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Atwood Police Jail Information
112 South Main Street
Atwood, IL 61913
Phone Number: 217-578-3141
The Atwood Police Jail is located at 112 South Main Street in Atwood, IL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Atwood Police Department.This guide tells you all the information about everything one might want to know about the Atwood Police Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Atwood Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information, and everything else.
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This guide is designed to give you all the advice and information you need to make going to jail easier. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it, and please leave any tips or comments that would be a benefit to other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Atwood Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is in jail and don’t know how to locate them? Do you know a family member or friend who has been arrested and you need to locate them?
To see who’s in jail at the Atwood Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Atwood Police Jail Inmate Roster has information about individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can also get the same information on anybody who has been arrested or released within the past 24 hours. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to get the information fast if you’ve got their first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Atwood Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Atwood Police Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
You must answer some questions, like your legal name, street address, birthdate and contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will get to make a telephone call to get in touch with a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to wear your street clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged may take anywhere from 15 minutes to all day long. In other words the faster bail is posted, the sooner you will be released. Also, it will depend on whether you’ve got a bond amount or if a judge still needs to determine how much to set your bail at. For a minor offense, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and know the release date, plan to get discharged between 9am and noon.
Atwood Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Atwood Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will go in a log of visitors as an Authorized visit. All visitors has to provide proof of identification. Visitors arriving late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be able to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies can change, so make sure that you call the facility at 217-578-3141 before you try 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 Atwood Police Jail you have to be added to this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones are allowed at Atwood Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Usually is not approved.
If a 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 a family member of 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 Atwood Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Atwood 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 someone incarcerated at Atwood Police Jail:
Atwood Police Jail
112 South Main Street
Atwood, IL 61913
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Atwood Police Jail
112 South Main Street
Atwood, IL 61913
The Atwood Police Jail mail policy changes often, so be sure to visit the the Atwood Police Jail website 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 Atwood 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 Atwood 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 an outstanding warrant, you can check the court records on the website or you are able to call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. You should be clear that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are public record and this is available to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a court case file that includes a docket sheet and all documents filed in the case. You are able to access the court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal past. These databases are all connected and you can track criminal histories from another state. You can go to the Douglas County Courthouse and inquire, or check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if it was in a completely different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you are able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for crimes, which include, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to inmates at the Atwood Police Jail could change, so be sure to double check the Atwood Police Jail website before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Atwood 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 Atwood Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 217-578-3141 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 Atwood Police Jail store. An inmate can buy a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will probably want to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can buy if they have sufficient funds in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to hygiene products such as 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 Atwood Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are usually more expensive than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to 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 a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, an inmate’s ability to use the phone may be limited or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: 217-578-3141
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits off of all of the 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 Atwood Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices 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 is an expert in keeping up 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. There are some prisons or jails where we won’t be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their phone call rates so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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