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Birchwood Police Jail Information
101 North Main Street
Birchwood, WI 54817
Phone Number: 715-354-3444
The Birchwood Police Jail is located at 101 North Main Street in Birchwood, WI and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Birchwood Police Department.This guide will tell you info about anything you might need to know about the Birchwood Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much, much more.
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This guide is meant to give you information that you’ll need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a little less stressful. If you have specific questions, just ask it, and any tips or comments that could help other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Birchwood Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and need to find them? Do you know somebody that’s been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
To search who’s in jail at the Birchwood Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Birchwood Police Jail Inmate Search is a roster of people who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes custody status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can also get info on anyone booked or released in the last 24 hours. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to find the information quicker if you enter the arrestee’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Birchwood Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Birchwood Police Jail takes you through the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
The first thing you will have to to is you will have to answer a number of questions, such as your legal name, your address, date of birth and contact person, and they’ll also ask about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will be allowed to make a telephone call so you can call a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your street clothes, if not you you will have to wear a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get discharged from jail. This process can take between 10 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the faster bail is posted, the faster you will be freed. Also, it will depend on if you have a bond amount or if the judge still needs to determine your bail amount. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and are given a release date, you should expect to be released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Birchwood Police Jail Visitation
Inmates need to list information about each visitor to the Birchwood Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s information will be entered into the visitation log for the requesting inmate. Each and every visitor will have to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Anyone arriving late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Birchwood Police Jail can change, so you should call the jail at 715-354-3444 before you go.
|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 someone at the Birchwood Police Jail you must first be added to their visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones at Birchwood Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If the 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 younger than 18 years old 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Birchwood Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Birchwood 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 Birchwood Police Jail is:
Birchwood Police Jail
101 North Main Street
Birchwood, WI 54817
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Birchwood Police Jail
101 North Main Street
Birchwood, WI 54817
The Birchwood Police Jail mail policy can change, so we suggest that you visit the official Birchwood Police Jail site 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 Birchwood 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 Birchwood 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, you can check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Washburn County court website or call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the Washburn County jail, by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are in the public record and this is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a case file containing a court docket and any of the filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access the court records on the internet, or at the Washburn County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of a person’s criminal background. These state databases are linked together and you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. Go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if the crime was in a totally different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will be able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for the following crimes, drug crimes, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to someone in jail at the Birchwood Police Jail are always changing, so double check the Birchwood Police Jail site when send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Birchwood 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 Birchwood Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 715-354-3444 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 Birchwood Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that the inmate can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal hygiene products like 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 Birchwood 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 more costly than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to how often you can use the phone, but you 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.
The Birchwood Police Jail phone number is: 715-354-3444
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every 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 from all phone calls that inmates make 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 Birchwood Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of 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 finding out how to decrease your inmates phone charges is 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we won’t be able to save you any money, and therefore 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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