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Bridgton Police Jail Information
8 Iredale Street
Bridgton, ME 04009-1220
Phone Number: 207-647-8814
The Bridgton Police Jail is located at 8 Iredale Street in Bridgton, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Bridgton Police Department.This guide tells you info about anything a person needs to know about the Bridgton Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Bridgton Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and lots more.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer info you need to make helping someone get out of jail a lot easier. If you have specific questions, please feel free to ask them, and please leave any feedback or comments that might be beneficial to other people in the same situation is much appreciated.
Bridgton Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend in jail and need to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member who’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find them?
To search who’s in jail at the Bridgton Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bridgton Police Jail Inmate Locator has information about people who are in jail, which includes status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can find info for anybody booked or discharged in the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to locate the information fast if you’ve got the arrestee’s first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Bridgton Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Bridgton Police Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First, you will have to answer some basic questions, like your full name, address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your mental and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have 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 call family, friends, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might get to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged from jail may take anywhere between 10 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the quicker bail is posted, the sooner you will get let go. How quickly you get discharged depends on if you have a cash bond amount or if the judge still needs to figure out the bail amount. For lesser charges, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the release date, you should plan to get discharged between 9am and noon.
Bridgton Police Jail Visitation
Inmates need to provide information about each visitor to the Bridgton Police Jail in advance of any visit. This information will be entered in the visitation log for the requesting inmate. Each and every visitor will have to provide proof of identification. Anyone that gets to visitation or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Bridgton Police Jail are always changing, so you should call the facility at 207-647-8814 before you 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 Bridgton Police Jail you must first be added to the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Make 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 Bridgton Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anybody probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Bridgton Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bridgton 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 Bridgton Police Jail is:
Bridgton Police Jail
8 Iredale Street
Bridgton, ME 04009-1220
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bridgton Police Jail
8 Iredale Street
Bridgton, ME 04009-1220
The inmate mail policy at the Bridgton Police Jail changes frequently, so be sure to review the official website before 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 Bridgton 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 Bridgton 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can check arrest warrants on the Cumberland County jail website or call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. Bear in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or check online. Records of arrests are public record and this is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. They include a case file that contains a docket sheet and any documents and filings filed in the court case. You are able to access court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal background. These online databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal histories from other states. You are able to go to county courthouse and check in person, or check online. It helps to know the county, and if the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for driving under the influence (DUI), drug offenses, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to inmates are always changing, so we suggest that you review the Bridgton Police Jail site when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bridgton 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 Bridgton Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 207-647-8814 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 Bridgton Police Jail store. Inmates can buy a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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 Bridgton Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are typically more costly than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but you should keep in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone could be reduced or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: 207-647-8814
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly 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 of the 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 Bridgton Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails finding out how to decrease your inmates phone charges can be 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 inmate phone calls. There are some circumstances where we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail or prison has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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