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Alton Police Jail Information
15 Depot Street
Alton, NH 3809
The Alton Police Jail is located at 15 Depot Street in Alton, NH and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Alton Police Department.This site tells you information about anything you might need to know about the Alton Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find Belknap County court records, and much, much more.
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This guide is designed to offer information and tips you need to make helping someone get out of jail a little less stressful. If you have questions, just ask them, and also any comments or tips that would help others will be appreciated.
Alton Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is incarcerated and want to find out where they are? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you don’t know how to find them?
In order to find out who is in jail at the Alton Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Alton Police Jail Inmate Roster is an online list of individuals who are in jail, which includes custody status, and visiting hours. Also, you can find the same information on anyone booked or discharged in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You can get their inmate information fast if you enter your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Alton Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Alton Police Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
You will have to answer some simple questions, such as what is your full name, street address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you are discharged.
You will be allowed to make a telephone call so you can 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 will be issued a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail can take from 10 minutes to quite a few hours. In other words the quicker you post bail, the faster you can get out of jail. It also depends on whether you’ve been given a bond amount or if a judge needs to figure out your bail amount. For minor charges, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and have a discharge date, plan to get released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Alton Police Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Alton Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s information will be put in a Visiting log for the inmate. Each visitor has to provide proof of identification. Anyone arriving late or without a visiting order will be turned away.
The Alton Police Jail visitation procedures change often, so we suggest that you call the facility at 603-875-0757 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 an inmate at the Alton Police Jail you must be added to the inmate’s visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Alton Police Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Persons currently on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years old 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Alton Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Alton 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 Alton Police Jail is:
Alton Police Jail
15 Depot Street
Alton, NH 3809
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Alton Police Jail
15 Depot Street
Alton, NH 3809
The inmate mail policy at the Alton Police Jail changes often, so visit the the Alton Police Jail 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 Alton 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 Alton 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 an outstanding warrant, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants on the website or you are able to call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. Keep in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Belknap County jail, on the phone, in person, or look online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and this information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a court case file containing a docket sheet and all documents and filings filed in the case. You can access court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of people’s criminal history. These state databases are connected so you can track criminal histories from other states. You are able to go to courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if the crime was in a different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal records search you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any crimes, which can include, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to inmates change frequently, so it would be best to double check the Alton Police Jail website before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Alton 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 Alton Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 603-875-0757 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 Alton Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will probably need to buy things from the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can buy if they have sufficient funds in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal hygiene products such as 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 Alton Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Jail phone calls are much more expensive than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but you should keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the rules, phone privileges might get cut back or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
Phone Number: 603-875-0757
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each 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 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 Alton Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of 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 state prisons and local jails finding 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 calling your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the facility has set their calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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