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Chapin Police Jail Information
103 Columbia Avenue
Chapin, SC 29036-9423
The Chapin Police Jail is located at 103 Columbia Avenue in Chapin, SC and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Chapin Police Department.This guide will tell you information about everything you might need to know about the Chapin Police Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Chapin Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and more.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer information that you need to make the process a little less stressful. If you have questions, just ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or feedback that would be beneficial to other people in the same situation is welcome.
Chapin Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend in jail and want to contact them? Do you know somebody that’s been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
To find out who’s in jail at the Chapin Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Chapin Police Jail Inmate Locator is a roster of people who were arrested and are now in jail, including current status, and visiting schedule. You can get the same information about anybody who has been arrested or released within the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to locate the information faster if you enter their name, birth date, or arrest number.
Chapin Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Chapin Police Jail includes the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will answer some questions, like what is your full legal name, your address, birth date and contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will then be allowed to make a phone call so you can contact a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged from jail may take from 10 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the faster you can post bail, the quicker you will be released. Also, it might depend on whether you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if a judge has to figure out your bail amount. For minor offenses, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and are given a date of your release, plan to be discharged in the morning.
Chapin Police Jail Visitation
The inmate have to provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Chapin Police Jail in advance. Your visitor’s information will go into a Visiting log for the inmate. All visitors will have to provide identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Jail visitation policies are always changing, so make sure that you call the official Chapin Police Jail at 803-345-6443 before you go to the jail to visit.
|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 Chapin Police Jail you have to have your name on this person’s approved visitation list.
Make 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 phones at Chapin Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 under the age of 18 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Chapin Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Chapin 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.
The mailing address for the Chapin Police Jail is:
Chapin Police Jail
103 Columbia Avenue
Chapin, SC 29036-9423
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Chapin Police Jail
103 Columbia Avenue
Chapin, SC 29036-9423
The Chapin Police Jail mail policy changes frequently, so it would be best to double check the 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 Chapin 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 Chapin 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 can check court records on the website or call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and inquire at the information desk. You should be clear 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 first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Lexington County jail, by phone, go there in person, or find out online. An arrest is in the public record and the information is freely available.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. Court Records include a court case file containing a docket sheet and all of the documents filed in your court case. You are able to access court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the county where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of people’s criminal past. These state databases are all connected and you can track criminal histories from other states. You are able to go to the Lexington County Courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for these crimes, drug Possession, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to someone in jail at the Chapin Police Jail are always changing, so we suggest that you review the Chapin Police Jail site before send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Chapin 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 Chapin Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 803-345-6443 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 Chapin Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase several different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will probably need 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 items that the inmate can purchase if they have enough 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
The only phone calls that Chapin Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . These phone calls are much pricier than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, 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 rules, phone privileges may be limited or totally denied.
The Chapin Police Jail phone number is: 803-345-6443
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate, which means that they get to set the prices. The money these phone service providers make from all inmate phone calls 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 Chapin Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 figuring out 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 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. 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 these cases, the jail or prison has set their phone call rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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