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McAllen Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: November 12, 2022
McAllen Jail
1601 North Bicentennial Boulevard, McAllen, TX, 78501

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The McAllen Jail is situated in McAllen, Texas.

The McAllen Jail is a part of the McAllen Police Department. The McAllen Police Department is the law enforcement agency that runs the McAllen Jail 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

The McAllen Jail is a small medium-security holding pen for offenders who were arrested around the city. The McAllen Jail does not house offenders for more than three days due to their size.

If an offender is not released back into the community, the offender will be sent off the local county correctional facility.

McAllen Jail — General Information

McAllen Jail, City Jail.
1601 North Bicentennial Boulevard, McAllen, TX, 78501

Now that you know that the McAllen Jail is indeed managed and operated by the McAllen Police Department you are probably wondering where you can locate the McAllen Police Department records.

That is a great question.

Since the police department is typically spread thin with patrolling the city, running the police department, and running the McAllen Jail they do not have time to have their inmate search public.

So, if you need information, you will need to get in contact with the McAllen Jail with your comments, questions, and concerns.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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The offenders will not be held in the McAllen Jail long enough to be permitted to receive mail. The McAllen Jail will return any inmate mail back to the sender. They will not forward the mail to the new facility, if they were transferred.

Sending Money

It was previously stated that the offenders in the McAllen Jail are only typically in the facility for about 3 days on average. During this time, the McAllen Jail will attend to all the needs of offenders such as ensuring all offenders get their three meals, personal hygiene, and access to a telephone to call home.

Offenders in the McAllen Jail have no need for cash.

Phone calls

Offenders will have access to a telephone, which they can use to call home on. The telephone calls are not free for you to pick up with, so you will have to keep that in mind when the offender calls you from the McAllen Jail. You will oversee paying for those fees.


Offenders could receive visits if they are still in a holding pen in the McAllen Jail. Visits can be daily between the hours of 9 am to 9 pm.

You should always give the McAllen Jail a call prior to leaving for the facility to ensure that the offender is still in the facility and has not been released or transferred to another facility.

Visiting Hours

9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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