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Albany Police Jail Information
29816 South Montpelier Avenue
Albany, LA 70711-3605
The Albany Police Jail is located at 29816 South Montpelier Avenue in Albany, LA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Albany Police Department.This page tells you information about everything one might want to know about the Albany Police Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Albany Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find Livingston Parish court records, and lots more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the advice and information that you’ll need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have specific questions, please feel free to ask it, and also any feedback or comments that might help others is welcome.
Albany Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that has gone to jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know somebody who has been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?
To see who is in jail at the Albany Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Albany Police Jail Inmate Locator is a roster of people currently in custody, which includes custody status, and times you can visit. Also, you are able to get info for anybody arrested and processed or discharged within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to locate the information more quickly if you have their name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Albany Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Albany Police Jail includes each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First, you must answer a bunch of questions, like your legal name, street address, date of birth and a contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
They will let you use the phone so you can get in touch with 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 might be able to keep wearing street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will be allowed to leave jail. The discharge process takes anywhere from 30 minutes to quite a few hours. In simple terms, the faster you post bail, the quicker you will be released. How quickly you get discharged depends on if you’ve been given a cash bond or if the judge still needs to figure out how much your bail will be. For minor offenses, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and are given a discharge date, plan to get released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Albany Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must list the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Albany Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitors will be entered in a Visiting log as an Authorized visit. Each and every visitor is required to provide acceptable photo identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will be turned away.
The Albany Police Jail visitation procedures are always changing, so you should call the facility at 225-567-1101 before you go.
|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 Albany Police Jail you have to first be added to their approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones are allowed at Albany Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anybody under 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 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 under the age of 18 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Albany Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Albany 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 Albany Police Jail:
Albany Police Jail
29816 South Montpelier Avenue
Albany, LA 70711-3605
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Albany Police Jail
29816 South Montpelier Avenue
Albany, LA 70711-3605
The Albany Police Jail mail policy can change, so it would be best to visit the official Albany Police Jail site before 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 Albany 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 Albany 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 think you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can check arrest warrants inquiry on the Livingston Parish jail website or call the court. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. Bear in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the Livingston Parish jail, by phone, in person, or find out online. Arrest records are in the public record and this information is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. They include a case file that contains a docket sheet and any filings and documents filed in your case. You can access court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of a person’s criminal past. These state databases are linked together so you can track criminal histories from another state. Go to the Livingston Parish Courthouse and check in person, or check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will be able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug crimes, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to people in jail can change at any time, so you should check the Albany Police Jail site before send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Albany 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 Albany Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 225-567-1101 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 Albany Police Jail store. Inmates can buy several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably want 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 the inmate can buy if they have money in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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 Albany Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are usually pricier than phone calls made at home. Phone calls are restricted on how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, phone privileges could be reduced or totally denied.
Phone Number: 225-567-1101
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money these phone service providers make from all of the 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 Albany Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails figuring 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 a lot of money on inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails where we will not 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 facility has set their phone call rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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