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Sparks Police Jail Information
1701 East Prater Way
Sparks, NV 89434-8979
The Sparks Police Jail is located at 1701 East Prater Way in Sparks, NV and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Sparks Police Department.This site will tell you information about anything a person needs to know about the Sparks Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you information and tips that you’ll need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, just ask it in the comment section below, and also any tips or comments that could help other people in the same situation would be much appreciated.
Sparks Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is incarcerated and need to find out where they are? Do you know a family member or friend that has been arrested and you want to locate them?
In order to look up who’s in jail at the Sparks Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Sparks Police Jail Inmate Lookup is a roster of individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes current status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can get the same information for anybody booked or released in the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to get their arrest information fast if you’ve got their full name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Sparks Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Sparks Police Jail includes these steps:
You will get put 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 have to answer some questions, like what is your full name, street address, date of birth and a contact person, and they’ll also ask about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get released.
They will let you make a telephone call in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be able to wear your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere between 10 minutes to many hours. In simple terms, the faster you post bail, the sooner you will be freed. Also, how fast you get released will depend on whether or not you’ve been given a cash bond or if a judge needs to determine how much your bail will be. For a minor charge, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and know the date of your release, plan to be discharged in the morning.
Sparks Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must provide each visitor’s full name to the Sparks Police Jail in advance of any visit. This information will go in the visitation log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each and every visitor must provide identification. Any visitors showing up late or that does not have a visting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies frequently change, so you should call the official Sparks Police Jail at 775-353-2231 before you 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 Sparks Police Jail you must be on the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Sparks Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody currently on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not approved.
If the 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 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 magazines to an inmate at the Sparks Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Sparks 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 mailing address for the Sparks Police Jail is:
Sparks Police Jail
1701 East Prater Way
Sparks, NV 89434-8979
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Sparks Police Jail
1701 East Prater Way
Sparks, NV 89434-8979
The Sparks Police Jail mail policy changes often, so we suggest that you double check the site before 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 Sparks 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 Sparks 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 believe you have an outstanding warrant, you can check the court records on the website or you are able to call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. You should be clear that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken 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 Washoe County jail, either by phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are public record and the information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a case file containing a court docket and any documents and filings filed in your court case. You are able to access court records on the website, or at the Washoe County Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal past. These state databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal histories from any other state. You are able to go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if the crime was in a totally different state, you might have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal history search you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for DWI or DUI, drug Possession, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to Sparks Police Jail inmates might change, so double check the Sparks Police Jail site when you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Sparks 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 Sparks Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 775-353-2231 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 Sparks Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates 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 Sparks Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are a lot pricier 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 bear 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, phone privileges might get reduced or forbidden.
The Sparks Police Jail phone number is: 775-353-2231
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 how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits these phone service providers make from all of the 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 Sparks Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. These three factors 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 figuring out how to decrease your inmates phone charges can be 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. There are some prisons or jails where we won’t 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 inmate calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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