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Albion Police Jail Information
50 East Main Street
Albion, IL 62806-1262
Phone Number: 618-445-4024
The Albion Police Jail is located at 50 East Main Street in Albion, IL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Albion Police Department.This guide will tell you all the information about everything a person needs to know about the Albion Police Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Albion Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, court information and records, and much, much more.
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This guide is meant to give advice and information that you need to make the process a lot easier. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask it, and also any feedback or comments that might help others would be welcome.
Albion Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member in jail and want to contact them? Do you know somebody who’s been arrested and you need to locate them?
In order to search who is in jail at the Albion Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Albion Police Jail Inmate List has information about people currently in custody, which includes current status, and visiting hours. You can also get the same information about anybody who has been arrested or released within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You can find the information more quickly if you have their name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Albion Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Albion Police Jail takes you through each of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First you will answer some questions, like what is your full legal name, street address, birth date and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken from you and stored until you are discharged.
They will let you make a phone call to contact a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you think you will get released quickly, you will be allowed to keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will get discharged from jail. The discharge process can take between 15 minutes to hours or even all day long. In other words the faster bail is posted, the faster you will get discharged. It also depends on if you’ve been given a cash bond or if a magistrate needs to determine the bail amount. For minor offenses, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. If you have served a sentence in jail and have a release date, expect to get released in the morning.
Albion Police Jail Visitation
The inmate need to give each visitor’s full name to the Albion Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s information will be put into the visitation log as an Authorized visit. Every visitor will have to provide identification. Visitors that gets to visitation or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Albion Police Jail can change, so we suggest that you call the official Albion Police Jail at 618-445-4024 before you go to visitation.
|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 Albion Police Jail you must first have your name on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Albion Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Anybody under must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Such visitation is not approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 and is a family member of the inmate, they must 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 related to 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 magazines to an inmate at the Albion Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Albion 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 address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Albion Police Jail is:
Albion Police Jail
50 East Main Street
Albion, IL 62806-1262
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Albion Police Jail
50 East Main Street
Albion, IL 62806-1262
The Albion Police Jail mail policy changes frequently, so be sure to review the site when you send a letter.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Albion 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 Albion 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 for your arrest, you can check the court records on the website or you can 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 know the person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Edwards County jail, by phone, in person, or you can check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and these records are freely available.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a court case file containing a court docket and any of the documents filed in your case. You are able to access the court records on the internet, or at the Edwards County Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal past. These online databases are connected so you are able to track criminal histories from any other state. You are able to 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 completely different state, you might have to pay for a more intensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you are able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for DUI, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to Albion Police Jail inmates might change, so we suggest that you double check the Albion Police Jail website before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Albion 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 Albion Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 618-445-4024 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 Albion Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably need to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can buy if they have money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Albion Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are usually more expensive than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates 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, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or cut altogether.
Phone Number: 618-445-4024
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they operate, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits off of all of the 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 Albion 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 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 is more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up 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 calling your inmate. In some cases, 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 calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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