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Cowpens Police Jail Information
5330 North Main Street
Cowpens, SC 29330
The Cowpens Police Jail is located at 5330 North Main Street in Cowpens, SC and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Cowpens Police Department.This site will tell you information about anything one might want to know about the Cowpens Police Jail, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, court information and records, and much much more.
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This guide is designed to offer info that you’ll need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have a question, feel free to ask them, and any comments or tips that could be a benefit to others is much appreciated.
Cowpens Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member in jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend that has been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
In order to find out who is in jail at the Cowpens Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Cowpens Police Jail Inmate Locator is a roster of people who have been arrested, which includes status, and times you can visit. Also, you can get information for anyone who has been arrested or released in the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to locate their arrest information faster if you have the arrestee’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Cowpens Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Cowpens Police Jail includes each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first step is that you will have to answer a number of questions, such as what is your full name, street address, birthdate and contact person, and you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to make a phone call so you can contact a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might be able to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will have to change into a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get released from jail. This process may take between 30 minutes to all day. In other words the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you will get discharged. Also, it can depend on whether you have a cash bond or if a judge must figure out how much to set your bail at. 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 know the discharge date, you should expect to get discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Cowpens Police Jail Visitation
The inmate need to provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Cowpens Police Jail in advance. This information will be entered in a Visiting log as an authorized visitor. Each visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification. Any visitors showing up late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures frequently change, so it would be wise to call the jail at 864-463-3201 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|
To visit someone at the Cowpens Police Jail you must have your name on this person’s approved visitation list.
Be 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.
No mobile phones are allowed at Cowpens Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anyone under must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Such visitation 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 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Cowpens Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Cowpens 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 Cowpens Police Jail:
Cowpens Police Jail
5330 North Main Street
Cowpens, SC 29330
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Cowpens Police Jail
5330 North Main Street
Cowpens, SC 29330
The Cowpens Police Jail mail policy can change, so it would be best to visit the site before you send a letter to an inmate there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Cowpens 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 Cowpens 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you are able to check the arrest warrants online or you can call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. You should know 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 the person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Spartanburg County jail, either by phone, in person, or look online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and this is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a case file that includes a court docket and all documents and filings filed in the court case. You are able to access the court records on the website, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of people’s criminal past. These state databases are connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. You are able to go to courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and if the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for the following crimes, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to someone in jail are always changing, so it would be best to check the Cowpens Police Jail site before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Cowpens 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 Cowpens Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 864-463-3201 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 Cowpens Police Jail store. You can buy a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will probably 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 products that inmates can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their account. These items 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 Cowpens Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are typically more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the rules and are disciplined, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or forbidden.
The Cowpens Police Jail phone number is: 864-463-3201
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits from 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 Cowpens Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These three things 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails finding out how to lower your inmates phone charges can be 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 inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails 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 jail has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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