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Ponderay Police Jail Information
476770 United States Highway 95
Ponderay, ID 83852
The Ponderay Police Jail is located at 476770 United States Highway 95 in Ponderay, ID and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Ponderay Police Department.This page tells you info about anything a person needs to know about the Ponderay Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find Bonner County court records, and much much more.
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Ponderay Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is incarcerated and need to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend who has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out what jail they’re in?
To look up who is in jail at the Ponderay Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Ponderay Police Jail Inmate List is a list of people who are in jail, including status, and visiting schedule. You can get the same information for anyone arrested and processed or released within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to locate the information quicker if you have their full name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Ponderay Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Ponderay Police Jail is made up of each of these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
You must answer some basic questions, such as what is your legal name, street address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
You will then be allowed to make a telephone call in order to get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be able to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will be given a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail can take from 10 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the faster you can post bail, the sooner you can get out of jail. Also, how fast you get released can depend on if you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if a magistrate needs to figure out how much your bail will be. For lesser charges, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a date of your release, plan to get discharged in the morning.
Ponderay Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to list each visitor’s name to the Ponderay Police Jail in advance. Your visitor’s names will go in the log as an authorized visitor. Each and every visitor will have to provide acceptable photo identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Ponderay Police Jail are always changing, so make sure that you call the jail at 208-265-4251 before you try to visit an inmate.
|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 Ponderay Police Jail you have to have your name on this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones at Ponderay Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Usually is not normally approved.
If a 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor 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 Ponderay Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Ponderay 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 Ponderay Police Jail is:
Ponderay Police Jail
476770 United States Highway 95
Ponderay, ID 83852
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Ponderay Police Jail
476770 United States Highway 95
Ponderay, ID 83852
The mail policy at the Ponderay Police Jail changes, so we suggest that you check the official website 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 Ponderay 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 Ponderay 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 find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry on the Bonner County jail website or you can call the jail directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. You should know that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Bonner County jail, either by phone, in person, or check online. Records of arrests are in the public record and these records are accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a court case file that contains a docket and any filings and documents filed in the case. You are able to access the court records on their website, or at the Bonner County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These online databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal convictions from another state. You are able to go to courthouse and inquire, or check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that the crime was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
A criminal records search you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for crimes, which include, drug crimes, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to Ponderay Police Jail inmates can change at any time, so you should check the Ponderay Police Jail site before you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Ponderay 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 Ponderay Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 208-265-4251 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 Ponderay Police Jail store. You can purchase several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely need to use 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 inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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
All phone calls from the Ponderay Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are a lot more expensive than phone calls made at home. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates must keep in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the jail rules, your ability to use the phone might get cut back or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: 208-265-4251
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 get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make from 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 Ponderay Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning how to lower your inmates phone charges is 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 calling your inmate. There are some prisons or jails 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 inmate calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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