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John Day Police Jail Information
450 East Main Street
John Day, OR 97845-1238
Phone Number: 541-575-0030
The John Day Police Jail is located at 450 East Main Street in John Day, OR and is a medium security police department jail operated by the John Day Police Department.This site tells you information about everything related to the John Day Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the John Day Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find Grant County court records, and much much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you all the information and tips you need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have specific questions, please feel free to ask it, and please leave any feedback or comments that could be a benefit to others is appreciated.
John Day Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member in jail and want to contact them? Do you know somebody who’s been arrested and you need to find them?
To look up who is in jail at the John Day Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The John Day Police Jail Inmate Lookup has information about individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes status, and schedule for visitation. You can also find info for anybody arrested and processed or released within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to locate their arrest information more quickly if you enter their name, date of birth, or arrest number.
John Day Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the John Day Police Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First, you have to answer some questions, like what is your legal name, your address, date of birth and a contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
They will allow you to use the phone in order to call a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be allowed to keep wearing street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged may take anywhere between 30 minutes to all day. In other words the faster you can post bail, the faster you will get out of jail. Also, it will depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond or if a magistrate must determine the amount of bail to be set. For lesser charges, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and know the discharge date, plan to be released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
John Day Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to give each visitor’s full name to the John Day Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will be put into the visitation log as an Authorized visit. Each visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that is not an approved visitor will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures frequently change, so make sure that you call the jail at 541-575-0030 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the John Day Police Jail you have to be added to the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at John Day Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not normally 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is not related to the inmate, this 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 John Day Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the John Day 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 someone incarcerated at John Day Police Jail:
John Day Police Jail
450 East Main Street
John Day, OR 97845-1238
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
John Day Police Jail
450 East Main Street
John Day, OR 97845-1238
The John Day Police Jail inmate mail policy can change, so it would be best to visit the official John Day Police Jail site when you send a letter.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the John Day 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 John Day 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 find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry on the Grant County court website or you are able to call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Grant County jail, by phone, in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are public record and this is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a court case file containing a docket and any of the filings and documents filed in the case. You are able to access court records via the internet, or at the Grant County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These databases are all connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You are able to go to county courthouse and inquire, or check the website. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you might have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal history search you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes, which can include, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to John Day Police Jail jail inmates could change, so visit the John Day Police Jail website when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at John Day 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 John Day Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 541-575-0030 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 John Day Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can buy if they have money in their trust 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
All phone calls from the John Day 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 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 break the jail rules, an inmate’s phone privileges might get cut back or forbidden completely.
Phone Number: 541-575-0030
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money these phone service providers make off of all of the 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 John Day 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 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning how to lower 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 a lot of money on inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails where we will not 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 jail has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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