Tom Green Co. Jail Modifies Visitation Amid Coronavirus Concerns


SAN ANGELO, TX – By the recommendation of the Texas Commission on Jail Standards, and the disaster declaration issued by the office of the Texas Governor, video visitation from the lobby of the Tom Green County Jail is suspended effective immediately. This decision was made after much deliberation but is in the best interest of the staff, inmates, and general public. 

According to a press release, to accommodate friends and families, visitation is available via online by your smartphone or at home internet visits.The Tom Green County Jail will allow 2 internet visits at no charge per inmates every seven days. Visits in excess of the 2 will be billed at the current rate. 

While we understand this may cause some difficulties and hardships, please understand that the Tom Green County Sheriffs and Jail are doing our part to help stop the spread of the of this virus and to keep the staff, inmates, friends, and families healthy. 

We will continue to evaluate the situation and work with the CDC, the Texas Commission on Jail Standards and the office of the Texas Governor. Visitation will resume as normal at the earliest opportunity. 

Thank you for your understanding during these unprecedented times. 





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Correctional Offers and staff come and go from the jail that is the weakness there

The jail should release none violent/low risk inmates from the County Jail due to coronavirus concerns.
If the Virus spreading through the jail. Allot oft inmates are already in poor health, and it wouldn’t take much for the coronavirus to spread wildly behind bars. Also the jail may need empty space if some inmates have to be quarantined because of the virus.

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