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Camden Police Jail Information
223 Claiborne Street
Camden, AL 36726-1762
The Camden Police Jail is located at 223 Claiborne Street in Camden, AL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Camden Police Department.This page will tell you information about anything one might want to know about the Camden Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate at the Camden Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information, and much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give info you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any feedback or comments that could be beneficial to others is appreciated.
Camden Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that has gone to jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
To search who’s in jail at the Camden Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Camden Police Jail Inmate List is an online list of people currently in custody, which includes custody status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you are able to find info on anybody processed or discharged within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to find their arrest information more quickly if you’ve got their first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Camden Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Camden Police Jail takes you through the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First, you must answer some questions, such as what is your legal name, address, date of birth and contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will get to make a phone call in order to contact a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be able to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged will take anywhere from 10 minutes to all day long. So, the faster you post bail, the sooner you will get discharged. Also, how fast you get released depends on if you have a cash bond amount or if the judge needs to decide on the amount of bail to be set. For minor offenses, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and have a discharge date, expect to be discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Camden Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to give the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Camden Police Jail in advance. Your visitor’s information will be put into the visitation log as an authorized visitor. Every visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that is not an approved visitor will be turned away.
Visitation procedures frequently change, so you should call the facility at 334-682-4861 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 an inmate at the Camden Police Jail you have to be on their 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 mobile phones are allowed at Camden Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anybody on must obtain 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 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 old 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 Camden Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Camden 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 mailing address for the Camden Police Jail is:
Camden Police Jail
223 Claiborne Street
Camden, AL 36726-1762
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Camden Police Jail
223 Claiborne Street
Camden, AL 36726-1762
The Camden Police Jail mail policy changes, so be sure to review 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 Camden 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 Camden 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 check court records on the website 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 inquire at the information desk. Keep in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. Records of arrests are in the public record and the information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. These records include a court case file that includes a court docket and all documents and filings filed in your court case. You are able to access your court records on the website, or at the Wilcox County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal background. These online databases are linked together so you are able to track criminal convictions from another state. You are able to go to county courthouse and inquire, or check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you are able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for crimes, which include, drug Possession, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to inmates is likely to change, so double check the Camden Police Jail website when you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Camden 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 Camden Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 334-682-4861 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 Camden Police Jail store. You can purchase several different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. 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 items that inmates can buy if they have sufficient funds in their account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal hygiene products like 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 Camden Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are a lot more costly than regular phone calls. There is no limit to when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you are disciplined for an infraction, phone calls might get reduced or cut altogether.
The Camden Police Jail phone number is: 334-682-4861
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts 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 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 Camden Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county 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 a lot of money on inmate phone calls. In some cases, we won’t be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail or prison has set their phone call rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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