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Arcata Police Jail Information
736 F Street
Arcata, CA 95521-6211
Phone Number: 707-822-2426
The Arcata Police Jail is located at 736 F Street in Arcata, CA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Arcata Police Department.This page tells you information about everything you might need to know about the Arcata Police Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Arcata Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find Humboldt County court records, and everything else.
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The goal of this guide is to give you advice and information that you’ll need to make the process a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or tips that might help others is much appreciated.
Arcata Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is incarcerated and want to contact them? Do you know someone who has been arrested and you want to find them?
To find out who is in jail at the Arcata Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Arcata Police Jail Inmate Lookup is an online list of individuals who are in jail, including status, and visiting hours. You can also get information for anybody booked or discharged in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to get their arrest information more quickly if you’ve got their full name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Arcata Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Arcata Police Jail includes the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
The first thing you will have to to is you will have to answer a bunch of questions, such as your full legal name, street address, date of birth and contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will get to make a telephone call to call a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you think you will get released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your own clothes, if not you you will have to change into a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged will take from 10 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the faster you can post bail, the quicker you can get released from jail. It also might depend on whether or not you have a cash bond amount or if the magistrate still needs to figure out your bail amount. For minor offenses, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and are given a release date, you should expect to get released between 9am and noon.
Arcata Police Jail Visitation
The inmate need to provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Arcata Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will be entered in the visitors log for the requesting inmate. Each and every visitor is required to provide acceptable photo identification. Any visitors arriving late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Jail visitation policies are always changing, so make sure that you call the facility at 707-822-2426 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|
To visit an inmate at the Arcata Police Jail you must first have your name on their visitation list.
Make sure to take 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 are allowed at Arcata Police Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Persons currently on must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Usually is not normally 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 a visitor is under the age of 18 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Arcata Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Arcata 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 Arcata Police Jail is:
Arcata Police Jail
736 F Street
Arcata, CA 95521-6211
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Arcata Police Jail
736 F Street
Arcata, CA 95521-6211
The inmate mail policy at the Arcata Police Jail changes often, so we suggest that you review the official website 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 Arcata 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 Arcata 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can check the arrest warrants on the Humboldt County court website or you are able to call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. 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 first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or find out online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a court case file that includes a docket sheet and all of the documents filed in the court case. You can access the court records online, or at the Humboldt County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of people’s criminal history. These state databases are linked together so you can track criminal histories from any other state. You are able to go to the Humboldt County Courthouse and inquire, or check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
A criminal records search you can get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for driving under the influence (DUI), drug crimes, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to people in jail might change, so we suggest that you double check the Arcata Police Jail website when you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Arcata 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 Arcata Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 707-822-2426 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 Arcata Police Jail store. An inmate can buy several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have 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
All phone calls from the Arcata Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail 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 every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, your ability to use the phone might get cut back or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
Phone Number: 707-822-2426
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The money these phone service providers make from 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 Arcata Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different 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 learning 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 significantly on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail or prison has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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