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ABOUT Dawson County Jail & Sheriff

The Dawson County Jail & Sheriff in the city of Lamesa, Dawson 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 Dawson County Jail & Sheriff 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 Dawson County Jail & Sheriff are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Dawson 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 Dawson County Jail & Sheriff 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: 

Dawson 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

Dawson County Jail & Sheriff Inmate Mail Guidelines


We also provide information on:

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

Dawson County Jail & Sheriff

Texas Dawson 54


400 Block South 1st
PO Box 1268
Lamesa, TX 79331-1268


Court: 806-872-7373

Jail (Main): 806-872-7560

Police: 806-872-2121

Sheriff: 806-872-7560


Court: 806-872-9513

Jail (Main): 806-872-9396

Police: 806-872-4367

Sheriff: 806-872-9396


Inmate's First and Last Name
400 Block South 1st
PO Box 1268
Lamesa, TX 79331-1268