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Broussard Police Jail Information
414 East Main Street
Broussard, LA 70518-4330
The Broussard Police Jail is located at 414 East Main Street in Broussard, LA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Broussard Police Department.This guide will tell you information about everything you might want to know about the Broussard Police Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Broussard Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and much, much more.
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This guide is meant to give you all the information and tips you need to make getting locked up less stressfull. If you have a specific question, just ask them, and please leave any feedback or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Broussard Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend in jail and need to locate them? Do you know a friend or family member that’s been arrested and you want to locate them?
To see who’s in jail at the Broussard Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Broussard Police Jail Inmate Locator has information about people who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you can find info about anybody booked or discharged in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to get their arrest information quicker if you enter your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or arrest number.
Broussard Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Broussard Police Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First you will answer some basic questions, such as your full legal name, address, date of birth and a contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you are released.
They will let you use the phone to call family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will have to change into a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get discharged from jail. The discharge process may take anywhere between 30 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the faster bail is posted, the faster you will be freed. It also will depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if a judge has to decide on how much to set your bail at. For a minor offense, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and know the date of your release, expect to be released that morning.
Broussard Police Jail Visitation
The inmate have to list the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Broussard Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s names will be put in the visitors log for the inmate. All visitors will have to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will be turned away.
Visitation procedures at Broussard Police Jail are always changing, so it would be wise to call the official Broussard Police Jail at 337-837-6259 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Broussard Police Jail you must first be added to this person’s visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones are allowed at Broussard Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anybody on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Usually is not normally approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 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 of age 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 magazines to an inmate at the Broussard Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Broussard 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 Broussard Police Jail is:
Broussard Police Jail
414 East Main Street
Broussard, LA 70518-4330
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Broussard Police Jail
414 East Main Street
Broussard, LA 70518-4330
The Broussard Police Jail mail policy changes frequently, so check the the Broussard Police Jail website 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 Broussard 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 Broussard 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 an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you are able to check the arrest warrants inquiry online 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 them. Bear 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 Lafayette Parish jail, by phone, go there in person, or check online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and this information is freely available.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a case file containing a docket and all documents filed in the court case. You can access the court records on the internet, or at the Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of someone’s criminal history. These state databases are all linked and you can track criminal convictions from any other state. You can go to the Lafayette Parish Courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It helps to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug Possession, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to someone in jail are always changing, so review the Broussard Police Jail website before send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Broussard 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 Broussard Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 337-837-6259 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 Broussard Police Jail store. You can buy several different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will probably need to buy things from the commissary daily, 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 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 Broussard Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are generally pricier than phone calls made at home. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are disciplined for an infraction, phone calls might get reduced or forbidden.
The Broussard Police Jail phone number is: 337-837-6259
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they operate, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits off of all 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 Broussard 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 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 state prisons and local jails learning how to decrease 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 rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some prisons or jails 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 calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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