How to contact an inmate at Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center
This help guide will walk you through how to connect with an inmate. Follow the steps below to find an inmate and send letters and photos:
- How to find an inmate online
- How to message an inmate
- Sending photos and postcards
- Frequently asked questions about Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center
- Overview of Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center
- Inmate services at Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center
Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center inmate search
To contact a person start by searching for the person on the facility website. Perform a search by following these steps:
- Step 1: Enter their first name and last name into the search form and click "Search"
- Step 2: Locate their inmate record
- Step 3: Write down their Inmate ID and any housing information provided
Important! Be sure to enter the persons full name. Nicknames should not be used.
After finding the person you are looking for you can then create a messaging account to send letters and photos.
How to message an inmate
You can use your phone or computer to send emails letters, and photos to an inmate. Messages are sent electronically to inmate tablets or kiosks at the facility. If you would like to send an message, start by searching for an inmate at Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center .
Sending Photos and Postcards
A great way to send love and support to loved one at Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center is to send photos and postcards. It only takes a few minutes to send photos from your phone and it makes a huge difference. You can also mail postcards with words of support and inspiration, or design your own postcard for special moments like birthdays and holidays.
Important! Be sure not to send any explicit photos or they may not be approved by the facility. You can also use a photo printing app like Penmate to make sure your photos are printed at the correct size (4x6 or 3x5) and are mailed according to the rules and regulations of Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center.
Frequently asked questions about Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center
How long does it take to deliver a message?
If you're sending an email message your letter is usually delivered within 24-48 hours. For messages sent via mail you should expect delivery within 3-7 days. All messages will need be approved by Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center.
How much does it cost to send a message to Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center?
You can send a message free using your phone or mail a message via USPS for the price of a $0.60 stamp and envelope. You can also purchase credits or e-stamps from services starting at $1.99.
What services can I use to contact an inmate at Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center?
You can use Penmate to send letters and photos to an inmate from your phone. It's a easy way to stay in touch during your loved one's incarceration. Use the inmate locator to find an inmate's location and contact information, then you can send messages within a few minutes.
Securus may be another option for communicating with an inmate at Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center. You can create a friends and family account and purchase credits to send messages. All messages will be reviewed and must be approved by the facility.
Some county jails and state prisons may support for sending messages with JPay. You must register an account with the system, find your loved one, and purchase stamps to send messages. For some locations you can also attach photos.
Smart Jail Mail
You may also check if Smart Jail Mail is available at Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center. Smart Jail Mail is operated by Smart Communications and has contracted with some state and county jails. After purchasing credits, your messages and photos are sent to the facility, printed out, and then handed out to your loved one.
What is the mailing address of Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center?
Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center
300 S Jackson St
Waxahachie , TX 75165
- Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Saturday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- Sunday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Overview of Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center
Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is located in Waxahachie, Texas and boasts a strong and diverse team, with different backgrounds and expertise. They specialize in law enforcement, jail administration, warrant service operations, and court security. They prioritize public safety and are dedicated to fostering a sense of community and public trust.
The Wayne McCollum Detention Center is the main jail in Ellis County, housing both male and female inmates. Lee Boyer is the current detention commander of this center, leading operations with a dedicated and knowledgeable staff. They strive to provide a safe, secure, and humane environment for incarcerated individuals.
Inmates are allowed daily access to outside recreation and educational programs aimed at teaching good behaviors and necessary skills that will be helpful when they are eventually released.
Every employee at Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to safeguarding the community while providing efficient and effective services to all persons with integrity, accountability, and time management practices in place. They do all this while also demonstrating professionalism underpinned by their guiding principles of respect, community, accountability, ethical leadership, social creative responsibility, teamwork, justice, community partnerships and distinguished professionalism which reinforce the values of the Office. Industry-standard operating procedures are mandatory frequent promotional reviews and disciplinary check align proposals such principles initiated regardless of penal jeopardy.
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What services are provided by Ellis County Sheriffs Office/ Wayne McCollum Detention Center?
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