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Avoca Police Jail Information
401 Wisconsin Street
Avoca, WI 53506
Phone Number: 608-532-6383
The Avoca Police Jail is located at 401 Wisconsin Street in Avoca, WI and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Avoca Police Department.This site will tell you all the information about everything one might want to know about the Avoca Police Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Avoca Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information, and much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to offer information and tips that you need to make helping someone get out of jail a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask them, and also any comments or tips that would help others is appreciated.
Avoca Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that has gone to jail and want to find them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
In order to find out who is in jail at the Avoca Police Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Avoca Police Jail Inmate Locator has information about people currently in custody, including custody status, and times you can visit. Also, you are able to get info about anybody processed or discharged within the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You can locate their arrest information more quickly if you’ve got your friend or family member’s name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Avoca Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Avoca Police Jail includes each of these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First, you will answer some basic questions, like what is your legal name, home address, birth date and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, any personal property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get released.
They will allow you to use the phone so you can get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, they will let you wear your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged will take from 15 minutes to all day long. In simple terms, the quicker bail is posted, the sooner you will get let go. It also will depend on whether or not you’ve been given a bond amount or if the magistrate has to decide on your bail amount. For minor offenses, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served your sentence and know the release date, plan to be discharged that morning.
Avoca Police Jail Visitation
Inmates must provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Avoca Police Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered in a Visiting log as an authorized visitor. All visitors will have to provide proof of identification. Any visitors showing up late or that is not an approved visitor will be turned away.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so we suggest that you call the facility at 608-532-6383 before you go to visitation.
|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|
To visit an inmate at the Avoca Police Jail you must have your name on the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No cellphones are allowed at Avoca Police Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anyone currently on must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not approved.
If a 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 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 Avoca Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Avoca 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.
The mailing address for the Avoca Police Jail is:
Avoca Police Jail
401 Wisconsin Street
Avoca, WI 53506
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Avoca Police Jail
401 Wisconsin Street
Avoca, WI 53506
The inmate mail policy at the Avoca Police Jail changes, so we suggest that you double check the official website when you send a letter.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Avoca 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 Avoca 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 an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can check court records online or call the jail directly. This requires a first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Iowa County jail, by phone, go there in person, or check online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and this information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file containing a docket and any of the documents filed in the case. You can access your court records on the website, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of people’s criminal past. These state databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal convictions from other states. Go to courthouse and check in person, or check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will be able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for the following crimes, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to someone in jail could change, so you should review the Avoca Police Jail site when send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Avoca 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 Avoca Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 608-532-6383 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 Avoca Police Jail store. You can purchase several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Avoca Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are usually more expensive than regular phone calls. There is no limit to how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: 608-532-6383
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The money these phone service providers make off of 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 Avoca 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 figuring out how to lower your inmates phone charges is more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date 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 a lot of money on calling your inmate. In some cases, we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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