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Belfast Police Jail Information
112 Church Street
Belfast, ME 04915-6416
Phone Number: 207-338-2420
The Belfast Police Jail is located at 112 Church Street in Belfast, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Belfast Police Department.This page tells you information about anything you might want to know about the Belfast Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and much, much more.
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This guide is designed to offer information and tips that you’ll need to make getting locked up less stressfull. If you have a question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any tips or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation is welcome.
Belfast Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and want to find them? Do you know a family member or friend who’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to see who’s in jail at the Belfast Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Belfast Police Jail Inmate Locator is a list of people currently in custody, including custody status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you are able to find info about anyone who has been arrested or discharged within the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to get their arrest information more quickly if you’ve got the arrestee’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Belfast Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Belfast Police Jail includes each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
You must answer some basic questions, like your full legal name, your address, date of birth and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
They will allow you to use the phone so you can contact a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail will take from 30 minutes to all day long. In simple terms, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you will get released. How quickly you get discharged can depend on if you’ve got a cash bond or if a magistrate needs to decide on how much your bail will be. For lesser charges, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the discharge date, expect to be discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Belfast Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must provide each visitor’s full name to the Belfast Police Jail before anyone can visit them. This information will go into a log of approved visitors for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each visitor will be required to provide proof of identification. Anyone arriving late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Belfast Police Jail frequently change, so it would be wise to call the facility at 207-338-2420 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Belfast Police Jail you have to be on the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Belfast Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Anyone currently on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. This kind of visitation is not normally 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 of age 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 Belfast Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Belfast 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 Belfast Police Jail is:
Belfast Police Jail
112 Church Street
Belfast, ME 04915-6416
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Belfast Police Jail
112 Church Street
Belfast, ME 04915-6416
The Belfast Police Jail mail policy is always changing, so you should double check the official Belfast Police Jail site before 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 Belfast 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 Belfast 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 for your arrest, you can access arrest warrants online or you can call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. You should be clear that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are in the public record and this information is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. These records include a court case file containing a docket sheet and all of the documents and filings filed in the court case. You can access the court records via the internet, or at the Waldo County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of people’s criminal history. These online databases are all connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. You are able to go to county courthouse and inquire, or check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if it was in a completely different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for DWI or DUI, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to someone in jail change frequently, so double check the Belfast Police Jail website when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Belfast 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 Belfast Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 207-338-2420 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 Belfast Police Jail store. You can purchase several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. 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 inmates can purchase if they have money in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
The only phone calls that Belfast Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . These phone calls are generally more costly than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the rules, an inmate’s phone privileges could be reduced or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Belfast Police Jail phone number is: 207-338-2420
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of 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 Belfast 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 finding out 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 calling your inmate. There are some circumstances 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 facility has set their phone rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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