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Hastings Police Jail Information
207 5Th Avenue
Hastings, PA 16646
The Hastings Police Jail is located at 207 5Th Avenue in Hastings, PA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Hastings Borough Police Department.This site tells you information about anything you might want to know about the Hastings Police Jail, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and much, much more.
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This guide is meant to offer information that you need to make the process a lot easier. If you have a question, just ask it in the comment section below, and any feedback or comments that could be a benefit to other people in the same situation would be much appreciated.
Hastings Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that has gone to jail and want to contact them? Do you know somebody who’s been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
In order to see who is in jail at the Hastings Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Hastings Police Jail Inmate Lookup has information about individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you are able to get information for anyone booked or released in the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You’ll be able to locate their arrest information faster if you’ve got the arrestee’s name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Hastings Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Hastings Police Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First you will answer some simple questions, like your full legal name, home address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and will be stored until you are released.
They will let you make a phone call so you can 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 shortly, you will be allowed to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged may take anywhere from 15 minutes to hours or even all day long. In simple terms, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you can get released from jail. It also might depend on if you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if a magistrate must determine the bail amount. For a minor offense, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and are given a date of your release, expect to be discharged that morning.
Hastings Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Hastings Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitors will go in a Visiting log for the requesting inmate. Every visitor will be required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
The Hastings Police Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so we suggest that you call the official Hastings Police Jail at 814-247-8756 before you try to go to visitation.
|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 Hastings Police Jail you must have your name on their visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Hastings Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons currently on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 is related to 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 a 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Hastings Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Hastings 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 Hastings Police Jail, use this address:
Hastings Police Jail
207 5Th Avenue
Hastings, PA 16646
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Hastings Police Jail
207 5Th Avenue
Hastings, PA 16646
The mail policy at the Hastings Police Jail is always changing, so be sure to visit the 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 Hastings 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 Hastings 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, you can check the arrest warrants on the Cambria County court website or call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. You should know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, go there in person, or look online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and this information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a court case file that includes a court docket and any documents and filings filed in your court case. You can access the court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of someone’s criminal history. These online databases are all connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. Go to the Cambria County Courthouse and inquire, or check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if it was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any crimes, which can include, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to inmates change frequently, so be sure to double check the Hastings Police Jail site before you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Hastings 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 Hastings Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 814-247-8756 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 Hastings Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will probably want to use the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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 Hastings Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are usually pricier than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and 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 jail rules, an inmate’s phone privileges could be reduced or eliminated completely.
The Hastings Police Jail phone number is: 814-247-8756
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money these phone service providers make off of all of the 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 Hastings Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. These three things will determine the cost of an inmate phone call: 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 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 calling your inmate. 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 cases like this, the jail has set their calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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