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Carthage Police Jail Information
314 Spring Street
Carthage, TN 37030-1400
Phone Number: 615-735-2525
The Carthage Police Jail is located at 314 Spring Street in Carthage, TN and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Carthage Police Department.This guide tells you information about anything you might want to know about the Carthage Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find Smith County court records, and more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give information that you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have questions, just ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any feedback or comments that could be a benefit to other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Carthage Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member in jail and need to find out where they are? Do you know a family member or friend that has been arrested and you need to locate them?
In order to find out who is in jail at the Carthage Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Carthage Police Jail Inmate Locator is an online list of individuals who have been arrested, which includes status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can get info for anyone arrested and booked or released within the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You’ll be able to find the information faster if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Carthage Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Carthage Police Jail includes these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
You must answer some simple questions, like what is your full legal name, address, date of birth and a contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and mental history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
They will let you use the telephone in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be able to wear your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail uniform.
Once you are able to post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail may take from 30 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the quicker you can get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged depends on whether or not you have a cash bond or if the judge must decide on how much to set your bail at. For lesser charges, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and are given a discharge date, you should plan to get discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Carthage Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must give each visitor’s name to the Carthage Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitors will be entered into a log of approved visitors for the inmate. Each visitor will be required to provide identification. Visitors arriving late or that is not on the visitation list will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies are always changing, so you should call the official Carthage Police Jail at 615-735-2525 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 Carthage Police Jail you must first be added to their visitation list.
Make sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones at Carthage Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody on must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Usually is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to 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 old 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 Carthage Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Carthage 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 address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Carthage Police Jail is:
Carthage Police Jail
314 Spring Street
Carthage, TN 37030-1400
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Carthage Police Jail
314 Spring Street
Carthage, TN 37030-1400
The inmate mail policy at the Carthage Police Jail is always changing, so we suggest that you double check the 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 Carthage 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 Carthage 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 can access court records on the Smith County jail website or you are able to call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. You should be clear 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 name, as well as their arrest date, contact the Smith County jail, by phone, go there in person, or check online. Arrest records are public record and this is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a case file that contains a court docket and all of the documents and filings filed in your case. You are able to access the court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Smith County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of someone’s criminal background. These databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from other states. You can go to the Smith County Courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if it was in a different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you can get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for the following crimes, drug offenses, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to someone in jail at the Carthage Police Jail can change at any time, so it would be best to visit the Carthage Police Jail website before you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Carthage 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 Carthage Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 615-735-2525 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 Carthage Police Jail store. You can buy a number of things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably need 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 items that the inmate can buy if they have enough money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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 Carthage Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are usually pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on how often you can use the phone, but bear 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 might get cut back or forbidden.
Phone Number: 615-735-2525
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all 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 Carthage 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 learning how to decrease 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 significantly on how much it costs you to call your inmate. In some cases, we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail or prison has set their calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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