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Akron Police Jail Information
217 South High Street
Akron, OH 44308-1605
Phone Number: 330-375-2244
The Akron Police Jail is located at 217 South High Street in Akron, OH and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Akron Police Department.This site tells you information about anything you might want to know about the Akron Police Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Akron Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and everything else.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the info you need to make going to jail easier. If you have specific questions, please feel free to ask it, and also any feedback or comments that might help other people in the same situation would be much appreciated.
Akron Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend in jail and want to find them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
To look up who’s in jail at the Akron Police Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Akron Police Jail Inmate Locator has information about individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes status, and times you can visit. You can also get info for anyone who has been arrested or released in the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You can locate their arrest information fast if you enter their name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Akron Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Akron Police Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first step is that you will have to answer some basic questions, such as what is your legal name, your address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
You will get to make a phone call so you can talk to a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail can take from 15 minutes to many hours. Or, simply, the quicker you post bail, the faster you can get released from jail. It also can depend on whether you’ve got a cash bond amount or if the magistrate needs to decide on the bail amount. For a minor charge, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. If you have served a sentence in jail and are given a date of your release, you should plan to be discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Akron Police Jail Visitation
The inmate need to list each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Akron Police Jail in advance. Your visitor’s names will be put into a log of approved visitors as an authorized visitor. Every visitor will be required to provide identification. Anyone arriving late or without a visiting order will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies are always changing, so you should call the facility at 330-375-2244 before you go.
|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 Akron Police Jail you must be added to this person’s visitation list.
Make sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Akron Police Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody under must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. This kind of visitation is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 is related to 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 a 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Akron Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Akron 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 Akron Police Jail:
Akron Police Jail
217 South High Street
Akron, OH 44308-1605
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Akron Police Jail
217 South High Street
Akron, OH 44308-1605
The Akron Police Jail mail policy changes, so it would be best to review the the Akron Police Jail website when you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Akron 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 Akron 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 have an outstanding warrant, you can access arrest warrants inquiry on the website or you are able to call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. You should be clear that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are public record and this information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. They include a case file containing a docket sheet and all filings and documents filed in your case. You are able to access the court records on the website, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of people’s criminal background. These databases are linked together and you can track criminal histories from other states. Go to the Summit County Courthouse and check in person, or check online. It helps to know the county, and if it was in a totally different state, you might have to pay for a more intensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you can get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for any crimes, which can include, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to inmates at the Akron Police Jail change frequently, so you should visit the Akron Police Jail site when you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Akron 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 Akron Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 330-375-2244 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 Akron Police Jail store. An inmate can buy different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates 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 personal 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
The only phone calls that Akron 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 costly than phone calls made at home. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules and are disciplined, phone privileges might get cut back or totally denied.
Phone Number: 330-375-2244
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they operate, which means that they they control 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 Akron Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 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 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 how much it costs you to call 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 jail has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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