Hale County Texas Inmate Jail Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
(1382)Hale County Inmate & Jail Records Offices
Hale County Jail1900 South Columbia StreetPlainviewTX79072806-293-5377
Hale County Inmate & Jail Records Offices
Hale County Sheriffs Office / Hale County Jail1900 South Columbia StreetPlainviewTX79072806-296-2724
Formby State Jail998 County Road AAPlainviewTX79072806-296-2448
Wheeler State Jail986 County Road AAPlainviewTX79072806-293-1081
Hale County Inmate & Jail Records Databases
Hale County Government Court Records
Hale County Sheriffs Website
Statistics
Jail Population Held for State Prison 17
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison
Jail Population Held for State Jail
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 5
Jail Population Held for ICE
Pretrial Jail Population 56
Female Pretrial Jail Population 7
Male Pretrial Jail Population 61
Total Jail Admissions 179
Total Jail Population 95
Female Jail Population 6
Male Jail Population 83
Asian Jail Population
Black Jail Population 12
Latino Jail Population 17
Native Jail Population
White Jail Population 60
Total Prison Population 288
Female Prison Population 21
Male Prison Population 267
Total Prison Admissions 112
Female Prison Admissions 17
Male Prison Admissions 95
Asian Prison Admissions
Black Prison Admissions 21
Latino Prison Admissions 76
Native Prison Admissions
White Prison Admissions 15
Other Prison Admissions
Asian Prison Population
Black Prison Population 42
Latino Prison Population 203
Native Prison Population
White Prison Population 43
Other Prison Population

Jail Records – Obtaining Criminal Records Information From Jail

Access to Texas jail records is a matter of public record and can be obtained through different means. However, there are many reasons why you would need to look at these records before proceeding with any particular search. In order to be legally represented in court, it is mandatory that a person give their real name and current address when applying for a job or before they can rent a house or before they can board a plane to another county. By using the services of an agency specializing in jail records, you will be able to gather all of this information so that you will know who is who when you need to take legal action.

Jail records are available for anyone to see. In Texas, state and local laws regarding criminal activity is pretty specific and only police and other law enforcement officials are allowed to view them. If you want to search for someone’s arrest record, you will first have to fill out a formal request for information. Most requests go through the sheriff of the court where the offense occurred so that all of the necessary paperwork can be filled out correctly. It may be necessary to appear personally in court if you wish to view the documents.

When searching for jail records, it is necessary to understand that they are not the same as public records. Jail records are not supposed to be publicly accessible so anyone requesting them has to go through a lot of red tape. Although people have gotten access to some types of this information over the past decade, it is still difficult to get any details from certain counties in Texas. In some counties it is simply impossible to get jail records without paying a lot of money or going through a lot of hassle. Even then, there are often loopholes in the system that make it seem as though the information is free but in reality it is not.

For instance, one type of criminal background check does not require the person to actually show up in court. Instead, an agency has to gather information from various government databases. If the person being investigated happens to be a resident of that county, then it can be done even without them knowing. However, if the person has never lived in the area or is a non-residents of that county, it is still considered as “fishing” for information and the information cannot be accessed without paying a fee.

Jail records, on the other hand, are public information. Anyone can obtain them by simply requesting it from the courts. Some courts in Texas require that one present proof of identification before requesting the criminal history, while others don’t. Of course, proof of identification isn’t enough – one must provide some other information as well. One example is a SSN, which could mean Social Security Number or a Tax ID number.

In any case, jail records are helpful for when you need some basic information about someone’s history. They are especially useful if you are about to hire a new nanny or gardener. But of course, the information provided by any of these services should be treated with caution as not all criminal records are available. The records are usually obtained for a nominal fee and they are considered a sensitive and personal matter.

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