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Afton Police Jail Information
115 East Kansas Street
Afton, IA 50830
Phone Number: 641-347-5224
The Afton Police Jail is located at 115 East Kansas Street in Afton, IA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Afton Police Department.This guide will tell you all the information about anything one might want to know about the Afton Police Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Afton Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find Union County court records, and much much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give information and advice you need to make getting locked up a little less stressful. If you have a question, feel free to ask it, and any feedback or comments that might be a benefit to others would be appreciated.
Afton Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend in jail and want to find them? Do you know somebody who’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find them?
In order to look up who’s in jail at the Afton Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Afton Police Jail Inmate Lookup is a roster of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes status, and times you can visit. You can get info about anybody arrested and booked or released in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to locate their arrest information fast if you enter their first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Afton Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Afton Police Jail takes you through each of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
First you will have to answer a bunch of questions, like what is your legal name, your address, birth date and a contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will get to make a telephone call so you can talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might be able to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. The discharge process can take between 10 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you will get let go. Also, it depends on whether or not you have a cash bond or if the magistrate needs to decide on how much your bail will be. For lesser charges, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and are given a date of your release, expect to get discharged between 9am and noon.
Afton Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to give information about each visitor to the Afton Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s names will be put in a Visiting log for the requesting inmate. Each visitor has to provide identification. Anyone arriving late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
The Afton Police Jail visitation procedures change often, so we suggest that you call the official Afton Police Jail at 641-347-5224 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|
In order to visit an inmate at the Afton Police Jail you must first have your name on this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Afton Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone on must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. This kind of visitation is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 younger than 18 years of age and is not related to 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 Afton Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Afton 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 Afton Police Jail:
Afton Police Jail
115 East Kansas Street
Afton, IA 50830
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Afton Police Jail
115 East Kansas Street
Afton, IA 50830
The inmate mail policy at the Afton Police Jail is always changing, so check the official website before 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 Afton 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 Afton 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, you can access arrest warrants inquiry on the Union County court website or 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, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Union County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and this is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. Court Records include a case file that includes a court docket and all documents filed in your court case. You can access court records on the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of a person’s criminal past. These databases are linked together and you can track criminal convictions from another state. You can go to county courthouse and check in person, or check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will be able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to Afton Police Jail inmates can change at any time, so review the Afton Police Jail site before you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Afton 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 Afton Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 641-347-5224 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 Afton Police Jail store. You can buy several different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely want to buy things from 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 items that the inmate can purchase if they have enough money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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 Afton Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . These phone calls are a lot more costly 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 a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are disciplined for an infraction, phone calls may be limited or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: 641-347-5224
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, 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 Afton Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These three factors 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 finding out how to lower 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 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 these cases, the jail has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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