Sheriff

Comptroller

Comptroller for the Denton County Sheriff's Office - Jail Commissary, Collection and Disbursement Services, and Inmate Services

The Comptroller is responsible for maintaining cash controls, auditing, reconciling, and balancing daily transactions. This position oversees purchasing, accounts payable, and management of office operations.

Areas of oversight include Inmate Trust Funds, Jail Commissary Funds, Cash Disbursement of funds for bonds and fines collected, and Prisoner Transport Funds.

Comptroller is also responsible for developing accounting and auditing policies and procedures, participating in audits of department accounts, and advising co-workers and the general public of fiscal regulations pertaining to department accounts.

Inmate Truest Fund Deposits

The deposit transaction amount determines the fee accessed.

Currently the Sheriff's Office accepts funds for deposit to the Inmate's Trust Fund Account that can be used towards commissary purchases, phone time purchases, medical, and payment of fines or cash bonds. The Kiosk is available 24 hours a day/7 days a week at the Main Jail and the Pre-Trial Building lobby areas.

  • There are fees associated with this service.
  • The maximum one-time cash deposit amount cannot exceed $200.00.
  • You can use debit / credit card or cash at the Kiosk machines.

To use the Kiosk - you must provide the following information:

  • Inmates Name
  • Inmates Jail ID #
  • Inmates Sheriff Office# (SO#)
  • Inmate's Date of Birth
  • Valid ID
  • Debit/Credit Card or Cash

You may fund an Inmate's Commissary Account 24 hours/7 Days a week

Inmate Commissary (To order an inmate Care Package via Access SecurePak)
Online at AccessCorrections.com (Fund an inmate's commissary account)
By Telephone: (866) 345-1884
By Kiosks located in 2 Locations at the Jail (Main Jail Lobby and the Pre-Trial Building)

Problem?

Contact the Kiosk vendor for questions about deposits made.
Current Kiosk Vendor - (866) 345-1884 Or via the web: AccessCorrections.Com

Be prepared you MUST be able to provide:

Inmate Name
Inmate SO#
Kiosk Receipt#
If the Kiosk Vendor's Customer Service is unable to assist you then contact the Comptroller Office (940) 349-1618 or (940) 349-1617 Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

No research shall be done by the Comptroller Office without the following information being provided:

KIOSK Receipt#
Date on Receipt
Amount of Transaction
Type of Transaction
Transaction Accepted or Declined
Inmate Name
Inmate SO#

Mail

Denton County Sheriff's Office
Attn: Mailroom/ Pre-Trial Bldg.
127 North Woodrow Lane
Denton, TX 76205-6397

You may make a deposit to an Inmate's Account via postal mail. Deposit can only be made with a valid completed Money Order.

Make Money order payable to:
Denton County Sheriff's Office
Memo line: Inmate First and Last name
Inmates SO# and/or current booking#

Funds may be subject to a ten (10) day business day hold until funds have cleared bank.
DO NOT SEND: CASH, PERSONAL CHECKS, PAYROLL CHECKS, GOVERNMENT CHECKS, or CASHIERS CHECKS


CASH BONDS, CAPIAS PRO FINES, CASH ESCROW BONDS, JP FINES, OTHER AGENCY FINES and BONDS
We strive to meet our goal to have Bond/Fines collected at the Sheriff's Office by the mail or in person, processed and disbursed to the correct agency or court within 15 working days of receipt of the funds.

Funds must be paid in cash, money order or cashier's check. No personal checks will be accepted.

Other city and county agency checks may be accepted.
Money orders, cashier checks and other agency checks must be made payable to: Denton County Sheriff's Office

If you are mailing funds to pay bonds or fines, please mail to:
Denton County Sheriff's Office
Attn: Bond Desk/Pre-Trial Building
127 North Woodrow Lane
Denton, TX 76205-6397

Refunds

Refunds are not made at the Sheriff's Office.

In regards to Bonds/Fines - Refunds, reimbursements or overpayments - these payments are NOT refunded through the Comptroller's Office at the Sheriff's Office.
The principal party and/or payee must go through the agency or court where the fine and/or bond payment was disbursed to by the Comptroller.

Did Your Payment Arrive at the Sheriff's Office?

Contact the Bond Desk to check on receipt of bond/fine payments.
Phone Number: (940) 349-1632 or 1634

Has your payment been disbursed by the Comptroller?

First check at the Bond Desk to determine if the funds were received, if not, contact Comptroller to find out when the funds were disbursed.

What information will be needed to research payment?

  • Principal's Name
  • Cause# or description of the charge
  • Receipt# of payment made if it was made at Sheriff's Office
  • Date payment made or mailed to Sheriff's Office
  • Agency where payment was made if not paid at the Sheriff's Office
  • Agency that placed the charge/issued the warrant (what county, court, city, agency , JP or police department)
  • This is where the funds would have been disbursed to by the Comptroller

Contact Information

Denton County Sheriff's Office
Attn: Comptroller/Pre-Trial Building
127 North Woodrow Lane
Denton, TX 76205-6397

Bond Desk
(940) 349-1632 or 1634
Comptroller
(940) 349-1617
Asst. Comptroller
(940) 349-1618

Bail Bond Fee

The Sheriff’s Office does NOT refund Bail Bond Fees.
Questions on Bail Bond Fees - contact Front Desk Sergeant Office
(940) 349-1639 or 1635

Inmate Maintenance Fees - Refund

If a refund needs to be made for overpaid inmate maintenance fees - please contact our Classifications Office (940) 349-1729. They in turn will contact the Comptroller Office with the refund information.

Fingerprint Fees

The Sheriff currently offers fingerprinting services Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:40 PM - 3:00 PM. (Ten Dollars) $10.00 per set of prints; bring exact cash only.

Record Fees

Our Records Department offers records for public information - the fees are determined by the Records Department by type of request being made. Sorry, no personal checks; cash or money orders only.
Contact Records (940) 349-1630.

Thank you for taking time to visit our page. We hope it has proven helpful. Comptroller - Denton County Sheriff Office (940) 349-1617 or 1618

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Taxpayer Services and Collections

If you need the Denton County Comptroller Office that provides services for Taxpayer Services and Collections

Taxpayer Services and Collections field offices collect delinquent taxes and provide taxpayer service to promote compliance with the tax laws administered by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

Contact (940) 891-4790 or (817) 459-1155

Visit website: http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxinfo/fieldoff.html

 





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