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Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center FAMILY & FRIENDS INFORMATION

ABOUT Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center

The Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center in the city of Dallas, Dallas County, Texas is a maximum-security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level, misdemeanor offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level has to be as high as is it would be 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 Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence. 

The men and women being held in the Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Dallas County Court System already and been sentenced to one year or less. 

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

Illegal immigrants may be transferred into ICE custody and are then deported.

Inmates in the Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center 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, a legal library, and bathroom and shower facilities. 

The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazines from trusted outside publishers.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to schedule a time to visit.

Information You Will Find on This Page

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find very helpful and very useful: 

Dallas County Inmate Search

How to Bail out an Inmate at this jail

Inmate Phone use for this facility

Visitation Rules and Schedules - both here and online

Commissary Deposits and Inmate Accounts

Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center Inmate Mail Guidelines


We also provide information on:

  • How to contact the facility
  • Directions to the jail
  • Dallas County recent arrests
  • Local, State and Federal Most Wanted bulletins
  • Outstanding Arrest Warrants
  • Crime News
  • Dallas County Court Appearances, and lots more.

Dallas County Juvenile Detention Center

Texas Dallas 248


2600 Lone Star Drive
Dallas, TX 75212



Adult Probation: 214-653-5300

District Attorney - Juvenile: 214-698-4275

Drug Court - Juvenile: 214-860-4324

DWI Court: 214-653-5600

Public Defender - Juvenile: 214-698.4400

Juvenile: 214-698-4212

Juvenile Probation: 214-698-2200

Police Tips: 214-671-4847

Public Defender - Adults: 214-653.3550

Reentry Resources: 214-296-9258

Sheriff: 214-653-3450

Victims Help: 214-358-5173




Inmate's First and Last Name
2600 Lone Star Drive
Dallas, TX 75212