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Alhambra Police Jail Information
211 South First Street
Alhambra, CA 91801-3706
Phone Number: 626-570-5168
The Alhambra Police Jail is located at 211 South First Street in Alhambra, CA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Alhambra Police Department.This guide will tell you information about everything you might want to know about the Alhambra Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and more.
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Alhambra Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that has gone to jail and want to contact 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?
To search who is in jail at the Alhambra Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Alhambra Police Jail Inmate Locator is a roster of people who have been arrested and are in jail, including custody status, and visiting schedule. Also, you are able to get information about anyone arrested and processed or released within the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to locate their arrest information fast if you enter their name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Alhambra Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Alhambra Police Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
The first thing you will have to to is you will answer some questions, like what is your full legal name, your address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you are discharged.
You will then be allowed to use the phone so you can get in touch with family, friends, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you will be allowed to keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged from jail may take from 30 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the quicker you post bail, the sooner you will get discharged. How quickly you get discharged depends on whether or not you have a cash bond or if the magistrate needs to determine how much your bail will be. For minor charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and have a release date, plan to get discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Alhambra Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to provide each visitor’s name to the Alhambra Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s names will go in the visitors log as an authorized visitor. Every visitor will have to provide identification. Visitors showing up late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures frequently change, so you should call the official Alhambra Police Jail at 626-570-5168 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 Alhambra Police Jail you must be added to their approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Alhambra Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone currently on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Such visitation is not approved.
If the 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 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 magazines to an inmate at the Alhambra Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Alhambra 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 Alhambra Police Jail:
Alhambra Police Jail
211 South First Street
Alhambra, CA 91801-3706
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Alhambra Police Jail
211 South First Street
Alhambra, CA 91801-3706
The mail policy at the Alhambra Police Jail changes frequently, so it would be best to review the site before 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 Alhambra 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 Alhambra 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 have a warrant out for your arrest, you can check arrest warrants inquiry on the Los Angeles County court website or you are able to call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are in the public record and these records are accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a case file that includes a docket and all documents filed in the court case. You can access the court records on the website, or at the Los Angeles County Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of someone’s criminal background. These state databases are all linked so you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. You can go to the Los Angeles County Courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and in the event that it was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for driving under the influence (DUI), drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to inmates might change, so you should review the Alhambra Police Jail site when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Alhambra 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 Alhambra Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 626-570-5168 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 Alhambra Police Jail store. Inmates can buy different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will most likely 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 inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their commissary 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
All phone calls from the Alhambra Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Jail phone calls are typically more costly than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about 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 there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated completely.
Phone Number: 626-570-5168
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 off of 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 Alhambra Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 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 a lot of money 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 money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their phone rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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