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Bishop Police Jail Information
207 West Line Street
Bishop, CA 93514-3410
The Bishop Police Jail is located at 207 West Line Street in Bishop, CA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Bishop Police Department.This page will tell you information about everything you might need to know about the Bishop Police Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Bishop Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find Inyo County court records, and everything else.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you info that you need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have specific questions, just ask it in the comment section below, and also any tips or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Bishop Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is locked up and need to contact them? Do you know someone who has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out what jail they’re in?
To look up who’s in jail at the Bishop Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bishop Police Jail Inmate Roster has information about people who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes custody status, and visiting schedule. You can get the same information about anyone booked or discharged in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can locate the information fast if you have the arrestee’s full name, birth date, or arrest number.
Bishop Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Bishop Police Jail includes these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First, you will have to answer some basic questions, like your legal name, street address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released.
You will be allowed to use the telephone so you can call family, friends, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you will be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. This process will take between 15 minutes to all day. Or, simply, the faster you can post bail, the sooner you will be released. Also, how fast you get released depends on whether you have a cash bond or if a judge needs to figure out the bail amount. For a minor charge, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. If you have served a sentence in jail and have a release date, plan to get discharged in the morning.
Bishop Police Jail Visitation
The inmate need to give the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Bishop Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitors will go into the visitors log as an Authorized visit. Each and every visitor must provide proof of identification. Anyone arriving late or that is not an approved visitor will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Bishop Police Jail frequently change, so it would be wise to call the official Bishop Police Jail at 760-873-5823 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Bishop Police Jail you must be on this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to take 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 mobile phones at Bishop Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anyone parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 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 magazines to an inmate at the Bishop Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bishop 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 an inmate at Bishop Police Jail:
Bishop Police Jail
207 West Line Street
Bishop, CA 93514-3410
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bishop Police Jail
207 West Line Street
Bishop, CA 93514-3410
The inmate mail policy at the Bishop Police Jail changes, so you should double check the site when 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 Bishop 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 Bishop 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 believe you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can check the arrest warrants on the Inyo County court website or you can call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s 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, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are in the public record and the information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a case file that contains a court docket and all of the filings and documents filed in your court case. You are able to access your court records via the internet, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of people’s criminal background. These state databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal histories from other states. Go to courthouse and inquire, or check online. It helps to know the county, and if the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for these crimes, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to inmates could change, so be sure to review the Bishop Police Jail site before you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bishop 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 Bishop Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 760-873-5823 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 Bishop Police Jail store. You can purchase different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely need to use the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that inmates can buy if they have enough money in their account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to hygiene products such as 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 Bishop Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail are usually more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you are disciplined for an infraction, phone calls might get reduced or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: 760-873-5823
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they operate, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits 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 Bishop Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. These three things 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails figuring out 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 rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you a lot of money on calling your inmate. 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 phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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