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Atwater Police Jail Information
750 Bellevue Road
Atwater, CA 95301-2859
Phone Number: 209-357-6381
The Atwater Police Jail is located at 750 Bellevue Road in Atwater, CA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Atwater Police Department.This page will tell you all the information about everything you might want to know about the Atwater Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find Merced County court records, and much much more.
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This guide is designed to give you all the info that you’ll need to make getting locked up easier. If you have a specific question, just ask it in the comment section below, and any comments or tips that could help other people in the same situation is much appreciated.
Atwater Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is in jail and want to find out where they are? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
To search who is in jail at the Atwater Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Atwater Police Jail Inmate Lookup is a roster of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, including current status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can get info about anyone booked or released within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You can get the information more quickly if you enter their name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Atwater Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Atwater Police Jail takes you through the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
You will answer some basic questions, such as your full legal name, address, birth date and a contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will be given 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 make a telephone call 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 keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged can take anywhere from 15 minutes to many hours. Or, simply, the faster you post bail, the quicker you will get out of jail. It also will depend on if you have a cash bond or if the judge needs to figure out how much your bail will be. For lesser charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the release date, you should expect to get discharged between 9am and noon.
Atwater Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must give each visitor’s full name to the Atwater Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s information will be entered into the visitation log for the inmate. Each and every visitor will be required to provide identification. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or without a visiting order will be turned away.
The Atwater Police Jail visitation procedures can change, so it would be wise to call the jail at 209-357-6381 before you 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 someone at the Atwater Police Jail you have to be added to the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Atwater Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons currently on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If a 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years old 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Atwater Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Atwater 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 Atwater Police Jail, use this address:
Atwater Police Jail
750 Bellevue Road
Atwater, CA 95301-2859
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Atwater Police Jail
750 Bellevue Road
Atwater, CA 95301-2859
The Atwater Police Jail mail policy changes, so we suggest that you check the official Atwater Police Jail 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 Atwater 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 Atwater 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 an outstanding warrant, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry on the Merced County jail website or call the court. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. Keep in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the Merced County jail, by phone, in person, or look online. Arrest records are in the public record and this is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. These records include a case file containing a docket sheet and any documents filed in your case. You can access your court records via the internet, or at the Merced County Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of a person’s criminal history. These online databases are all linked so you can track criminal convictions from another state. Go to the Merced County Courthouse and check in person, or check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you will get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for crimes, which include, drug Possession, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to someone in jail at the Atwater Police Jail can change at any time, so be sure to double check the Atwater Police Jail site when you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Atwater 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 Atwater Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 209-357-6381 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 Atwater 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 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 items that the inmate can buy if they have money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal 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
All phone calls from the Atwater Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are much more costly than phone calls made at home. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s phone privileges might get reduced or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: 209-357-6381
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control the prices. The money these phone service providers make from all of the 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 Atwater Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 learning 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 a lot of money on calling your inmate. There are some circumstances where we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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