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Amador County Jail Information
700 Court Street
Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-6500
The Amador County Jail is located at 700 Court Street in Jackson, CA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Amador County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you all the information about everything a person needs to know about the Amador County Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Amador County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give info that you’ll need to make helping someone get out of jail a lot easier. If you have specific questions, just ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any feedback or comments that might help other people in the same situation is welcome.
Amador County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend in jail and don’t know how to locate them? Do you know a friend or family member who’s been arrested and you want to find them?
In order to look up who is in jail at the Amador County Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Amador County Jail Inmate Lookup is a list of people who have been arrested, which includes current status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can get info on anybody arrested and processed or discharged in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to find their inmate information fast if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Amador County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Amador County Jail is made up of these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
First you will have to answer a bunch of questions, such as your full name, home address, birthdate and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get released.
You will be allowed to use the phone to contact a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail can take from 10 minutes to hours or even all day long. So, the faster bail is posted, the quicker you can get released from jail. It also can depend on if you have a bond amount or if a magistrate must figure out the amount of bail to be set. For lesser charges, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served your sentence and know the date of your release, you should plan to get discharged in the morning.
Amador County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must give each visitor’s name to the Amador County Jail before anyone can visit them. This information will go into a log of approved visitors for the inmate. Every visitor is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone showing up late or that is not on the visitation list will be turned away.
Visitation procedures change often, so call the official Amador County Jail at (209) 223-6500 before you go.
|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|
In order to visit someone at the Amador County Jail you must first be added to this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring 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 Amador County Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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, 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 magazines to an inmate at the Amador County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Amador County 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 Amador County Jail:
Amador County Jail
700 Court Street
Jackson, CA 95642
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Amador County Jail
700 Court Street
Jackson, CA 95642
The Amador County Jail mail policy changes frequently, so be sure to visit the the Amador County 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 Amador County 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 Amador County 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 an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can access arrest warrants on the Amador County court website or you are able to call the jail directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. 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 know the person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Amador County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and the information is 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 contains a docket and any of the documents and filings filed in your case. You can access your court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Amador County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of someone’s criminal history. These online databases are linked together so you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You are able to go to courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A criminal history search you will be able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for DUI, drug offenses, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to people in jail could change, so be sure to check the Amador County Jail site when you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Amador County 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 Amador County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (209) 223-6500 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 Amador County Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to buy things from 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 money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal hygiene products like 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 Amador County 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 expensive than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but bear in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the rules and are disciplined, an inmate’s ability to use the phone could be reduced or cut altogether.
Phone Number: (209) 223-6500
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each 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 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 Amador County Jail. The prices 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 can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up 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 significantly on calling your inmate. There are some circumstances where we will not be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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