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Jay Police Jail Information
340 Main Street
Jay, ME 04239-5068
The Jay Police Jail is located at 340 Main Street in Jay, ME and is a medium security police department jail operated by the Jay Police Department.This site will tell you information about anything you might need to know about the Jay Police Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Jay Police Jail, 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 purpose of this guide is to give info that you’ll need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any comments or feedback that would be a benefit to other people in the same situation would be welcome.
Jay Police Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that has gone to jail and need to locate them? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you need to locate them?
In order to search who’s in jail at the Jay Police Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Jay Police Jail Inmate Search is an online list of individuals who are in jail, including custody status, and visiting schedule. You can also get the same information for anyone who has been arrested or discharged within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to get the information more quickly if you have their name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Jay Police Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Jay Police Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First, you must answer a bunch of questions, such as what is your full legal name, address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will be taken from you and will be stored until you are released.
They will allow you to use the phone in order to get in touch with family, friends, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your street clothes, otherwise you will be issued a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged from jail takes between 10 minutes to hours or even all day long. Or, simply, the faster you can post bail, the sooner you will get out of jail. It also can depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if a magistrate needs to figure out your bail amount. For a minor charge, you will simply 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, you should plan to get released in the morning.
Jay Police Jail Visitation
The inmate must list the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Jay Police Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s information will be put in a log of visitors for the requesting inmate. Every visitor is required to provide proof of identification. Any visitors showing up late or that is not on the visitation list will be turned away.
Visitation procedures at Jay Police Jail frequently change, so make sure that you call the jail at 207-897-6766 before you 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 an inmate at the Jay Police Jail you must first be added to their approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Jay 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 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 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 a 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 Jay Police Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Jay 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 Jay Police Jail:
Jay Police Jail
340 Main Street
Jay, ME 04239-5068
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Jay Police Jail
340 Main Street
Jay, ME 04239-5068
The inmate mail policy at the Jay Police Jail changes frequently, so you should check the official Jay Police Jail site 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 Jay 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 Jay 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, you can check court records on the Franklin County court website or you are able to call the court. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. Bear in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get 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, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. An arrest is in the public record and this is freely available.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a court case file containing a docket and all of the documents and filings filed in your case. You are able to access your court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of people’s criminal history. These online databases are all linked and you can track criminal convictions from any other state. Go to county courthouse and check in person, or check online. It is helpful to know the county, and if the crime was in a different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal records search you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug offenses, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to Jay Police Jail inmates can change at any time, so we suggest that you review the Jay Police Jail site when you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Jay 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 Jay Police Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at 207-897-6766 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 Jay Police Jail store. Inmates can purchase a number of things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably need 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 purchase if they have enough money in their trust 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 Jay Police Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are much more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the jail rules, your ability to use the phone may be limited or totally denied.
Phone Number: 207-897-6766
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control the prices. The money these phone service providers make from 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 Jay Police Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 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 inmate phone calls. There are some circumstances where we will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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