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As of March 20, 2020, Detention/Jail visitations have been canceled for the next 30 days in an abundance of caution regarding gatherings to slow spread of COVID-19 virus.

 The Grand Prairie Police Department Detention Center is part of the Investigative Services Bureau. The facility has the capacity to house 210 inmates. The detention center consists of five cell blocks, four temporary holding blocks and two special management cells. There are also six separate cells for short term housing of juvenile offenders. There is currently one Detention Manager, four Detention Supervisors, eight Detention Team Leads and six part-time and 28 full-time Detention Officers assigned to the center.

Jail Frequently Asked Questions

How can I find out if someone is in the Grand Prairie Detention Center?
Where is the Grand Prairie Detention Center?
When is the detention center open?
What type of facility is the Grand Prairie Detention Center?
Where is the county jail?
What does it mean when a person is "booked" into the detention center?
What occurs during an arraignment?
When are prisoners arraigned?
What is "jail credit"?
Is jail credit applied to all arrests?
When may I visit a prisoner?
Online visitations
What items may I bring a prisoner?
How may I get a prisoner's property?
May a prisoner make free phone calls?
What is an Alias warrant?
What is a Capias warrant?
How can a prisoner resolve a City of Grand Prairie Class C misdemeanor warrant?
How can a prisoner resolve a Class C misdemeanor warrant issued from another city?
How can a prisoner get out of the detention center when arrested for a felony or misdemeanor (other than a Class C misdemeanor)?
Will City Employees recommend a bail bond company or an attorney?
Where can prisoners released from the Grand Prairie Detention Center be picked up?
Where are impounded vehicles stored?