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Ketchum Police Jail Information
480 East Avenue North
Ketchum, ID 83340
The Ketchum Police Jail is located at 480 East Avenue North in Ketchum, ID and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Ketchum Police Department.This page will tell you all the information about anything one might want to know about the Ketchum Police Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Ketchum Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, court information, and more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the advice and information that you need to make the process easier. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any comments or tips that might help other people in the same situation would be appreciated.
Ketchum Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is locked up and need to find them? Do you know somebody that has been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
In order to find out who’s in jail at the Ketchum Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Ketchum Police Jail Inmate List is a list of people who have been arrested and are in custody, including custody status, and times you can visit. You can get the same information for anybody who has been arrested or released within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to locate their inmate information fast if you’ve got the arrestee’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Ketchum Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Ketchum Police Jail is made up of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First, you have to answer some questions, such as your full name, street address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, any personal property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will get to make a phone call in order to call a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might get to wear your street clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged from jail may take from 10 minutes to all day. So, the faster you post bail, the faster you can get out of jail. It also can depend on whether you have a cash bond or if a magistrate has to figure out the bail amount. For lesser charges, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a discharge date, you should expect to get released that morning.
Ketchum Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must list each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Ketchum Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitors will be entered in the visitation log as an approved visitor. Every visitor must provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that does not have a visting order will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies are always changing, so we suggest that you call the jail at 208-726-7819 before you go.
|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 Ketchum Police Jail you must be added to the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones at Ketchum Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone under must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 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 Ketchum Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Ketchum 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 Ketchum Police Jail:
Ketchum Police Jail
480 East Avenue North
Ketchum, ID 83340
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Ketchum Police Jail
480 East Avenue North
Ketchum, ID 83340
The inmate mail policy at the Ketchum Police Jail changes frequently, so be sure to check the 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 Ketchum 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 Ketchum 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 are able to check the arrest warrants inquiry on the website or call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Blaine County jail, by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and the information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a case file that contains a docket and all documents filed in your case. You are able to access court records on the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the county where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of a person’s criminal background. These online databases are all connected so you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. Go to county courthouse and inquire, or check online. It helps to know the county, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for driving under the influence (DUI), drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to inmates are always changing, so you should visit the Ketchum Police Jail site before you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Ketchum 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 Ketchum Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 208-726-7819 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 Ketchum Police Jail store. Inmates can buy a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can buy if they have enough money in their 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 Ketchum Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are much pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions 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 are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s phone privileges might get reduced or totally denied.
Phone Number: 208-726-7819
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts 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 off of all 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 Ketchum Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 state prisons and local jails finding out 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 significantly on calling your inmate. There are some circumstances where we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore 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 will be able to save you money.
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