Hood County Jail
Built in 1995, The Hood County Jail is currently located at 400 Deputy Larry Miller Drive with the main entrance facing Crossland Street and has a capacity of 192 beds. The jail is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 817-579-3333.
The Jail is staffed with certified Jailers by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE), clerical, and medical staff.
The Texas Commission on Jail Standards sets rules and procedures, establishes minimum standards for the construction, maintenance, and operation of county jails. The Hood County Jail has passed every inspection since 2009.
The Hood County Correctional Division is overseen by the Jail Administrator Captain Eric Turbeville, who was appointed in May 2019.
Our mission at Hood County Jail is to provide professional detention services within prescribed budgetary, ethical, and constitutional limits to enhance the quality of life in Hood County. Hood County jail enforces facility rules and the law fairly and impartially, recognizing the statutory, judicial, and constitutional rights of all persons. Hood County Jail recognizes that no facility can operate at its maximum potential without supportive input from the citizens it serves. Hood County jail actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to reduce and limit the opportunities for abuse and to facilitate the maximum use of community resources.
- Trust – We believe that to provide effective service we must develop and maintain the confidence of the community.
- Respect – We are committed to protecting the rights of all persons equally.
- Integrity – We are responsible for our conduct, both professionally and personally. We recognize the badge of our office as a symbol of public faith, and we shall diligently serve our citizens with uncompromising integrity and professionalism.
- Professionalism – We are committed to excellence in public service.
- Transparency – The ability of law enforcement to perform their duties is dependent upon public approval of their existence, actions, behavior, and the ability of law enforcement to secure and maintain public respect. Law enforcement must be as transparent as possible to the public in the motives, goals, methods, and actions taken by law enforcement to secure public safety and repress crime.