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Camden Police Jail Information
31 Washington Street
Camden, ME 04843-1521
The Camden Police Jail is located at 31 Washington Street in Camden, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Camden Police Department.This guide tells you information about everything a person needs to know about the Camden Police Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Camden Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information and records, and much, much more.
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This guide is designed to give you information you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, just ask it, and any feedback or comments that might be beneficial to others will be welcome.
Camden Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend in jail and need to locate them? Do you know someone who has been arrested and you want to locate them?
To find out who’s in jail at the Camden Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Camden Police Jail Inmate List is an online list of people who have been arrested, including custody status, and times you can visit. Also, you can find information for anybody booked or released in the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to get their inmate information more quickly if you enter their full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Camden Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Camden Police Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will answer some basic questions, like what is your full name, your address, birthdate and contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, any personal property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you are released.
They will let you make a phone call so you can talk to a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you will be allowed to wear your own clothes, if not you you will have to wear a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process may take between 15 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the faster you can post bail, the sooner you will get released. How quickly you get discharged depends on if you have a cash bond amount or if a magistrate still needs to decide on the bail amount. For minor offenses, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and know the release date, expect to get discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Camden Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to list each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Camden Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitors will go into a Visiting log as an approved visitor. Each and every visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that gets to visitation or any visitors that are not approved to visit will be turned away.
The Camden Police Jail visitation procedures change often, so call the official Camden Police Jail at 207-236-3030 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 Camden Police Jail you have to first be on the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Camden Police Jail, and you will be searched. 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. Such visitation is not approved.
If a 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not a family member of the inmate, this 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 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.
Use this address when sending a letter to someone incarcerated at Camden Police Jail:
Camden Police Jail
31 Washington Street
Camden, ME 04843-1521
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Camden Police Jail
31 Washington Street
Camden, ME 04843-1521
The inmate mail policy at the Camden Police Jail changes, so be sure to check the the Camden Police Jail 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 arrest warrants on the website or you are able to call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. You should be clear that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and this information is available to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a court case file containing a docket sheet and all documents and filings filed in your court case. You can access the court records via the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal history. These online databases are connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. Go to the Knox County Courthouse and check in person, or check online. It helps to know the county, and if it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to someone in jail is likely to change, so be sure to review the Camden Police Jail site before send funds to someone in jail there.
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 207-236-3030 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. Inmates can purchase several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely want to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their trust 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 Camden Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail are usually pricier than phone calls made at home. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the rules, your ability to use the phone could be reduced or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
Phone Number: 207-236-3030
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every 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 off of all phone calls that inmates make 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 types of prices 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 state prisons and local jails finding out how to lower your inmates phone charges is 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 significantly on inmate phone calls. There are some circumstances where we won’t be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their phone call rates so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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