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Skowhegan Police Jail Information
225 Water Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976-1711
Phone Number: 207-474-6908
The Skowhegan Police Jail is located at 225 Water Street in Skowhegan, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Skowhegan Police Department.This page will tell you all the information about anything you might want to know about the Skowhegan Police Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Skowhegan Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, court information, and much, much more.
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This guide is meant to give information you need to make helping someone get out of jail easier. If you have a specific question, just ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any comments or tips that might be a benefit to other people in the same situation will be much appreciated.
Skowhegan Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is in jail and need to locate them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to search who’s in jail at the Skowhegan Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Skowhegan Police Jail Inmate Roster is a roster of individuals who are in jail, including status, and visiting hours. You can get info about anyone booked or released in the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You will be able to locate their arrest information quicker if you enter the arrestee’s full name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Skowhegan Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Skowhegan Police Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First, you will answer a bunch of questions, like your full legal name, street address, date of birth and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will be allowed to use the phone to call family, friends, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be 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 wear a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged will take from 30 minutes to quite a few hours. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the quicker you can get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged depends on whether you have a cash bond amount or if the judge needs to determine the amount of bail to be set. For minor offenses, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and know the discharge date, expect to get released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Skowhegan Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to provide each visitor’s name to the Skowhegan Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will go into a Visiting log for the requesting inmate. Each and every visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures can change, so make sure that you call the jail at 207-474-6908 before you try to 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Skowhegan Police Jail you have to first have your name on this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Skowhegan Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Persons parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not a family member of the inmate, this 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 Skowhegan Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Skowhegan 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 Skowhegan Police Jail is:
Skowhegan Police Jail
225 Water Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976-1711
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Skowhegan Police Jail
225 Water Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976-1711
The inmate mail policy at the Skowhegan Police Jail changes, so check the the Skowhegan Police Jail 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 Skowhegan 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 Skowhegan 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 can access court records online or you can call the jail directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the Somerset 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 public records. They include a case file that contains a docket and any of the documents and filings filed in the court case. You are able to access the court records online, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of people’s criminal past. These online databases are linked together so you can track criminal convictions from another state. You can go to county courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will be able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for driving under the influence (DUI), drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to inmates at the Skowhegan Police Jail are always changing, so we suggest that you double check the Skowhegan Police Jail website before you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Skowhegan 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 Skowhegan Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 207-474-6908 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 Skowhegan Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase several different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely need to use the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can buy if they have enough money in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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 Skowhegan Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are typically more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s phone privileges might get cut back or cut altogether.
The Skowhegan Police Jail phone number is: 207-474-6908
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits 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 Skowhegan 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 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails figuring out how to decrease 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 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 will not be able to save you any money, and therefore 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 can save you money.
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