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Carlsbad Police Jail Information
602 West Mermod Street
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Phone Number: 575-887-8080
The Carlsbad Police Jail is located at 602 West Mermod Street in Carlsbad, NM and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Carlsbad Police Department.This page tells you information about anything you might want to know about the Carlsbad Police Jail, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and lots more.
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This guide is designed to offer information and tips that you’ll need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have a question, just ask it in the comment section below, and any feedback or comments that would help others is appreciated.
Carlsbad Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend in jail and need to contact them? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you want to locate them?
In order to find out who’s in jail at the Carlsbad Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Carlsbad Police Jail Inmate Locator is a roster of people currently in custody, including status, and visiting hours. Also, you can get info about anybody who has been arrested or discharged within the past 24 hours. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can get the information quicker if you enter your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Carlsbad Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Carlsbad Police Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first step is that you will answer a bunch of questions, like what is your legal name, address, birthdate and a contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, any personal property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
They will let you make a phone call so you can call a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, they will let you keep wearing street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged will take anywhere between 15 minutes to hours or even all day long. In other words the faster you can post bail, the sooner you will get let go. It also depends on whether or not you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if the magistrate still needs to figure out the amount of bail to be set. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and are given a release date, you should expect to be released in the morning.
Carlsbad Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Carlsbad Police Jail in advance. This information will go into a log of visitors for the inmate that requested the visitor. Every visitor is required to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
The Carlsbad Police Jail visitation procedures can change, so make sure that you call the jail at 575-887-8080 before go to the jail 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|
In order to visit an inmate at the Carlsbad Police Jail you have to be on their approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license with you to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones at Carlsbad Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons currently on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. This kind of 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 a visitor is under the age of 18 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Carlsbad Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Carlsbad 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 an inmate at Carlsbad Police Jail:
Carlsbad Police Jail
602 West Mermod Street
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Carlsbad Police Jail
602 West Mermod Street
Carlsbad, NM 88220
The Carlsbad Police Jail inmate mail policy changes frequently, so be sure to check the 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 Carlsbad 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 Carlsbad 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 believe you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you are able to check the arrest warrants on the website or you can call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and inquire at the information desk. You should know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Eddy County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or you can check online. An arrest is public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file that includes a docket and any of the documents filed in your case. You are able to access your court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal history. These state databases are connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from another state. You are able to go to the Eddy County Courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It helps to know the county, and in the event that it was in a completely different state, you might have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for crimes, which include, drug offenses, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to inmates might change, so it would be best to check the Carlsbad Police Jail site when send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Carlsbad 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 Carlsbad Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 575-887-8080 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 Carlsbad Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will most likely need to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal hygiene products such as 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
The only phone calls that Carlsbad Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are a lot more costly than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules and are disciplined, phone calls could be reduced or totally denied.
Phone Number: 575-887-8080
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits off of all of the inmate phone calls 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 Carlsbad 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 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 learning how to lower your inmates phone charges is 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some circumstances 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 these cases, the jail or prison has set their phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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