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Beardstown Police Jail Information
418 East Main Street
Beardstown, IL 62618-1297
The Beardstown Police Jail is located at 418 East Main Street in Beardstown, IL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Beardstown Police Department.This site tells you information about everything a person needs to know about the Beardstown Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate at the Beardstown Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and more.
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This guide is meant to give you all the advice and information you need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have questions, just ask them, and any feedback or comments that could help other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Beardstown Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend in jail and don’t know how to find out where they are? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
In order to look up who is in jail at the Beardstown Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Beardstown Police Jail Inmate Roster is a roster of individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, including custody status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you can get the same information on anybody booked or released in the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to locate their arrest information more quickly if you’ve got your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Beardstown Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Beardstown Police Jail includes these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First, you will have to answer some basic questions, such as what is your full name, address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to make a phone call in order to contact family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you will be allowed to wear your own clothes, if not you you will have to change into a jail uniform.
Once bail has been posted, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere from 15 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the quicker you post bail, the sooner you can get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged might depend on if you have a cash bond or if the judge must figure out your bail amount. For minor offenses, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have completed your jail sentence and are given a date of your release, you should expect to get released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Beardstown Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to provide each visitor’s full name to the Beardstown Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s information will be put in the visitation log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each visitor will have to provide a photo ID when visiting. Visitors showing up late or without a visiting order will be turned away.
The Beardstown Police Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so we suggest that you call the facility at 217-323-3131 before you try to go to visitation.
|Monday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Tuesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Wednesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Thursday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Friday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Saturday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Sunday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
Before you can visit someone at the Beardstown Police Jail you have to first be added to the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No cellphones are allowed at Beardstown Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Usually is not approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate’s extended family. If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sending Mail to Inmates
This is what you need to know about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Beardstown Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Beardstown Police Jail is always searched and inspected for contraband that might threaten the security, safety or well-being of the facility, its staff, and inmates. Inmates can only receive metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4″ x 6″ as mail. The writing on the postcard has to be in pencil or blue or black ink. If it has a stamp on it, it will get returned. If you write in green ink, then it will get returned. If you send any other kind of mail will be returned to the sender. If there is no return address on it, then the unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate’s locker until the inmate gets release.
Do not include any of these things in the mail that you send to an inmate: any kind of threat to jail order, any description of the manufacture of weapons, bombs, incendiary devices, or tools for escape; do not encourage or advocate any kind of violence, hate speech, or racial or ethnic supremacy. Inmates are not allowed to write to other inmates.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Beardstown Police Jail, use this address:
Beardstown Police Jail
418 East Main Street
Beardstown, IL 62618-1297
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Beardstown Police Jail
418 East Main Street
Beardstown, IL 62618-1297
The mail policy at the Beardstown Police Jail changes, so be sure to review the official website before you send a letter.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Beardstown Police Jail. This includes sending money for to spend in the commissary, sending regular mail or photos, sending money for phone calls, and even postcards.
This page covers everthing you need to know about the Beardstown Police Jail to help you follow these procedures and guidelines. If you have questions, or there is something that you were looking for, but did not find, please contact us using the contact link in the site menu.
If you believe you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry online or call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. You should be clear that if you do have an outstanding warrant, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are public record and this is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a case file that includes a court docket and all of the documents filed in your case. You can access court records via the internet, or at the Cass County Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal background. These state databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal histories from another state. Go to county courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for DWI or DUI, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to inmates are always changing, so it would be best to review the Beardstown Police Jail website before send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Beardstown Police Jail
You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.
Guidelines For Sending Money To An Inmate
Before you send any money you should find out what online money transfer companies the jail your inmate is incarcerated in uses. The exact method that the Beardstown Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 217-323-3131 to get the current payment method.
You may be required to be on the inmate’s visitation list in order to send them money, and be aware that they may have a limit on how much you deposit at one time, like $200-300 at a time, or a limit on how much money may be in the inmate’s account at one time.
Some of the money transfer firms being used by various facilities include JPay, MoneyGram, AccessCorrections, OffenderConnect, Touchpayonline, JailATM, WU, smartdeposit, and tigercommissary.
If an inmate has fines or are required to pay restitution then they will be subject to garnishment of their commissary/trust account. If the inmate has a garnishment, then money to pay them will be taken from the inmateâ€™s bank account. In some cases it may be a percentage or the entire amount of the obligation, but the actual percentage depends on the circumstances. We recommend that inmates talk to the counselor at their facility and try to find out. You can also try to make an arrangement so that only a percentage of your commissary funds are taken, instead of all your funds take at one time.
The commissary is the Beardstown Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can buy if they have enough money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as hygiene products including soap, shampoo, and disposable razors for shaving. The commissary also sells other things like books and magazines, televisions and radios, playing cards, headphones, MP3 players, and electronic tablets. They also sell everything need to write home to family, friends, and loved ones: paper, envelopes, and stamps. If an inmate is indigent and cannot afford paper and stamps, the jail will provide these things to an inmate who has not had any money in their commissary account for at least 30 days.
Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy
The only phone calls that Beardstown Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are a lot pricier than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, your ability to use the phone may be limited or cut altogether.
The Beardstown Police Jail phone number is: 217-323-3131
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they operate, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make from all of the inmate phone calls are shared with the facility, so there is no incentive for the jail or the counselors at the facility to show inmates or their family how to save money on inmate phone calls at the Beardstown Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following three factors will determine the cost of an inmate phone call: Where you are located; Where your inmate is located, What type of phone number you have.
For example, if your inmate is in federal prison, if you get a new local number then this will decrease your inmate’s phone call rate from $.21 per minute to only $.06 per minute.
For the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails figuring out how to decrease your inmates phone charges is more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you a lot of money on how much it costs you to call your inmate. In some cases, we will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the facility has set their phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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