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Bluffton Police Jail Information
39 Persimmon Street
Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone Number: 843-706-4550
The Bluffton Police Jail is located at 39 Persimmon Street in Bluffton, SC and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Bluffton Police Department.This page will tell you information about everything related to the Bluffton Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find Beaufort County court records, and more.
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This guide is meant to offer information you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have a question, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any tips or comments that would be beneficial to others will be appreciated.
Bluffton Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is in jail and need to locate them? Do you know a friend or family member that has been arrested and you want to locate them?
To see who’s in jail at the Bluffton Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bluffton Police Jail Inmate Search is a list of people who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can get information about anybody processed or released in the past 24 hour period. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to get their arrest information more quickly if you’ve got your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Bluffton Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Bluffton Police Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first step is that you have to answer a number of questions, such as what is your full name, home address, birthdate and an emergency contact person, and you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get released from jail.
They will let you make a telephone call in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jail jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged will take anywhere from 30 minutes to many hours. Or, simply, the faster you post bail, the faster you will get discharged. It also might depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond or if a magistrate must determine how much to set your bail at. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a release date, you should expect to be released in the morning.
Bluffton Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must list the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Bluffton Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered in a log of visitors for the inmate. All visitors will be required to provide identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so call the jail at 843-706-4550 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 Bluffton Police Jail you must first have your name on this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones at Bluffton Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Such visitation is not normally approved.
If a 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 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Bluffton Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bluffton 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 Bluffton Police Jail is:
Bluffton Police Jail
39 Persimmon Street
Bluffton, SC 29910
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bluffton Police Jail
39 Persimmon Street
Bluffton, SC 29910
The mail policy at the Bluffton Police Jail can change, so you should double check the official Bluffton 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 Bluffton 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 Bluffton 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 have a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the court records online or you can call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. 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, and the date of their arrest, contact the Beaufort County jail, on the phone, in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are public record and the information is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a court case file that contains a docket sheet and any documents and filings filed in your court case. You can access your court records on their website, or at the Beaufort County Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of a person’s criminal past. These state databases are connected so you are able to track criminal histories from other states. You are able to go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It helps to know the county, and if it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A criminal history search you can get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for DWI or DUI, drug crimes, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to people in jail could change, so you should visit the Bluffton Police Jail website when you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bluffton 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 Bluffton Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 843-706-4550 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 Bluffton Police Jail store. You can buy several different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely want to use the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that the inmate can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their 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 Bluffton Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are usually pricier than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates should keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s phone privileges might get reduced or eliminated completely.
The Bluffton Police Jail phone number is: 843-706-4550
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits off of all of the phone calls that inmates make are split 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 Bluffton Police Jail. The prices 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 state prisons and local jails finding out 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 rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on calling your inmate. In some cases, we will not be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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