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Albia Police Jail Information
103 2Nd Avenue West
Albia, IA 52531-1909
Phone Number: 641-932-7815
The Albia Police Jail is located at 103 2Nd Avenue West in Albia, IA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Albia Police Department.This page tells you info about everything a person needs to know about the Albia Police Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Albia Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the information that you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a question, feel free to ask it, and any comments or feedback that might be beneficial to others will be welcome.
Albia Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that has gone to jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to see who’s in jail at the Albia Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Albia Police Jail Inmate Search is a roster of people who were arrested and are now in jail, including current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you can get the same information about anyone arrested and booked or discharged in the last 24 hours. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to locate the information more quickly if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Albia Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Albia Police Jail is made up of these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you have to answer some basic questions, such as your full name, home address, birth date and a contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your mental 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 from you and stored until you get released from jail.
They will let you use the telephone in order to get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you will be allowed to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged from jail takes anywhere from 30 minutes to all day. In other words the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you will be freed. Also, how fast you get released will depend on if you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if a magistrate needs to decide on how much to set your bail at. For minor offenses, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have completed your jail sentence and know the release date, expect to be discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Albia Police Jail Visitation
Inmates need to provide each visitor’s full name to the Albia Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s names will be entered in the visitation log as an authorized visitor. Each and every visitor is required to provide proof of identification. Anyone that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will be turned away.
The Albia Police Jail visitation procedures can change, so it would be wise to call the official Albia Police Jail at 641-932-7815 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Albia Police Jail you have to first be on the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Albia Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Anyone parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Usually is not going to be approved.
If a 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 Albia Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Albia 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 Albia Police Jail is:
Albia Police Jail
103 2Nd Avenue West
Albia, IA 52531-1909
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Albia Police Jail
103 2Nd Avenue West
Albia, IA 52531-1909
The inmate mail policy at the Albia Police Jail changes, so you should check the site when you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Albia 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 Albia 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, you can access court records online or call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. You should be clear that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. Records of arrests are public record and this is accessible by the public.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a case file that includes a court docket and any of the documents filed in the case. You can access court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal history. These online databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from other states. Go to courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and in the event that it was in a totally different state, you might have to pay for a more complete search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes, which can include, drug offenses, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to inmates at the Albia Police Jail can change at any time, so it would be best to check the Albia Police Jail website before send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Albia 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 Albia Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 641-932-7815 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 Albia Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
The only phone calls that Albia Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are a lot pricier than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to 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, phone calls might get cut back or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: 641-932-7815
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make from all 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 Albia Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 state prisons and local jails figuring out how to decrease 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. In some cases, we will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail or prison has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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