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Adams County Jail Information
500 Ninth Street
Corning, IA 50841
Phone Number: (641) 322-4444
The Adams County Jail is located at 500 Ninth Street in Corning, IA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Adams County Sheriff’s Department.This site will tell you all the information about anything one might want to know about the Adams County Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, court information and records, and much more.
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This guide is meant to offer information that you need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have a question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any tips or comments that might help other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Adams County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member in jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you need to locate them?
In order to see who’s in jail at the Adams County Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Adams County Jail Inmate Roster is a roster of people who have been arrested, including custody status, and visiting hours. You can get info about anybody processed or discharged within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to get their arrest information fast if you’ve got their full name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Adams County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Adams County Jail takes you through these steps:
You will be placed 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 a number of questions, like your full name, street address, birthdate and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you are released.
You will then be allowed to use the telephone so you can talk to family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you will be allowed to wear your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jail uniform.
Once bail has been posted, you will be allowed to leave jail. The discharge process can take from 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. In simple terms, the faster bail is posted, the sooner you will get released. How quickly you get discharged might depend on whether or not you have a cash bond or if a magistrate has to decide on how much your bail will be. For a minor charge, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and are given a date of your release, you should plan to get released between 9am and noon.
Adams County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must give each visitor’s name to the Adams County Jail before you can visit. This information will go into the visitation log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Every visitor must provide identification. Any visitors arriving late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
The Adams County Jail visitation procedures change often, so we suggest that you call the official Adams County Jail at (641) 322-4444 before you try to 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Adams County Jail you have to first have your name on the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Adams County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Persons under must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. This kind of visitation is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is a family member of 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 related to 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 Adams County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Adams 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 Adams County Jail:
Adams County Jail
500 Ninth Street
Corning, IA 50841
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Adams County Jail
500 Ninth Street
Corning, IA 50841
The Adams County Jail mail policy changes frequently, so be sure to double check the official website when 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 Adams 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 Adams 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, you can access arrest warrants inquiry online or call the court directly. 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 an arrest warrant out for you, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the Adams County jail, by phone, go there in person, or check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and these records are accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a court case file that contains a docket sheet and any documents filed in the court case. You can access court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of people’s criminal history. These state databases are all connected so you can track criminal convictions from other states. Go to county courthouse and check in person, or check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for crimes, which include, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to someone in jail at the Adams County Jail might change, so be sure to double check the Adams County Jail site when you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Adams 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 Adams County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (641) 322-4444 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 Adams County Jail store. An inmate can buy different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to use the commissary on a daily basis, 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 money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Adams County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail are generally more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to when and 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 could be reduced or cut altogether.
Phone Number: (641) 322-4444
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make from 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 Adams County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices 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 figuring out how to lower 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 significantly on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail or prison has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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