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Filer Police Jail Information
300 Main Street
Filer, ID 83328
The Filer Police Jail is located at 300 Main Street in Filer, ID and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Filer Police Department.This site tells you information about anything you might need to know about the Filer Police Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Filer Police Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find Twin Falls County court records, and everything else.
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The purpose of this guide is to give advice and information you need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have questions, please feel free to ask it, and also any tips or comments that would help others will be welcome.
Filer Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that has gone to jail and don’t know how to locate them? Do you know a friend or family member that has been arrested and you don’t know how to find them?
In order to find out who’s in jail at the Filer Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Filer Police Jail Inmate Search is a list of people who have been arrested, which includes current status, and visiting schedule. You can also get info about anyone booked or discharged within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to find their arrest information more quickly if you enter the arrestee’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Filer Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Filer Police Jail is made up of these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First, you will have to answer a bunch of questions, such as what is your full legal name, address, date of birth and a contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will get taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
They will let you make a telephone call so you can contact family, friends, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might be able to keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere from 10 minutes to all day. So, the faster you can pay your bail, the quicker you will get discharged. How quickly you get discharged will depend on whether you’ve got a cash bond or if the judge needs to figure out how much your bail will be. For lesser charges, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and know the release date, you should plan to be discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Filer Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to list each visitor’s full name to the Filer Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s names will be entered in a log of visitors as an authorized visitor. Each visitor will be required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Anyone that gets to visitation or that is not an approved visitor will be turned away.
Visitation procedures at Filer Police Jail frequently change, so we suggest that you call the official Filer Police Jail at 208-326-4123 before you try 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Filer Police Jail you must have your name on this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Filer Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Persons 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 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 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 Filer Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Filer 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 Filer Police Jail:
Filer Police Jail
300 Main Street
Filer, ID 83328
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Filer Police Jail
300 Main Street
Filer, ID 83328
The mail policy at the Filer Police Jail is always changing, so it would be best to visit the site when you send a letter to an inmate there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Filer 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 Filer 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 Twin Falls County court website or you can call the jail directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. Keep in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Twin Falls County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or look online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and this is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. These records include a court case file that contains a court docket and any documents and filings filed in your court case. You can access the court records on the website, or at the Twin Falls County Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of a person’s criminal background. These online databases are connected so you can track criminal histories from any other state. You are able to go to the Twin Falls County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal history search you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to people in jail are always changing, so we suggest that you double check the Filer Police Jail site when you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Filer 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 Filer Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 208-326-4123 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 Filer Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to use 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 account. These items 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Filer Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail are generally more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s phone privileges might get reduced or totally denied.
Phone Number: 208-326-4123
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they operate, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits 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 Filer Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices 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 figuring out how to lower your inmates phone charges can be 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 calling your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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