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Bangor Police Jail Information
240 Main Street
Bangor, ME 04401-6458
Phone Number: 207-947-7382
The Bangor Police Jail is located at 240 Main Street in Bangor, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Bangor Police Department.This site will tell you info about everything you might want to know about the Bangor Police Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Bangor Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information, and much much more.
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The goal of this guide is to offer info that you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask them, and also any feedback or comments that could be beneficial to others will be welcome.
Bangor Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend in jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know someone who has been arrested and you want to find them?
To see who is in jail at the Bangor Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bangor Police Jail Inmate Lookup is an online list of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, including custody status, and times you can visit. You can get information for anybody who has been arrested or discharged in the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to get the information quicker if you’ve got their name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Bangor Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Bangor Police Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
The first step is that you must answer some basic questions, like your legal name, address, birth date and contact person, and you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will get to use the telephone so you can contact a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you will be allowed to keep wearing street clothes, if not you you will have to wear a jail jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will get discharged from jail. This process will take anywhere between 30 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the faster bail is posted, the faster you will get discharged from jail. How quickly you get discharged can depend on whether you’ve got a cash bond amount or if the judge has to decide on the amount of bail to be set. For minor offenses, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a discharge date, plan to get released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Bangor Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to provide each visitor’s name to the Bangor Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s names will go in the visitors log for the inmate. Each visitor must provide proof of identification. Anyone showing up late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
The Bangor Police Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so it would be wise to call the facility at 207-947-7382 before you go to the jail to visit.
|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|
In order to visit someone at the Bangor Police Jail you must first be added to this person’s visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Bangor Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Usually is not normally approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of 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 younger than 18 years of age 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 Bangor Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bangor 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 Bangor Police Jail:
Bangor Police Jail
240 Main Street
Bangor, ME 04401-6458
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bangor Police Jail
240 Main Street
Bangor, ME 04401-6458
The Bangor Police Jail mail policy changes frequently, so be sure to review the site before 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 Bangor 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 Bangor 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry on the Penobscot County jail website or call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or check online. An arrest is in the public record and this is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. Court Records include a case file that includes a docket sheet and all of the filings and documents filed in the court case. You are able to access court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal history. These databases are linked together so you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. You can go to courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that it was in a different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal history search you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for crimes, which include, drug Possession, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to Bangor Police Jail jail inmates could change, so you should check the Bangor Police Jail website when send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bangor 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 Bangor Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 207-947-7382 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 Bangor Police Jail store. An inmate can buy different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably need to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can buy if they have enough money 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 Bangor Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are generally more expensive than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules, an inmate’s phone privileges might get cut back or totally denied.
The Bangor Police Jail phone number is: 207-947-7382
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits 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 Bangor Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning 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 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 in these cases 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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