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Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail Information
550 6th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 268-7777
The Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail is located at 550 6th Street in Oakland, CA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department.This page will tell you all the information about everything one might want to know about the Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much, much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you all the information you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail less stressfull. If you have questions, just ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or tips that might be a benefit to others would be much appreciated.
Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is locked up and need to find out where they are? Do you know a friend or family member who’s been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
To see who’s in jail at the Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail Inmate Search has information about individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, including custody status, and visiting hours. Also, you can find info for anyone processed or discharged in the past 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You can find their arrest information faster if you’ve got your friend or family member’s name, birth date, or arrest number.
Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail is made up of these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
You must answer a bunch of questions, such as what is your legal name, your address, birthdate and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and mental history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released from jail.
They will allow you to use the phone to call a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be able to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged takes anywhere from 10 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the quicker you post bail, the faster you will get discharged. Also, how fast you get released depends on whether you’ve got a cash bond or if a judge still needs to determine how much your bail will be. For minor offenses, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and know the date of your release, plan to be released that morning.
Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to list information about each visitor to the Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will be entered into the visitors log as an Authorized visit. Each visitor is required to provide identification. Visitors showing up late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
The Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so call the official Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail at (510) 268-7777 before you try 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 an inmate at the Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail you must first have your name on their 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.
No mobile phones are allowed at Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not approved.
If the 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 the 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Alameda County Glenn Dyer 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.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail, use this address:
Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail
550 6th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail
550 6th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
The Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail mail policy changes often, so you should check the site before 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 Alameda County Glenn Dyer 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 Alameda County Glenn Dyer 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, you can check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Alameda County jail website or call the court. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. 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, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are public record and these records are accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a case file that contains a docket and any documents and filings filed in the case. You are able to access court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal background. These online databases are connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. Go to the Alameda County Courthouse and inquire, or check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you might have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you are able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for any crimes, which can include, drug Possession, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail jail inmates could change, so you should visit the Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail site when you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Alameda County Glenn Dyer 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 Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (510) 268-7777 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 Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail store. An inmate can buy a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably want to use the commissary every day, 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 money in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are typically more expensive than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the rules and are disciplined, phone privileges might get reduced or forbidden.
Phone Number: (510) 268-7777
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider 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 Alameda County Glenn Dyer Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These three factors 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 can be 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 won’t be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail or prison has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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