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Algona Police Jail Information
402 Warde Street
Algona, WA 98001-8505
Phone Number: 253-833-2743
The Algona Police Jail is located at 402 Warde Street in Algona, WA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Algona Police Department.This site will tell you all the information about anything you might need to know about the Algona Police Jail, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information and records, and much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you information and tips that you need to make helping someone get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a specific question, just ask it in the comment section below, and also any feedback or comments that could help others is welcome.
Algona Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone in jail and need to contact them? Do you know someone who has been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
To search who is in jail at the Algona Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Algona Police Jail Inmate Roster is an online list of individuals who have been arrested, including custody status, and visiting hours. You can also find info on anybody arrested and booked or discharged in the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to get their inmate information more quickly if you enter your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or arrest number.
Algona Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Algona Police Jail is made up of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
First you must answer some basic questions, like what is your full name, address, birthdate and a contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will get to make a phone call in order to call a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be able to wear your own clothes, otherwise you will be issued a jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged takes anywhere between 15 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the faster you post bail, the quicker you will be freed. How quickly you get discharged can depend on if you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if the magistrate still needs to figure out the bail amount. For a minor charge, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the release date, you should plan to be discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Algona Police Jail Visitation
The inmate need to provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Algona Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitors will be entered into the visitation log for the inmate. All visitors is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Visitors arriving late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
The Algona Police Jail visitation procedures change often, so it would be wise to call the facility at 253-833-2743 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 someone at the Algona Police Jail you must have your name on the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones are allowed at Algona Police Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Anybody currently on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Algona Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Algona 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 Algona Police Jail is:
Algona Police Jail
402 Warde Street
Algona, WA 98001-8505
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Algona Police Jail
402 Warde Street
Algona, WA 98001-8505
The Algona Police Jail mail policy changes, so it would be best to double check the official website before you send a letter to an inmate there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Algona 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 Algona 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, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants online or you are able to call the jail directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. You should be clear that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the King County jail, either by phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are in the public record and this information is freely available.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a court case file containing a docket and all documents filed in your case. You can access your court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal history. These databases are all linked so you can track criminal convictions from other states. You are able to go to courthouse and inquire, or check online. It is helpful to know the county, and if the crime was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for DUI, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to people in jail could change, so we suggest that you visit the Algona Police Jail website before send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Algona 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 Algona Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 253-833-2743 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 Algona Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely 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 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 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 Algona Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are generally more expensive than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but you should keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the rules and are disciplined, phone calls might get reduced or forbidden completely.
Phone Number: 253-833-2743
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits off of 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 Algona Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of 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 can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up 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 how much it costs you to call 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 cases like this, the facility has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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