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Baylis Police Jail Information
140 South Main Street
Baylis, IL 62314
Phone Number: 217-336-2231
The Baylis Police Jail is located at 140 South Main Street in Baylis, IL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Baylis Police Department.This guide tells you all the information about anything related to the Baylis Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate at the Baylis Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and much, much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give information that you need to make helping someone get out of jail a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any tips or comments that would be a benefit to other people in the same situation is much appreciated.
Baylis Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is incarcerated and need to locate them? Do you know somebody who has been arrested and you want to locate them?
In order to search who is in jail at the Baylis Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Baylis Police Jail Inmate Locator is an online list of individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes custody status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can get info on anybody arrested and processed or released within the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to locate their arrest information quicker if you have their name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Baylis Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Baylis Police Jail is made up of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first step is that you have to answer a number of questions, like what is your full legal name, your address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will be allowed to use the telephone so you can contact a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to keep wearing street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere from 15 minutes to hours or even all day long. So, the faster bail is posted, the faster you will get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged will depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if the judge has to determine the amount of bail to be set. For minor charges, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served your sentence and are given a discharge date, you should expect to get discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Baylis Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to give each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Baylis Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will be entered in the visitation log as an approved visitor. Each visitor will have to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Anyone that gets to visitation or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Baylis Police Jail change often, so it would be wise to call the official Baylis Police Jail at 217-336-2231 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Baylis Police Jail you must first have your name on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Baylis Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to the inmate, they must 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 magazines to an inmate at the Baylis Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Baylis 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 an inmate at Baylis Police Jail:
Baylis Police Jail
140 South Main Street
Baylis, IL 62314
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Baylis Police Jail
140 South Main Street
Baylis, IL 62314
The inmate mail policy at the Baylis Police Jail changes, so check the the Baylis 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 Baylis 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 Baylis 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 find out by checking the court records on the Pike County court website or you can call the court. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. Bear in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are public record and the information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. Court Records include a case file that includes a docket and all of the documents and filings filed in the court case. You are able to access your court records on the website, or at Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These databases are all connected and you can track criminal convictions from another state. You are able to go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if the crime was in a 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 get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for the following crimes, drug offenses, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to inmates change frequently, so be sure to check the Baylis Police Jail site when you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Baylis 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 Baylis Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 217-336-2231 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 Baylis Police Jail store. Inmates can buy a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely need to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can buy if they have money in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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
The only phone calls that Baylis Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are generally more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates should 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, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or totally denied.
Phone Number: 217-336-2231
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all inmate phone calls 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 Baylis Police Jail. The prices 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 learning how to lower 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. In some cases, 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 jail or prison has set their phone rates so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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