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Dallas County Jail

Dallas County Detention Facility
West Tower Detention Facility


111 West Commerce Street

Dallas, Texas 75202



The Dallas County Jail is actually a complex of six different buildings; the old jail, often referred to as Old Red, Lew Sterrett Justice Center, George Allen, Suzanne Lee Kays Detention Facility, West Tower Detention Facility and North Tower Detention Facility.

General Information

This link will give you general information on bonds, how to address a letter to an inmate, depositing funds into an inmate’s account and visitation information.  There’s not a lot but it gives the basics.

Find an Inmate

Use this link if you want to look up an individual to see if he or she is in the Dallas County Detention complex.  You can look individuals up using name or booking number or case number.

Packages for Inmates

Many jails allow people to buy packages of food for an inmate so the inmate can have somewhat better food than what is provided by the jail.  There tend to be a lot of questions regarding food packages.  This link will take you to a page that answers the more common questions about food packages.  The information is given in both English and Spanish.