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Alvarado Police Jail Information
104 West College Street
Alvarado, TX 76009-4319
The Alvarado Police Jail is located at 104 West College Street in Alvarado, TX and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Alvarado Police Department.This guide tells you all the information about everything related to the Alvarado Police Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Alvarado Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, court information, and lots more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you info that you’ll need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have a question, just ask it, and any feedback or comments that might help other people in the same situation will be welcome.
Alvarado Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is incarcerated and don’t know how to find out where they are? Do you know somebody that has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to see who is in jail at the Alvarado Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Alvarado Police Jail Inmate List is an online list of individuals who have been arrested, which includes custody status, and visiting schedule. You can also get the same information on anyone arrested and booked or released in the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to get the information faster if you’ve got the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Alvarado Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Alvarado Police Jail includes each of the following 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.
First, you have to answer some simple questions, like your full legal name, street address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will then be allowed to use the telephone to get in touch with family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. This process can 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 if you have a cash bond amount or if the magistrate still needs to determine the bail amount. For a minor charge, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a release date, you should expect to be released that morning.
Alvarado Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to provide each visitor’s full name to the Alvarado Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will go into the log for the inmate. Each visitor will be required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Visitors that gets to visitation or that is not an approved visitor will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies can change, so we suggest that you call the jail at 817-783-3344 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 Alvarado Police Jail you have to have your name on their approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones at Alvarado Police Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Anyone parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Such visitation is not approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Alvarado Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Alvarado 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.
Use this address when sending a letter to an inmate at Alvarado Police Jail:
Alvarado Police Jail
104 West College Street
Alvarado, TX 76009-4319
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Alvarado Police Jail
104 West College Street
Alvarado, TX 76009-4319
The Alvarado Police Jail mail policy can change, so you should check the the Alvarado Police Jail website 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 Alvarado 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 Alvarado 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 can check the arrest warrants online or you are able to call the jail directly. This requires a first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, 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 Johnson County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a case file containing a docket and any documents filed in the case. You are able to access your court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Johnson County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These state databases are all connected and you can track criminal convictions from any other state. Go to the Johnson County Courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, 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.
A criminal history search you are able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for any of the following crimes, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to someone in jail at the Alvarado Police Jail change frequently, so you should double check the Alvarado Police Jail website when you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Alvarado 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 Alvarado Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 817-783-3344 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 Alvarado Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase several different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely 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 products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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 Alvarado Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . These phone calls are a lot pricier than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates must keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the rules, phone calls might get cut back or forbidden.
Phone Number: 817-783-3344
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control the prices. The profits from 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 Alvarado 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 figuring out how to decrease 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 how much it costs you to call 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 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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