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Banner County Jail Information
204 State Street # 1
Harrisburg, NE 69345
Phone: (308) 436-5271
The Banner County Jail is located at 204 State Street # 1 in Harrisburg, NE and is a medium security county jail operated by the Banner County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you info about everything a person needs to know about the Banner County Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Banner County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give information that you need to make helping someone get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a question, just ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any comments or feedback that might be a benefit to others is appreciated.
Banner County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that has gone to jail and need to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member who has been arrested and you need to find them?
In order to see who is in jail at the Banner County Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Banner County Jail Inmate Search is a roster of individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, including status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you can get info about anybody processed or released within the past 24 hours. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to get their inmate information fast if you have your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Banner County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Banner County Jail includes each of these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First, you will have to answer a number of questions, such as your full legal name, address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get released.
They will allow you to make a phone call in order to talk to a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be able to keep wearing street clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail uniform.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. The discharge process can take between 15 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you can get out of jail. Also, it can depend on whether you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if a magistrate still needs to determine how much your bail will be. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and have a date of your release, expect to be released in the morning.
Banner County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must provide each visitor’s full name to the Banner County Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitors will be entered in a Visiting log for the requesting inmate. All visitors is required to provide proof of identification. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Jail visitation policies are always changing, so call the facility at (308) 436-5271 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|
To visit someone at the Banner County Jail you have to first be added to this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones at Banner County Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not 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 the visitor is under the age of 18 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Banner County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Banner 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 Banner County Jail is:
Banner County Jail
204 State Street # 1
Harrisburg, NE 69345
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Banner County Jail
204 State Street # 1
Harrisburg, NE 69345
The mail policy at the Banner County Jail changes, so it would be best to double check the official Banner County Jail 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 Banner 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 Banner 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 for your arrest, you can check the court records online or call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. Keep in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or you can check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and the information is freely available.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a case file containing a docket sheet and any of the documents and filings filed in your case. You can access your court records online, or at Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of people’s criminal history. These state databases are connected so you can track criminal histories from any other state. You are able to go to courthouse and check in person, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal records search you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for the following crimes, drug Possession, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to inmates at the Banner County Jail change frequently, so be sure to review the Banner County Jail site when you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Banner 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 Banner County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (308) 436-5271 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 Banner County Jail store. You can buy a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will probably need to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can buy if they have enough money in their account. These products 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Banner County Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are a lot pricier than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to when and how often you can use the phone, but you should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, phone privileges might get cut back or forbidden completely.
The Banner County Jail phone number is: (308) 436-5271
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of 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 Banner County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 figuring out how to decrease your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com keeps up to date 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 a lot of money on inmate phone calls. 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 these cases, the jail or prison has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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