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Ashford Police Jail Information
519 North Broadway Street
Ashford, AL 36312-4367
Phone Number: 334-899-5113
The Ashford Police Jail is located at 519 North Broadway Street in Ashford, AL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Ashford Police Department.This page tells you all the information about everything you might want to know about the Ashford Police Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Ashford Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and much, much more.
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This guide is meant to give you information that you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have questions, feel free to ask it, and also any comments or feedback that would help other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Ashford Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that has gone to jail and want to find out where they are? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
To see who is in jail at the Ashford Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Ashford Police Jail Inmate Lookup is a list of individuals who have been arrested, which includes custody status, and visiting schedule. Also, you are able to find the same information on anyone booked or discharged within the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to locate their arrest information more quickly if you’ve got the arrestee’s first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Ashford Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Ashford Police Jail takes you through 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.
First, you will have to answer some basic questions, like what is your full legal name, street address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
They will let you use the telephone so you can call a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will be given a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged from jail will take between 15 minutes to many hours. So, the quicker bail is posted, the faster you will get let go. Also, how fast you get released might depend on whether you’ve got a bond amount or if the judge must decide on how much to set your bail at. For minor charges, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and know the discharge date, plan to get discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Ashford Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to give the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Ashford Police Jail in advance. Your visitor’s names will be put in a log of visitors as an authorized visitor. Each visitor has to provide identification. Visitors that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures change often, so we suggest that you call the jail at 334-899-5113 before you go to the jail to visit.
|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 Ashford Police Jail you must be on the inmate’s visitation list.
Be 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 mobile phones are allowed at Ashford Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Usually is not going to be approved.
If the 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 old 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 magazines to an inmate at the Ashford Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Ashford 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 Ashford Police Jail, use this address:
Ashford Police Jail
519 North Broadway Street
Ashford, AL 36312-4367
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Ashford Police Jail
519 North Broadway Street
Ashford, AL 36312-4367
The inmate mail policy at the Ashford Police Jail changes often, so visit the official Ashford Police Jail site when you send a letter.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Ashford 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 Ashford 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 an outstanding warrant, you are able to check the court records on the Houston County jail website or you are able to call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. You should be clear that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are public record and this information is freely available.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a case file that includes a court docket and any of the documents filed in your court case. You are able to access your court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal background. These databases are all linked so you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. You can go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive 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 the following crimes, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to Ashford Police Jail jail inmates are always changing, so we suggest that you double check the Ashford Police Jail website before you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Ashford 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 Ashford Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 334-899-5113 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 Ashford Police Jail store. You can buy different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably want to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can purchase if they have money in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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 Ashford Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are typically more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to how often you can use the phone, 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 under any sort of disciplinary procedure, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated completely.
The Ashford Police Jail phone number is: 334-899-5113
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits from 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 Ashford Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 figuring out how to lower 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 rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on inmate phone calls. In some cases, 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 these cases, the jail or prison has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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