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Scappoose Police Jail Information
33568 East Columbia Avenue
Scappoose, OR 97056-3423
The Scappoose Police Jail is located at 33568 East Columbia Avenue in Scappoose, OR and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Scappoose Police Department.This guide tells you information about everything one might want to know about the Scappoose Police Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, court information, and everything else.
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This guide is meant to give you information and advice that you need to make getting locked up a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any comments or tips that might be beneficial to other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Scappoose Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and need to contact them? Do you know someone who has been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
In order to look up who’s in jail at the Scappoose Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Scappoose Police Jail Inmate Locator is a roster of people currently in custody, which includes current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you can find info about anyone arrested and booked or released in the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to locate the information more quickly if you have the arrestee’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Scappoose Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Scappoose Police Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, it will take a while to get processed.
You must answer a bunch of questions, like your full legal name, home address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you are discharged.
You will get to use the telephone in order to get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, they will let you keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jail jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail may take anywhere from 15 minutes to quite a few hours. In other words the quicker you post bail, the faster you will get out of jail. Also, it depends on if you have a cash bond amount or if a judge needs to figure out the amount of bail to be set. For a minor offense, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served your sentence and know the release date, you should plan to get discharged between 9am and noon.
Scappoose Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to give information about each visitor to the Scappoose Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered into the log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Every visitor is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
The Scappoose Police Jail visitation procedures change often, so make sure that you call the jail at 503-543-3114 before you go to the jail to visit.
|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 Scappoose Police Jail you have to first have your name on the inmate’s visitation list.
Be 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 Scappoose Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Usually is not approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Scappoose Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Scappoose 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 Scappoose Police Jail is:
Scappoose Police Jail
33568 East Columbia Avenue
Scappoose, OR 97056-3423
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Scappoose Police Jail
33568 East Columbia Avenue
Scappoose, OR 97056-3423
The Scappoose Police Jail mail policy is always changing, so you should review the the Scappoose 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 Scappoose 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 Scappoose 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 arrest warrants on the Columbia County court website or call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. Keep in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the Columbia County jail, either by phone, in person, or check online. Arrest records are in the public record and this information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a court case file that contains a docket and any of the filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access your court records on the internet, or at the Columbia County Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of people’s criminal history. These databases are connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. Go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if the crime was in a different state, you might have to pay for a more complete search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes, which can include, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to Scappoose Police Jail jail inmates are always changing, so it would be best to visit the Scappoose Police Jail site when you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Scappoose 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 Scappoose Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 503-543-3114 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 Scappoose Police Jail store. You can buy different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely want to use the commissary every day, 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 sufficient funds in their account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal hygiene products including 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 Scappoose Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Jail phone calls are a lot more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone could be reduced or forbidden.
Phone Number: 503-543-3114
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 they control the prices. The money these phone service providers make off of all 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 Scappoose Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 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 rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you a lot of money on calling 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 these cases, the jail or prison has set their calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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