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The physical address of the Plano City Jail is 900 E. 15th Street, near downtown Plano.
The Plano City Jail is open at all hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.
The Plano City Jail is a holding or short-term detention facility.
Generally inmates are confined for less than 72 hours before being released or transferred to another facility such as the Collin County Detention Facility.
The physical address for the Collin County Detention Facility is 4300 Community Avenue, McKinney, TX 75071
The phone number is 972-424-1433.
To find out if someone is in the Plano City Jail, you may elect to visit in person or contact Jail personnel at 972-424-5678.
When a person is ‘booked’ into Jail, it means their processing is being documented.
Being booked includes collecting information such as name, address, reason for the arrest (criminal charges) and inventorying their personal property. A photograph and fingerprints of the individual are taken as well.
During the booking process, pertinent information about the inmate is obtained in order to address their medical / mental health needs and to provide them with safe housing during their period of incarceration.
During a Magistrate's Hearing, the judge informs the inmate of their charge(s) and advises the inmate of their rights. The bond amount(s) are also set at that time.
Magistrate Hearings are usually held each morning but can occur at alternate times to accommodate magistrate schedules.
'Jail Credit' is a monetary value assigned to time spent in Jail for Class C misdemeanor fines. A municipal judge determines the amount of Jail Credit as provided by state law.
No, Jail Credit is not applied to all arrests. The credit only applies to fines owed on City of Plano Class C misdemeanors.
You can visit an inmate in the Plano Jail daily from 1 to 3 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. These visitation hours are subject to cancellation without notice by the Detention Supervisor. Call 972-424-5678 to verify visitation approval.
Visitation requirements for the Plano Jail are:
You can bring the following items to an inmate:
Please call 972-424-5678 to verify any additional items you may wish to bring with you.
You can get an inmate's property released to you only after the inmate has granted written permission authorizing the release. To claim the property, you must: complete a property release form and present a valid driver's license or state-issued identification card.
An inmate is allowed to make a free telephone call from the Plano Jail once the booking process has been completed. After that, the inmate has the opportunity to make collect phone calls from their housing area
An 'Alias Warrant' is a warrant issued on a charge of which a judgement of guilty has not been entered.
An inmate, bail-bond company or attorney can post a bond for this type of warrant. The bond assures the inmate will appear in court
A 'Capias Pro Fine Warrant' is a warrant issued on a charge on which a judgment of “Guilty” has been entered and the inmate did not pay the fine and / or court costs.
To resolve a Capias Pro Fine Warrant you must either: Pay the fine and / or court costs in full; or Remain in Jail until enough Jail credit has been earned to be released 'time served'.
An inmate can resolve a City of Plano Class C misdemeanor warrant by:
An inmate can resolve a Class C misdemeanor warrant issued by a city other than Plano by making payment at either the issuing agency or the City of Plano.
If the payment is made at the City of Plano Jail, cash (in the exact amount) is required. It is recommended that you verify the exact amount with a Plano City Jail staff member.
No, City of Plano employees will not recommend a bail bond company or attorney.
A list of the bail bond companies licensed in Collin County is available in the Jail Lobby.
Impounded vehicles are stored through Jordan Towing, Inc.
Inquiries concerning fees, method of payment and directions to the storage facility should be directed to the towing company. Be prepared to provide information such as the vehicle’s year, make, model and license plate number.
Jordan Towing, Inc. may be contacted by calling (972) 380-6300 and is physically located at 601 Digital Drive in Plano (Southeast of Plano Pkwy./Coit Rd
Inmates can be picked up upon being released in the City of Plano Jail Lobby at 900 East 15th Street