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Houlton Police Jail Information
97 Military Street
Houlton, ME 04730-2400
Phone Number: 207-532-2287
The Houlton Police Jail is located at 97 Military Street in Houlton, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Houlton Police Department.This page will tell you information about anything you might need to know about the Houlton Police Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Houlton Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information, and much much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer information that you need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask it, and please leave any tips or comments that might be a benefit to other people in the same situation will be welcome.
Houlton Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and want to contact them? Do you know somebody that has been arrested and you want to find them?
To search who’s in jail at the Houlton Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Houlton Police Jail Inmate List is a roster of individuals who are in jail, which includes status, and visiting hours. You can also find information on anybody arrested and booked or released in the past 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You can get their inmate information faster if you enter the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Houlton Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Houlton Police Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you must answer a bunch of questions, like what is your full name, home address, birthdate and an emergency contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, any personal property you have will get taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to use the phone to contact a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might get to wear your street clothes, if not you you will have to wear a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. This process takes between 15 minutes to hours or even all day long. In simple terms, the quicker you post bail, the quicker you will be released. Also, it might depend on whether you have a cash bond or if the judge must figure out how much your bail will be. For minor charges, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have completed your jail sentence and are given a discharge date, you should plan to be discharged that morning.
Houlton Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you need to give the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Houlton Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitors will be put into a Visiting log for the inmate. Each and every visitor is required to provide identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that is not on the visitation list will be turned away.
Visitation procedures at Houlton Police Jail change often, so we suggest that you call the official Houlton Police Jail at 207-532-2287 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Houlton Police Jail you must be added to this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones at Houlton Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons 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 approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is not related to the inmate, the minor 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 magazines to an inmate at the Houlton Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Houlton 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 Houlton Police Jail:
Houlton Police Jail
97 Military Street
Houlton, ME 04730-2400
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Houlton Police Jail
97 Military Street
Houlton, ME 04730-2400
The Houlton Police Jail mail policy can change, so visit the official Houlton 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 Houlton 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 Houlton 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 on the Aroostook County jail website or you are able to call the jail directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, in person, or check online. Arrest records are public record and this is accessible by the public.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a case file containing a court docket and all filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access court records on the website, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal past. These state databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from other states. You can go to courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A criminal history search you will get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for driving under the influence (DUI), drug Possession, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to inmates is likely to change, so it would be best to review the Houlton Police Jail website when you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Houlton 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 Houlton Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 207-532-2287 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 Houlton Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will probably need to buy things from the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that inmates can buy if they have money in their account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Houlton Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are typically pricier than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but bear in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get cut back or totally denied.
The Houlton Police Jail phone number is: 207-532-2287
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits 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 Houlton 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 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 finding out how to decrease 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some circumstances where we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the facility has set their calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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