The City of Tacoma Jail is also known as Tacoma City Jail. The facility is managed by the Tacoma Police Department. The people who are arrested typically are here for short periods of time before they are transferred out to the Pierce County Jail.
|Facility Name:||Tacoma City Jail|
|Facility Type:||City Jail|
|Address:||1638 East 29th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98404|
Looking for someone in the Tacoma City Jail is easier than ever now. You do not have to phone anyone. You do not have to play phone tag. You do not have to wait on hold. Not to mention, you no longer must worry about them hanging up on you!
You can find the Tacoma City Jail database on the official Tacoma Police Department website. You can do a quick inmate search there. You can search for inmates by their first and last name, date of birth, or their arrest number.
When you do the search, you will need to click on the inmate’s name to find out where they are located. You will also be able to see what they are being charged with, if they have a bond, and other important information.
Keep in mind that if they are being charged with Class B Misdemeanor or above, they will be transferred to the Pierce County Jail after 24 hours of being in the Tacoma City Jail.
Inmates that were transferred out of the Tacoma City Jail will not appear in the database.
Inmates can receive letters from their family and friends. To mail a letter to an inmate, you will need to use this mailing address:
Inmate Name, Inmate Number
Tacoma City Jail
1638 East 29th Street, Tacoma, WA, 98404
To send money to inmates, you will need to take a money order down to the Tacoma City Jail front desk. On that money order, you will need to have the inmates first and last name along with their inmate ID number.
Inmates cannot receive incoming calls, but they can make outgoing calls. All outgoing calls from the Tacoma City Jail is a collect call. There will be fees for the receiver of the collect calls. Inmates will only be able to connect with home landline phones.
If you do not have a home landline, you will need to head on over to GTL.net to set up an account to receive calls. This method also incurs fees too.
Visits are allowed 24/7. The only times when visits are not permitted is when the inmates have court and during their meal times.
When visiting an inmate, you will need to know his or her arrest number and their date of birth. This information can easily be located on the database.
You will need to bring a photo identification card with you to be permitted into the visitation area. If you are bringing someone under the age of 17, a jail supervisor will have to review the request before they are permitted to visit.
If you or the inmate were previously in a domestic violence incident or an altercation, the visit will be denied.
|Monday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
|Tuesday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
|Wednesday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
|Thursday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
|Friday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
|Saturday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
|Sunday||9:00 AM to 6:00 PM|
The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.
You can visit as often as you would like. If the inmate is available and you are in good standing with the Tacoma City Jail, you will be permitted to see the inmate.
Refer the map below to find the driving directions
|Correctional Facility Name||Type||County|
|Tacoma Community Justice Center, Washington 1.76 miles||State Prison||Pierce County|
|Fife Jail, Washington 1.83 miles||City Jail||Pierce County|
|Fife City Jail, Washington 1.83 miles||City Jail||Pierce County|
|Pierce County Jail, Washington 2.06 miles||County Jail||Pierce County|
|Pierce County Juvenile Detention Facility, Washington 4.85 miles||County Jail||Pierce County|
|Progress House Work Release, Washington 4.96 miles||State Prison||Pierce County|
|Puyallup City Jail, Washington 5.98 miles||City Jail||Pierce County|
|Federal Way City Jail, Washington 6 miles||City Jail||King County|
|Fircrest City Jail, West Virginia 6.1 miles||City Jail||Pierce County|
|Algona City Jail, Washington 8.07 miles||City Jail||King County|