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Edgewood Police Jail Information
2 Race Street
Swissvale, PA 15218-1445
The Edgewood Police Jail is located at 2 Race Street in Swissvale, PA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Edgewood Borough Police Department.This site will tell you all the information about anything one might want to know about the Edgewood Police Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Edgewood Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and more.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer advice and information you need to make going to jail easier. If you have a specific question, just ask it in the comment section below, and any comments or feedback that might be beneficial to other people in the same situation would be welcome.
Edgewood Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and need to find them? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
To find out who’s in jail at the Edgewood Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Edgewood Police Jail Inmate Search is a list of individuals currently in custody, including status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can find the same information about anyone processed or released within the past 24 hour period. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to locate their arrest information fast if you’ve got your friend or family member’s name, birth date, or arrest number.
Edgewood Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Edgewood Police Jail includes the following steps:
You will get put 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 must answer a number of questions, such as your full name, home address, date of birth and contact person, and they’ll also ask about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
They will allow you to use the phone to call a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might get to keep wearing street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere between 10 minutes to quite a few hours. In simple terms, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you will get let go. It also can depend on whether you have a cash bond or if a magistrate must decide on the amount of bail to be set. For lesser charges, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a release date, you should plan to get released between 9am and noon.
Edgewood Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must provide each visitor’s full name to the Edgewood Police Jail before you can visit. This information will be put into a Visiting log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each and every visitor is required 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.
Jail visitation policies change often, so it would be wise to call the facility at 412-242-9990 before you try to visit an inmate.
|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 Edgewood Police Jail you have to be added to the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Edgewood Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody currently on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually is not 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 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Edgewood Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Edgewood 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 Edgewood Police Jail:
Edgewood Police Jail
2 Race Street
Swissvale, PA 15218-1445
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Edgewood Police Jail
2 Race Street
Swissvale, PA 15218-1445
The Edgewood Police Jail mail policy changes often, so it would be best to check the official Edgewood Police Jail 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 Edgewood 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 Edgewood 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, you can check arrest warrants on the Allegheny County court website or you can call the court. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. Keep in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Allegheny County jail, on the phone, in person, or look online. Records of arrests are in the public record and this is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a court case file that contains a docket sheet and any filings and documents filed in the court case. You can access court records via the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of a person’s criminal background. These databases are all connected and you can track criminal convictions from other states. Go to courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
A criminal history search you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for the following crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to inmates at the Edgewood Police Jail is likely to change, so you should check the Edgewood Police Jail website when you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Edgewood 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 Edgewood Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 412-242-9990 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 Edgewood Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary daily, 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 sufficient funds in their account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to hygiene products like 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 Edgewood Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are a lot more costly than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates 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 jail rules, your ability to use the phone could be reduced or forbidden completely.
The Edgewood Police Jail phone number is: 412-242-9990
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits these phone service providers make off of all phone calls that inmates make 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 Edgewood Police Jail. The prices 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 figuring out 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 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 will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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