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Bartow County Jail Information
104 Zena Drive
Cartersville, GA 30121
Phone: (770) 382-5050
The Bartow County Jail is located at 104 Zena Drive in Cartersville, GA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Bartow County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you information about anything one might want to know about the Bartow County Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Bartow County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, court information and records, and much, much more.
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This guide is meant to give you info that you need to make helping someone get out of jail easier. If you have questions, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any comments or tips that could be a benefit to other people in the same situation will be much appreciated.
Bartow County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that has gone to jail and want to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend who has been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to see who is in jail at the Bartow County Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bartow County Jail Inmate Lookup has information about people who are in jail, including status, and visiting hours. Also, you can get information for anyone processed or released within the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You can find the information quicker if you’ve got the arrestee’s name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Bartow County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Bartow County Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
First you will have to answer some basic questions, like what is your full legal name, address, date of birth and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
They will allow you to make a telephone call so you can get in touch with a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might be able to keep wearing street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process can take anywhere from 30 minutes to all day. Or, simply, the faster bail is posted, the sooner you will get discharged from jail. Also, how fast you get released will depend on if you’ve been given a bond amount or if a magistrate must determine the amount of bail to be set. For minor offenses, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and know the date of your release, plan to get discharged that morning.
Bartow County Jail Visitation
Inmates have to give each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Bartow County Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s information will be entered in a log of visitors for the inmate. Each and every visitor will have to provide identification. Any visitors arriving late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures can change, so make sure that you call the official Bartow County Jail at (770) 382-5050 before you try to go to visitation.
|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 Bartow County Jail you must first be on their visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones at Bartow County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anybody under must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not normally 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 the 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Bartow County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bartow 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 address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Bartow County Jail is:
Bartow County Jail
104 Zena Drive
Cartersville, GA 30121
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bartow County Jail
104 Zena Drive
Cartersville, GA 30121
The Bartow County Jail mail policy changes, so be sure to review the official Bartow County Jail 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 Bartow 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 Bartow 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 court records on the Bartow County jail website or you are able to call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail 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 have a first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, go there in person, or look online. An arrest is a matter of public record and these records are accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a court case file containing a docket sheet and any of the documents filed in the case. You are able to access the court records on the website, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of someone’s criminal background. These databases are connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You can go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for driving under the influence (DUI), drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to people in jail are always changing, so we suggest that you review the Bartow County Jail website before you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bartow 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 Bartow County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (770) 382-5050 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 Bartow County Jail store. Inmates can buy several different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably want 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 the inmate can purchase if they have money in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
The only phone calls that Bartow 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 usually more costly than phone calls made at home. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, an inmate’s ability to use the phone may be limited or totally denied.
Phone Number: (770) 382-5050
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 they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits these phone service providers make from all phone calls that inmates make 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 Bartow County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following three things 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 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 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 cases like this, the facility has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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