The Cherokee County Jail
in Rusk, Cherokee 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 Cherokee County Jail
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 Cherokee County Jail
are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Cherokee 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 Cherokee County Jail
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.
On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Cherokee County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Cherokee County Jail
Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Cherokee County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.
Cherokee County Jail Inmate Search
Cherokee County Sheriff
Rusk Police Department
Jail & Sheriff: 272 Underwood Street
Police: 219 S Main St
Rusk, TX 75785
Jail (Main): 903-683-2813
Rusk Police: 903-683-1218
Cherokee County Jail is a facility with 188 beds. It does not currently have a very informative website, or their own inmate search tool. There is minimal public information available at this time and what information there is, we have connected to it with the links on this page.
Use VINELINK to find recently arrested or the offender you are searching for or call 903-683-6365 for inmate information or other jail policies such as contacting an offender or inmate visitation.
Tuesdays 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Saturdays 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Tuesdays 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Saturdays 1:00PM - 3:00PM