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Checotah Police Jail Information
131 Southwest Main Street
Checotah, OK 74426-3819
Phone Number: 918-473-4555
The Checotah Police Jail is located at 131 Southwest Main Street in Checotah, OK and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Checotah Police Department.This page will tell you information about anything one might want to know about the Checotah Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find Mcintosh County court records, and much much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer information and tips that you’ll need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail easier. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask them, and please leave any comments or feedback that would be a benefit to other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Checotah Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is in jail and don’t know how to locate them? Do you know somebody who has been arrested and you want to find them?
In order to see who’s in jail at the Checotah Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Checotah Police Jail Inmate Lookup is a roster of people who have been arrested and are in custody, including current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you can get info for anyone who has been arrested or discharged within the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to get their arrest information faster if you’ve got their first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Checotah Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Checotah Police Jail takes you through the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you have to answer some simple questions, such as what is your legal name, address, birthdate and a contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will be allowed to use the telephone to get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your street clothes, if not you you will have to wear a jail uniform.
Once bail has been posted, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged can take from 30 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you will get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged can depend on whether or not you have a cash bond amount or if the judge has to decide on your bail amount. For minor charges, you will simply 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 date of your release, expect to get released that morning.
Checotah Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must provide each visitor’s full name to the Checotah Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will go into a Visiting log for the inmate. Each and every visitor is required to provide acceptable photo identification. Visitors showing up late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures change often, so make sure that you call the facility at 918-473-4555 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Checotah Police Jail you have to first be on their approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones at Checotah Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone under must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Usually is not approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 related to 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 magazines to an inmate at the Checotah Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Checotah 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.
The mailing address for the Checotah Police Jail is:
Checotah Police Jail
131 Southwest Main Street
Checotah, OK 74426-3819
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Checotah Police Jail
131 Southwest Main Street
Checotah, OK 74426-3819
The Checotah Police Jail mail policy changes frequently, so you should check 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 Checotah 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 Checotah 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 inquiry on the Mcintosh County jail website or you are able to call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. You should be clear that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, in person, or check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and these records are freely available.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a case file that contains a court docket and any documents filed in your court case. You are able to access your court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of people’s criminal history. These databases are linked together so you can track criminal convictions from other states. Go to county courthouse and check in person, or check the website. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if it was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for DWI or DUI, drug crimes, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to inmates are always changing, so visit the Checotah Police Jail site when you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Checotah 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 Checotah Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 918-473-4555 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 Checotah Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably need to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their trust account. These items 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
All phone calls from the Checotah Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are much more costly than phone calls made at home. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates must keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules, phone calls might get reduced or forbidden.
The Checotah Police Jail phone number is: 918-473-4555
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 they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits off of all phone calls that inmates make 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 Checotah Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 finding out how to decrease your inmates phone charges can be 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 inmate phone calls. There are some circumstances where we won’t 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 phone rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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