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Reno Police Jail Information
455 East 2Nd Street
Reno, NV 89502-1020
Phone Number: 775-334-2121
The Reno Police Jail is located at 455 East 2Nd Street in Reno, NV and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Reno Police Department.This guide will tell you info about anything you might want to know about the Reno Police Jail, like how to find an inmate at the Reno Police Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find Washoe County court records, and much much more.
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This guide is designed to give information that you’ll need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail easier. If you have specific questions, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or tips that might be a benefit to other people in the same situation is much appreciated.
Reno Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that has gone to jail and don’t know how to locate them? Do you know a friend or family member who’s been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
In order to see who is in jail at the Reno Police Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Reno Police Jail Inmate Roster is a roster of people currently in custody, which includes custody status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can find the same information for anyone booked or discharged in the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to locate the information more quickly if you have their name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Reno Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Reno Police Jail takes you through these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
The first step is that you will have to answer a number of questions, such as what is your full legal name, home address, birthdate and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
They will allow you to use the phone to contact a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might get to keep wearing your own clothes, if not you will be issued a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be discharged from jail. This process may take between 15 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the quicker bail is posted, the sooner you will get discharged from jail. Also, how fast you get released will depend on if you’ve got a cash bond or if a judge still 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. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a date of your release, expect to be discharged between 9am and noon.
Reno Police Jail Visitation
Inmates have to provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Reno Police Jail in advance. Your visitor’s information will go in a log of visitors for the inmate. Every visitor is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone arriving late or that does not have a visting order will be turned away.
Visitation procedures at Reno Police Jail frequently change, so make sure that you call the official Reno Police Jail at 775-334-2121 before you go to the jail to visit.
|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 Reno Police Jail you have to be on this person’s visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Reno Police Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Persons on must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 a visitor is under the age of 18 and is not related to 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 magazines to an inmate at the Reno Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Reno 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 Reno Police Jail:
Reno Police Jail
455 East 2Nd Street
Reno, NV 89502-1020
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Reno Police Jail
455 East 2Nd Street
Reno, NV 89502-1020
The Reno Police Jail inmate mail policy changes frequently, so visit the the Reno Police Jail 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 Reno 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 Reno 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 might have an outstanding warrant, you are able to check the arrest warrants on the website or call the court. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. You should be clear 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, in person, or look online. Records of arrests are public record and these records are 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 the case. You are able to access court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Washoe County Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of a person’s criminal history. These state databases are linked together so you can track criminal histories from other states. You can go to county courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal history search you will be able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for crimes, which include, drug crimes, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to inmates are always changing, so double check the Reno Police Jail site before you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Reno 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 Reno Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 775-334-2121 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 Reno Police Jail store. An inmate can purchase several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can buy if they have sufficient funds in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Reno Police Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are much pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s phone privileges could be reduced or forbidden.
Phone Number: 775-334-2121
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 phone calls that inmates make 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 Reno Police Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of prices 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 learning how to decrease 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 significantly on how much it costs you to call 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 has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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