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Blackfoot Police Jail Information
501 North Maple Street
Blackfoot, ID 83221-1778
Phone Number: 208-785-1235
The Blackfoot Police Jail is located at 501 North Maple Street in Blackfoot, ID and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Blackfoot Police Department.This guide will tell you all the information about everything one might want to know about the Blackfoot Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Blackfoot Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much much more.
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This guide is designed to offer information and advice that you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail easier. If you have questions, just ask it, and any comments or tips that might be beneficial to others would be much appreciated.
Blackfoot Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is incarcerated and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend that has been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
To see who is in jail at the Blackfoot Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Blackfoot Police Jail Inmate Lookup has information about people who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes custody status, and schedule for visitation. You can also get information for anybody processed or discharged in the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to find their inmate information fast if you have their first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Blackfoot Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Blackfoot Police Jail takes you through these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will answer some questions, like what is your full name, street address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to use the phone to call a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might get to wear your street clothes, if not you you will have to wear a jail uniform.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. This process can take anywhere between 15 minutes to hours or even all day long. So, the faster you can post bail, the sooner you will get discharged from jail. It also might depend on if you’ve got a bond amount or if the magistrate still needs to figure out how much your bail will be. For a minor offense, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served your sentence and have a discharge date, plan to get discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Blackfoot Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must list each visitor’s name to the Blackfoot Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s information will go in the visitation log as an Authorized visit. All visitors will have to provide proof of identification. Any visitors arriving late or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
The Blackfoot Police Jail visitation procedures are always changing, so make sure that you call the facility at 208-785-1235 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 Blackfoot Police Jail you must first be on their 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 without it.
No mobile phones at Blackfoot Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. This kind of visitation 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 under the age of 18 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 magazines to an inmate at the Blackfoot Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Blackfoot 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 address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Blackfoot Police Jail is:
Blackfoot Police Jail
501 North Maple Street
Blackfoot, ID 83221-1778
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Blackfoot Police Jail
501 North Maple Street
Blackfoot, ID 83221-1778
The Blackfoot Police Jail inmate mail policy changes frequently, so be sure to check the site when you send a letter.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Blackfoot 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 Blackfoot 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can access arrest warrants online or call the court. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask them. You should be clear that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Bingham County jail, on the phone, in person, or look online. Records of arrests are in the public record and the information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a court case file that contains a court docket and all of the filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access your court records online, or at the Bingham County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of a person’s criminal background. These databases are linked together and you can track criminal convictions from another state. Go to courthouse and check in person, or check online. It helps to know the county, and if the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will be able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to people in jail change frequently, so be sure to review the Blackfoot Police Jail website when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Blackfoot 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 Blackfoot Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 208-785-1235 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 Blackfoot Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will probably want to buy things from the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that inmates can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their commissary account. These items 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 Blackfoot Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are usually more costly than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone may be limited or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
Phone Number: 208-785-1235
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they operate the phone services for, 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 Blackfoot Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices 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 figuring 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 calling your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we won’t be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail or prison has set their phone call rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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