Brewster County Jail & Sheriff Inmate Visitation

Brewster County Jail & Sheriff

Address:
Jail& Sheriff: 201 West Ave E
Police: 309 W Sul Ross Ave
Alpine, TX 79830

Phone:

432-837-5541

VIDEO VISITATION - INFORMATION, SCHEDULES, DURATION AND COST

Brewster County Jail & Sheriff uses the services of correctpay.com (aka JailFunds) for you to schedule and visit your inmate via remote video visitation.

You can ‘video visit’ your inmate one of three ways:

  • Visit from your home computer.
  • Visit from the correctpay VendEngine Kiosk in the jail lobby.
  • Visit by using the JailFunds iphone or Android app

Go here to begin the process to schedule a visit.

What is the cost to do remote video visitation?
Paid Remote Visits
Having a remote visit from your Home or app, the cost of each 20-25 minute ‘friends and family remote visit’ will be approximately $7.95 plus tax.
FREE Remote Visits
Visitors can also choose to come to the jail and video chat with an inmate via the JailFunds/VendEngine kiosk in the lobby. The video visit on-site at the jail is FREE.

You can deposit money four different ways:

  • Deposit online at correctpay.com
  • Deposit at the correctpay VendEngine kiosk in the Brewster County Jail & Sheriff lobby.
  • Deposit over the phone 24/7 at 855-836-3364
  • Deposit through their iOS or Android app.

Attorney Visits only!  < (Lawyers, go here)

correctpay.com Help
24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364
Frequently Asked Questions

Visiting Hours in Brewster County Jail & Sheriff

The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:

The day of the week.

Where the inmate is housed.

The inmate's sex.

Whether or not it is a Holiday.

Each inmate is allowed one or two visits, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.

If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Brewster County Jail & Sheriff may allow you an extended visitation. Call 432-837-5541 to ask for special consideration.

Call 432-837-5541 or click here to view normal visiting hours and procedures for scheduling a visit.

Brewster County Jail & Sheriff Visitation Application Process

Brewster County Jail & Sheriff may require visitors to fill out an application prior to your visiting an inmate.
Carefully fill out the application. Incomplete paperwork is cause for denial.
Honesty, especially regarding past criminal convictions, probation etc., is important. These things will most likely show up on the background check – which if lied about on the application, will cause visits to be denied.
Call 432-837-5541 to ask specific questions about the application.
Click here to go to the jail's website for more information about the application process. 

Brewster County Jail & Sheriff - Remote Video Visitation with your Inmate

Brewster County Jail & Sheriff uses the services of correctpay.com (aka JailFunds) for you to schedule and visit your inmate via remote video visitation.

You can ‘video visit’ your inmate one of three ways:

  • Visit from your home computer.
  • Visit from the correctpay VendEngine Kiosk in the jail lobby.
  • Visit by using the JailFunds iphone or Android app

Go here to begin the process to schedule a visit.

What is the cost to do remote video visitation?
Paid Remote Visits
Having a remote visit from your Home or app, the cost of each 20-25 minute ‘friends and family remote visit’ will be approximately $7.95 plus tax.
FREE Remote Visits
Visitors can also choose to come to the jail and video chat with an inmate via the JailFunds/VendEngine kiosk in the lobby. The video visit on-site at the jail is FREE.

You can deposit money four different ways:

  • Deposit online at correctpay.com
  • Deposit at the correctpay VendEngine kiosk in the Brewster County Jail & Sheriff lobby.
  • Deposit over the phone 24/7 at 855-836-3364
  • Deposit through their iOS or Android app.

Attorney Visits only!  < (Lawyers, go here)

correctpay.com Help
24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364
Frequently Asked Questions

Who Can Visit an Inmate in Brewster County Jail & Sheriff

Anyone over the age of 18, who isn't on felony probation and can produce a valid government-issued photo ID can be approved to visit an inmate in this jail.
Visitation applicants in Brewster County must sometimes submit to a background check. Those with warrants are denied visitation or if allowed to visit, will be arrested at the jail.
Jails limit the number of people that can visit an inmate to two adults each visit.
Children under age 18 must be accompanied by the parent or legal guardian.

Call 432-837-5541 to ask specific questions about this policy or click here for any updates to this policy.
It is likely that the Brewster County Jail & Sheriff will deny visitation to anyone with a past felony conviction regardless of probation/parole status.
Call 432-837-5541 prior to arriving for the specific jail guideline regarding your legal status.
If you are a co-defendant with the inmate in a pending case, your visit will be denied.
If you and the inmate are under a court order to have no contact with each other, your visit will be denied.
The Brewster County Jail & Sheriff reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.

Brewster County Jail & Sheriff Visitation Dress Code

The Brewster County Jail & Sheriff staff reserves the right to turn anyone away who is not dressed appropriately for a visit.
The best way to be sure the visit takes place is to dress as if you are meeting someone's grandmother for the first time. 
Wear clothes that are not revealing.
Don't wear see-through material.
Have all undergarments covered (males and females) and avoid a lot of cleavage.
Shorts and skirts should reach mid-thigh.
Sleeves should be at least half-way to your elbow.

