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Arcola Police Jail Information
114 North Locust Street
Arcola, IL 61910-1405
Phone Number: 217-268-4906
The Arcola Police Jail is located at 114 North Locust Street in Arcola, IL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Arcola Police Department.This page tells you info about anything related to the Arcola Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate at the Arcola Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and everything else.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the information that you need to make getting locked up less stressfull. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it, and also any tips or comments that would be beneficial to others would be appreciated.
Arcola Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member 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 want to locate them?
To see who’s in jail at the Arcola Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Arcola Police Jail Inmate List is an online list of people who have been arrested and are in jail, including status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can also get info on anyone arrested and processed or released within the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to locate their arrest information more quickly if you enter your friend or family member’s name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Arcola Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Arcola Police Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
You have to answer some simple questions, like what is your full legal name, your address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will be allowed to use the phone in order to call a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released quickly, they will let you keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail uniform.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged from jail will take anywhere from 30 minutes to many hours. In simple terms, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you will get let go. It also can depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if the judge needs to determine the bail amount. For minor charges, you will simply 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 at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Arcola Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Arcola Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will be put in a log of approved visitors for the inmate that requested the visitor. Every visitor is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or that does not have a visting order will be turned away.
The Arcola Police Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so we suggest that you call the facility at 217-268-4906 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|
In order to visit someone at the Arcola Police Jail you must first be added to their approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones are allowed at Arcola Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody currently on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Usually is not going to be approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Arcola Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Arcola 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.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Arcola Police Jail, use this address:
Arcola Police Jail
114 North Locust Street
Arcola, IL 61910-1405
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Arcola Police Jail
114 North Locust Street
Arcola, IL 61910-1405
The inmate mail policy at the Arcola Police Jail changes, so review the official website 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 Arcola 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 Arcola 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 have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can check arrest warrants on the Douglas County court website or you can call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. Bear in mind 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 the person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. An arrest is public record and these records are freely available.
Court Records are public records. These records include a case file containing a court docket and all of the documents filed in the case. You are able to access your court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of a person’s criminal past. These databases are linked together so you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. You can go to county courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any of the following crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to people in jail is likely to change, so double check the Arcola Police Jail website when you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Arcola 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 Arcola Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 217-268-4906 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 Arcola Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep 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 a selection of different products that inmates can purchase if they have money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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 Arcola Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . These phone calls are generally more costly than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when and how often you can use the phone, 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 break the rules and are disciplined, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get cut back or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
Phone Number: 217-268-4906
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control the prices. The money these phone service providers make off of all phone calls that inmates make 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 Arcola Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 finding out how to lower 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 money on your inmate calls, and in these cases 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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