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Calera Police Jail Information
10947 State Highway 25
Calera, AL 35040
Phone Number: 205-668-3505
The Calera Police Jail is located at 10947 State Highway 25 in Calera, AL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Calera Police Department.This site tells you all the information about everything one might want to know about the Calera Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and more.
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This guide is designed to give information and advice that you need to make helping someone get out of jail easier. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask them, and any tips or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation would be appreciated.
Calera Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that has gone to jail and want to find them? Do you know a friend or family member that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
To look up who is in jail at the Calera Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Calera Police Jail Inmate Lookup is an online list of people who have been arrested and are in jail, including custody status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you are able to get the same information for anyone booked or released within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You can find the information more quickly if you enter your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Calera Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Calera Police Jail includes each of these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
First you have to answer a bunch of questions, like your full name, address, birth date and a contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will be allowed to use the phone so you can talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. The discharge process will take between 10 minutes to quite a few hours. In simple terms, the quicker you post bail, the faster you will get out of jail. It also will depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond or if the magistrate must decide on how much to set your bail at. For minor charges, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have completed your jail sentence and know the release date, you should plan to get discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Calera Police Jail Visitation
Inmates need to provide each visitor’s name to the Calera Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s names will be put in a Visiting log as an approved visitor. Each visitor will be required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that is not an approved visitor will not be able to attend visitation.
The Calera Police Jail visitation procedures are always changing, so it would be wise to call the official Calera Police Jail at 205-668-3505 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|
In order to visit someone at the Calera Police Jail you have to first be added to their approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones at Calera Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Usually is not going to be 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 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Calera Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Calera 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 address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Calera Police Jail is:
Calera Police Jail
10947 State Highway 25
Calera, AL 35040
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Calera Police Jail
10947 State Highway 25
Calera, AL 35040
The Calera Police Jail inmate mail policy can change, so it would be best to check the official Calera Police Jail site before 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 Calera 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 Calera 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 access arrest warrants inquiry on the website or call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. Bear in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the Shelby County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are in the public record and this information is freely available.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. Court Records include a court case file containing a court docket and all documents filed in your case. You can access your court records on their website, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal history. These databases are all linked and you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. You are able to go to the Shelby County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. 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 for a more intensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will be able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for the following crimes, drug crimes, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to Calera Police Jail jail inmates can change at any time, so be sure to double check the Calera Police Jail website when send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Calera 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 Calera Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 205-668-3505 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 Calera Police Jail store. Inmates can buy different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will probably want 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 products that inmates can buy if they have money in their 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 Calera Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are much more costly than phone calls made at home. 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 must keep in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you are disciplined for an infraction, phone privileges might get cut back or forbidden completely.
The Calera Police Jail phone number is: 205-668-3505
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they operate, 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 Calera Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 state prisons and local jails figuring 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 inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails 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 phone call rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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