When can I visit?

Johnson County Inmate location:

Booking • Blue East • Red • C-1 infirmary • Orange West

Wednesday and Saturday                    5:30 pm to 8:30 pm 


Tuesday and Friday                            5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Blue West • Green • Orange East-                           

Monday and Thursday                        5:30 pm to 8:30 pm


             Saturday and Sunday                       8 am to 11:30 am

Please arrive hour early and show your picture identification. This is a first come first serve basis.

Purses, wallets, hand carried items, any tobacco products, lighters, CELL PHONES, WEAPONS (of any kind), shall be secured in the visitors vehicle.  (It is a CRIME to violate any of these)

All visitors’ vehicles shall be secured while at the Johnson County Jail.


You must have a state issued picture ID, either a driver’s license, country/state issued ID card, Passport or military ID. 

You must be on the visitation list of which the inmate/detainee fills out. 

Anyone who arrives late or does not have a picture ID will not be allowed to visit. 

Children under 18 (eighteen) must be accompanied by an adult and must be supervised at all times. 

You must follow dress code policy or you will not be allowed to visit.




            Shirt and shoes are mandatory 

Shirts – only shirts with sleeves (long or short) may be worn. No underwear types, open midriff, see through, or fish net tops will be allowed. (male or female).

Shorts or cut offs are no allowed. (male or female). This applies to ALL ages. 

Slacks/pants shall be worn at or above the waist. 

            Females (all ages) may wear dresses or skirts with a

            hemline no shorter thin 3 inches above the middle of

            the knee     when standing. Or long pants. Capri pants no

            shorter thin 3 inches below the middle of the knee may be



Any questions concerning this, will be directed to the supervisor on duty.


No article of clothing may be worn which depicts language, pictures, or drawings that may be considered profane or offensive by current public standards.


White shirt and white pants/skirt worn together are prohibited.


Clothing that is tight fitting or revealing is prohibited.

Denial or termination of visit:

A visit may be terminated or denied, and/or visitation privileges suspended for the following circumstances:

Visitor under the influence of drugs/alcohol

Visitor refuses or fails to produce sufficient identification or falsifying of identification information.

 Visitor fails to prevent their children from disturbing other persons in the visiting area.

Visitor’s inappropriate display of affection or inappropriate activity.

Visitor’s conduct or condition deemed by the shift supervisor to be disruptive to visiting operations, or to security and good order.

Any violation of the above or facility rules will cause a visit to be terminated and may result in denial of future visits.

Special Visits: In certain circumstances, special visitation arrangements may be approved. A

Visitation period may be granted to an out-of town visitor. Visitors who verify the location of

their home from which they have traveled a one-way distance of 150 miles or greater. Requests

for special visits will be considered on a case -by-case basis and must be submitted to the on duty

Warden the week of the visitation. All visitation rules apply    

 What do I need to be able to visit?

First, you must be on the visitation list of which the inmate fills out. You must have a State issued ID, either a driver’s license, country/state issued ID card, passport or a Military ID.

How do I send money to an inmate to use on their commissary and or phone?

1.      Visit our commissary Kiosk located in the Johnson County Jail lobby. This machine will

Be available for use 24 hours a day. The Kiosk is similar to an ATM machine; instead

Of giving money, it takes it and deposits it into an inmate’s account. The Kiosk will accept $5 dollar bills and larger. It will also except credit/debit cards. The fees for using the machine are as follows: 

Amount of deposit

Cash Deposit Fee (automatically deducted from the cash you enter)

Credit/Debit Deposit Fee (charged directly to your credit/debit card)

$ 0 to $ 200.00

$ 2.75


$ 0 to $ 25.00


$ 3.75

 $ 25.01 to $ 50.00


$ 4.50

$ 50.01 to $ 100.00


$ 5.75

$ 100.01 to $ 200.00


$ 8.50




Inmate Phone



$ 0 to $ 9999.99

$ 2.50

$ 2.50


2.      You can mail a money order or cashier’s check to the inmate with his/her name to Johnson County Jail.

Johnson County Jail

Inmate’s Name

1800 Ridgemar

Cleburne, TX. 76031


3.      Go online at

 How long until the person will be released after I post a bond for them?

The bonds are processed in the order we receive them. We cannot give you a specific time the subject will be released. There are many steps to process a bond/release.

What can I send him/her

The only things an inmate may receive from a personal party are letters. Books may be received if sent directly from the publisher or an online service such as

These books must be soft/paper back; absolutely no hard back books will be accepted. Inmates are not allowed anything generated from the internet. Inmates can receive newspapers sent directly from their publisher.

The following items will be denied if received at the Johnson County Jail.

Any materials containing writings, drawings, or pictures that depict, promote or advertise explicit sexual material, violence, drugs ,or alcohol. Any illustrations of gang signs, tattoos, writing (tagging), unlawful acts, inappropriate language or writings is prohibited.

 -No stamps, stamped envelopes, tablets or writing pads with

 staples or metal bindings.

-No plastic cards of any kind or cloth items.

-No lipstick, colognes, saliva, or body secretions on letters or envelopes.

            -No puffy or foam stickers, loose stickers or address labels.

            -No ribbons or string, watercolors or paints of any kind.

            -No homemade items with paper, buttons, glitter, or any

            other item glued to paper.

            -Greeting cards that cannot be inspected (example: cards

            with musical devices or items glued to the cards). If any of

            these are received, the forgoing items will be removed

            before being sent to the inmate.

            -Any mail where jail property is misused

When is his/her court date?

 We do not know court dates. You would need to contact


Can I leave a message for the inmate?

We do not give messages to inmates unless it is an emergency and we have verified the emergency. You may write them a letter of visit them on their scheduled visitation time.

 How do I send a letter to an inmate?

Letters should be addressed to:


Johnson County Jail

Inmate’s Name

1800 Ridgemar

Cleburne, TX. 76031

How do I drop charges?

Neither, the jail or a magistrate can drop charges. You will need to contact the arresting Agency.

How do I pick up property?

Once an inmate fills out a property release form and it is processed by the property officer, the property can be released only to the person named on the property release form. Property may be picked up Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

All property left over 30 days will be destroyed.

How do I drop off clothing?

The only clothing that can be dropped off is for jury trials. You need to contact the Johnson County Jail as soon as possible to make arrangements.


How do I contact a bondsman?

Johnson County and the surrounding area have several bonding companies that are approved by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. By Law, neither the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office nor the Jail can recommend a Bail Bondsman.

How can I work for the Johnson County Jail?

You may pick up an application at Johnson County Jail Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, or you may call, 817-645-2918.





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