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Atkinson Police Jail Information
107 West Main Street
Atkinson, IL 61235
Phone Number: 309-936-7600
The Atkinson Police Jail is located at 107 West Main Street in Atkinson, IL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Atkinson Police Department.This site tells you information about anything you might need to know about the Atkinson Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Atkinson Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information, and more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the advice and information you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have specific questions, just ask them, and also any feedback or comments that could help others is appreciated.
Atkinson Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is locked up and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know somebody who has been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
In order to find out who’s in jail at the Atkinson Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Atkinson Police Jail Inmate List is an online list of individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, including current status, and visiting hours. You can get info for anybody processed or released within the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to get their inmate information quicker if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Atkinson Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Atkinson Police Jail includes each of these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First you will answer some basic questions, like what is your full name, your address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
They will allow you to make a phone call so you can call a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might be able to keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. This process can take between 10 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you can get released from jail. Also, how fast you get released might depend on if you’ve been given a cash bond or if a judge still needs to determine how much to set your bail at. For minor charges, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served your sentence and have a discharge date, plan to get released that morning.
Atkinson Police Jail Visitation
The inmate need to list each visitor’s name to the Atkinson Police Jail in advance. Your visitor’s information will be entered in a log of visitors for the inmate. Each and every visitor will have to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors showing up late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Atkinson Police Jail change often, so call the facility at 309-936-7600 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|
In order to visit someone at the Atkinson Police Jail you have to first have your name on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Atkinson Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not normally approved.
If the 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, 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 Atkinson Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Atkinson 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 Atkinson Police Jail, use this address:
Atkinson Police Jail
107 West Main Street
Atkinson, IL 61235
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Atkinson Police Jail
107 West Main Street
Atkinson, IL 61235
The Atkinson Police Jail mail policy changes frequently, so be sure to review the site when you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Atkinson 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 Atkinson 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 have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can access arrest warrants on the Henry County court website or you are able to call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Henry County jail, by phone, go there in person, or look online. Arrest records are in the public record and the information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. These records include a case file that includes a docket and all of the 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.
Each state keeps a record of people’s criminal history. These online databases are connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You are able to go to the Henry County Courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to someone in jail change frequently, so double check the Atkinson Police Jail website when send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Atkinson 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 Atkinson Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 309-936-7600 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 Atkinson Police Jail store. Inmates 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 a selection of different products that the inmate can buy if they have enough money in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
All phone calls from the Atkinson Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Jail phone calls are generally pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but you should keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the rules and are disciplined, phone privileges may be limited or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Atkinson Police Jail phone number is: 309-936-7600
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they get to set the prices. The money these phone service providers make from all of the 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 Atkinson Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of prices 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 learning how to lower 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 calling 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 circumstances where we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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