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Anderson Police Jail Information
1040 Main Street
Anderson, IN 46016-1746
The Anderson Police Jail is located at 1040 Main Street in Anderson, IN and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Anderson Police Department.This site will tell you all the information about everything one might want to know about the Anderson Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate at the Anderson Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the information that you’ll need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail less stressfull. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask them, and please leave any tips or comments that might be a benefit to other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Anderson Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is incarcerated and need to find them? Do you know a friend or family member 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 Anderson Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Anderson Police Jail Inmate Search is a list of people who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes status, and visiting hours. Also, you can find the same information about anyone who has been arrested or discharged in the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You can locate their arrest information fast if you’ve got your friend or family member’s name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Anderson Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Anderson Police Jail is made up of each of these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first step is that you will answer some questions, such as what is your full legal name, home address, birthdate and a contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will get to make a phone call so you can get in touch with a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, they will let you wear your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jail jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. This process takes between 30 minutes to quite a few hours. In simple terms, the faster you post bail, the sooner you will get released. How quickly you get discharged can depend on whether you’ve been given a cash bond or if a judge needs to figure out how much your bail will be. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and know the discharge date, plan to be discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Anderson Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must provide each visitor’s name to the Anderson Police Jail in advance. Your visitor’s names will be put into the log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each and every visitor must provide proof of identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so call the facility at 765-648-6700 before you try to go to visitation.
|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 Anderson Police Jail you have to first be added to their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Anderson Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons currently on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If a 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 a 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Anderson Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Anderson 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 someone incarcerated at Anderson Police Jail:
Anderson Police Jail
1040 Main Street
Anderson, IN 46016-1746
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Anderson Police Jail
1040 Main Street
Anderson, IN 46016-1746
The mail policy at the Anderson Police Jail changes frequently, so be sure to visit the official website before 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 Anderson 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 Anderson 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 have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can access court records on the Madison County jail website or you are able to call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. Keep in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Madison County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and this information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. These records include a case file that contains a court docket and any filings and documents filed in your court case. You are able to access the court records on the internet, or at the Madison County Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal history. These state databases are all connected so you can track criminal histories from other states. Go to the Madison County Courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for the following crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to people in jail are always changing, so we suggest that you double check the Anderson Police Jail website when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Anderson 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 Anderson Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 765-648-6700 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 Anderson Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can buy if they have enough money in their trust account. These products 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
All phone calls from the Anderson 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 are disciplined for an infraction, phone privileges might get cut back or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: 765-648-6700
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all of the 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 Anderson Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different prices 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 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 calling your inmate. In some cases, 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 phone call rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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