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Folcroft Police Jail Information
1555 Elmwood Avenue
Folcroft, PA 19032-1336
The Folcroft Police Jail is located at 1555 Elmwood Avenue in Folcroft, PA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Folcroft Borough Police Department.This site will tell you info about everything you might want to know about the Folcroft Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, court information and records, and everything else.
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This guide is meant to give you all the information and advice that you’ll need to make the process a lot easier. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask them, and also any feedback or comments that would be beneficial to others will be welcome.
Folcroft Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is locked up and need to contact them? Do you know someone who has been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
To find out who’s in jail at the Folcroft Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Folcroft Police Jail Inmate Roster is an online list of individuals who are in jail, including custody status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you can find info on anyone arrested and booked or discharged in the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to find their arrest information more quickly if you have the arrestee’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Folcroft Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Folcroft Police Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
First you have to answer some basic questions, like what is your legal name, street address, date of birth and contact person, and they’ll also ask about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will then be allowed to make a phone call in order to call a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, they will let you wear your own clothes, if not you you will be given a jail uniform.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged from jail takes anywhere from 10 minutes to all day long. So, the faster you can post bail, the faster you will get let go. Also, how fast you get released depends on whether or not you’ve been given a cash bond or if the judge must determine the amount of bail to be set. For lesser charges, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and know the discharge date, expect to be discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Folcroft Police Jail Visitation
Inmates must provide each visitor’s name to the Folcroft Police Jail in advance of any visit. This information will go in the visitors log as an authorized visitor. Every visitor will be required to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that is not an approved visitor will be turned away.
The Folcroft Police Jail visitation procedures can change, so we suggest that you call the official Folcroft Police Jail at 610-522-1300 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 an inmate at the Folcroft Police Jail you have to be on their approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones at Folcroft Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Anyone parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 a 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Folcroft Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Folcroft 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 Folcroft Police Jail:
Folcroft Police Jail
1555 Elmwood Avenue
Folcroft, PA 19032-1336
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Folcroft Police Jail
1555 Elmwood Avenue
Folcroft, PA 19032-1336
The Folcroft Police Jail mail policy can change, so we suggest that you visit 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 Folcroft 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 Folcroft 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 check the court records on the Delaware County jail website or you are able to call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Delaware County jail, by phone, in person, or look online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and these records are freely available.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a case file containing a docket sheet and all documents and filings filed in the court case. You can access the court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal history. These databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from another state. Go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county, and if it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will be able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for DWI or DUI, drug Possession, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to people in jail change frequently, so it would be best to check the Folcroft Police Jail site before you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Folcroft 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 Folcroft Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 610-522-1300 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 Folcroft Police Jail store. An inmate can buy several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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 Folcroft Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are much more costly than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the rules and are disciplined, your ability to use the phone could be reduced or totally denied.
The Folcroft Police Jail phone number is: 610-522-1300
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits 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 Folcroft Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 state prisons and local jails finding 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 prisons or jails 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 cases like this, the facility has set their calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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