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Alfalfa County Jail Information
300 South Grand
Cherokee, OK 73728
Phone Number: (580) 596-3269
The Alfalfa County Jail is located at 300 South Grand in Cherokee, OK and is a medium security county jail operated by the Alfalfa County Sheriff’s Department.This site tells you information about anything related to the Alfalfa County Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Alfalfa County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information, and lots more.
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This guide is meant to give information and advice that you’ll need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have questions, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any tips or comments that could be a benefit to others is appreciated.
Alfalfa County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member in jail and want to contact them? Do you know somebody that has been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
To look up who is in jail at the Alfalfa County Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Alfalfa County Jail Inmate List has information about individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, including status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you can find info for anyone who has been arrested or released within the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You can find the information fast if you have the arrestee’s full name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Alfalfa County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Alfalfa County Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First you have to answer some simple questions, like what is your legal name, street address, birthdate and a contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
They will allow you to make a phone call so you can contact family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you will be allowed to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged from jail may take anywhere between 10 minutes to all day. In other words the quicker bail is posted, the faster you will get released. Also, it depends on if you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if a judge has to decide on the amount of bail to be set. For a minor charge, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a release date, plan to get released in the morning.
Alfalfa County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to provide each visitor’s name to the Alfalfa County Jail before you can visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered into a log of approved visitors as an approved visitor. Each visitor will have to provide proof of identification. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that is not on the visitation list will be turned away.
The Alfalfa County Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so we suggest that you call the jail at (580) 596-3269 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 Alfalfa County Jail you must be added to this person’s visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones are allowed at Alfalfa County Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Anyone parole, probation, or other corrections supervision 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 a visitor is under the age of 18 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 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Alfalfa County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Alfalfa 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.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Alfalfa County Jail, use this address:
Alfalfa County Jail
300 South Grand
Cherokee, OK 73728
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Alfalfa County Jail
300 South Grand
Cherokee, OK 73728
The mail policy at the Alfalfa County Jail can change, so you should review the site 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 Alfalfa 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 Alfalfa 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 think you might have an outstanding warrant, you can access arrest warrants inquiry on the website or call the court. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. Bear in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. They include a case file containing a docket sheet and all of the documents filed in your court case. You can access the court records on the internet, or at the Alfalfa County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of their state citizen’s criminal background. These databases are linked together and you can track criminal backgrounds from another state. You are able to go to county courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you will 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 crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to people in jail is likely to change, so be sure to visit the Alfalfa County Jail site before you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Alfalfa 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 Alfalfa County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (580) 596-3269 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 Alfalfa County Jail store. You can buy different 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 get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can buy if they have money in their account. These items 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
All phone calls from the Alfalfa County Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Jail phone calls are usually more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, phone calls might get cut back or cut altogether.
The Alfalfa County Jail phone number is: (580) 596-3269
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits these phone service providers make from all phone calls that inmates make 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 Alfalfa County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county 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 prisons or jails 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 so high that nobody can save you money.
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