immigrant, investigate his standing

Drastically Reduce the Cost of Calls from Your Out of State Inmate

Most facilities contract with a third-party company so you can fund prepaid calls, but if those calls are long distance, it can become cost-prohibitive. Luckily there is a way to pay local call rates for long-distance calls on a prepaid service. First, Do Some Very Basic Research Find out the area code for the jail […]

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 […]

Maine Marijuana Laws: Decriminalized but Still Tricky

Decriminalizing Pot doesn't always mean it is completely legal. Here are some current guidelines. Possession Unlike several other states that chose an ounce as the cutoff for a civil penalty, Maine allows you to possess up to 2.5 ounces and still receive a civil ticket. The fine is a flat $600 regardless of the amount. […]

What if an Inmate Becomes Terminally Ill?

You were handling your husband's incarceration by visiting once a month, writing constantly, and hearing him out during phone calls. Recently he was declared terminally ill, and all you want now is to spend his last few months with him, and you're hoping he can pass surrounded by family. In some states this is becoming […]

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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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