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Richland Police Jail Information
871 George Washington Way
Richland, WA 99352-3538
Phone Number: 509-942-7340
The Richland Police Jail is located at 871 George Washington Way in Richland, WA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Richland Police Department.This site will tell you info about anything you might want to know about the Richland Police Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Richland Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, court information and records, and more.
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This guide is meant to give you all the info that you’ll need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail less stressfull. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask them, and also any comments or tips that might be a benefit to other people in the same situation would be much appreciated.
Richland Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend in jail and don’t know how to find out where they are? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to find out who is in jail at the Richland Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Richland Police Jail Inmate Lookup is a list of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, including status, and visiting schedule. You can find information for anybody processed or released within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to find their arrest information more quickly if you’ve got the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Richland Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Richland Police Jail includes the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
First, you will have to answer a number of questions, like what is your full name, your address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will be allowed to make a telephone call in order to get in touch with a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your street clothes, if not you you will have to wear a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be discharged from jail. This process will take anywhere from 15 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the faster you post bail, the quicker you will get let go. It also depends on whether or not you’ve been given a bond amount or if the magistrate must figure out how much your bail will be. For minor charges, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and know the release date, expect to be discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Richland Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must list each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Richland Police Jail before anyone can visit them. This information will be entered into a Visiting log as an authorized visitor. Every visitor is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures can change, so make sure that you call the facility at 509-942-7340 before you try to 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|
In order to visit an inmate at the Richland Police Jail you have to be on the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones are allowed at Richland Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anyone on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not going to be approved.
If the 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years old 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 Richland Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Richland 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.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Richland Police Jail, use this address:
Richland Police Jail
871 George Washington Way
Richland, WA 99352-3538
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Richland Police Jail
871 George Washington Way
Richland, WA 99352-3538
The Richland Police Jail mail policy changes frequently, so visit the official Richland Police Jail site when send a letter to someone in jail there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Richland 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 Richland 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 find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry on the Benton County court website or you are able to call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. You should know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Benton County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or check online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and these records are accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a court case file that includes a docket and all filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of a person’s criminal background. These state databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal convictions from another state. Go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and if it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for DWI or DUI, drug crimes, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to someone in jail is likely to change, so we suggest that you visit the Richland Police Jail website when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Richland 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 Richland Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 509-942-7340 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 Richland Police Jail store. An inmate can buy several different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably want to buy things from 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 buy if they have 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
All phone calls from the Richland Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are much more expensive than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone may be limited or eliminated completely.
The Richland Police Jail phone number is: 509-942-7340
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each 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 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 Richland Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 learning how to decrease 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 calling 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 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 can save you money.
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