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Boone County Jail Information
1905 Indianapolis Avenue
Lebanon, IN 46052
Phone Number: (765) 482-1412
The Boone County Jail is located at 1905 Indianapolis Avenue in Lebanon, IN and is a medium security county jail operated by the Boone County Sheriff’s Department.This guide will tell you information about anything a person needs to know about the Boone County Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and much, much more.
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This guide is designed to give you information and tips that you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have specific questions, please feel free to ask them, and also any comments or feedback that might be a benefit to others would be appreciated.
Boone County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is incarcerated and need to locate them? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
In order to find out who’s in jail at the Boone County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Boone County Jail Inmate Locator is a list of individuals who have been arrested, which includes current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can get info on anybody booked or discharged in the past 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to find their arrest information quicker if you enter their full name, birth date, or arrest number.
Boone County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Boone County Jail includes each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
You will answer a bunch of questions, such as your full name, address, birthdate and a contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released.
You will then be allowed to use the phone to talk to a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, they will let you keep wearing street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. This process will take anywhere between 30 minutes to quite a few hours. In simple terms, the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you will get discharged. Also, it might depend on whether you’ve been given a bond amount or if the judge must decide on your bail amount. For minor charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have completed your jail sentence and are given a release date, you should expect to be discharged between 9am and noon.
Boone County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to give each visitor’s name to the Boone County Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s information will be put into a log of visitors for the requesting inmate. All visitors will have to provide a photo ID when visiting. Any visitors arriving late or without a visiting order will be turned away.
The Boone County Jail visitation procedures are always changing, so you should call the jail at (765) 482-1412 before you go to the jail to visit.
|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|
In order to visit someone at the Boone County Jail you have to be added to the inmate’s visitation list.
Make 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 without it.
No phones are allowed at Boone County Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons on must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 a visitor is under the age of 18 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Boone County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Boone 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 Boone County Jail:
Boone County Jail
1905 Indianapolis Avenue
Lebanon, IN 46052
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Boone County Jail
1905 Indianapolis Avenue
Lebanon, IN 46052
The Boone County Jail mail policy changes often, so you should visit the official Boone County Jail site when you send a letter.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Boone 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 Boone 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 are able to check the court records on the Boone County jail website or you can call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. You should know that if you do have an outstanding warrant, they will take you 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 Boone County jail, by phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are public record and this is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. They include a court case file that contains a court docket and any documents and filings filed in the court case. You are able to access your court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of a person’s criminal history. These state databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You can go to the Boone County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a completely different state, you might have to pay for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for the following crimes, drug crimes, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to inmates at the Boone County Jail could change, so we suggest that you visit the Boone County Jail site before you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Boone 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 Boone County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (765) 482-1412 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 Boone County Jail store. Inmates can buy a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably need to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can buy if they have enough money in their account. These items 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
All phone calls from the Boone County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are generally pricier than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated completely.
The Boone County Jail phone number is: (765) 482-1412
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each 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 Boone County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 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 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 calling your inmate. There are some circumstances where we won’t be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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