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Chewelah Police Jail Information
301 East Clay Avenue
Chewelah, WA 99109-8936
Phone Number: 509-935-6555
The Chewelah Police Jail is located at 301 East Clay Avenue in Chewelah, WA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Chewelah Police Department.This page will tell you information about anything you might want to know about the Chewelah Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and more.
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This guide is meant to give you all the info that you need to make getting locked up a little less stressful. If you have a question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any tips or comments that would help others is much appreciated.
Chewelah Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member that has been arrested and you need to locate them?
To find out who is in jail at the Chewelah Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Chewelah Police Jail Inmate Search has information about people who are in jail, which includes status, and visiting schedule. You can get info for anyone arrested and processed or discharged in the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You will be able to get their inmate information quicker if you’ve got your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Chewelah Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Chewelah Police Jail includes the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
You will answer some questions, such as your full name, street address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get released.
You will get to make a telephone call to call a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process can take between 10 minutes to all day. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you will get discharged. How quickly you get discharged can depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if the judge must figure out how much your bail will be. For minor charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have completed your jail sentence and know the release date, you should plan to be released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Chewelah Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Chewelah Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s names will be put into a log of visitors for the requesting inmate. All visitors must provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures change often, so call the official Chewelah Police Jail at 509-935-6555 before you go to the jail to visit.
|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 Chewelah Police Jail you must have your name on their visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones at Chewelah Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Anyone on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. This kind of visitation is not going to be 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 the 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Chewelah Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Chewelah 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 an inmate at Chewelah Police Jail:
Chewelah Police Jail
301 East Clay Avenue
Chewelah, WA 99109-8936
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Chewelah Police Jail
301 East Clay Avenue
Chewelah, WA 99109-8936
The Chewelah Police Jail inmate mail policy changes frequently, so you should double check the official Chewelah Police Jail 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 Chewelah 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 Chewelah 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 check arrest warrants online or you are able to call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. You should know that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Stevens County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or check online. Records of arrests are public record and this information is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. They include a case file containing a docket and all documents and filings filed in your court case. You are able to access the court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Stevens County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of a person’s criminal past. These online databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from other states. You can go to the Stevens County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you are able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for DUI, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to Chewelah Police Jail inmates can change at any time, so you should double check the Chewelah Police Jail site when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Chewelah 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 Chewelah Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 509-935-6555 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 Chewelah Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will most likely want 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 inmates can purchase if they have money in their trust 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Chewelah Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are usually more expensive than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about when and how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules and are disciplined, phone calls could be reduced or eliminated completely.
Phone Number: 509-935-6555
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make from all 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 Chewelah Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following three factors 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 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 a lot of money on inmate phone calls. 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 facility has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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