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Atascadero Police Jail Information
5505 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422-3371
The Atascadero Police Jail is located at 5505 El Camino Real in Atascadero, CA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Atascadero Police Department.This page will tell you all the information about anything a person needs to know about the Atascadero Police Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Atascadero Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and lots more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you info that you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail less stressfull. If you have questions, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any comments or feedback that could be beneficial to others would be much appreciated.
Atascadero Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is incarcerated and want to contact them? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
In order to see who is in jail at the Atascadero Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Atascadero Police Jail Inmate Lookup has information about individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, including status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can get information about anyone arrested and processed or released within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by their last name. You can get the information faster if you have the arrestee’s name, birth date, or arrest number.
Atascadero Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Atascadero Police Jail includes each of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First, you must answer a bunch of questions, like what is your legal name, home address, date of birth and a contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, any personal property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
They will let you make a phone call in order to contact a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might get to keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process takes anywhere from 15 minutes to all day. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you can get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged depends on whether you’ve got a bond amount or if the magistrate needs to figure out your bail amount. For lesser charges, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a release date, plan to get discharged that morning.
Atascadero Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must provide each visitor’s full name to the Atascadero Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitors will be put in a log of approved visitors for the inmate. Each visitor will be required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone that gets to visitation or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures can change, so make sure that you call the jail at 805-461-5051 before you try to visit an inmate.
|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|
To visit an inmate at the Atascadero Police Jail you must be on this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones at Atascadero Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anyone under must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Usually is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is a family member of the inmate, they will have to be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate’s extended family. If a 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Atascadero Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Atascadero 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.
The mailing address for the Atascadero Police Jail is:
Atascadero Police Jail
5505 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422-3371
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Atascadero Police Jail
5505 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422-3371
The inmate mail policy at the Atascadero Police Jail changes often, so review the official website when send a letter to someone in jail there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Atascadero 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 Atascadero 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 think you have a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the court records on the San Luis Obispo County court website or you can call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. You should be clear that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or find out online. An arrest is in the public record and the information is available to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a case file that includes a docket and all of the filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access court records online, or at Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of people’s criminal background. These state databases are linked together so you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. You can go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It helps to know the county, and in the event that it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you can get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for these crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to Atascadero Police Jail inmates are always changing, so it would be best to double check the Atascadero Police Jail website before send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Atascadero 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 Atascadero Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 805-461-5051 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 Atascadero Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can buy if they have money in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal 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
All phone calls from the Atascadero Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are a lot more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the jail rules, phone calls could be reduced or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: 805-461-5051
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control the prices. The money these phone service providers make from all of the inmate phone calls are split 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 Atascadero Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following three factors will determine how much an inmate phone call will cost: 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 finding out how to lower 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 won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the facility has set their phone call rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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