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Yakima Police Jail Information
200 South Third Street
Yakima, WA 98901-2830
Phone Number: 509-575-6178
The Yakima Police Jail is located at 200 South Third Street in Yakima, WA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Yakima Police Department.This site tells you information about everything a person needs to know about the Yakima Police Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Yakima Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, court information and records, and much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give info that you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have a question, please feel free to ask them, and any comments or tips that could help others is much appreciated.
Yakima Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that has gone to jail and need to locate them? Do you know someone who has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
To look up who is in jail at the Yakima Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Yakima Police Jail Inmate Lookup is a list of people who have been arrested and are in custody, including custody status, and times you can visit. Also, you can find info on anyone booked or discharged within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by their last name. You will be able to find their arrest information faster if you have your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Yakima Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Yakima Police Jail takes you through each of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first step is that you must answer some questions, such as what is your legal name, street address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will 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.
You will then be allowed to use the phone to talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, they will let you wear your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged from jail takes from 10 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 have a cash bond or if a judge needs to determine how much your bail will be. For minor charges, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a discharge date, expect to get discharged in the morning.
Yakima Police Jail Visitation
The inmate have to list each visitor’s full name to the Yakima Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s names will be entered in a log of visitors for the requesting inmate. Every visitor must provide identification. Any visitors showing up late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures frequently change, so it would be wise to call the facility at 509-575-6178 before go to the jail 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Yakima Police Jail you have to be added to the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Yakima Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Persons on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to 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 of age and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Yakima Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Yakima 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 Yakima Police Jail, use this address:
Yakima Police Jail
200 South Third Street
Yakima, WA 98901-2830
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Yakima Police Jail
200 South Third Street
Yakima, WA 98901-2830
The mail policy at the Yakima Police Jail changes frequently, so be sure to review the site before you send a letter.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Yakima 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 Yakima 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 inquiry online or call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. You should know that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Yakima County jail, on the phone, in person, or look online. An arrest is a matter of public record and the information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a court case file that includes a docket sheet and all documents filed in your case. You are able to access your court records on the internet, or at the Yakima County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal past. These state databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal histories from other states. Go to courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that it was in a different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any of the following crimes, drug offenses, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to inmates is likely to change, so it would be best to review the Yakima Police Jail site before you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Yakima 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 Yakima Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 509-575-6178 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 Yakima Police Jail store. An inmate can buy different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can buy if they have sufficient funds in their trust 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
All phone calls from the Yakima Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are generally more costly than regular phone calls. There is no limit to 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 there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s phone privileges could be reduced or forbidden.
The Yakima Police Jail phone number is: 509-575-6178
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 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 Yakima Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices 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 state prisons and local jails finding 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 significantly on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some circumstances where we will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their phone rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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