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Decatur Police Jail Information
913 South Broadway
Decatur, NE 68020
Phone Number: 402-349-5546
The Decatur Police Jail is located at 913 South Broadway in Decatur, NE and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Decatur Police Department.This site tells you information about everything you might need to know about the Decatur Police Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Decatur Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and everything else.
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This guide is meant to give information and advice that you’ll need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail less stressfull. If you have a question, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or tips that might help others would be appreciated.
Decatur Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is in jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member that has been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to search who’s in jail at the Decatur Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Decatur Police Jail Inmate List has information about individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, including current status, and schedule for visitation. You can also find information on anybody booked or discharged in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to find their inmate information quicker if you enter their first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Decatur Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Decatur Police Jail is made up of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First, you have to answer a number of questions, such as what is your legal name, your address, birthdate and an emergency contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
They will allow you to make a phone call in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might be able to keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. This process takes anywhere from 30 minutes to all day. So, the faster bail is posted, the quicker you will get discharged from jail. How quickly you get discharged will depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond amount or if the judge needs to determine your bail amount. For a minor charge, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a release date, expect to be released in the morning.
Decatur Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to provide information about each visitor to the Decatur Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will be entered in a Visiting log for the requesting inmate. All visitors will be required to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that is not an approved visitor will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so it would be wise to call the facility at 402-349-5546 before you go to visitation.
|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 Decatur Police Jail you must first be added to their approved 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 without it.
No cellphones at Decatur Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Persons on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 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, 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 Decatur Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Decatur 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 Decatur Police Jail:
Decatur Police Jail
913 South Broadway
Decatur, NE 68020
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Decatur Police Jail
913 South Broadway
Decatur, NE 68020
The mail policy at the Decatur Police Jail changes frequently, so be sure to double check the official Decatur Police Jail site before you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Decatur 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 Decatur 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can check court records online or you are able to call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. 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 know a person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Burt County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are in the public record and this is freely available.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a case file that includes a docket and any of the documents filed in your case. You can access court records online, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These online databases are connected so you are able to track criminal histories from any other state. You are able to go to county courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to Decatur Police Jail jail inmates can change at any time, so we suggest that you double check the Decatur Police Jail site before you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Decatur 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 Decatur Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 402-349-5546 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 Decatur Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will probably need to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can buy if they have sufficient funds in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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 Decatur Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are a lot more costly than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or forbidden completely.
The Decatur Police Jail phone number is: 402-349-5546
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 get to set the prices. The profits off of all of the 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 Decatur 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning 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 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 cases like this, the jail has set their phone call rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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