The following types of clothing are also prohibited:
Clothing promoting gang affiliation.
Anything displaying drugs, weapons or profanity.
Clothing depicting anything obscene.

Call 432-837-5541 to ask specific questions about the Brewster County Jail & Sheriff Visitation Dress Code guidelines or click here for complete instructions.

Brewster County Jail & Sheriff Visitation Tips, Rules and Guidelines

Jail visits are conducted in person behind plexi-glass or on a televised screen from another location.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship.
Leave all personal belongings, except for your state ID in your vehicle or in a locker (if one is provided).
Children must be monitored at all times or jail staff will end the visit early.
Call 432-837-5541 or click here to go to the jail's official website for additional Rules regarding Brewster County Jail & Sheriff visitation.

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Brewster County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Brewster County Jail & Sheriff follow these steps:

  • Go to JailATM, choose Texas, then choose Brewster County Jail & Sheriff
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate, and then you will be prompted to Register with them to open an account.
  • Select the products you want shipped to them at Brewster County Jail & Sheriff, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Brewster County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages or sending money to an inmate in Brewster County Jail & Sheriff check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Brewster County.


 

How Does an Inmate Make Phone Calls in Brewster County Jail & Sheriff?

To receive phone calls from an inmate in Brewster County follow these instructions:

Brewster County Jail & Sheriff uses the services of NCIC for inmate phone calling. It is called a ‘friends & family account”.

In order to receive phone calls from your inmate, you need to do the following:

  • Register here, or by phone 800-943-2189
  • Choose Texas.
  • Choose Brewster County Jail & Sheriff
  • Select your Inmate.
  • Enter the phone number your Inmate will be calling.
  • Fund your Account. ($10-$100 at a time)

NOTE:
1.   You cannot receive any calls to your phone number from your inmate until both you and your phone number are registered.
2.  When you do receive a call, the number you will view on your phone from the incoming call is: 800-943-2189.
3.  When allowed by Brewster County Jail & Sheriff, families can also leave secure voicemails for inmates to listen to.

Fees

  • Adding funds to your account - $3.00 
  • Cost of phone call of a Prepaid Collect Account - $0.21 per minute
  • Cost of an interstate (ex. Texas to a different state) phone call NOT Prepaid - $0.25 per minute
  • Cost of an intrastate (ex. Texas to Texas) phone call NOT Prepaid - $0.25 per minute
  • Cost if you set up your account (or fund it) by phone using a live agent, you will be charged a one-time fee of $5.95.

NCIC Customer Service
Phone - 800-943-2189 or 903-247-0069
Email – [email protected]
Full list of participating jails.

For all the information regarding phone calls with Brewster County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, fees, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

How to Deposit Money Online for an Inmate in Brewster County

To deposit money online for an inmate in Brewster County Jail & Sheriff follow these steps:

  • Register to open an account, or Sign In to JailATM, a service that acts as a bank for inmates in Brewster County.
  • After registering and signing in, select 'Send Money Now'.
  • Choose Texas, then choose Brewster County Jail & Sheriff
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate.
  • Input an amount to deposit to your inmate in Brewster County Jail & Sheriff, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much money you can send your inmate in Brewster County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914.

For all information, tips and procedures for sending money to an inmate in Brewster County Jail & Sheriff, or depositing money at the jail, over the phone or by mail, check out our Send Money Page for Brewster County.


 

How to Have Remote Video Visits and 'At the Jail' Visits with an Inmate in Brewster County

To register and sign up for a remote visitation account with correctpay.com to communicate with your Brewster County Jail & Sheriff inmate, follow the instructions below:

Brewster County Jail & Sheriff uses the services of correctpay.com (aka JailFunds) for you to schedule and visit your inmate via remote video visitation.

You can ‘video visit’ your inmate one of three ways:

  • Visit from your home computer.
  • Visit from the correctpay VendEngine Kiosk in the Brewster County Jail & Sheriff lobby.
  • Visit by using the JailFunds iphone or Android app

Go here to begin the process to schedule a visit.

  • Register by creating an account here.
  • Add a payment method.
  • Select Texas
  • Select Brewster County Jail & Sheriff
  • Select your inmate
  • Schedule a visit.

24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364

For all the information on remote video visits and 'at the jail' visitation for Brewster County Jail & Sheriff, including fees, schedules, how it works and more, check out our Visit Inmate Page.


 

How to Send a Secure Email or Text Message to an Inmate in Brewster County

To send a secure email message and digital photos to an inmate in Brewster County Jail & Sheriff follow these steps:

  • Register with correctpay by creating an account.
  • Select Texas, then select Brewster County Jail & Sheriff, and then the inmate you want to send your message to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to spend, and input your payment method. The funds can also be used by the inmate to send a message back to you.
  • NOTE: All messages between you and your inmate will be permanently recorded and seen by the staff and could be used against your inmate in court... So be careful what you write.
  • Uploading photos to Inmate’s email
    Make sure the file size is less than 5MB.
    Also make sure your file is a .jpg, .jpeg or .gif.

For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Brewster County Jail & Sheriff and send them photos, check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Brewster County. 
24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364