The Balch Springs Police Department has its own functional jail. The jail holds individuals with Class C Misdemeanors or above and who are awaiting transfer to other jail facilities.
Inmates are allowed visitors on the following dates and times:
Wednesdays from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Sundays from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Any person interested in visiting an inmate must have a valid state issued driver's license or identification card. A US Passport will also be accepted in lieu of a state identification.
Attorneys or clergy can visit inmates at any time with proper identification.
Inmate Clothing Change
Any person is allowed to bring inmates a change of clothing at anytime. The person bringing the change of clothing should understand that the clothing articles will be properly searched for contraband. The person bringing the clothing should also remain on scene to take possession of the inmate's worn clothing articles.
Inmate Property Release
An inmate may release their property to any person upon the inmate signing a release form. The person picking up the property shall provide proper state identification before the property will be released. Please be advised that all of the inmate's property will be released, not just portions of the property.
Any person may bring medications for the inmate. Please be advised that the medication has to be in the designated pill bottle and the pill bottle has to list the inmate's name. The pill bottle also has to contain what appears to the appropriate number of pills relating to the description of the pills.
Please be advised neither Dispatchers nor Jailers know when the Judge will come to conduct arraignments.
Tuesdays - 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursdays - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Payments to the jail must be in the form of money order, cashier's check, or credit/debit card. Please note that credit/debit card payments are subject to an additional 3.5% processing fee. No money will be collected for any County-level charges (Class B Misdemeanor and above).
For more information concerning persons incarcerated in our jail you may contact: Balch Springs Police Dispatch at 972-557-6000.