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Ellendale Police Jail Information
300 Mccaulley Avenue
Ellendale, DE 19941-2036
Phone Number: 302-422-3584
The Ellendale Police Jail is located at 300 Mccaulley Avenue in Ellendale, DE and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Ellendale Police Department.This site tells you all the information about anything related to the Ellendale Police Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Ellendale Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, court information, and much, much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the advice and information that you need to make getting locked up easier. If you have a specific question, just ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or feedback that would be beneficial to other people in the same situation would be appreciated.
Ellendale Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is in jail and don’t know how to find out where they are? Do you know somebody 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 Ellendale Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Ellendale Police Jail Inmate Locator is an online list of individuals who are in jail, including status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can also find the same information about anybody processed or discharged within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You’ll be able to get the information quicker if you’ve got their name, birth date, or arrest number.
Ellendale Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Ellendale Police Jail takes you through each of 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.
You have to answer a bunch of questions, like your full legal name, address, birthdate and a contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to use the telephone so you can talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, they will let you keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail uniform.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged from jail may take anywhere between 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. Or, simply, the faster you post bail, the quicker you will get discharged. It also might depend on whether you have a cash bond or if the judge must figure out your bail amount. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and know the discharge date, expect to be released that morning.
Ellendale Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must give each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Ellendale Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will go into the visitation log as an Authorized visit. All visitors will be required to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone showing up late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
The Ellendale Police Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so you should call the official Ellendale Police Jail at 302-422-3584 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|
In order to visit an inmate at the Ellendale Police Jail you have to first be on the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones at Ellendale Police Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Anybody probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually is not approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Ellendale Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Ellendale 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 Ellendale Police Jail, use this address:
Ellendale Police Jail
300 Mccaulley Avenue
Ellendale, DE 19941-2036
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Ellendale Police Jail
300 Mccaulley Avenue
Ellendale, DE 19941-2036
The mail policy at the Ellendale Police Jail changes frequently, so you should review the official Ellendale Police Jail site before 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 Ellendale 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 Ellendale 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you are able to check the court records on the website or you can call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. Bear in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Sussex County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or you can check online. An arrest is public record and these records are accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file that contains a court docket and all of the documents and filings filed in the court case. You are able to access the court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These online databases are all linked and you can track criminal histories from any other state. Go to the Sussex County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for crimes, which include, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to Ellendale Police Jail jail inmates can change at any time, so visit the Ellendale Police Jail website before you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Ellendale 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 Ellendale Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 302-422-3584 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 Ellendale Police Jail store. An inmate can buy several different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can buy if they have enough money in their commissary account. These products 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
All phone calls from the Ellendale Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are typically 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 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 reduced or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: 302-422-3584
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The money these phone service providers make off of all inmate phone calls 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 Ellendale Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following three things 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 keeps up to date 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 significantly on calling your inmate. There are some circumstances where we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their phone call rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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