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Bethel Police Jail Information
19 Main Street
Bethel, ME 04217-4014
Phone Number: 207-824-3437
The Bethel Police Jail is located at 19 Main Street in Bethel, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Bethel Police Department.This guide tells you information about everything you might need to know about the Bethel Police Jail, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and much, much more.
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This guide is meant to give advice and information you need to make getting locked up a little less stressful. If you have a question, just ask them, and any tips or comments that might be beneficial to others will be much appreciated.
Bethel Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is in jail and want to find out where they are? Do you know somebody that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
In order to search who’s in jail at the Bethel Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bethel Police Jail Inmate Search is a roster of people who have been arrested, including status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you can get information on anyone who has been arrested or released in the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You can locate their arrest information faster if you’ve got the arrestee’s name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Bethel Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Bethel Police Jail includes the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you must answer a bunch of questions, like what is your full legal name, home address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will get taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
They will allow you to make a phone call in order to get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, they will let you wear your street clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged from jail takes from 30 minutes to all day. So, the quicker bail is posted, the faster you will get discharged from jail. It also can depend on if you have a bond amount or if a judge still needs to decide on the bail amount. For a minor charge, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and are given a date of your release, expect to get discharged between 9am and noon.
Bethel Police Jail Visitation
Inmates must provide information about each visitor to the Bethel Police Jail in advance of the visit. This information will go in the visitation log as an Authorized visit. Each visitor has to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone arriving late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so we suggest that you call the official Bethel Police Jail at 207-824-3437 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Bethel Police Jail you have to be added to their approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring 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 cellphones are allowed at Bethel Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Usually is not normally approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to 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 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Bethel Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bethel 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 Bethel Police Jail, use this address:
Bethel Police Jail
19 Main Street
Bethel, ME 04217-4014
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bethel Police Jail
19 Main Street
Bethel, ME 04217-4014
The mail policy at the Bethel Police Jail is always changing, so be sure to review the official Bethel Police Jail 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 Bethel 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 Bethel 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 find out by checking the arrest warrants online or call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. Bear in mind 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, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Oxford County jail, on the phone, in person, or look online. An arrest is public record and these records are accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file that includes a docket and all documents and filings filed in the case. You can access the court records on their website, or at the Oxford County Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of people’s criminal history. These online databases are connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. Go to the Oxford County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will be able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any crimes, which can include, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to inmates change frequently, so review the Bethel Police Jail website when you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bethel 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 Bethel Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 207-824-3437 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 Bethel Police Jail store. An inmate can buy different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal hygiene products including 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 Bethel Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are usually more costly than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about 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 you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the rules, an inmate’s phone privileges may be limited or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Bethel Police Jail phone number is: 207-824-3437
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The money these phone service providers make off of 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 Bethel 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 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 decrease 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 inmate phone calls. In some cases, 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 facility has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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