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Atlantic Police Jail Information
23 East 4Th Street
Atlantic, IA 50022-1377
Phone Number: 712-243-3512
The Atlantic Police Jail is located at 23 East 4Th Street in Atlantic, IA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Atlantic Police Department.This site will tell you information about anything one might want to know about the Atlantic Police Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Atlantic Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information and records, and everything else.
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This guide is designed to give you all the information and tips you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a little less stressful. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any tips or comments that would be a benefit to others will be welcome.
Atlantic Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is incarcerated and need to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member that has been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
In order to see who is in jail at the Atlantic Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Atlantic Police Jail Inmate Roster has information about people currently in custody, which includes status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you are able to find information on anyone booked or discharged in the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to find the information quicker if you enter the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Atlantic Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Atlantic Police Jail includes each of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. When the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
First, you will have to answer some simple questions, such as what is your full legal name, your address, birth date and contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will get to use the phone so you can contact a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, they will let you wear your street clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail uniform.
When you post bail, you will be discharged from jail. This process can take anywhere from 30 minutes to many hours. So, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you will get let go. Also, how fast you get released will depend on whether or not you’ve got a bond amount or if a magistrate still needs to figure out how much to set your bail at. For minor offenses, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and know the discharge date, expect to be discharged in the morning.
Atlantic Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Atlantic Police Jail in advance. This information will go into the visitation log as an Authorized visit. All visitors is required to provide acceptable photo identification. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
The Atlantic Police Jail visitation procedures can change, so you should call the official Atlantic Police Jail at 712-243-3512 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Atlantic Police Jail you must first be added to their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Atlantic Police Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Anybody currently on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of 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 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Atlantic Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Atlantic 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 Atlantic Police Jail is:
Atlantic Police Jail
23 East 4Th Street
Atlantic, IA 50022-1377
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Atlantic Police Jail
23 East 4Th Street
Atlantic, IA 50022-1377
The Atlantic Police Jail mail policy changes frequently, so it would be best to review the official Atlantic Police Jail site before send a letter to someone in jail there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Atlantic 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 Atlantic 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants online or call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. Bear in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this is freely available.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a court case file that contains a docket sheet and any documents and filings filed in the case. You are able to access your court records on the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of people’s criminal background. These databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from another state. You can go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and if the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for the following crimes, drug crimes, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to someone in jail at the Atlantic Police Jail might change, so be sure to double check the Atlantic Police Jail website before you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Atlantic 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 Atlantic Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 712-243-3512 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 Atlantic Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase a number of things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their account. These items 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Atlantic Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are much more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the rules, your ability to use the phone might get cut back or eliminated completely.
Phone Number: 712-243-3512
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make from 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 Atlantic Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 learning how to decrease your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails where we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore 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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