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Benton Police Jail Information
201 Sibley Street
Benton, LA 71006-8356
The Benton Police Jail is located at 201 Sibley Street in Benton, LA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Benton Police Department.This page will tell you information about everything one might want to know about the Benton Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Benton Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much more.
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This guide is meant to offer information and advice that you need to make getting locked up easier. If you have questions, feel free to ask them, and any comments or tips that could be a benefit to others is appreciated.
Benton Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is incarcerated and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
To look up who’s in jail at the Benton Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Benton Police Jail Inmate Locator is an online list of people who are in jail, which includes status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can also get information on anybody processed or released within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to locate their arrest information quicker if you have their full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Benton Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Benton Police Jail includes each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first step is that you will have to answer some simple questions, such as your full name, your address, birthdate and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all of your personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released.
You will get to make a phone call to call a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you will be issued a jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process may take between 15 minutes to hours or even all day long. In other words the faster bail is posted, the quicker you will get discharged from jail. It also might depend on whether or not you’ve been given a bond amount or if a judge needs to decide on your bail amount. For minor offenses, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a release date, you should expect to get released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Benton Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must give each visitor’s name to the Benton Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s information will be put in a log of approved visitors as an approved visitor. All visitors is required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or that is not an approved visitor will be turned away.
The Benton Police Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so it would be wise to call the jail at 318-965-0579 before you try 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|
To visit someone at the Benton Police Jail you have to have your name on the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Benton Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody currently on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually is not going to be 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 a 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 Benton Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Benton 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.
Use this address when sending a letter to someone incarcerated at Benton Police Jail:
Benton Police Jail
201 Sibley Street
Benton, LA 71006-8356
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Benton Police Jail
201 Sibley Street
Benton, LA 71006-8356
The Benton Police Jail inmate mail policy changes, so double check the site before you send a letter to an inmate there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Benton 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 Benton 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 access arrest warrants on the Bossier Parish jail website or you are able to call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask them. You should be clear that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the Bossier Parish jail, by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and these records are accessible by the public.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a case file that includes a docket sheet and any of the documents and filings filed in the court case. You are able to access court records via the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal history. These online databases are linked together so you are able to track criminal convictions from any other state. You are able to go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and if the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes, which can include, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to Benton Police Jail jail inmates change frequently, so you should double check the Benton Police Jail site before you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Benton 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 Benton Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 318-965-0579 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 Benton Police Jail store. Inmates can buy different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably need to use 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 buy if they have money 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Benton Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . These phone calls are typically pricier 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 should keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the rules and are disciplined, phone privileges might get reduced or forbidden completely.
The Benton Police Jail phone number is: 318-965-0579
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. 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 Benton Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 figuring out how to decrease 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 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. In some cases, we will not be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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