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Bismarck Police Jail Information
700 South 9Th Street
Bismarck, ND 58504-5821
The Bismarck Police Jail is located at 700 South 9Th Street in Bismarck, ND and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Bismarck Police Department.This guide will tell you information about anything you might need to know about the Bismarck Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, court information and records, and more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the information and advice that you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail easier. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it, and any comments or tips that might be a benefit to other people in the same situation would be appreciated.
Bismarck Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that has gone to jail and want to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member who has been arrested and you want to find them?
To search who’s in jail at the Bismarck Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bismarck Police Jail Inmate Lookup is an online list of individuals currently in custody, which includes custody status, and times you can visit. Also, you are able to get information about anybody arrested and booked or released within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to find the information fast if you have their full name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Bismarck Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Bismarck Police Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will answer some questions, like your legal name, address, birth date and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask you about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will get to make a phone call to contact family, friends, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail uniform.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be discharged from jail. This process will take anywhere between 30 minutes to quite a few hours. In simple terms, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you will be freed. Also, how fast you get released might depend on if you’ve got a cash bond or if a magistrate needs to decide on the bail amount. For a minor charge, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and are given a date of your release, expect to get released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Bismarck Police Jail Visitation
The inmate need to list information about each visitor to the Bismarck Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered in a log of approved visitors for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each and every visitor will have to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone showing up late or that is not on the visitation list will be turned away.
Visitation procedures at Bismarck Police Jail change often, so make sure that you call the official Bismarck Police Jail at 701-223-1212 before you go to visitation.
|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 Bismarck Police Jail you must first have your name on this person’s 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 without it.
No phones are allowed at Bismarck Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Anyone under must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Such visitation is not 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 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 Bismarck Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bismarck 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 Bismarck Police Jail:
Bismarck Police Jail
700 South 9Th Street
Bismarck, ND 58504-5821
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bismarck Police Jail
700 South 9Th Street
Bismarck, ND 58504-5821
The Bismarck Police Jail mail policy is always changing, so be sure to double check 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 Bismarck 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 Bismarck 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, you can check the court records on the website or call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and inquire at the information desk. You should be clear 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 their arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and this information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a case file that includes a court docket and any documents and filings filed in the case. You can access your court records on the internet, or at the Burleigh County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These state databases are all connected and you can track criminal histories from any other state. You can go to the Burleigh County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if it was in a totally different state, you might have to pay for a more complete search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes, which can include, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to someone in jail at the Bismarck Police Jail might change, so review the Bismarck Police Jail site before you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bismarck 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 Bismarck Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 701-223-1212 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 Bismarck Police Jail store. An inmate can buy different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary daily, 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 enough money in their trust account. These products 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 Bismarck Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are a lot more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, your ability to use the phone may be limited or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
Phone Number: 701-223-1212
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts 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 from 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 Bismarck 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning 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 a lot of money on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some circumstances where we won’t 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 calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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