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Buxton Police Jail Information
185 Portland Road
Buxton, ME 04093-6532
The Buxton Police Jail is located at 185 Portland Road in Buxton, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Buxton Police Department.This guide tells you info about anything related to the Buxton Police Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Buxton Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you information and tips that you’ll need to make helping someone get out of jail easier. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it, and any tips or comments that could help other people in the same situation would be appreciated.
Buxton Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is in jail and want to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
In order to find out who’s in jail at the Buxton Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Buxton Police Jail Inmate Search is a list of individuals who are in jail, including current status, and times you can visit. Also, you can find the same information on anybody processed or released within the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to find their arrest information quicker if you’ve got their full name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Buxton Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Buxton Police Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
You will answer some basic questions, like your legal name, address, date of birth and a contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will then be allowed to make a telephone call so you can contact a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you think you will get released quickly, you will be allowed to keep wearing street clothes, if not you you will have to change into a jail uniform.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. The discharge process will take anywhere from 15 minutes to many hours. In simple terms, the faster bail is posted, the sooner you will get let go. Also, how fast you get released will depend on if you’ve got a cash bond or if a magistrate has to figure out how much to set your bail at. For a minor charge, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a discharge date, expect to be discharged between 9am and noon.
Buxton Police Jail Visitation
Inmates need to provide each visitor’s full name to the Buxton Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered in a log of visitors for the requesting inmate. Every visitor must provide acceptable photo identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
The Buxton Police Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so make sure that you call the facility at 207-929-6612 before you go to visitation.
|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 Buxton Police Jail you must first have your name on their visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Buxton Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Such visitation is not normally approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years old 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Buxton Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Buxton 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 Buxton Police Jail, use this address:
Buxton Police Jail
185 Portland Road
Buxton, ME 04093-6532
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Buxton Police Jail
185 Portland Road
Buxton, ME 04093-6532
The inmate mail policy at the Buxton Police Jail is always changing, so you should check the site when 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 Buxton 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 Buxton 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 have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants on the website or you can call the court. This requires a first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask them. You should know that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the York County jail, by phone, in person, or look online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a court case file that contains a docket and all filings and documents filed in your case. You can access your court records via the internet, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of people’s criminal past. These online databases are all linked so you can track criminal histories from any other state. You can go to the York County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will be able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug Possession, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to Buxton Police Jail jail inmates is likely to change, so be sure to double check the Buxton Police Jail website when you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Buxton 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 Buxton Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 207-929-6612 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 Buxton Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can buy if they have money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
The only phone calls that Buxton Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are much 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 you should keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, phone calls might get reduced or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
Phone Number: 207-929-6612
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits from all of the 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 Buxton Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning 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 circumstances where we will not 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 jail has set their calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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