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Vernon Police Jail Information
44425 State Highway 17
Vernon, AL 35592
Phone Number: 205-695-7022
The Vernon Police Jail is located at 44425 State Highway 17 in Vernon, AL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Vernon Police Department.This page will tell you information about anything you might want to know about the Vernon Police Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Vernon Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information, and much, much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the information and advice that you need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it, and please leave any comments or tips that could be beneficial to others would be much appreciated.
Vernon Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and need to contact them? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you need to locate them?
To see who’s in jail at the Vernon Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Vernon Police Jail Inmate List has information about individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, including custody status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you can find info for anyone booked or released in the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to find their inmate information fast if you enter your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Vernon Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Vernon Police Jail takes you through each of these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
You have to answer a number of questions, such as what is your legal name, your address, date of birth and contact person, and they’ll also ask about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
They will allow you to use the telephone in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be allowed to keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail uniform.
Once bail has been posted, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged takes between 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. In simple terms, the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you can get released from jail. Also, how fast you get released can depend on whether you’ve been given a bond amount or if a judge has to decide on the amount of bail to be set. For minor charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the discharge date, plan to be discharged that morning.
Vernon Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to list each visitor’s full name to the Vernon Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitors will be put into the visitation log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each visitor will have to provide identification. Visitors showing up late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures can change, so we suggest that you call the jail at 205-695-7022 before you 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 Vernon Police Jail you must first have your name on this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones at Vernon Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Persons parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually 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 under the age of 18 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 Vernon Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Vernon 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 Vernon Police Jail:
Vernon Police Jail
44425 State Highway 17
Vernon, AL 35592
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Vernon Police Jail
44425 State Highway 17
Vernon, AL 35592
The Vernon Police Jail mail policy can change, so you should double check the the Vernon Police Jail website 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 Vernon 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 Vernon 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 find out by checking the court records on the Lamar County jail website or call the court. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. Keep in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and the information is available to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a court case file that includes a docket and all of the filings and documents filed in the case. You can access your court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Lamar County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal past. These state databases are all connected so you can track criminal convictions from any other state. You are able to go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It helps to know the county, 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 are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for these crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to Vernon Police Jail inmates are always changing, so be sure to review the Vernon Police Jail site before you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Vernon 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 Vernon Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 205-695-7022 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 Vernon Police Jail store. An inmate can buy different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will probably want to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can buy if they have enough money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Vernon Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are a lot pricier than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are disciplined for an infraction, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Vernon Police Jail phone number is: 205-695-7022
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make from all of the phone calls that inmates make 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 Vernon Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 state prisons and local 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. 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 cases like this, the jail has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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