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McAllen City Jail

1601 North Bicentennial Boulevard
McAllen, TX 78501

 

Photos and Videos of McAllen City Jail

 

Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the McAllen City Jail:
•    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 McAllen City Jail
•    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 McAllen City Jail
•    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 McAllen City Jail 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 McAllen City Jail
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the McAllen City Jail

The McAllen City Jail, located in the city of McAllen, in Hidalgo County, Texas is a medium to maximum-security facility.

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

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 McAllen City Jail 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 McAllen City Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Hidalgo County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The McAllen City Jail 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.

McAllen City Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Texas Hidalgo N/A


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

1601 North Bicentennial Boulevard
McAllen, TX 78501


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

956.972.7355

Jail (Main): 956-393-6179

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
1601 North Bicentennial Boulevard
McAllen, TX 78501


Hidalgo County INMATE SEARCH OPTIONS

This facility, known as "McAllen City Jail" is also known as McAllen Police Department, McAllen City Jail, Texas, Hidalgo.

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