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Ritzville Police Jail Information
215 North Adams Street
Ritzville, WA 99169-1417
The Ritzville Police Jail is located at 215 North Adams Street in Ritzville, WA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Ritzville Police Department.This page tells you information about everything related to the Ritzville Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, court information and records, and more.
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The goal of this guide is to offer information and tips that you’ll need to make going to jail easier. If you have a specific question, just ask it in the comment section below, and any tips or comments that could help others would be much appreciated.
Ritzville Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that has gone to jail and want to contact them? Do you know someone who’s been arrested and you need to locate them?
To find out who’s in jail at the Ritzville Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Ritzville Police Jail Inmate Roster is an online list of individuals who are in jail, including status, and visiting schedule. You can also find info about anybody who has been arrested or discharged within the past 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You can get their arrest information faster if you’ve got their full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Ritzville Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Ritzville Police Jail takes you through these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First, you will answer a number of questions, such as your legal name, home address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will get to use the phone so you can talk to family, friends, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might be able to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged can take anywhere from 30 minutes to all day long. In simple terms, the faster you can post bail, the quicker you will get released. How quickly you get discharged depends on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond amount or if a judge still needs to decide on your bail amount. For minor offenses, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and have a discharge date, plan to be released in the morning.
Ritzville Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must give each visitor’s full name to the Ritzville Police Jail before anyone can visit them. This information will be entered into a log of approved visitors for the inmate. Each and every visitor has to provide identification. Any visitors arriving late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be able to attend visitation.
The Ritzville Police Jail visitation procedures are always changing, so you should call the facility at 509-659-1313 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 Ritzville Police Jail you must have your name on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Ritzville Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anybody on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If the 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not related to 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 Ritzville Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Ritzville 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 Ritzville Police Jail, use this address:
Ritzville Police Jail
215 North Adams Street
Ritzville, WA 99169-1417
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Ritzville Police Jail
215 North Adams Street
Ritzville, WA 99169-1417
The Ritzville Police Jail mail policy is always changing, so we suggest that you check the official Ritzville Police Jail site when you send a letter to an inmate there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Ritzville 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 Ritzville 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 for your arrest, you can access arrest warrants on the Adams County jail website or you can call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. You should know that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Adams County jail, by phone, go there in person, or check online. Records of arrests are public record and these records are accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file that contains a docket sheet and all of the documents filed in the court case. You can access your court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Adams County Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal history. These databases are all connected so you can track criminal histories from another state. You are able to go to county courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes, which can include, drug offenses, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to inmates are always changing, so it would be best to visit the Ritzville Police Jail site when you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Ritzville 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 Ritzville Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 509-659-1313 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 Ritzville Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase a number of things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear 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 an assortment of different items that the inmate can buy if they have enough money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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 Ritzville Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are much more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about when and 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 are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, phone privileges might get reduced or forbidden completely.
The Ritzville Police Jail phone number is: 509-659-1313
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money these phone service providers make from all of the 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 Ritzville 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 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails finding out 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 circumstances where we will not 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 inmate calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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