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Van Buren Police Jail Information
51 Main Street
Van Buren, ME 04785-1027
Phone Number: 207-868-3481
The Van Buren Police Jail is located at 51 Main Street in Van Buren, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Van Buren Police Department.This guide will tell you info about anything one might want to know about the Van Buren Police Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Van Buren Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you all the information and advice that you’ll need to make going to jail easier. If you have questions, please feel free to ask them, and also any feedback or comments that could be a benefit to others is welcome.
Van Buren Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend in jail and want to locate them? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you need to find them?
In order to see who is in jail at the Van Buren Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Van Buren Police Jail Inmate List is a roster of people who have been arrested and are in jail, including custody status, and times you can visit. You can find the same information on anyone arrested and processed or discharged within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to find their arrest information faster if you have the arrestee’s name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Van Buren Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Van Buren Police Jail takes you through the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First you have to answer some basic questions, such as what is your full name, street address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will get to make a phone call to contact a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be able to keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. This process can take anywhere between 15 minutes to many hours. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you will be released. Also, how fast you get released can depend on if you have a cash bond amount or if a magistrate has to decide on how much to set your bail at. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served your sentence and are given a release date, you should expect to be discharged in the morning.
Van Buren Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to provide each visitor’s name to the Van Buren Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s names will go in the visitation log as an Authorized visit. Each and every visitor will have to provide proof of identification. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so call the facility at 207-868-3481 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|
To visit someone at the Van Buren Police Jail you have to first be on this person’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Van Buren Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Persons currently on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is a family member of 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 under the age of 18 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Van Buren Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Van Buren 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 Van Buren Police Jail, use this address:
Van Buren Police Jail
51 Main Street
Van Buren, ME 04785-1027
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Van Buren Police Jail
51 Main Street
Van Buren, ME 04785-1027
The Van Buren Police Jail inmate mail policy is always changing, so be sure to check the official 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 Van Buren 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 Van Buren 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 are able to check the court records on the Aroostook County jail website or you can call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, 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 jail, on the phone, in person, or look online. Records of arrests are public record and this is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a case file that includes a docket sheet and any documents filed in the court case. You are able to access your court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of a person’s criminal history. These online databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from any other state. You can go to the Aroostook County Courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a completely different state, you might have to pay a fee 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 crimes, which include, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to someone in jail at the Van Buren Police Jail could change, so you should double check the Van Buren Police Jail site before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Van Buren 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 Van Buren Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 207-868-3481 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 Van Buren Police Jail store. An inmate can buy a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely need to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can buy if they have sufficient funds in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as hygiene products such as 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Van Buren Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are typically pricier than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the rules and are disciplined, an inmate’s phone privileges might get cut back or forbidden completely.
Phone Number: 207-868-3481
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies 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 from all of the phone calls that inmates make 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 Van Buren Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 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 calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on calling your inmate. In some cases, we will not be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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