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Baldwin County Jail Information
119 Old Monticello Road NW
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone: (478) 445-4314
The Baldwin County Jail is located at 119 Old Monticello Road NW in Milledgeville, GA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you info about everything one might want to know about the Baldwin County Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Baldwin County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and everything else.
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This guide is meant to give you all the information and advice that you need to make going to jail easier. If you have a question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any comments or tips that might help others is much appreciated.
Baldwin County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is in jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member who has been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
To find out who is in jail at the Baldwin County Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Baldwin County Jail Inmate Locator is an online list of people who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes custody status, and visiting hours. Also, you are able to find the same information about anybody arrested and processed or released within the past 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You can get their inmate information more quickly if you’ve got their name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Baldwin County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Baldwin County Jail includes the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first step is that you have to answer a number of questions, like your full legal name, address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
They will allow you to make a telephone call in order to call a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will be discharged from jail. This process may take anywhere between 15 minutes to all day long. In other words the faster bail is posted, the quicker you will be freed. It also depends on if you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if the magistrate needs to decide on the amount of bail to be set. For minor offenses, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the release date, you should plan to be released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Baldwin County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to list each visitor’s full name to the Baldwin County Jail in advance of any visit. This information will be put into the visitation log as an authorized visitor. Every visitor will be required to provide identification. Anyone arriving late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will be turned away.
The Baldwin County Jail visitation procedures change often, so make sure that you call the official Baldwin County Jail at (478) 445-4314 before go to the jail to 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 Baldwin County Jail you must first have your name on the inmate’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones are allowed at Baldwin County Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Baldwin County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Baldwin 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 Baldwin County Jail, use this address:
Baldwin County Jail
119 Old Monticello Road NW
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Baldwin County Jail
119 Old Monticello Road NW
Milledgeville, GA 31061
The Baldwin County Jail mail policy changes often, so we suggest that you double check the the Baldwin County Jail website 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 Baldwin 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 Baldwin 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 check the arrest warrants inquiry on the Baldwin County court website or you can call the court directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, go there in person, or look online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and the information is available to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. These records include a court case file containing a docket sheet and all documents filed in your court case. You are able to access your court records on the website, or at the Baldwin County Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal history. These state databases are all connected so you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. You are able to go to the Baldwin County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug crimes, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to someone in jail at the Baldwin County Jail change frequently, so we suggest that you visit the Baldwin County Jail site before send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Baldwin 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 Baldwin County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (478) 445-4314 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 Baldwin County Jail store. An inmate can purchase several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely need 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 enough money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Baldwin County Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are generally pricier than phone calls made at home. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates must keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the rules, an inmate’s phone privileges may be limited or forbidden completely.
The Baldwin County Jail phone number is: (478) 445-4314
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 of the 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 Baldwin 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 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 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. 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 facility has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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