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Cameron County Detention Center I

1145 E. Harrison
Brownsville, TX 78520

 

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Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the Cameron County Detention Center I:
•    Inmate’s Booking Information
•    Inmate’s Mugshot
•    Criminal Charges
•    Bail / Bond Amounts
•    Recent Arrests

Inmate Mail Policies, Address and What can be Mailed

Mail Dos & Do Nots:
•    Mail Policies
•    What Not to Mail
•    What is Allowed?
•    Can You Mail Photos?
•    Electronic Messaging

Inmate Phone Policy & Account Registration 

Calling Friends & Family from Cameron County Detention Center I
•    How Do Inmates Call?
•    What Phone Service Do They Use?
•    What is the Cost?
•    Prepaid Cards or Collect Calls?
•    Emailing Text & Photos

Inmate Accounts, Sending Money & Commissary

Money & Commissary at the Cameron County Detention Center I
•    Adding Money Online / At the Facility / By Mail
•    Minimums & Maximums
•    What Service is Used?
•    Commissary & Care Packs

Inmate Visitation Rules, Schedules & Video Visits

Everything About Cameron County Detention Center I Visitation 
•    Who Can Visit
•    Registration
•    Visitation Schedule
•    Visitation Rules
•    Visitation Dress Code
•    Remote Video Visits

Inmate Bail, Bonds & How it Works

Bail Bonding from the Cameron County Detention Center I
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the Cameron County Detention Center I

The Cameron County Detention Center I, located in the city of Brownsville, in Cameron County, Texas is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 10000 Bookings, with a daily average of 500 Inmates and a staff of 125.

Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Cameron County Detention Center I are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Cameron County Detention Center I are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Cameron County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Cameron County Detention Center I also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit. 

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates

When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Texas State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

Cameron County Detention Center I

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Texas Cameron 500


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

1145 E. Harrison
Brownsville, TX 78520


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

Sheriff: 956-554-6780

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
1145 E. Harrison
Brownsville, TX 78520


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This facility, known as "Cameron County Detention Center I" is also known as Cameron County Jail, Cameron County Sheriff, Cameron County Jail & Detention Center I, Cameron County Jail & Detention Center I, Texas, Cameron.

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