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Billings Police Jail Information
220 North 27Th Street
Billings, MT 59101-1938
The Billings Police Jail is located at 220 North 27Th Street in Billings, MT and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Billings Police Department.This site tells you information about anything one might want to know about the Billings Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find Yellowstone County court records, and everything else.
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This guide is designed to give information that you’ll need to make getting locked up a little less stressful. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any comments or feedback that could be a benefit to other people in the same situation is welcome.
Billings Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is in jail and want to find them? Do you know somebody that’s been arrested and you want to locate them?
To look up who is in jail at the Billings Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Billings Police Jail Inmate Search is an online list of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes current status, and schedule for visitation. You can also get information for anybody booked or released within the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to locate their arrest information faster if you’ve got their name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Billings Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Billings Police Jail is made up of 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 must answer some questions, such as your legal name, address, birth date and contact person, and you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get released.
They will let you make a telephone call in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be able to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged can take anywhere between 10 minutes to many hours. In other words the faster you can post bail, the quicker you will be released. Also, it can depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond or if the magistrate still needs to determine the bail amount. For minor offenses, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and have a release date, plan to be released between 9am and noon.
Billings Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Billings Police Jail before you can visit. This information will be entered into a log of visitors as an authorized visitor. All visitors must provide proof of identification. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies change often, so you should call the facility at 406-657-8460 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|
In order to visit someone at the Billings Police Jail you must first be added to this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Billings Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 under the age of 18 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 Billings Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Billings 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.
The mailing address for the Billings Police Jail is:
Billings Police Jail
220 North 27Th Street
Billings, MT 59101-1938
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Billings Police Jail
220 North 27Th Street
Billings, MT 59101-1938
The mail policy at the Billings Police Jail changes often, so you should double check 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 Billings 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 Billings 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 are able to check the arrest warrants online or you are able to call the court. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. Bear in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, in person, or check online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and this information is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a case file that includes a docket and all of the documents filed in your court case. You can access court records via the internet, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal history. These state databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You can go to county courthouse and inquire, or check online. It helps to know the county, and if the crime was in a totally different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you can get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for these crimes, drug Possession, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to inmates at the Billings Police Jail can change at any time, so you should double check the Billings Police Jail website when you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Billings 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 Billings Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 406-657-8460 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 Billings Police Jail store. An inmate can buy different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely need to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal 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 Billings Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are typically more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to 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 are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, your ability to use the phone may be limited or cut altogether.
Phone Number: 406-657-8460
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The money these phone service providers make from all of the 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 Billings Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following three factors 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 decrease 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 will not 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 facility has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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