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Zavala County Jail
200 East Uvalde St
Crystal City, TX 78839

To locate or find information about an inmate in the Zavala County Jail, call the jail at 830-374-3615 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Zavala County Jail.

For information on any of the inmate services such as inmate visitation, receiving phone calls, sending an inmate a letter, a text, an email, money, commissary or anything else, click on any of the green 'inmate services' buttons above.

If you are still having trouble finding an inmate, you can usually find them in the database of any of the inmate service companies linked above.


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About the Zavala County Jail

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

Every year this facility has 1320 Bookings, with a daily average of 66 Inmates and a staff of 16.
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 Zavala County 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 Zavala County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Zavala County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Zavala County 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.

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Zavala County Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Zavala County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Zavala County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


 

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Zavala County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Zavala County Jail follow these steps:

  • Go to JailATM, choose Texas, then choose Zavala County Jail
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate, and then you will be prompted to Register with them to open an account.
  • Select the products you want shipped to them at Zavala County Jail, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Zavala County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages or sending money to an inmate in Zavala County Jail check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Zavala County.


 

How Does an Inmate Make Phone Calls in Zavala County Jail?

To receive phone calls from an inmate in Zavala County follow these instructions:

Zavala County Jail uses the services of NCIC for inmate phone calling. It is called a ‘friends & family account”.

In order to receive phone calls from your inmate, you need to do the following:

  • Register here, or by phone 800-943-2189
  • Choose Texas.
  • Choose Zavala County Jail
  • Select your Inmate.
  • Enter the phone number your Inmate will be calling.
  • Fund your Account. ($10-$100 at a time)

NOTE:
1.   You cannot receive any calls to your phone number from your inmate until both you and your phone number are registered.
2.  When you do receive a call, the number you will view on your phone from the incoming call is: 800-943-2189.
3.  When allowed by Zavala County Jail, families can also leave secure voicemails for inmates to listen to.

Fees

  • Adding funds to your account - $3.00 
  • Cost of phone call of a Prepaid Collect Account - $0.21 per minute
  • Cost of an interstate (ex. Texas to a different state) phone call NOT Prepaid - $0.25 per minute
  • Cost of an intrastate (ex. Texas to Texas) phone call NOT Prepaid - $0.25 per minute
  • Cost if you set up your account (or fund it) by phone using a live agent, you will be charged a one-time fee of $5.95.

NCIC Customer Service
Phone - 800-943-2189 or 903-247-0069
Email – [email protected]
Full list of participating jails.

For all the information regarding phone calls with Zavala County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, fees, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

How to Deposit Money Online for an Inmate in Zavala County

To deposit money online for an inmate in Zavala County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register to open an account, or Sign In to JailATM, a service that acts as a bank for inmates in Zavala County.
  • After registering and signing in, select 'Send Money Now'.
  • Choose Texas, then choose Zavala County Jail
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate.
  • Input an amount to deposit to your inmate in Zavala County Jail, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much money you can send your inmate in Zavala County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914.

For all information, tips and procedures for sending money to an inmate in Zavala County Jail, or depositing money at the jail, over the phone or by mail, check out our Send Money Page for Zavala County.


 

How to Have Remote Video Visits and 'At the Jail' Visits with an Inmate in Zavala County

To register and sign up for a remote visitation account with correctpay.com to communicate with your Zavala County Jail inmate, follow the instructions below:

Zavala County Jail uses the services of correctpay.com (aka JailFunds) for you to schedule and visit your inmate via remote video visitation.

You can ‘video visit’ your inmate one of three ways:

  • Visit from your home computer.
  • Visit from the correctpay VendEngine Kiosk in the Zavala County Jail lobby.
  • Visit by using the JailFunds iphone or Android app

Go here to begin the process to schedule a visit.

  • Register by creating an account here.
  • Add a payment method.
  • Select Texas
  • Select Zavala County Jail
  • Select your inmate
  • Schedule a visit.

24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364

For all the information on remote video visits and 'at the jail' visitation for Zavala County Jail, including fees, schedules, how it works and more, check out our Visit Inmate Page.


 

How to Send a Secure Email or Text Message to an Inmate in Zavala County

To send a secure email message and digital photos to an inmate in Zavala County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with correctpay by creating an account.
  • Select Texas, then select Zavala County Jail, and then the inmate you want to send your message to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to spend, and input your payment method. The funds can also be used by the inmate to send a message back to you.
  • NOTE: All messages between you and your inmate will be permanently recorded and seen by the staff and could be used against your inmate in court... So be careful what you write.
  • Uploading photos to Inmate’s email
    Make sure the file size is less than 5MB.
    Also make sure your file is a .jpg, .jpeg or .gif.

For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Zavala County Jail and send them photos, check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Zavala County. 
24/7 Customer Service - 855-836-3364


 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for Zavala County Jail General Information

Do you want to know some quick facts about Zavala County Jail?... or how to find an Inmate, and then how to to communicate with them when you do locate them?

We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions people always ask us in order to help you find this information.... so keep scrolling down to the bottom of the page to get your questions answered. But if you still have questions and the answer is not on any of the other pages linked from the green buttons at the top of the page, call the facility at 830-374-3615.

Zavala County Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Texas Zavala 66


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

200 East Uvalde St
Crystal City, TX 78839


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

830-374-5933

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
200 East Uvalde St
Crystal City, TX 78839


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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Zavala County Jail in Texas?
There are 66 inmates in the Zavala County Jail in Texas. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, Zavala County Jail will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the Zavala County Jail.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Zavala County Jail in Texas every year?
In 2021, a total of 1320 offenders were booked into the Zavala County Jail in Texas. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Zavala County Jail.

How many people work at the Zavala County Jail in Texas?
The Zavala County Jail maintains a staff of approximately 16. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. Texas law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.

Does the Zavala County Jail in Texas have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Zavala County Jail in Texas has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Zavala County Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Zavala County Jail INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at 830-374-3615 if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a Texas prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.

What is the address and phone number of the Zavala County Jail in Texas?
The Zavala County Jail address and phone number is: 200 East Uvalde St
Crystal City, TX 78839. Their phone number is 830-374-3615. To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the Zavala County Jail.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at Zavala County Jail, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for Zavala County Jail inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Zavala County Jail. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Zavala County Jail. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Zavala County Jail. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Zavala County Jail. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Zavala County Jail. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Zavala County Jail.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Zavala County Jail?
Call 830-374-3615 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Zavala County Jail. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the Zavala County Jail.

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