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Cowley Police Jail Information
20 South Division Street
Cowley, WY 82420
Phone Number: 307-548-7700
The Cowley Police Jail is located at 20 South Division Street in Cowley, WY and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Cowley Police Department.This guide will tell you info about anything you might want to know about the Cowley Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information, and much, much more.
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This guide is meant to offer information and tips that you’ll need to make helping someone get out of jail less stressfull. If you have questions, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any feedback or comments that would be a benefit to other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Cowley Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is in jail and want to find them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you want to locate them?
In order to look up who is in jail at the Cowley Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Cowley Police Jail Inmate Locator is a list of individuals who are in jail, including custody status, and visiting schedule. Also, you are able to find info about anyone arrested and booked or released within the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You can find their arrest information fast if you’ve got the arrestee’s name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Cowley Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Cowley Police Jail is made up of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
You will answer some basic questions, like what is your full legal name, home address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will get to use the telephone in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might get to wear your own clothes, if not you you will be given a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be discharged from jail. This process takes anywhere between 15 minutes to all day. In other words the faster you post bail, the quicker you will get discharged from jail. Also, how fast you get released will depend on whether or not you have a cash bond or if the judge still needs to figure out how much to set your bail at. For minor offenses, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and are given a release date, expect to be discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Cowley Police Jail Visitation
The inmate need to provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Cowley Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitors will be entered into a Visiting log as an Authorized visit. Every visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone that gets to visitation or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Cowley Police Jail frequently change, so make sure that you call the official Cowley Police Jail at 307-548-7700 before you go.
|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 someone at the Cowley Police Jail you have to be on their approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license with you to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Cowley Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Usually is not going to be approved.
If a 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 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 Cowley Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Cowley 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 Cowley Police Jail is:
Cowley Police Jail
20 South Division Street
Cowley, WY 82420
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Cowley Police Jail
20 South Division Street
Cowley, WY 82420
The mail policy at the Cowley Police Jail changes, so we suggest that you visit the official website 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 Cowley 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 Cowley 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry online or you are able to call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. You should know that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. They include a court case file containing a docket sheet and any documents filed in your court case. You are able to access court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal background. These online databases are connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from other states. Go to the Big Horn County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if the crime was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for driving under the influence (DUI), drug offenses, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to Cowley Police Jail inmates can change at any time, so it would be best to double check the Cowley Police Jail site before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Cowley 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 Cowley Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 307-548-7700 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 Cowley Police Jail store. You can purchase several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. 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 the inmate can buy if they have sufficient funds in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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 Cowley Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are generally more expensive than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, 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, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or forbidden completely.
The Cowley Police Jail phone number is: 307-548-7700
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate, which means that they they control the prices. The money these phone service providers make from all of the phone calls that inmates make 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 Cowley Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 state prisons and local 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 calling your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you any money, 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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