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Allegany County Jail Information
4884 State Route 19
Belmont, NY 14813
Phone: (585) 268-9803
The Allegany County Jail is located at 4884 State Route 19 in Belmont, NY and is a medium security county jail operated by the Allegany County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you info about everything you might need to know about the Allegany County Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find Allegany County court records, and lots more.
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This guide is designed to offer info you need to make the process less stressfull. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or tips that would be beneficial to others is much appreciated.
Allegany County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is in jail and want to find them? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you need to find them?
To look up who is in jail at the Allegany County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Allegany County Jail Inmate Roster is an online list of individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, including status, and visiting hours. You can get information on anyone arrested and processed or discharged within the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You can locate the information faster if you have the arrestee’s name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Allegany County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Allegany County Jail takes you through these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
First you must answer some simple questions, such as what is your full name, your address, birthdate and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will then be allowed to use the telephone to get in touch with a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be able to keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you will be issued a jail uniform.
Once bail has been posted, you will get discharged from jail. The discharge process takes between 15 minutes to hours or even all day long. Or, simply, the faster you post bail, the quicker you can get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged can depend on if you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if a magistrate has to determine how much your bail will be. For a minor offense, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a date of your release, plan to get released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Allegany County Jail Visitation
Inmates need to list each visitor’s full name to the Allegany County Jail in advance. This information will be put into the visitors log for the requesting inmate. All visitors is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone arriving late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures change often, so we suggest that you call the jail at (585) 268-9803 before you go to the jail to visit.
|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 an inmate at the Allegany County Jail you have to first be on their visitation list.
Make 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 mobile phones are allowed at Allegany County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Persons parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. 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 younger than 18 years old 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Allegany County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Allegany 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 mailing address for the Allegany County Jail is:
Allegany County Jail
4884 State Route 19
Belmont, NY 14813
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Allegany County Jail
4884 State Route 19
Belmont, NY 14813
The Allegany County Jail mail policy is always changing, so we suggest that you review the the Allegany County Jail website before you send a letter to an inmate there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Allegany 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 Allegany 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 have an outstanding warrant, you can find out by checking the court records on the website or you can call the court. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. You should know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. Records of arrests are public record and this is freely available.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a court case file containing a docket and any of the documents filed in your court case. You are able to access your court records on the internet, or at the Allegany County Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal history. These online databases are linked together and you can track criminal histories from any other state. Go to county courthouse and inquire, or check online. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for these crimes, drug offenses, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to Allegany County Jail inmates change frequently, so double check the Allegany County Jail site before send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Allegany 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 Allegany County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (585) 268-9803 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 Allegany County Jail store. Inmates can purchase a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will probably need to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, 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 enough money in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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
The only phone calls that Allegany County Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are generally more expensive than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on 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, your ability to use the phone might get cut back or eliminated altogether.
The Allegany County Jail phone number is: (585) 268-9803
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make from all 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 Allegany County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following three things will determine how much an inmate phone call will cost: 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 lower 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 calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on calling your inmate. In some cases, we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the facility has set their phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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