Texas Jails and Bail Bonds

Examining the effects of bail bond policy and pretrial release programs in county jails.
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Texas Jails and Bail Bonds


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Texas has an inmate population of 66,583 housed in 259 jails and employs an estimated detention staff of 18,938. The state has an incarcertation rate of 283 inmates per 100,000 citizens. There are 25 mens facilities, 1 womens facilities, and 232 all gender facilities in Texas. The staff to inmate ratio in Texas is 3.5. The state has 185 probation, 98 prerelease, 6 youth, and 11 drug facilities. Of the states 66,583 inmates 4,947 are housed in small facilities (less than 100), 12,641 are housed in facilities holding 100-499 inmates, 10,464 are housed in facilities holding 500-999 inmates, and 38,531 inmates are incarcerated in facilities that can hold 1,000 or more inmates. If you are looking for Texas bail bondsman who service bail bonds in Texas browse to the jail where you need to post bail and fill out the bail bondsman form on that jails page.

Showing 69 of 261 jails in Texas in areas with population greater than 50,000. If you don't see the jail you are looking for, check in the dropdown box to the left (all jails are listed there).

Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)