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Arthur Police Jail Information
120 East Progress Street
Arthur, IL 61911-1301
Phone Number: 217-543-3141
The Arthur Police Jail is located at 120 East Progress Street in Arthur, IL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Arthur Police Department.This page tells you information about anything you might need to know about the Arthur Police Jail, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, court information and records, and much more.
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This guide is designed to give information and tips that you’ll need to make the process a lot easier. If you have questions, please feel free to ask it, and please leave any tips or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation will be welcome.
Arthur Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that has gone to jail and need to contact them? Do you know someone who’s been arrested and you want to find them?
To search who’s in jail at the Arthur Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Arthur Police Jail Inmate Roster has information about individuals currently in custody, which includes status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can get info about anybody arrested and booked or released within the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You can find their arrest information fast if you enter their first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Arthur Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Arthur Police Jail includes each of these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
First, you will answer a number of questions, such as your legal name, your address, date of birth and a contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get released.
They will let you make a telephone call to call a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to keep wearing street clothes, if not you you will be given a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. This process will take from 15 minutes to many hours. So, the faster you post bail, the quicker you can get released from jail. It also might depend on if you have a cash bond or if the magistrate still needs to figure out the amount of bail to be set. For a minor offense, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a release date, expect to be released that morning.
Arthur Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must provide each visitor’s name to the Arthur Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitors will go into the visitors log as an approved visitor. Every visitor must provide identification. Anyone showing up late or without a visiting order will be turned away.
The Arthur Police Jail visitation procedures are always changing, so you should call the official Arthur Police Jail at 217-543-3141 before you go.
|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 someone at the Arthur Police Jail you have to be added to their visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Arthur Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 a visitor is under the age of 18 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Arthur Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Arthur 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 Arthur Police Jail, use this address:
Arthur Police Jail
120 East Progress Street
Arthur, IL 61911-1301
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Arthur Police Jail
120 East Progress Street
Arthur, IL 61911-1301
The Arthur Police Jail mail policy changes frequently, so double check the the Arthur Police Jail website before you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Arthur 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 Arthur 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 for your arrest, you can access court records on the website or call the court. 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 know that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Douglas County jail, either by phone, in person, or look online. Arrest records are in the public record and the information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a court case file containing a court docket and all filings and documents filed in your court case. You are able to access court records on their website, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal background. These online databases are linked together so you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. Go to county courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for DUI, 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 procedure to send money to Arthur Police Jail jail inmates change frequently, so check the Arthur Police Jail site before you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Arthur 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 Arthur Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 217-543-3141 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 Arthur Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably want to buy things from the commissary daily, 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 sufficient funds in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal hygiene products like 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 Arthur Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are generally more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but you should 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 phone privileges could be reduced or forbidden completely.
Phone Number: 217-543-3141
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. 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 Arthur 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 the cost of an inmate phone call: 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 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 calling your inmate. There are some circumstances where we will not 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 inmate calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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