The Fayette County Jail is housed at the Fayette County Justice Center located at 1646 North Jefferson, La Grange, Texas.
The Fayette County Jail is fully dedicated to the citizens of this community in its effort to provide and maintain a safe and secured facility in which to lawfully detain and house inmates. The Fayette County Jail fully recognizes its responsibility to the citizens of this community to operate this facility in the most cost-effective manner possible.
The Fayette County Jail deems that the purpose of this facility is to lawfully detain individuals charged with violation of all applicable laws. All inmates are treated fairly and justly without regard to race, gender, religion, or age. The inmate's health and safety is maintained by providing a nutritional diet and adequate medical care.
The Fayette County Jail is committed to maintaining a professional and well-trained correctional staff. The Fayette County Jail recognizes the importance of the correctional staff in assuring safety and efficiency in the operation of the jail. The correctional staff maintains the highest level of security by adhering to proper supervision of inmates, security management, and facility control. The correctional staff of the Fayette County Jail are provided the necessary resources needed to perform their duties.
Inmates classified as minimum security risk have the opportunity to work outside the jail on the Inmate Work Detail Crew which is supervised by an armed officer. They offer services to Fayette County that include landscaping, trash pick up for the Adopt A Highway program (approximately 30 miles) and various other jobs for non-profit organizations.
The Fayette County Jail is under the command of:
Edward Sawyer, Jail Administrator
There are 12 Jailers employed who are certified through the Texas Commission of Jail Standards.
The Fayette County jail Currently has a 45 bed capacity.
Visiting Hours for inmates are as follows:
Female 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Male 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM 2:00 PM to 4:00PM
Female 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Male 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cash or Money Orders can be dropped off for inmates at the following times:
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM