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Elma Police Jail Information
124 North 3Rd Street
Elma, WA 98541
Phone Number: 360-482-3131
The Elma Police Jail is located at 124 North 3Rd Street in Elma, WA and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Elma Police Department.This guide tells you information about anything you might need to know about the Elma Police Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, 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 information and advice you need to make the process a little less stressful. If you have questions, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any feedback or comments that would be beneficial to others is much appreciated.
Elma Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is locked up and need to find them? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
To find out who is in jail at the Elma Police Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Elma Police Jail Inmate Roster is an online list of people currently in custody, including current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can get info for anyone arrested and processed or discharged within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You can find their inmate information more quickly if you have their name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Elma Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Elma Police Jail takes you through these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first step is that you will answer a number of questions, like your full legal name, home address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will be given 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 get released.
They will allow you to make a telephone call to contact 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 will be allowed to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail uniform.
When you finally post bail, you will get discharged from jail. This process can take from 30 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you will be freed. It also might depend on whether you have a bond amount or if the magistrate has to decide on the bail amount. For minor offenses, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served your sentence and know the discharge date, plan to be discharged between 9am and noon.
Elma Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must provide each visitor’s full name to the Elma Police Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will be entered into a log of approved visitors as an authorized visitor. All visitors will be required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or that does not have a visting order will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies frequently change, so we suggest that you call the facility at 360-482-3131 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|
To visit someone at the Elma Police Jail you must be on this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Elma Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anyone currently on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can 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 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 old and is not related to 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 Elma Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Elma 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 Elma Police Jail:
Elma Police Jail
124 North 3Rd Street
Elma, WA 98541
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Elma Police Jail
124 North 3Rd Street
Elma, WA 98541
The inmate mail policy at the Elma Police Jail changes frequently, so double check the the Elma Police Jail website 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 Elma 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 Elma 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can access arrest warrants inquiry on the Grays Harbor County jail website or call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. You should know 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 Grays Harbor County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. An arrest is in the public record and these records are accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a court case file that includes a court docket and any documents and filings filed in the case. You can access court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Grays Harbor County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of people’s criminal history. These online databases are linked together so you are able to track criminal histories from another state. Go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if the crime was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
A criminal records search you are able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug crimes, 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 money to Elma Police Jail jail inmates change frequently, so we suggest that you double check the Elma Police Jail website when send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Elma 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 Elma Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 360-482-3131 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 Elma Police Jail store. You can buy different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that the inmate can purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These products 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 Elma Police Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are a lot more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are disciplined for an infraction, phone privileges might get reduced or eliminated completely.
Phone Number: 360-482-3131
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make 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 Elma Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning how to decrease 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 won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the facility has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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