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Alamogordo Police Jail Information
700 Virginia Avenue
Alamogordo, NM 88310-6759
Phone Number: 575-439-4300
The Alamogordo Police Jail is located at 700 Virginia Avenue in Alamogordo, NM and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Alamogordo Police Department.This site tells you all the information about anything one might want to know about the Alamogordo Police Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Alamogordo Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find Otero County court records, and much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you information and advice that you’ll need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have questions, please feel free to ask them, and please leave any comments or tips that might help other people in the same situation is much appreciated.
Alamogordo Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is locked up 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 look up who’s in jail at the Alamogordo Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Alamogordo Police Jail Inmate Locator is an online list of people who were arrested and are now in jail, including custody status, and schedule for visitation. You can find information about anybody booked or released in the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You’ll be able to get the information more quickly if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Alamogordo Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Alamogordo Police Jail takes you through these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
You will have to answer some simple questions, such as your full legal name, home address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get released.
They will allow you to make a phone call to call a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, they will let you keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. The discharge process will take anywhere between 10 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you will get out of jail. It also might depend on whether you have a bond amount or if the magistrate has to decide on how much your bail will be. For minor charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and are given a release date, you should plan to be released that morning.
Alamogordo Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must provide each visitor’s full name to the Alamogordo Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s information will be put in a log of visitors as an authorized visitor. All visitors will have to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone showing up late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Alamogordo Police Jail frequently change, so call the facility at 575-439-4300 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Alamogordo Police Jail you have to be on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license with you to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Alamogordo Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not normally approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of 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 related to the inmate, this 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 Alamogordo Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Alamogordo 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 address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Alamogordo Police Jail is:
Alamogordo Police Jail
700 Virginia Avenue
Alamogordo, NM 88310-6759
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Alamogordo Police Jail
700 Virginia Avenue
Alamogordo, NM 88310-6759
The inmate mail policy at the Alamogordo Police Jail changes frequently, so be sure to double check the official Alamogordo Police Jail site 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 Alamogordo 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 Alamogordo 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 have a warrant out for your arrest, you can check arrest warrants on the Otero County jail website or call the court. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. You should be clear that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or check online. An arrest is in the public record and these records are freely available.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a case file that includes a docket and any filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access the court records via the internet, or at Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of people’s criminal background. These databases are connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from other states. You are able to go to the Otero County Courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay for a more complete search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you can get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for the following crimes, drug crimes, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to inmates change frequently, so you should check the Alamogordo Police Jail website when send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Alamogordo 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 Alamogordo Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 575-439-4300 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 Alamogordo Police Jail store. You can buy a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that inmates can buy if they have money in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as hygiene products such as 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 Alamogordo Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are a lot more expensive than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about 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 break the rules and are disciplined, your ability to use the phone may be limited or eliminated completely.
Phone Number: 575-439-4300
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money these phone service providers make off of all 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 Alamogordo Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 state prisons and local jails learning 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 significantly on calling your inmate. There are some circumstances 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 these cases, the jail or prison has set their calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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