Sheriff – Corrections Bureau
Hays County Jail
1307 Uhland Road San Marcos, Texas 78666
Capt. Julie Villalpando – Jail Administrator
Lt. Chad Edwards – Jail operations
Lt. Eric Batch – Jail Operations
Lt. Erica Hernandez – Jail Operations
Lt. Jesse Hernandez – Jail Operations
Lt. John Saenz – Jail Support Services
The Hays County Jail is a 362 bed detention facility with 111 certified male and female corrections officers or peace officers (sheriff’s deputies) which are certified by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE).
The jail books an average of 8,000 inmates a year with an estimated 2,600 transferred to various courts. The amount of hot meals served per day totals approximately 1,086.
Hays County now allows you the convenience of paying with a credit card for individuals who are currently in custody and for class “C” fines only.
No other forms of payments will be accepted. If you have any questions, contact the Jail Bonding Department at the numbers listed below for the bureau code and fine amount before processing a payment. Then call 1.866.549.1010 or visit www.certifiedpayments.net.
Hays County Jail – Bonding Department:
A service charge will be assessed by Certified Payments
Defense Attorneys that wish to make inquiries regarding reasonable virtual access to their client(s) should refer to the link below:
Any request for information made by phone to the Hays County Jail will be redirected to email:
Attorney Phone Calls
Hays County provides a free call option to attorneys for the benefit of their incarcerated clients. Only one business telephone number is authorized for the call list. Calls are limited to twenty minutes each, are free of charge and are not recorded. Requests to be placed on the free call list should be made to Lieutenant John Saenz by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please attach a written request on letterhead, along with a copy/scan of your valid driver’s license and BAR card to the email.