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Alamance County Jail Information
109 South Maple Street
Graham, NC 27253
Phone Number: (336) 570-6300
The Alamance County Jail is located at 109 South Maple Street in Graham, NC and is a medium security county jail operated by the Alamance County Sheriff’s Department.This page will tell you info about anything related to the Alamance County Jail, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much, much more.
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This guide is meant to give information and advice that you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a lot easier. If you have questions, feel free to ask them, and also any comments or tips that could be a benefit to others will be much appreciated.
Alamance County 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 someone who has been arrested and you need to locate them?
To find out who is in jail at the Alamance County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Alamance County Jail Inmate Locator is a list of people who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes status, and times you can visit. You can get the same information on anyone processed or released in the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to get the information quicker if you’ve got your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Alamance County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Alamance County Jail is made up of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First you will answer some questions, such as your full legal name, street address, birth date and a contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
They will allow you to make a telephone call in order to talk to a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to wear your street clothes, if not you will be issued a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will get discharged from jail. The discharge process can take anywhere from 10 minutes to hours or even all day long. Or, simply, the faster you can post bail, the faster you will be freed. How quickly you get discharged will depend on whether you’ve got a cash bond amount or if the judge has to determine the amount of bail to be set. For lesser charges, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a date of your release, plan to get discharged in the morning.
Alamance County Jail Visitation
Inmates must provide each visitor’s name to the Alamance County Jail in advance. This information will be entered into the log for the requesting inmate. Each and every visitor must provide proof of identification. Visitors showing up late or without a visiting order will be turned away.
The Alamance County Jail visitation procedures change often, so you should call the facility at (336) 570-6300 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Alamance County Jail you must first be on their 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 phones are allowed at Alamance County Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If the 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 younger than 18 years old 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Alamance County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Alamance 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.
The address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Alamance County Jail is:
Alamance County Jail
109 South Maple Street
Graham, NC 27253
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Alamance County Jail
109 South Maple Street
Graham, NC 27253
The Alamance County Jail inmate mail policy changes often, so we suggest that you check the the Alamance County Jail website before you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Alamance 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 Alamance 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 believe you have an outstanding warrant, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry on the website 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. Bear in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the jail, by phone, in person, or look online. Records of arrests are in the public record and the information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records. These records include a court case file that contains a docket sheet and any filings and documents filed in your court case. You are able to access the court records on the website, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of a person’s criminal past. These databases are connected and you can track criminal histories from other states. You can go to the Alamance County Courthouse and inquire, or check the website. 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 for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for driving under the influence (DUI), drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to Alamance County Jail jail inmates might change, so be sure to review the Alamance County Jail site before send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Alamance 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 Alamance County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (336) 570-6300 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 Alamance County Jail store. An inmate can buy a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely need to use the commissary on a daily basis, 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 commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
All phone calls from the Alamance County Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are usually more costly than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must 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 calls might get cut back or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Alamance County Jail phone number is: (336) 570-6300
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 they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits off of all 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 Alamance County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails figuring out how to decrease your inmates phone charges is 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 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 phone rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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