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Anacortes Police Jail Information
1218 24Th Street
Anacortes, WA 98221-2565
The Anacortes Police Jail is located at 1218 24Th Street in Anacortes, WA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Anacortes Police Department.This page tells you info about everything one might want to know about the Anacortes Police Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the information and tips that you’ll need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask it, and also any comments or tips that might be a benefit to others is welcome.
Anacortes Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is incarcerated and want to locate them? Do you know somebody who’s been arrested and you need to find them?
In order to search who is in jail at the Anacortes Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Anacortes Police Jail Inmate Roster is a list of people who have been arrested, including status, and visiting hours. Also, you can get information for anyone arrested and booked or released within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by their last name. You will be able to find their inmate information quicker if you’ve got the arrestee’s first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Anacortes Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Anacortes Police Jail takes you through these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First, you must answer some basic questions, like your full legal name, your address, birth date and contact person, and they’ll also ask about your mental and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
You will then be allowed to make a phone call so you can talk to family, friends, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail may take between 15 minutes to quite a few hours. Or, simply, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you can get out of jail. Also, it might depend on whether or not you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if the judge has to determine the amount of bail to be set. For lesser charges, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and know the discharge date, plan to get released in the morning.
Anacortes Police Jail Visitation
Inmates need to provide each visitor’s name to the Anacortes Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s names will be put into a log of approved visitors as an Authorized visit. Each and every visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors showing up late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so it would be wise to call the jail at 360-293-4684 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Anacortes Police Jail you have to first be on the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No cellphones are allowed at Anacortes Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone on must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If a 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 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Anacortes Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Anacortes 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 Anacortes Police Jail, use this address:
Anacortes Police Jail
1218 24Th Street
Anacortes, WA 98221-2565
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Anacortes Police Jail
1218 24Th Street
Anacortes, WA 98221-2565
The mail policy at the Anacortes Police Jail changes, so we suggest that you visit the official website when you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Anacortes 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 Anacortes 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, you can access arrest warrants online or you are able to call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. You should know that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a case file that contains a docket sheet and any documents and filings filed in the case. You are able to access court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of a person’s criminal past. These databases are all connected and you can track criminal convictions from any other state. You can go to courthouse and check in person, or check online. It helps to know the county, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will be able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for crimes, which include, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to inmates at the Anacortes Police Jail are always changing, so you should review the Anacortes Police Jail website when you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Anacortes 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 Anacortes Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 360-293-4684 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 Anacortes Police Jail store. An inmate 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 on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that inmates can buy if they have sufficient funds in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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 Anacortes Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are typically pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but you should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules, an inmate’s phone privileges might get reduced or forbidden.
The Anacortes Police Jail phone number is: 360-293-4684
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly 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 off of all of the phone calls that inmates make 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 Anacortes Police Jail. The prices 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 state prisons and local jails finding out how to lower your inmates phone charges can be 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 inmate phone calls. There are some circumstances where we will not 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 in a way that nobody can save you money.
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