El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility, TX

Updated on: August 12, 2020

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El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility, El Paso County, County Jail

Adult

601 East Overland Avenue, El Paso, TX, 79901

Texas

http://www.epcounty.com/sheriff/detentionfacility.htm

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The El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility is operated by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office and holds inmates that are awaiting trial and/or sentencing. It houses adults inmates. The jail also accepts inmates from surrounding municipalities, towns, and the U.S. Marshal’s Service.

The El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility is located in El Paso, Texas, and is a medium-security prison. The jail is divided into pods.

El Paso County Sheriffs Office - Clint Substation

Address: 708 Farm to Market Road 1110, Clint, Texas, 79836

Phone: 915-851-3287

Website: website

Sending a Mail/Care Package

There are no restrictions in terms of the amount of mail that an inmate at El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility can send or receive. However, there are strict rules regarding what is allowed. Only postcards are accepted.

Here is a list of items that are restricted from any and all mail, and which may be returned to sender as a result:

  • Stamps

  • Papers

  • Envelopes

  • Lipstick

  • Crayons

  • Glitter

  • Strings

  • Ribbon

  • Cash

  • Personal Checks

There are some other items that are prohibited, and you can check with the facility for more information.

You can send mail to inmates at this address:

El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility

601 East Overland Avenue, El Paso, TX, 79901

Sending Money

One way to send money to an inmate is by sending a money order addressed to the inmate. This will take longer than other methods. You should call El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility for more information about where to send the money order. Usually, the money order is made out to the name of the inmate.

You should be able to walk in and deposit money into an inmate’s account, as well.

The El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility may have an agreement with a third-party company that allows individuals to send care packages to inmates for a fee. These care packages can be ordered online and are delivered directly to the inmate, as well.

The standard monthly limit an inmate can spend is around $300-$400.

Another option is to use a debit/credit card and deposit funds into an inmate’s account. This can be accomplished by creating an account at jailatm.com.

Phone calls

Inmates have access to a phone every day from 8 AM to 11 PM. However, the phone service provider for the El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility is Amtel, so you will need to direct any questions or concerns to Amtel. The phone number for Amtel is 1-800-849-6081.

Visitation

No inmate can have more than two visitors at one time. Additionally, once a visitor exits a facility, they will not be allowed to re-enter. Visitors at El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility are expected to adhere to a code of conduct, and no contact is permitted during visits.

Female inmates can schedule visitation through their jail supervisor. Male inmates have visitation hours of 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM on Fridays.

Only adults (over the age of 18) are permitted. You can find an inmate visitation request form here: http://www.gcso.us/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Inmate-Visitation-Request-8.17.17.pdf This form has to be filled out prior to any visitation. It must be filled out before 5 PM on the Thursday prior to the week of any planned visit.

There is a strict dress code with regard to visitors. Visitors cannot wear the following:

  1. Hats

  2. Caps

  3. Tank Tops

  4. Bandanas

  5. Scarves

  6. Spandex

  7. Tight-fitting clothing

They also cannot bring food and/or drink into the facility, as well. They cannot bring in backpacks, tote bags, sunglasses, hats, or wallets, either.

Visiting Hours

Monday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday: 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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