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Bluefield Police Jail Information
200 Rogers Street
Bluefield, WV 24701-2856
The Bluefield Police Jail is located at 200 Rogers Street in Bluefield, WV and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Bluefield Police Department.This page will tell you all the information about anything one might want to know about the Bluefield Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Bluefield Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find Mercer County court records, and everything else.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer information and tips you need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have a question, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any comments or tips that would help others will be welcome.
Bluefield Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is locked up and need to find out where they are? Do you know a friend or family member who’s been arrested and you need to locate them?
To see who’s in jail at the Bluefield Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bluefield Police Jail Inmate Roster is an online list of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, including current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can also get the same information on anyone booked or released in the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can get the information faster if you enter your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Bluefield Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Bluefield Police Jail includes the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
You have to answer some questions, such as your full name, home address, birthdate and a contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will get taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will be allowed to use the telephone in order to talk to a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you think you will get released quickly, you will be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be discharged from jail. This process takes anywhere from 10 minutes to quite a few hours. In other words the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you can get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged depends on if you’ve been given a cash bond or if the judge has to determine how much your bail will be. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and know the date of your release, plan to be discharged between 9am and noon.
Bluefield Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to list each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Bluefield Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s names will be entered in a log of approved visitors for the inmate. Each visitor will be required to provide proof of identification. Visitors arriving late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Bluefield Police Jail change often, so it would be wise to call the jail at 304-327-6101 before go to the jail 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 someone at the Bluefield Police Jail you have to first have your name on this person’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones are allowed at Bluefield Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone under must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Usually is not approved.
If a 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 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Bluefield Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bluefield 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.
Use this address when sending a letter to someone incarcerated at Bluefield Police Jail:
Bluefield Police Jail
200 Rogers Street
Bluefield, WV 24701-2856
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bluefield Police Jail
200 Rogers Street
Bluefield, WV 24701-2856
The mail policy at the Bluefield Police Jail changes often, so visit the official Bluefield 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 Bluefield 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 Bluefield 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 might have a warrant out for your arrest, you can check arrest warrants on the Mercer County jail website or you can call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail 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, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Mercer County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this is accessible by the public.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a court case file containing a docket and all of the filings and documents filed in the court case. You can access your court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal history. These databases are all connected and you can track criminal convictions from other states. Go to county 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 totally different state, you may have to pay a fee 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 DUI, drug crimes, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to inmates at the Bluefield Police Jail is likely to change, so you should double check the Bluefield Police Jail site when you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bluefield 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 Bluefield Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 304-327-6101 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 Bluefield Police Jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can buy if they have money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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 Bluefield Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are generally more expensive than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s ability to use the phone could be reduced or eliminated completely.
Phone Number: 304-327-6101
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they operate, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all of the 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 Bluefield Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 learning how to lower 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 a lot of money on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some circumstances 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 facility has set their phone call rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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