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Colton Police Jail Information
706 Broadway Street
Colton, WA 99113
Phone Number: 509-229-3874
The Colton Police Jail is located at 706 Broadway Street in Colton, WA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Colton Police Department.This guide will tell you all the information about anything you might want to know about the Colton Police Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Colton Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you info you need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have questions, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any feedback or comments that could help other people in the same situation would be appreciated.
Colton Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is incarcerated and want to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member who has been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
In order to look up who is in jail at the Colton Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Colton Police Jail Inmate Locator is a roster of individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, including status, and visiting hours. Also, you can find info for anybody who has been arrested or released in the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to locate their arrest information fast if you’ve got your friend or family member’s name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Colton Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Colton Police Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first step is that you must answer some questions, such as what is your full name, your address, birthdate and a contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will then be allowed to make a phone call to call a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be allowed to keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will get released from jail. This process can take from 15 minutes to hours or even all day long. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the quicker you will be released. Also, it will depend on whether or not you have a cash bond or if the magistrate needs to figure out the amount of bail to be set. For a minor offense, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a discharge date, you should expect to get discharged in the morning.
Colton Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to give each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Colton Police Jail in advance. Your visitor’s information will be entered in the visitation log as an authorized visitor. Each and every visitor must provide acceptable photo identification. Visitors that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so you should call the jail at 509-229-3874 before go to the jail 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 Colton Police Jail you have to be on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Colton Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone under must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually is not approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to 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 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Colton Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Colton 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 Colton Police Jail:
Colton Police Jail
706 Broadway Street
Colton, WA 99113
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Colton Police Jail
706 Broadway Street
Colton, WA 99113
The Colton Police Jail inmate mail policy is always changing, so visit the the Colton Police Jail website when 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 Colton 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 Colton 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Whitman County jail website or call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the Whitman County jail, either by phone, in person, or look online. An arrest is in the public record and the information is available to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a case file containing a docket and any documents and filings filed in your case. You can access court records via the internet, or at the Whitman County Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal history. These databases are linked together so you can track criminal histories from other states. You are able to go to courthouse and check in person, or check online. It is helpful to know the county, and if it was in a totally different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for crimes, which include, drug Possession, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to someone in jail at the Colton Police Jail might change, so you should double check the Colton Police Jail site when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Colton 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 Colton Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 509-229-3874 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 Colton Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably need to use the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can buy if they have sufficient funds in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
All phone calls from the Colton Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are usually more expensive 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 should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules and are disciplined, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or cut altogether.
The Colton Police Jail phone number is: 509-229-3874
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control the prices. The profits off of all 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 Colton 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 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 lower 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 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 in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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