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Ardmore Police Jail Information
23 South Washington Street
Ardmore, OK 73401-7036
Phone Number: 580-223-1212
The Ardmore Police Jail is located at 23 South Washington Street in Ardmore, OK and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Ardmore Police Department.This guide tells you information about everything you might need to know about the Ardmore Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find Carter County court records, and much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you information and tips you need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have specific questions, just ask it, and also any comments or feedback that would be a benefit to others will be welcome.
Ardmore Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is incarcerated and want to contact them? Do you know someone who’s been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
To look up who is in jail at the Ardmore Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Ardmore Police Jail Inmate Lookup is a roster of people who have been arrested and are in custody, including current status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you are able to get information on anyone arrested and processed or discharged within the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to get their inmate information faster if you enter your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Ardmore Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Ardmore Police Jail includes these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you must answer some basic questions, like your full name, home address, birthdate and contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you are released.
You will get to use the phone so you can contact a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might get to wear your own clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be discharged from jail. This process may take from 10 minutes to quite a few hours. In other words the quicker you post bail, the sooner you will get out of jail. Also, how fast you get released will depend on whether or not you’ve got a bond amount or if a magistrate has to determine how much to set your bail at. For minor offenses, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and have a date of your release, you should expect to be discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Ardmore Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must provide each visitor’s full name to the Ardmore Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will go into a log of visitors as an approved visitor. All visitors must provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that is not on the visitation list will not be able to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies change often, so call the jail at 580-223-1212 before you try to 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|
In order to visit someone at the Ardmore Police Jail you have to have your name on their approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones are allowed at Ardmore Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. 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. Usually is not normally approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is a family member of 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 under the age of 18 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Ardmore Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Ardmore 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 Ardmore Police Jail:
Ardmore Police Jail
23 South Washington Street
Ardmore, OK 73401-7036
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Ardmore Police Jail
23 South Washington Street
Ardmore, OK 73401-7036
The Ardmore Police Jail mail policy changes, so it would be best to visit the official website 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 Ardmore 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 Ardmore 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants on the website or you are able to call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. Keep in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the Carter County jail, either by phone, in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are in the public record and this is freely available.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a case file that includes a docket and all of the filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access the court records on the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of someone’s criminal history. These state databases are linked together so you can track criminal histories from any other state. You are able to go to the Carter County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and if it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to someone in jail at the Ardmore Police Jail change frequently, so you should double check the Ardmore Police Jail website when you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Ardmore 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 Ardmore Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 580-223-1212 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 Ardmore Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can buy if they have money in their commissary 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 Ardmore Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are much more expensive than phone calls made at home. Phone calls are restricted on how often you can use the phone, but inmates should 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, phone privileges may be limited or eliminated completely.
The Ardmore Police Jail phone number is: 580-223-1212
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits 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 Ardmore 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 state prisons and local jails figuring 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 significantly on calling 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 facility has set their phone call rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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