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Bellaire Police Jail Information
202 North Bridge Street
Bellaire, MI 49615-9589
Phone Number: 231-533-5678
The Bellaire Police Jail is located at 202 North Bridge Street in Bellaire, MI and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Bellaire Police Department.This guide will tell you all the information about anything a person needs to know about the Bellaire Police Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Bellaire Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you information that you’ll need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any feedback or comments that might be beneficial to others will be appreciated.
Bellaire Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is incarcerated and want to locate them? Do you know a friend or family member that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
In order to look up who’s in jail at the Bellaire Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bellaire Police Jail Inmate Search has information about people who were arrested and are now in jail, including current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can also get the same information for anybody arrested and processed or discharged within the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to locate their inmate information more quickly if you enter your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Bellaire Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Bellaire Police Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. When the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
The first thing you will have to to is you must answer some basic questions, such as your full name, address, birth date and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
You will get to use the telephone in order to talk to family, friends, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might get to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. The discharge process will take between 15 minutes to all day long. So, the faster bail is posted, the faster you will be freed. Also, it depends on whether you’ve got a bond amount or if a magistrate still needs to determine how much to set your bail at. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a discharge date, you should plan to be released that morning.
Bellaire Police Jail Visitation
The inmate need to list each visitor’s name to the Bellaire Police Jail in advance. This information will be entered in the log as an approved visitor. Each visitor will have to provide acceptable photo identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that is not an approved visitor will be turned away.
Visitation procedures at Bellaire Police Jail change often, so we suggest that you call the jail at 231-533-5678 before you 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|
To visit an inmate at the Bellaire Police Jail you must have your name on the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Bellaire Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Anybody probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually is not 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years old 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Bellaire Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bellaire 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 Bellaire Police Jail:
Bellaire Police Jail
202 North Bridge Street
Bellaire, MI 49615-9589
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bellaire Police Jail
202 North Bridge Street
Bellaire, MI 49615-9589
The Bellaire Police Jail inmate mail policy changes, so it would be best to double check the official Bellaire Police Jail 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 Bellaire 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 Bellaire 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 online or you are able to call the jail. This requires a first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask them. Keep in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, by phone, go there in person, or check online. An arrest is public record and this information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a court case file containing a docket and all filings and documents filed in your case. You are able to access the court records on their website, or at the Antrim County Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal background. These state databases are linked together and you can track criminal histories from any other state. You can go to county courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for crimes, which include, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to inmates at the Bellaire Police Jail might change, so it would be best to check the Bellaire Police Jail site before you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bellaire 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 Bellaire Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 231-533-5678 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 Bellaire Police Jail store. You can buy different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will probably 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 money in their commissary 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 Bellaire Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are a lot pricier than phone calls made at home. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Bellaire Police Jail phone number is: 231-533-5678
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits off of all of the inmate phone calls 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 Bellaire 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 learning 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 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 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 these cases, the facility has set their phone rates so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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