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Bozeman Police Jail Information
615 South 16Th Avenue
Bozeman, MT 59715-1313
Phone Number: 406-582-2000
The Bozeman Police Jail is located at 615 South 16Th Avenue in Bozeman, MT and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Bozeman Police Department.This page tells you info about anything one might want to know about the Bozeman Police Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Bozeman Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find Gallatin County court records, and much much more.
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This guide is designed to give you all the advice and information that you need to make the process easier. If you have questions, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any feedback or comments that might help others will be much appreciated.
Bozeman Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that has gone to jail and need to locate them? Do you know a family member or friend who has been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
In order to search who is in jail at the Bozeman Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bozeman Police Jail Inmate Roster is an online list of individuals currently in custody, which includes status, and times you can visit. You can find info on anybody arrested and booked or discharged in the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You can find their arrest information quicker if you enter the arrestee’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Bozeman Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Bozeman Police Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First you will have to answer a number of questions, such as what is your legal name, your address, birth date and a contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released.
You will be allowed to use the phone to get in touch with a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you will be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail takes anywhere between 15 minutes to many hours. In simple terms, the faster you can post bail, the quicker you can get released from jail. How quickly you get discharged depends on if you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if a magistrate must decide on the bail amount. For minor offenses, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and know the release date, expect to get discharged in the morning.
Bozeman Police Jail Visitation
Inmates must list information about each visitor to the Bozeman Police Jail in advance. Your visitors will be put into the visitation log as an authorized visitor. All visitors must provide proof of identification. Visitors showing up late or that is not an approved visitor will be turned away.
The Bozeman Police Jail visitation procedures are always changing, so call the official Bozeman Police Jail at 406-582-2000 before go to the jail 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|
To visit an inmate at the Bozeman Police Jail you have to be on their approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Bozeman Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Persons under must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not normally approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 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 of age and is not related to 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 magazines to an inmate at the Bozeman Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bozeman 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 Bozeman Police Jail:
Bozeman Police Jail
615 South 16Th Avenue
Bozeman, MT 59715-1313
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bozeman Police Jail
615 South 16Th Avenue
Bozeman, MT 59715-1313
The Bozeman Police Jail mail policy changes often, so we suggest that you check the official website 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 Bozeman 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 Bozeman 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 believe you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you are able to check the arrest warrants inquiry online or you are able to call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. You should know that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Gallatin County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. An arrest is public record and this is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. Court Records include a court case file containing a docket and all of the filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal history. These online databases are all connected so you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You can go to the Gallatin County Courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
A criminal history search you will be able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for driving under the influence (DUI), drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to someone in jail at the Bozeman Police Jail can change at any time, so you should check the Bozeman Police Jail website when send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bozeman 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 Bozeman Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 406-582-2000 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 Bozeman Police Jail store. You can buy different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to use the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that the inmate can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Bozeman Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are usually pricier than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or totally denied.
Phone Number: 406-582-2000
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits off of all phone calls that inmates make are split 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 Bozeman Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 figuring out how to lower your inmates phone charges is 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 a lot of money on inmate phone calls. There are some circumstances where we will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their phone rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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