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Bethlehem Police Jail Information
1 Community Park Road
Bethlehem, WV 26003-5201
Phone Number: 304-233-9527
The Bethlehem Police Jail is located at 1 Community Park Road in Bethlehem, WV and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Bethlehem Police Department.This page tells you information about everything you might need to know about the Bethlehem Police Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and everything else.
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The goal of this guide is to give you info that you need to make helping someone get out of jail a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any feedback or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Bethlehem Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that has gone to jail and need to find them? Do you know a family member or friend that has been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
To see who is in jail at the Bethlehem Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bethlehem Police Jail Inmate Search is a roster of people currently in custody, which includes current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you can get info about anyone processed or released in the past 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to get their arrest information more quickly if you have your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Bethlehem Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Bethlehem Police Jail includes each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First, you will answer a bunch of questions, such as what is your full legal name, home address, birthdate and an emergency contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to make a phone call to get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be able to wear your street clothes, if not you you will have to change into a jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. The discharge process can take between 15 minutes to all day. Or, simply, the faster you can post bail, the quicker you will be freed. Also, how fast you get released might depend on if you’ve got a cash bond or if the magistrate has to figure out your bail amount. For minor offenses, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and know the discharge date, you should plan to get released in the morning.
Bethlehem Police Jail Visitation
Inmates have to provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Bethlehem Police Jail before you can visit. This information will be entered in a log of visitors as an approved visitor. All visitors will be required to provide identification. Visitors that gets to visitation or that is not an approved visitor will be turned away.
The Bethlehem Police Jail visitation procedures change often, so make sure that you call the official Bethlehem Police Jail at 304-233-9527 before you 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|
In order to visit an inmate at the Bethlehem Police Jail you must first be on this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Bethlehem Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anybody under must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Bethlehem Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bethlehem 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 Bethlehem Police Jail is:
Bethlehem Police Jail
1 Community Park Road
Bethlehem, WV 26003-5201
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bethlehem Police Jail
1 Community Park Road
Bethlehem, WV 26003-5201
The mail policy at the Bethlehem Police Jail changes, so it would be best to visit the official website when 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 Bethlehem 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 Bethlehem 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 an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you are able to check the arrest warrants online or call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. You should know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Ohio County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are in the public record and the information is freely available.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a case file that includes a docket and all documents filed in the court case. You can access your court records on the internet, or at the Ohio County Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal history. These databases are linked together so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from another state. You can go to the Ohio County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will be able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for any of the following crimes, drug Possession, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to inmates could change, so you should review the Bethlehem Police Jail website before you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bethlehem 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 Bethlehem Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 304-233-9527 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 Bethlehem Police Jail store. Inmates can buy different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably want to buy things from 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 sufficient funds in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Bethlehem Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Jail phone calls are generally pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you are disciplined for an infraction, your ability to use the phone might get cut back or eliminated completely.
The Bethlehem Police Jail phone number is: 304-233-9527
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make 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 Bethlehem Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 state prisons and local jails learning 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 significantly on inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails where 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 cases like this, the jail or prison has set their calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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