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Abingdon Police Jail Information
105 North Main Street
Abingdon, IL 61410-1440
Phone Number: 309-462-2091
The Abingdon Police Jail is located at 105 North Main Street in Abingdon, IL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Abingdon Police Department.This site will tell you all the information about everything one might want to know about the Abingdon Police Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Abingdon Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, how to find Knox County court records, and much, much more.
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This guide is designed to offer information that you’ll need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or feedback that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation is much appreciated.
Abingdon Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is incarcerated and need to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member who has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to look up who’s in jail at the Abingdon Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Abingdon Police Jail Inmate Search has information about individuals currently in custody, which includes status, and visiting hours. Also, you can get information about anybody processed or released in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You can find their inmate information faster if you have the arrestee’s name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Abingdon Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Abingdon Police Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will have to answer some questions, like what is your full legal name, address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will be taken from you and stored until you are discharged.
They will let you make a phone call to get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might be allowed to keep wearing street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will get discharged from jail. The discharge process will take from 15 minutes to many hours. In simple terms, the quicker bail is posted, the sooner you will get released. Also, how fast you get released can depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond or if a magistrate has to figure out the amount of bail to be set. For minor offenses, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and have a discharge date, plan to be released between 9am and noon.
Abingdon Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Abingdon Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s names will go in the visitation log for the requesting inmate. Each and every visitor is required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that gets to visitation or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be able to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies frequently change, so it would be wise to call the official Abingdon Police Jail at 309-462-2091 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 Abingdon Police Jail you have to be on the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones are allowed at Abingdon Police Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Persons under must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Usually is not approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of 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, 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 Abingdon Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Abingdon 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 Abingdon Police Jail, use this address:
Abingdon Police Jail
105 North Main Street
Abingdon, IL 61410-1440
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Abingdon Police Jail
105 North Main Street
Abingdon, IL 61410-1440
The Abingdon Police Jail mail policy changes often, so we suggest that you double check the official Abingdon Police Jail site when 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 Abingdon 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 Abingdon 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 find out by checking the arrest warrants on the Knox County court website or you are able to call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask them. You should know that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the Knox County jail, either by phone, in person, or look online. Records of arrests are in the public record and the information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a case file containing a docket sheet and all filings and documents filed in the case. You are able to access court records on the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These state databases are all linked so you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. Go to courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It helps to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a completely different state, you might have to pay for a more complete search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for DWI or DUI, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to Abingdon Police Jail inmates change frequently, so we suggest that you double check the Abingdon Police Jail site before send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Abingdon 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 Abingdon Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 309-462-2091 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 Abingdon Police Jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably want 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 products that the inmate can purchase if they have money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
The only phone calls that Abingdon Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are much more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone could be reduced or forbidden.
Phone Number: 309-462-2091
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they operate, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits these phone service providers make off of 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 Abingdon Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. These three factors 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county 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 rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you a lot of money on inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the facility has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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