Grand Prairie City Jail/Municipal Court Information

Grand Prairie

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Municipal Court

200 West Main St, 75053

972-237-8600

Monday to Thursday from 7 to 6; closed on Friday

 

Police Department and Detention Center

Grand Prairie Public Safety Building.

1525 Arkansas Lane, Grand Prairie, TX, 75052

Information: 972-237-8951

 

Bonding Information: 972-237-8951

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day

Visitation on Sundays from 2 to 4PM; Valid ID required

Bond desk cannot accept pay between 5 and 6 AM and 5 and 6 PM

 

GP Auto Pound

3010 Hardrock Road, Grand Prairie, TX, 75050

Open 7 AM to 7PM 7 days a week

972-237-4100

 

Grand Prairie Jail Frequently Asked Questions

 

How can I find out if someone is in the Grand Prairie Detention Center?

In person: Contact detention staff in the detention lobby, 1525 Arkansas Ln. Grand Prairie TX 75052

Telephone: 972-237-8947 or 972-237-8951

 

Where is the Grand Prairie Detention Center?
The center is located at Grand Prairie Public Safety Building at 1525 Arkansas Ln., Grand Prairie, TX 75052.

 

When is the detention center open?
The center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

What type of facility is the Grand Prairie Detention Center?
The center is a holding facility. This means that prisoners are generally confined for less than 72 hours before being released or transferred to another facility.

 

Where is the county jail?
Grand Prairie is situated in four counties. Bond on some misdemeanors and felony charges must be posted at the county where the case will be filed:

Dallas County

Tarrant County

Ellis County

Johnson County

 

What is “detention center credit”?
The City of Grand Prairie assigns a monetary value for time spent in the detention center for a City of Grand Prairie Class C misdemeanor ticket or warrant. A municipal judge determines jail credit as regulated by state law. Typically, prisoners receive $100 for every 24 hours spent in jail.

 

Is detention center credit applied to all arrests?
No, detention center credit only applies to City of Grand Prairie Class C misdemeanors where a plea of guilty or no contest has been entered.

 

When may I visit a prisoner?
Visitation generally occurs from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday but is subject to cancellation, without notice, by the Detention Supervisor. Visitation requirements are:

Visitation is limited to 10-15 minutes with a maximum of 2 people allowed per inmate.

Visitors must be appropriately dressed, be at least 17 years of age, present a valid driver’s license or state issued identification card and have no outstanding arrest warrants.

Children under the age of 17 may not visit an inmate and children must not be left unattended in the Jail Lobby or in a vehicle while a parent visits an inmate.

All visitors may be searched prior to entering the visitation room. Visitors are encouraged to call 972-237-8951 to verify visitation approval.

 

How may I get a prisoner’s property?
Prisoner property can only be released after the prisoner grants written permission authorizing the release. To claim prisoner property it is necessary to:

Complete a property release form

Present a driver’s license or a state issued identification card

Obtain the detention supervisor’s approval

Individual items may not be released unless proof of ownership may be shown. The only exception to this is keys.

 

May a prisoner make free phone calls?
Prisoners are allowed to place a free telephone call during the booking process, and may make unlimited collect telephone calls once that process has been completed. A prisoner also has the opportunity to make collect phone calls from inside a cell block.  Family members may purchase prepaid phone cards at a kiosk in the detention center lobby and deliver them to the Bond Desk.

Where are impounded vehicles stored?
Vehicles towed by the Grand Prairie Police Department are taken to the City of Grand Prairie Auto Pound located at:

3010 Hard Rock Rd
Grand Prairie, TX 75050

972-237-4100

The towing company used is:
Dave’s Highway Wrecker Service

Inquiries concerning fees, method of payment, and directions to the storage facility should be directed to the auto pound. Be prepared to provide information such as the vehicle’s year, make, model, and license plate number.

 

Where can prisoners released from the Grand Prairie Detention Center be picked up?
Prisoners are released in the jail lobby of the Public Safety Center at 1525 Arkansas LN., Grand Prairie, TX 75052.

 

Detention Center Information
972-237-8951

 

Visitation Information
Sundays, 2 – 4 p.m.
Valid identification is required for visitation privileges.