Gardner-Betts Juvenile Justice Center Family & Friends Information

Gardner-Betts Juvenile Justice Center INMATE & FAMILY SERVICES

The Gardner-Betts Juvenile Justice Center in Austin, Travis County, Texas, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is 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 Gardner-Betts Juvenile Justice Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Gardner-Betts Juvenile Justice Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Travis County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Texas Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Gardner-Betts Juvenile Justice 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, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.

Gardner-Betts Juvenile Justice Center

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Texas Travis 120


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

2515 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

512-854-7079

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
2515 S. Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704


EMAIL

brian.snyder@co.travis.tx.us


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This facility, known as "Gardner-Betts Juvenile Justice Center" is also known as Travis County Juvenile Detention, Gardner-Betts Juvenile Justice Center, Texas, Travis.

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