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Tom Green County Jail

4382 N US Highway 277

San Angelo, Texas  76905



Video Visitation


On-Site Video Visitation Hours

Sunday through Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p. m.


Video visitation in the Tom Green County Jail is a privilege extended to inmates, families and friends. Visitors and inmates are required to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner while visiting the Tom Green County Jail.


Tom Green County Jail reserves the right to deny, cancel or terminate a video visit prior to or during a video session based on the visitor or inmate's conduct. The Tom Green County Jail also reserves the right to restrict visitors from participating in future video visits.


Cell phones are strictly prohibited inside the jail lobby and during video visitation.


All video visits in the Tom Green County Jail are recorded and subject to electronic monitoring by jail staff personnel. Participation in video visitation constitutes your consent to record and monitor your visit.


On-Site and Off-Site video visitation may be scheduled in advance by the visitor on the GTL Video Visitation Website


All video visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. Registering visitors must be 17 years of age and present a valid, government issued photo-identification during the initial registration process. Visitors under the age of 17 must have a parent or guardian present during the video visit. Initial registration is generally approved within 24 hours. Visitors are required to show their photo-identification card to the officer working the information window on the 2nd floor of the jail lobby before the start of their visit.


Inmates are allowed 2 (two) 20 minute on-site video visits per week. Inmates are not restricted as to the number of off-site video visits they may receive in a week. For on-site video visitation purposes the week starts on Sunday and ends on Saturday.


The visitor and the inmate are responsible for being on time for the scheduled start of the video visit. Visitors and inmates signing in late will only receive the balance of the remaining time for the scheduled video visit.


There may be times when video visitation is canceled or rescheduled due to jail environment, i.e. work assignments, lockdown, sick call, attorney visits, or inmate housing reassignments.


Emergency situations that arise in the Tom Green County Jail will result in the immediate cancelation of any visit in progress.


The Tom Green County Jail assumes no financial or other liability responsibility for failure to complete a scheduled video visit.


Provocative clothing, tight-fitting clothing or NUDITY will not be allowed during the video visit. First-time violation of this rule will result in being restricted from both On-site and Off-side video visitation for 30 days, second violation – 60 days, and third violation, permanently prohibited from visitation.


Visitors who appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs; in possession of items that are considered contraband, such as drugs, drug paraphernalia, weapons; or displaying gang signs, symbols or colors, etc., are subject to cancellation and will be restricted from future visits.



Internet Visitation


GTL’s pay-per visit service allows you to purchase a visit with an inmate when the inmate has exceeded his/her free visit quota. The service also allows you to visit from the comfort of your own home using an internet enabled device. Off-Site video visitation may be scheduled in advance by the visitor on the GTL Video Visitation Website



On-line Visitation Days and Hours


Sunday through Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p. m.


Cost of On-line Visitation


5 minutes - $4.50

25 minutes - $7.50

55 minutes - $16.50


Internet Visit Requirements


Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7, MAC OSX or Linux with 1.2 GHz (or faster) processor

256 MB of RAM

Internet browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.) with Flash Player (10 or greater) plug-in


Sound Card with Microphone

High Speed Internet Access (at least 400 Kbps)


All visits are scheduled by the visitor by going to or by downloading GTL’s Android Application in Google Play Store by searching “GTL Inmate Visits.” Contact GTL at 855-208-7349 for questions or for further assistance.


Inmate Commissary


Commissary orders are processed on Wednesday; orders are delivered to inmates on Thursday and Friday. Monies must be placed on the inmate’s account by 10:00 p.m. Tuesday in order for the inmate to receive commissary for that week.


Money may be submitted by:

  • Money order: mailed in and made payable to “Inmate Trust Fund.”
  • On-line Tom Green, Facility # 276903)
  • iCare packages maybe purchased at
  • Kiosk – located on the 1st floor of the Tom Green County Jail
  • Phone deposit – 866-204-1603 (Visa, Master Credit/Debit Card)


Inmate Telephone Service


Phone calls from inmates are free within the local dialing area during the booking process. Each holding cell in the Tom Green County Jail is equipped with a telephone and is available for inmates to make calls to family members to inform them of their circumstances or to reach an attorney. Telephones in the holding cells are “collect call phones only.”



For options to set up an inmate phone account, click on the below link.


Inmate Mail


Inmates are permitted to send and receive letters. Inmates can only receive religious paperback books mailed from a book distributor, i.e. Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Hastings. Authorization from a Jail Administrator is required before a book may be delivered to an inmate. Writing supplies are furnished to indigent inmates.


Any mail that contains unauthorized items will be returned in its entirety to the post office. Unauthorized items include, but are not limited to; stamps, stationery, writing instruments, items containing glue, drawings, computer generated print, candy, food, Polaroid/instant print picture, sexually explicit photographs and anything used to conduct a business.


Example of how to address letters to an inmate:


Inmate’s Full Name – Inmate Sheriff’s Office Number

Tom Green County Jail

4382 N US Highway 277

San Angelo, TX. 76905


Medical Services


Shannon Medical Center provides high-quality physical health care services for inmates in the Tom Green County Jail. Shannon Medical Center Staff or the Tom Green County Jail Staff cannot provide or release medical information concerning an inmate.


Inmates who have medication(s) prescribed by a physician may request to have their medication(s) dropped off at the jail. The medication must be current and in the original container. Some medications are not allowed in the Jail. Call our medical department at 325-659-6434 to verify if the medication will be accepted prior to dropping it off.


Prescriptive eye wear (excluding tinted lenses) may be dropped off at the inmate’s request. Cases for the glasses will not be accepted.


Medication(s) and glasses must be dropped off at the information window located on the 2nd floor of the Tom Green County Jail.




A cash bond is the exact amount of money the defendant must pay before being released from jail. The FULL amount of the bond must be paid.


Cash – exact amount of the bond is the only payment method accepted for posting bond


To pay a cash bond in person, bring the payment to the bonding window located on the 1st floor lobby of the Tom Green County Jail.


A Kiosk is also available on the 1st floor lobby of the Tom Green County Jail. The Kiosk accepts cash, credit/debit cards.




When can I get a cash bond back?


Answer: The money is returned to the defendant after the court case is adjudicated and the judge orders the money returned.


Surety Bond


A surety bond is a bond posted by an approved Bonding Company. To post a surety bond, contact a bonding company that is approved by the Tom Green County Bail Bond Board. The bonding company charges a fee for this service.


Property and Money Release


Inmates are allowed to release their personal property during incarceration or after their release to another agency. It is the inmate’s responsibility to sign a release prior to their departure from the Tom Green County Jail authorizing their approved representative to pick up their property.


Inmates may release monies from their inmate commissary account to any member of the public once every 30 days.


The individual picking up money or property must identify themselves by presenting a state issued photo-identification card.


Jail Ministry


Non-denominational religious activities, teaching and services are available to inmates each week. The Chaplain and Office Staff are tasked to assist inmates with their spiritual and religious needs. The Tom Green County Jail Ministry provides free Bibles and other religious material to inmates regardless of religious affiliation.


The Chaplain’s Staff may assist in notifying inmates in the event of a death of an immediate family member after independently verifying the death. The Chaplin or Office Staff will not be involved with the legal process related to the inmate’s criminal charges.


If you have additional question regarding the Tom Green County Jail, please call (325) 659-6597 or email Captain Todd Allen at:


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