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Alma Police Jail Information
314 North Main Street
Alma, WI 54610-7713
The Alma Police Jail is located at 314 North Main Street in Alma, WI and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Alma Police Department.This site tells you information about everything related to the Alma Police Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find Buffalo County court records, and much more.
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This guide is meant to give information you need to make helping someone get out of jail less stressfull. If you have specific questions, just ask them, and any feedback or comments that might be beneficial to others will be appreciated.
Alma Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is incarcerated and want to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member who’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out what jail they’re in?
To find out who is in jail at the Alma Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Alma Police Jail Inmate Roster is a roster of people who have been arrested and are in jail, including current status, and visiting schedule. Also, you are able to get information on anybody who has been arrested or released within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to get their inmate information faster if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Alma Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Alma Police Jail includes each of these steps:
They’ll put you 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 questions, like what is your full legal name, street address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to use the telephone 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 will be allowed to keep wearing your own clothes, if not you will be issued a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get released from jail. The discharge process will take anywhere from 15 minutes to all day long. In simple terms, the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you can get released from jail. How quickly you get discharged will depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond or if the magistrate has to decide on how much your bail will be. For a minor offense, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and know the discharge date, expect to get released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Alma Police Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must give each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Alma Police Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s names will go into a log of approved visitors for the requesting inmate. Each visitor must provide identification. Visitors that gets to visitation or that does not have a visting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures frequently change, so you should call the jail at 608-685-3330 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 someone at the Alma Police Jail you must first be added to this person’s approved visitation list.
Be sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones are allowed at Alma Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If the 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 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 Alma Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Alma 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 Alma Police Jail:
Alma Police Jail
314 North Main Street
Alma, WI 54610-7713
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Alma Police Jail
314 North Main Street
Alma, WI 54610-7713
The Alma Police Jail mail policy is always changing, so review the the Alma Police Jail website before 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 Alma 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 Alma 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 believe you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can check the court records on the Buffalo County jail website or you are able to call the court. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask them. Keep in mind 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, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or look online. Records of arrests are public record and this information is available to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a case file containing a court docket and all documents filed in your court case. You can access your court records online, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal background. These state databases are connected so you are able to track criminal histories from any other state. You can go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to people in jail are always changing, so it would be best to check the Alma Police Jail website when you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Alma 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 Alma Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 608-685-3330 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 Alma Police Jail store. You can purchase different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal 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
All phone calls from the Alma Police Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . These phone calls are much more costly than phone calls made at home. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on how often you can use the phone, but inmates must 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, an inmate’s ability to use the phone could be reduced or forbidden.
The Alma Police Jail phone number is: 608-685-3330
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all of the phone calls that inmates make 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 Alma Police Jail. The prices 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 calling 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. There are some circumstances where 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 jail or prison has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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