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Altus Police Jail Information
121 North Grady Street
Altus, OK 73521-3906
The Altus Police Jail is located at 121 North Grady Street in Altus, OK and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Altus Police Department.This page tells you information about everything you might want to know about the Altus Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information, and much more.
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This guide is designed to give you all the information that you’ll need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have specific questions, just ask them, and please leave any tips or comments that would be a benefit to others is appreciated.
Altus Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is in jail and want to find out where they are? Do you know someone who’s been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
To look up who’s in jail at the Altus Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Altus Police Jail Inmate Search is an online list of individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes custody status, and times you can visit. Also, you can find the same information on anybody booked or discharged within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to find the information fast if you’ve got the arrestee’s name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Altus Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Altus Police Jail includes the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first step is that you must answer some basic questions, such as what is your full name, home address, birth date and contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and mental history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will get to make a phone call to talk to family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be able to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jail uniform.
When you pay your bail, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere between 10 minutes to quite a few hours. In simple terms, the faster bail is posted, the sooner you will get discharged from jail. It also will depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond amount or if the judge has to figure out how much your bail will be. For a minor offense, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and have a discharge date, you should plan to get released that morning.
Altus Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to give each visitor’s name to the Altus Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s information will go in the visitation log for the inmate. All visitors will be required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors showing up late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures can change, so it would be wise to call the official Altus Police Jail at 580-482-4121 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|
In order to visit someone at the Altus Police Jail you must have your name on their 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 Altus Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone currently on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Usually is not approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 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 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 Altus Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Altus 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 Altus Police Jail is:
Altus Police Jail
121 North Grady Street
Altus, OK 73521-3906
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Altus Police Jail
121 North Grady Street
Altus, OK 73521-3906
The inmate mail policy at the Altus Police Jail changes often, so be sure to review the site 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 Altus 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 Altus 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 check the arrest warrants inquiry on the website or you are able to call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Jackson County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and this information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. These records include a court case file that contains a docket sheet and any of the documents filed in your court case. You are able to access the court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal past. These state databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal histories from other states. You are able to go to courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for crimes, which include, drug Possession, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to Altus Police Jail inmates might change, so review the Altus Police Jail website before send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Altus 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 Altus Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 580-482-4121 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 Altus Police Jail store. Inmates can buy a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely need to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items 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 Altus Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are a lot more costly than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the rules, phone calls may be limited or eliminated altogether.
The Altus Police Jail phone number is: 580-482-4121
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money these phone service providers make off of all inmate phone calls are split 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 Altus Police Jail. The prices 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 learning how to lower your inmates phone charges is 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 inmate phone calls. In some cases, we will not be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their phone rates so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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