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Amboy Police Jail Information
227 East Main Street
Amboy, IL 61310-1439
The Amboy Police Jail is located at 227 East Main Street in Amboy, IL and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Amboy Police Department.This page will tell you info about everything you might need to know about the Amboy Police Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Amboy Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and much much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you all the advice and information that you’ll need to make helping someone get out of jail less stressfull. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask it, and also any comments or tips that might be beneficial to others would be much appreciated.
Amboy Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is in jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know somebody that has been arrested and you need to find them?
To look up who is in jail at the Amboy Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Amboy Police Jail Inmate Search has information about people who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes custody status, and visiting hours. You can get info on anybody booked or released within the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You’ll be able to find their inmate information quicker if you enter their first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Amboy Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Amboy Police Jail takes you through the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
The first thing you will have to to is you have to answer a bunch of questions, like what is your full legal name, your address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and also, you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to make a telephone call in order to get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged will take anywhere from 30 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you will be released. Also, it can depend on if you have a cash bond or if a magistrate needs to figure out the bail amount. For lesser charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the date of your release, you should expect to be discharged between 9am and noon.
Amboy Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to list information about each visitor to the Amboy Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s names will go into a Visiting log as an approved visitor. Every visitor will have to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone arriving late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will be turned away.
Visitation procedures at Amboy Police Jail can change, so call the official Amboy Police Jail at 815-857-3400 before go to the jail to 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 an inmate at the Amboy Police Jail you must first 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 Amboy Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anyone parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If a 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Amboy Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Amboy 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 someone incarcerated at Amboy Police Jail:
Amboy Police Jail
227 East Main Street
Amboy, IL 61310-1439
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Amboy Police Jail
227 East Main Street
Amboy, IL 61310-1439
The Amboy Police Jail mail policy changes frequently, so we suggest that you visit 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 Amboy 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 Amboy 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 check court records on the Lee County jail website or call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask them. You should know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. Arrest records are public record and the information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a court case file containing a court docket and all documents and filings filed in your court case. You can access court records on the website, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These databases are all linked so you can track criminal convictions from another state. You are able to go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal records search you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for driving under the influence (DUI), drug offenses, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to someone in jail at the Amboy Police Jail are always changing, so we suggest that you check the Amboy Police Jail website when send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Amboy 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 Amboy Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 815-857-3400 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 Amboy 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 probably want to buy things from the commissary every day, 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 money in their account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Amboy Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are usually more costly than phone calls made at home. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates must keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the rules and are disciplined, phone privileges could be reduced or totally denied.
Phone Number: 815-857-3400
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits off of all of the 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 Amboy Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following three things 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 calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some circumstances 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 calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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