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Amity Police Jail Information
159 Maddox Avenue
Amity, OR 97101
The Amity Police Jail is located at 159 Maddox Avenue in Amity, OR and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Amity Police Department.This guide will tell you information about everything one might want to know about the Amity Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate at the Amity Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, court information and records, and lots more.
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This guide is designed to give you all the info that you’ll need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have questions, please feel free to ask it, and also any feedback or comments that would be beneficial to other people in the same situation will be much appreciated.
Amity Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is locked up and need to find them? Do you know somebody who’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
In order to search who’s in jail at the Amity Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Amity Police Jail Inmate Locator has information about people currently in custody, including current status, and visiting hours. Also, you can find information on anybody arrested and booked or discharged in the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to locate their inmate information quicker if you have the arrestee’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Amity Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Amity Police Jail takes you through each of these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
First, you must answer some questions, such as what is your legal name, home address, date of birth and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will be allowed to make a phone call so you can contact a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, they will let you wear your street clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged may take anywhere between 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. In simple terms, the faster you can pay your bail, the quicker you will get released. Also, how fast you get released will depend on whether you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if the judge must determine the amount of bail to be set. For a minor charge, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a date of your release, plan to get discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Amity Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to list information about each visitor to the Amity Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will be entered into the visitation log as an authorized visitor. Each visitor will have to provide proof of identification. Anyone showing up late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Amity Police Jail can change, so it would be wise to call the facility at 503-835-8606 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 Amity Police Jail you must have your name on their visitation list.
Make sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones are allowed at Amity Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone currently on 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 the 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 of age and is not related to the inmate, the minor 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 Amity Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Amity 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 an inmate at Amity Police Jail:
Amity Police Jail
159 Maddox Avenue
Amity, OR 97101
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Amity Police Jail
159 Maddox Avenue
Amity, OR 97101
The Amity Police Jail inmate mail policy is always changing, so it would be best to double check the site 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 Amity 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 Amity 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can check the arrest warrants online or you are able to call the jail. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. You should know 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 a person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or you can check online. An arrest is in the public record and the information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a case file that includes a docket and any of the documents filed in the case. You can access your court records online, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal past. These databases are connected so you can track criminal histories from another state. You can go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It helps to know the county, and in the event that it was in a completely different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for these crimes, drug offenses, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to inmates might change, so we suggest that you visit the Amity Police Jail site when you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Amity 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 Amity Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 503-835-8606 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 Amity Police Jail store. Inmates can buy a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep 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 items that the inmate can buy if they have enough money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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 Amity Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are much more expensive than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on 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 are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
Phone Number: 503-835-8606
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 get to set the prices. The money these phone service providers make 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 Amity 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 learning how to lower your inmates phone charges is more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up 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 significantly on inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails where we won’t be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail or prison has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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