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Wedowee Police Jail Information
13 West Broad Street
Wedowee, AL 36278-5266
Phone Number: 256-357-2121
The Wedowee Police Jail is located at 13 West Broad Street in Wedowee, AL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Wedowee Police Department.This page tells you info about anything one might want to know about the Wedowee Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find Randolph County court records, and much much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give info that you’ll 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 in the comment section below, and also any tips or comments that could help others will be welcome.
Wedowee Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is incarcerated and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to look up who is in jail at the Wedowee Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Wedowee Police Jail Inmate Roster has information about people who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you are able to get info about anyone who has been arrested or released in the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to get their inmate information faster if you enter the arrestee’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Wedowee Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Wedowee Police Jail includes each of these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
You must answer a bunch of questions, such as what is your legal name, home address, date of birth and a contact person, and they’ll also ask about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will get taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
They will allow you to make a telephone call so you can contact a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail takes anywhere between 30 minutes to all day long. In other words the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you will get let go. How quickly you get discharged might depend on if you have a cash bond or if the magistrate must decide on how much your bail will be. 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 have a date of your release, you should expect to be discharged that morning.
Wedowee Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to list each visitor’s full name to the Wedowee Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will be put in a Visiting log as an Authorized visit. Each visitor has to provide a photo ID when visiting. Any visitors arriving late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies change often, so it would be wise to call the jail at 256-357-2121 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|
To visit someone at the Wedowee Police Jail you have to be added to the inmate’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 cellphones are allowed at Wedowee Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to 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 a visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor 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 Wedowee Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Wedowee 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 Wedowee Police Jail:
Wedowee Police Jail
13 West Broad Street
Wedowee, AL 36278-5266
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Wedowee Police Jail
13 West Broad Street
Wedowee, AL 36278-5266
The Wedowee Police Jail inmate mail policy changes, so be sure to check the the Wedowee Police Jail website 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 Wedowee 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 Wedowee 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 have an outstanding warrant, you can find out by checking the court records on the Randolph County jail website or call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. 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 know a person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the Randolph County jail, on the phone, in person, or check online. An arrest is in the 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 docket and all documents filed in the court case. You can access court records via the internet, or at the Randolph County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of someone’s criminal past. These databases are linked together and you can track criminal convictions from any other state. You are able to go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for DUI, drug Possession, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to inmates are always changing, so be sure to double check the Wedowee Police Jail site before send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Wedowee 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 Wedowee Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 256-357-2121 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 Wedowee Police Jail store. An inmate can buy several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely want to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that the inmate can buy if they have sufficient funds in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Wedowee Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are usually more costly than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone may be limited or totally denied.
Phone Number: 256-357-2121
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all of the phone calls that inmates make 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 Wedowee Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following three things 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 can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date 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 significantly on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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