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Baylor County Jail Information
101 South Washington Street
Seymour, TX 76380
Phone: (940) 889-3333
The Baylor County Jail is located at 101 South Washington Street in Seymour, TX and is a medium security county jail operated by the Baylor County Sheriff’s Department.This guide tells you information about anything related to the Baylor County Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Baylor County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you all the info you need to make getting locked up less stressfull. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask them, and please leave any comments or feedback that might be a benefit to others is appreciated.
Baylor County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is locked up and want to find them? Do you know somebody that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out what jail they’re in?
To search who’s in jail at the Baylor County Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Baylor County Jail Inmate Locator has information about individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, which includes current status, and schedule for visitation. You can also find info on anyone processed or discharged within the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can locate the information faster if you enter their name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Baylor County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Baylor County Jail includes these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
The first step is that you will have to answer some questions, like what is your legal name, street address, birthdate and an emergency contact, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, any personal property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
You will get to make a telephone call in order to get in touch with 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 will be allowed to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. This process can take anywhere from 15 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the faster you post bail, the faster you will get released. Also, it depends on whether you’ve been given a cash bond or if a judge needs to decide on the bail amount. For minor charges, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served your sentence and know the date of your release, expect to get released between 9am and noon.
Baylor County Jail Visitation
Inmates have to give the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Baylor County Jail before you can visit. This information will be entered into a log of approved visitors for the inmate. All visitors has to provide acceptable photo identification. Any visitors showing up late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies are always changing, so make sure that you call the facility at (940) 889-3333 before you try 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 Baylor County Jail you have to first have your name on the inmate’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones at Baylor County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. 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 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 the 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Baylor County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Baylor 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 Baylor County Jail is:
Baylor County Jail
101 South Washington Street
Seymour, TX 76380
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Baylor County Jail
101 South Washington Street
Seymour, TX 76380
The Baylor County Jail inmate mail policy is always changing, so we suggest that you visit the the Baylor County Jail website when 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 Baylor 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 Baylor 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you are able to check the court records on the Baylor County jail website or call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. You should know 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 Baylor County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. Arrest records are in the public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. They include a case file that contains a docket and all documents filed in the case. You are able to access the court records on their website, or at the Baylor County Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These databases are linked together so you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You can go to the Baylor County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and if it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for DUI, drug offenses, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to inmates at the Baylor County Jail are always changing, so visit the Baylor County Jail site when you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Baylor 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 Baylor County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (940) 889-3333 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 Baylor County Jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably need to use 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 products that the inmate can purchase if they have enough money in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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 Baylor County Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . These phone calls are much more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s phone privileges might get reduced or totally denied.
The Baylor County Jail phone number is: (940) 889-3333
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control the prices. The money these phone service providers make off of all of the 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 Baylor County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of 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 finding 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 significantly on calling your inmate. In some cases, we won’t be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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