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Cheswold Police Jail Information
333 Main Street
Cheswold, DE 19936
The Cheswold Police Jail is located at 333 Main Street in Cheswold, DE and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Cheswold Police Department.This site will tell you information about anything related to the Cheswold Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate at the Cheswold Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and much, much more.
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This guide is designed to give you information you need to make helping someone get out of jail less stressfull. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask them, and please leave any comments or feedback that would be a benefit to others would be much appreciated.
Cheswold Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member in jail and want to locate them? Do you know somebody who has been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
To search who is in jail at the Cheswold Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Cheswold Police Jail Inmate Lookup is an online list of individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes status, and visiting hours. You can get the same information about anyone who has been arrested or discharged in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by their last name. You will be able to get their arrest information more quickly if you have your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or arrest number.
Cheswold Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Cheswold Police Jail takes you through each of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first step is that you have to answer some basic questions, like your full name, your address, birthdate and contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will then be allowed to use the phone so you can talk to family, friends, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be able to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged from jail may take anywhere from 10 minutes to many hours. Or, simply, the quicker bail is posted, the faster you will be freed. It also can depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if a magistrate has to determine how much your bail will be. For minor offenses, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and know the release date, you should plan to get released in the morning.
Cheswold Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to provide each visitor’s name to the Cheswold Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s names will be entered in the log as an authorized visitor. Every visitor is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Any visitors showing up late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Cheswold Police Jail change often, so call the facility at 302-734-2202 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 someone at the Cheswold Police Jail you have to first have your name on this person’s visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones at Cheswold Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not related to the inmate, the minor 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 Cheswold Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Cheswold 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 Cheswold Police Jail is:
Cheswold Police Jail
333 Main Street
Cheswold, DE 19936
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Cheswold Police Jail
333 Main Street
Cheswold, DE 19936
The inmate mail policy at the Cheswold Police Jail changes often, so review the official 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 Cheswold 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 Cheswold 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 an outstanding warrant, you can check arrest warrants on the Kent County jail website or you can call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. Keep in mind 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 possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are public record and these records are freely available.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. Court Records include a case file that contains a court docket and all of the documents and filings filed in your case. You can access the court records on the internet, or at the Kent County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of people’s criminal background. These online databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal histories from another state. You can go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if the crime was in a different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A criminal history search you will find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for these crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to Cheswold Police Jail jail inmates could change, so be sure to check the Cheswold Police Jail site before you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Cheswold 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 Cheswold Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 302-734-2202 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 Cheswold Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will probably need to use the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that inmates can buy if they have sufficient funds in their account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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 Cheswold Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail are a lot pricier than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or totally denied.
The Cheswold Police Jail phone number is: 302-734-2202
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all of the 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 Cheswold Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 state prisons and local jails finding out how to decrease your inmates phone charges is more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date 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 significantly on how much it costs you to call your inmate. In some cases, 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 these cases, the facility has set their phone rates so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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