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Selbyville Police Jail Information
68 West Church Street
Selbyville, DE 19975
Phone Number: 302-436-5085
The Selbyville Police Jail is located at 68 West Church Street in Selbyville, DE and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Selbyville Police Department.This site tells you information about everything one might want to know about the Selbyville Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, court information and records, and lots more.
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The goal of this guide is to offer advice and information you need to make helping someone get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any comments or tips that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation will be much appreciated.
Selbyville Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that has gone to jail and need to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member who has been arrested and you don’t know how to find them?
To find out who is in jail at the Selbyville Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Selbyville Police Jail Inmate Lookup is a roster of individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes custody status, and visiting hours. Also, you are able to find info about anyone who has been arrested or discharged within the past 24 hours. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can find their inmate information faster if you enter your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Selbyville Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Selbyville Police Jail includes these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you have to answer some simple questions, like your legal name, street address, birth date and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will get to make a phone call so you can contact a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might get to keep wearing street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged from jail may take from 10 minutes to many hours. Or, simply, the quicker you post bail, the faster you will get released. Also, how fast you get released will depend on if you’ve got a cash bond amount or if a judge must figure out your bail amount. For minor charges, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and know the release date, you should plan to be discharged between 9am and noon.
Selbyville Police Jail Visitation
Inmates need to give information about each visitor to the Selbyville Police Jail in advance. Your visitor’s names will be entered into the log as an approved visitor. Each and every visitor will be required to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone showing up late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Selbyville Police Jail change often, so we suggest that you call the facility at 302-436-5085 before you 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 Selbyville Police Jail you have to be on the inmate’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones at Selbyville Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years old 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 Selbyville Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Selbyville 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 Selbyville Police Jail, use this address:
Selbyville Police Jail
68 West Church Street
Selbyville, DE 19975
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Selbyville Police Jail
68 West Church Street
Selbyville, DE 19975
The Selbyville Police Jail mail policy changes frequently, so double check the official website before you send a letter to an inmate there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Selbyville 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 Selbyville 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 an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can check the arrest warrants online or call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. You should know that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or look online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and this is available to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a case file containing a docket and all documents filed in the court case. You are able to access court records via the internet, or at the Sussex County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal past. These online databases are connected so you can track criminal histories from other states. You are able to go to courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal history search you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for DUI, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to Selbyville Police Jail jail inmates can change at any time, so be sure to visit the Selbyville Police Jail site before you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Selbyville 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 Selbyville Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 302-436-5085 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 Selbyville Police Jail store. You can purchase several 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 inmates can buy if they have money in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Selbyville Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are usually pricier than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but bear in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the jail rules, your ability to use the phone may be limited or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Selbyville Police Jail phone number is: 302-436-5085
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits from all 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 Selbyville Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 state prisons and local jails figuring out how to lower your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date 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 inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail or prison has set their phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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