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Ector County Detention Center

2500 S. US Highway 385
P.O. Box 331
Odessa, TX 79761


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Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the Ector County Detention Center:
•    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 Ector County Detention Center
•    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 Ector County Detention Center
•    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 Ector County Detention Center 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 Ector County Detention Center
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the Ector County Detention Center

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

Every year this facility has 13340 Bookings, with a daily average of 667 Inmates and a staff of 166.

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 Ector County Detention Center 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 Ector County Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Ector County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Ector County Detention Center 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.

Ector County Detention Center

Texas Ector 667


2500 S. US Highway 385
P.O. Box 331
Odessa, TX 79761



Court: 432-498-4177

Jail (Main): 432-335-3586

Sheriff: 432-335-3586


Inmate's First and Last Name
Inmate's Full Name, SO# (find in Inmate List)
Ector County Detention Center
P.O. Box 331
Odessa, TX 79760

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