Ellis County Inmate Jail Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
(1337)Ellis County Jails & Prisons
Ellis County Jail300 South Jackson StreetWaxahachieTX75165972-825-4931
Ellis County Jails & Prisons
Ellis County Prison300 South Jackson StreetWaxahachieTX75165972-937-6060
Ellis County Short-Term Detention Facility111 West Franklin StreetWaxahachieTX75165972-923-5160
Maypearl Prison14677 Farm to Market 916MaypearlTX76064972-435-2402
Wayne McCollum Detention Center300 South Jackson StreetWaxahachieTX75165972-825-4931
Ellis County Sheriff Departments
Ellis County Sheriff / Wayne Mccollum Detention Center300 South Jackson StreetWaxahachieTX75165972-825-4901
Ellis County Sheriff's Office300 South Jackson StreetWaxahachieTX75165972-825-4901
Ellis County Inmate & Jail Records Databases
Ellis County Inmate Search & Jail Roster
Ellis County Sheriff's Office Inmate Search
Ellis County Sheriff's Office Website
Mansfield Police Department Website
Jail Population Held for State Prison 44
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison
Jail Population Held for State Jail 4
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 6
Jail Population Held for ICE
Pretrial Jail Population 387
Female Pretrial Jail Population 18
Male Pretrial Jail Population 134
Total Jail Admissions 4,707
Total Jail Population 456
Female Jail Population 52
Male Jail Population 391
Asian Jail Population
Black Jail Population 150
Latino Jail Population 150
Native Jail Population
White Jail Population 143
Total Prison Population 847
Female Prison Population 83
Male Prison Population 764
Total Prison Admissions 471
Female Prison Admissions 84
Male Prison Admissions 387
Asian Prison Admissions
Black Prison Admissions 113
Latino Prison Admissions 110
Native Prison Admissions
White Prison Admissions 245
Other Prison Admissions 3
Asian Prison Population
Black Prison Population 239
Latino Prison Population 187
Native Prison Population
White Prison Population 417
Other Prison Population 4

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Jail Records in Ellis County Texas

Ellis County Jail Records contain information pertinent to an individual’s arrest and booking records. In essence, these documents provide all the information you need about an individual’s previous criminal activities. While booking into a local jail, an individual’s personal details are subject to cross-check before a formal booking has been done. This makes it easier for law enforcers and officials to know whether or not an individual is guilty of a certain crime.

These detailed jail records are basically compiled in two ways: manually and electronically. The information can be found in the Texas State Department of Public Safety’s index that contains public information. The index can be accessed by the general public through Texas libraries. The other way to retrieve the records is by going to the Texas penal code office. This is usually the more convenient option, as the information is more recent and up-to-date than the index.

However, the public access to these files is restricted to officials and certain agencies. These include the Texas State Police, Hidalgo County Jail, sheriff’s offices, hospitals, and correction departments of local government agencies. It is also forbidden to anyone who has reason to believe that they may have a legitimate interest in accessing such files without prior permission from the concerned parties. The restriction on public access to these files makes the information hard to obtain.

The second category of jail records is digital. This is the most recent type, as it combines the advantages of the previous two. Jail records are now digitized, making it easier to search for and access various bits of information about a person. Jail records can be searched using keywords, an Internet search, or a hand-written request. This new version of public record accessibility is mostly used by law enforcement agencies and other officials.

There are some things you need to know before accessing jail records. First, a person’s personal details are exempt from being disclosed. In addition, criminal acts committed in jail are not usually made publicly available. In some states, courts and law enforcement agencies are allowed to keep information about jail inmates in secrecy, but not until a court decision has been made. The decision could be favorable to an applicant requesting access to jail records.

You should also be aware that jail records are not meant to be used for revenge or to hunt down people who were wrongfully accused. It is illegal to use jail information for either criminal or non-criminal purposes. Jail records are supposed to help people make wise decisions. By getting information about a person’s jail history, you may help yourself decide whether or not to hire a certain applicant. It is not an effort to harm another person. You may only need this data to perform your job as a responsible citizen.