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Baltimore Police Jail Information
1501 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-5808
The Baltimore Police Jail is located at 1501 North Charles Street in Baltimore, MD and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Amtrak Police Department.This page will tell you information about everything you might want to know about the Baltimore Police Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Baltimore Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information and records, and much more.
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This guide is meant to give information and advice you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail less stressfull. If you have specific questions, just ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any tips or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation would be welcome.
Baltimore Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that has gone to jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member who’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
To see who is in jail at the Baltimore Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Baltimore Police Jail Inmate Roster is a roster of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes current status, and visiting hours. Also, you can get information about anybody processed or released within the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to get their arrest information quicker if you enter the arrestee’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Baltimore Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Baltimore Police Jail includes each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
First, you must answer some questions, like your legal name, address, birth date and a contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
They will let you make a telephone call so you can talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. This process may take anywhere between 30 minutes to all day long. In simple terms, the quicker you post bail, the faster you will get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged might depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond amount or if the judge has to figure out how much to set your bail at. For a minor offense, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and are given a date of your release, you should plan to be discharged between 9am and noon.
Baltimore Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must give the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Baltimore Police Jail in advance of any visit. This information will be put into a log of visitors for the requesting inmate. Each and every visitor must provide acceptable photo identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so it would be wise to call the official Baltimore Police Jail at 410-291-4230 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|
To visit an inmate at the Baltimore Police Jail you must first have your name on their visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Baltimore Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone under must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is not related to 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 Baltimore Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Baltimore 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 Baltimore Police Jail is:
Baltimore Police Jail
1501 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-5808
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Baltimore Police Jail
1501 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-5808
The inmate mail policy at the Baltimore Police Jail changes often, so double check the the Baltimore Police Jail website when send a letter to someone in jail there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Baltimore 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 Baltimore 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can check the court records on the website or call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. You should know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, 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 Baltimore City County jail, either by phone, in person, or look online. An arrest is public record and this information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a court case file that includes a docket and any of the filings and documents filed in the case. You are able to access the court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal background. These databases are all linked so you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. Go to courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and if the crime was in a different state, you might have to pay for a more complete search.
A criminal history search you will get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for DUI, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to people in jail is likely to change, so we suggest that you visit the Baltimore Police Jail site before send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Baltimore 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 Baltimore Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 410-291-4230 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 Baltimore Police Jail store. You can purchase different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will most likely need 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 the inmate can buy if they have sufficient funds in their trust 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
All phone calls from the Baltimore Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are usually more costly than phone calls made at home. 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 inmates must keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules and are disciplined, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated altogether.
The Baltimore Police Jail phone number is: 410-291-4230
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all 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 Baltimore Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails finding out how to decrease your inmates phone charges is 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. 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 rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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