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Benton Police Jail Information
6496 United States Highway 411
Benton, TN 37307
The Benton Police Jail is located at 6496 United States Highway 411 in Benton, TN and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Benton Police Department.This site tells you all the information about anything one might want to know about the Benton Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Benton Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find Polk County court records, and everything else.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the information that you’ll need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have a question, feel free to ask them, and any tips or comments that might be a benefit to others will be welcome.
Benton Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that has gone to jail and don’t know how to locate them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
To see who’s in jail at the Benton Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Benton Police Jail Inmate Locator is a list of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, including current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you are able to find the same information about anyone booked or discharged in the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to find their arrest information faster if you’ve got your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Benton Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Benton Police Jail takes you through these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you may not be processed immediately.
The first step is that you will answer some questions, such as your full legal name, address, date of birth and a contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
You will get to use the phone so you can call a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be allowed to keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will have to wear a jail uniform.
Once you are able to post bail, you will get released from jail. This process may take anywhere between 10 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the quicker you post bail, the faster you will get let go. Also, it will depend on whether you’ve been given a bond amount or if a magistrate has to decide on the bail amount. For minor charges, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a release date, expect to be discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Benton Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to give each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Benton Police Jail before you can visit. This information will go in the visitors log as an approved visitor. All visitors will have to provide identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that does not have a visting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so call the official Benton Police Jail at 423-338-5733 before you try to 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Benton Police Jail you must be on their visitation list.
Make sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones at Benton Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anybody parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually is not normally approved.
If the 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years old 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 magazines to an inmate at the Benton Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Benton 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.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Benton Police Jail, use this address:
Benton Police Jail
6496 United States Highway 411
Benton, TN 37307
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Benton Police Jail
6496 United States Highway 411
Benton, TN 37307
The Benton Police Jail mail policy is always changing, so we suggest that you check the official website when send a letter to someone in jail there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Benton 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 Benton 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 might have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you are able to check the court records online or you can call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. You should know that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Polk County jail, by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are in the public record and this is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a case file that includes a docket and all of the documents filed in your court case. You can access the court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal past. These state databases are linked together so you can track criminal histories from another state. Go to courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that it 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 any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug Possession, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to people in jail change frequently, so check the Benton Police Jail site when you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Benton 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 Benton Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 423-338-5733 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 Benton Police Jail store. Inmates can buy different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably need to buy things from the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can buy if they have enough money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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 Benton Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . These phone calls are much pricier than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates must keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the jail rules, phone calls might get reduced or forbidden completely.
Phone Number: 423-338-5733
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they operate, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits from 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 Benton 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 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 figuring out how to lower your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date 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 calling 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 these cases, the jail or prison has set their phone call rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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