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Elgin Police Jail Information
180 North 8Th Avenue
Elgin, OR 97827
Phone Number: 541-437-9771
The Elgin Police Jail is located at 180 North 8Th Avenue in Elgin, OR and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Elgin Police Department.This page will tell you information about anything related to the Elgin Police Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Elgin Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find Union County court records, and more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you all the info you need to make helping someone get out of jail a lot easier. If you have questions, just ask them, and also any feedback or comments that might help others is welcome.
Elgin Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is incarcerated and want to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you need to locate them?
In order to look up who’s in jail at the Elgin Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Elgin Police Jail Inmate Locator has information about individuals currently in custody, including current status, and times you can visit. Also, you can get the same information about anybody who has been arrested or released within the past 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You can get the information faster if you have the arrestee’s name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Elgin Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Elgin Police Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First, you will have to answer a bunch of questions, such as what is your full name, home address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
They will allow you to make a telephone call in order to call a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might get to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you will be issued a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get discharged from jail. This process will take from 10 minutes to all day long. So, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you can get released from jail. Also, how fast you get released depends on whether you’ve been given a bond amount or if the judge has to decide on your bail amount. For lesser charges, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and have a release date, expect to get discharged in the morning.
Elgin Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to give the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Elgin Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered in the visitors log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each visitor will have to provide proof of identification. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies can change, so you should call the jail at 541-437-9771 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Elgin Police Jail you must first have your name on their approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Elgin Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 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 under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, this 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 Elgin Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Elgin 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 Elgin Police Jail:
Elgin Police Jail
180 North 8Th Avenue
Elgin, OR 97827
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Elgin Police Jail
180 North 8Th Avenue
Elgin, OR 97827
The Elgin Police Jail mail policy can change, so be sure to visit the official Elgin Police Jail site when 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 Elgin 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 Elgin 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can access court records on the Union County court website or call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. Keep in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. Arrest records are in the public record and this information is freely available.
Court Records are public records. They include a court case file that contains a docket sheet and any documents and filings filed in the court case. You are able to access court records online, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal history. These state databases are all linked so you can track criminal histories from other states. You can go to county courthouse and inquire, or check the website. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for crimes, which include, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to inmates at the Elgin Police Jail change frequently, so be sure to visit the Elgin Police Jail site when you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Elgin 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 Elgin Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 541-437-9771 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 Elgin Police Jail store. You can buy different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably need 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 sufficient funds in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
The only phone calls that Elgin Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are usually more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about when and 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 jail rules, phone privileges may be limited or cut altogether.
Phone Number: 541-437-9771
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make from all of the 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 Elgin Police Jail. The rates 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 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 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 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 facility has set their phone call rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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