Prisoners being held on Class C misdemeanor charges (usually traffic offenses) can be released by paying the fine with cash, released for “time served” after acquiring enough jail credit given by the Municipal Judge, a combination of jail credit and cash, or posting a Bail Bond (if charge(s) are bondable).
Checks and credit cards are not accepted. There is not an ATM machine available at the Police Department and payment must be for the exact dollar amount.
Class B Misdemeanor Charges
Prisoners arrested for Class B misdemeanor charges or higher, may be released after their arraignment by posting the bond at the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department Bond Desk located at: 100 N Lamar Street Fort Worth, TX 76102 Phone: 817-884-1212
Prisoners can post bond by contacting an attorney or by contacting a bail bond company.
Transfer to County Jail
If the person is being held on a Class B misdemeanor charge or higher, and their bond has not been posted, the person will be transferred to the Tarrant County Jail after their arraignment and the case has been accepted by the District Attorney’s office. The Tarrant County Jail is located at: 100 N Lamar Street Fort Worth, TX 76102 Phone: 817-884-1212