Lookup Inmates in Wise County, Texas. Results May Include: Criminal Records, Arrests, Booking #, Mugshot, Facility, Release Date, Name, Alias, DOB, Warrant #, Charges, Issuing Auth, Offense Date, Bond/Type, Fine/Crt Costs, Disposition.

Wise County Information
As of the 2010 census, the population was 59,127 and the county seat (and largest city) is in Decatur. The county was established in 1856 and is known for creating the Wise Eyes crime watch program, eventually adopted by mostly rural counties in several states, which started in 1993 by then-Sheriff Phil Ryan. The county was named for Henry Alexander Wise who was an American lawyer and politician from Virginia. Mr. Wise supported the annexation of Texas by the United States. In square miles, the total area of this count is 923.

The area codes in use for this county are: 817 and 940.

Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff Lane Akin and Chief Deputy Kevin Benton lead a team of highly qualified law enforcement officers whose mission is: recommending preventive security measures to help keep our citizens from being victimized, coordinating public safety activities in the county with other public safety agencies, maintaining a safe, secure, and cost-efficient detention facility for those charged with criminal activity.
The Wise County Sheriff’s Office is located at 200 Rook Ramsey Dr. in Decatur, TX 76234. The phone number is (940) 627-5971.

County Courthouse
The county courthouse is located at 101 N. Trinity (P.O. Box 901), Decatur, Texas 76234 and the phone number is 940-627-5005. The presiding judge is Judge Melton D. Cude, Debbye Barnett is the court coordinator, the court reporter is Amberly Johnson and Kirk Gibson is the bailiff.

A full listing of judges and contact information is at:

County Jail
The Wise County Jail is at 200 Rook Ramsey in Decatur, Texas 76234 and the phone number is (940) 627-5971.

Inmates can be visited at the following times:
Tuesday – Morning
8a-9a Special Watch Males
9a-10:30a Females GP
10:30a-12:45p MIN/MED Males
Tuesday – Evening
5p-6p Trustee Females
6p-8p Trustee Males
Wednesday – Morning
9a-1:30p MAX/MED Males
Wednesday – Evening
6p-7p Female GP
7p-10p MIN/MED Males
Friday – Evening
6p-7p Special Watch Males
7p-10p MAX/MED Males
Saturday – Evening
5p-6p Trustee Females
6p-8p Trustee Males

Notice all visitors must be signed in 30 minutes prior to the end of the specified visitation time or the visit may be denied. Visitation rules and regulations are documented here:

Wise County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Wise County Probation Department
Location:401 Rook Ramsey Dr, Decatur, Texas, 76234
Wise County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined156
Avg Daily Population148
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll35
Full time total employees35
Total salaries and wages1699524
Other operating expenditures107929
Total construction costs10923986
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1992
Year of major renovation2005
Name of new facilitynot applicable


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