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Ashton Police Jail Information
902 Main Street
Ashton, IL 61006
Phone Number: 815-453-2344
The Ashton Police Jail is located at 902 Main Street in Ashton, IL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Ashton Police Department.This site tells you info about anything you might need to know about the Ashton Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information, and more.
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This guide is meant to offer information and tips that you need to make helping someone get out of jail easier. If you have questions, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any comments or tips that could be a benefit to others is welcome.
Ashton Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is locked up and want to locate them? Do you know someone who’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find them?
In order to look up who’s in jail at the Ashton Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Ashton Police Jail Inmate List has information about individuals who have been arrested, including current status, and schedule for visitation. You can also get information about anyone who has been arrested or released within the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to locate the information fast if you’ve got their name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Ashton Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Ashton Police Jail includes these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you may not be processed immediately.
First you will have to answer a bunch of questions, such as your full name, street address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to use the phone in order to talk to a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere between 15 minutes to all day. In other words the quicker bail is posted, the sooner you will get out of jail. Also, it will depend on whether or not you’ve been given a cash bond or if a magistrate still needs to determine how much your bail will be. For a minor offense, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a discharge date, you should expect to be released that morning.
Ashton Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must list each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Ashton Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered into a Visiting log as an Authorized visit. All visitors has to provide proof of identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that is not on the visitation list will be turned away.
Visitation procedures frequently change, so it would be wise to call the facility at 815-453-2344 before you go to the jail to visit.
|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 Ashton Police Jail you must be on this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Ashton Police Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Anybody probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If a 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Ashton Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Ashton 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 Ashton Police Jail:
Ashton Police Jail
902 Main Street
Ashton, IL 61006
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Ashton Police Jail
902 Main Street
Ashton, IL 61006
The mail policy at the Ashton Police Jail changes frequently, so it would be best to review the official website before 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 Ashton 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 Ashton 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 inquiry on the Lee County court website or you are able to call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. You should be clear that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and the information is freely available.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a court case file that contains a court docket and all filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access the court records online, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of a person’s criminal history. These state databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal convictions from other states. You can go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you are able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for crimes, which include, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to someone in jail at the Ashton Police Jail are always changing, so it would be best to check the Ashton Police Jail site before you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Ashton 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 Ashton Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 815-453-2344 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 Ashton Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase several different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will probably need to use 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 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 Ashton Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are usually pricier than phone calls made at home. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but you should 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 cut back or totally denied.
The Ashton Police Jail phone number is: 815-453-2344
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money these phone service providers make from all of the phone calls that inmates make 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 Ashton Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 decrease your inmates phone charges is 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 inmate phone calls. 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 jail or prison has set their phone rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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