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Puyallup Police Jail Information
311 West Pioneer Avenue
Puyallup, WA 98371-5369
Phone Number: 253-841-5415
The Puyallup Police Jail is located at 311 West Pioneer Avenue in Puyallup, WA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Puyallup Police Department.This guide will tell you information about anything related to the Puyallup Police Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Puyallup Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find Pierce County court records, and everything else.
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This guide is designed to give you info that you’ll need to make helping someone get out of jail a lot easier. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask them, and any tips or comments that might be a benefit to other people in the same situation is much appreciated.
Puyallup Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is incarcerated and want to locate them? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?
To search who is in jail at the Puyallup Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Puyallup Police Jail Inmate Roster is a roster of individuals who are in jail, including custody status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can get the same information for anybody booked or released within the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You can find their inmate information faster if you have their name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Puyallup Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Puyallup Police Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First, you will have to answer some questions, like what is your legal name, your 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 be fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will be allowed to use the phone so you can call a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your own clothes, if not you you will be given a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged may take anywhere from 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. In other words the faster bail is posted, the sooner you can get released from jail. Also, how fast you get released will depend on whether you’ve got a bond amount or if the judge has to figure out how much your bail will be. For minor offenses, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served your sentence and know the release date, plan to get released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Puyallup Police Jail Visitation
The inmate need to list each visitor’s name to the Puyallup Police Jail in advance. Your visitors will be entered into the log as an approved visitor. All visitors will have to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone showing up late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies change often, so it would be wise to call the facility at 253-841-5415 before you go.
|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 an inmate at the Puyallup Police Jail you have to first have your name on this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Puyallup Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of the inmate, they will have to 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 Puyallup Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Puyallup 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 Puyallup Police Jail:
Puyallup Police Jail
311 West Pioneer Avenue
Puyallup, WA 98371-5369
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Puyallup Police Jail
311 West Pioneer Avenue
Puyallup, WA 98371-5369
The Puyallup Police Jail inmate mail policy changes frequently, so it would be best to visit the the Puyallup Police Jail website 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 Puyallup 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 Puyallup 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, you can check the arrest warrants on the Pierce County jail website or call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and inquire at the information desk. You should know that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Pierce County jail, by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and this information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a court case file containing a court docket and all documents and filings filed in your court case. You can access the court records via the internet, or at the Pierce County Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal background. These state databases are linked together so you can track criminal convictions from another state. Go to county courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for DWI or DUI, drug Possession, 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 Puyallup Police Jail change frequently, so we suggest that you review the Puyallup Police Jail site when you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Puyallup 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 Puyallup Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 253-841-5415 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 Puyallup Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably need to buy things from 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 buy if they have enough money in their account. These items 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 Puyallup Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are generally more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, your ability to use the phone could be reduced or totally denied.
The Puyallup Police Jail phone number is: 253-841-5415
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of 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 Puyallup Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of 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 state prisons and local jails finding out how to lower your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some circumstances 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 jail or prison has set their phone rates so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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