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Anderson County Jail Information
308 Public Safety Lane
Clinton, TN 37716
Phone Number: (865) 457-7100
The Anderson County Jail is located at 308 Public Safety Lane in Clinton, TN and is a medium security county jail operated by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department.This site tells you info about anything one might want to know about the Anderson County Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Anderson County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, court information and records, and much more.
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This guide is designed to give advice and information that you’ll need to make the process less stressfull. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask them, and also any comments or feedback that could be beneficial to others will be welcome.
Anderson County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone in jail and need to find out where they are? Do you know somebody that has been arrested and you want to find them?
To see who’s in jail at the Anderson County Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Anderson County Jail Inmate List is a list of individuals currently in custody, including status, and visiting schedule. You can also find information about anybody arrested and processed or released within the past 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can get the information more quickly if you enter your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Anderson County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Anderson County Jail is made up of each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you have to answer a bunch of questions, like what is your legal name, your address, birth date and an emergency contact, and also, you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will get to use the telephone to call family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your street clothes, if not you you will be given a jail uniform.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. This process will take anywhere between 10 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the faster you post bail, the faster you will get released. It also might depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if a magistrate has to figure out how much your bail will be. For lesser charges, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a release date, expect to be released between 9am and noon.
Anderson County Jail Visitation
Inmates need to list each visitor’s full name to the Anderson County Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s information will go into the visitation log as an authorized visitor. All visitors has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies are always changing, so it would be wise to call the jail at (865) 457-7100 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 Anderson County Jail you must be added to their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Anderson County Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Anybody parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If the 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is not a family member of the inmate, this 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 Anderson County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Anderson 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 an inmate at Anderson County Jail:
Anderson County Jail
308 Public Safety Lane
Clinton, TN 37716
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Anderson County Jail
308 Public Safety Lane
Clinton, TN 37716
The inmate mail policy at the Anderson County Jail changes, so you should visit the site 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 Anderson 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 Anderson 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 check arrest warrants inquiry online or call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. You should know that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Anderson County jail, either by phone, in person, or you can check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a case file that contains a docket and any documents filed in your court case. You can access the court records on the internet, or at the Anderson County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal past. These databases are connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. You are able to go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you can get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for any of the following crimes, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to Anderson County Jail inmates can change at any time, so it would be best to visit the Anderson County Jail site when you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Anderson 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 Anderson County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (865) 457-7100 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 Anderson County Jail store. An inmate can buy several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to buy things from the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their trust 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 Anderson County Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are a lot pricier 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 inmates should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are disciplined for an infraction, your ability to use the phone might get cut back or forbidden completely.
Phone Number: (865) 457-7100
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 the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of all inmate phone calls 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 Anderson 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 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 finding out 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 calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on inmate phone calls. In some cases, we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, 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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