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Boone County Jail Information
1019 West Mamie Eisenhower Avenue
Boone, IA 50036
Phone: (515) 433-0524
The Boone County Jail is located at 1019 West Mamie Eisenhower Avenue in Boone, IA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Boone County Sheriff’s Department.This site tells you info about everything you might need to know about the Boone County Jail, like how to locate an inmate at the Boone County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information, and lots more.
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This guide is meant to offer advice and information that you’ll need to make the process easier. If you have questions, just ask it in the comment section below, and any tips or comments that could be beneficial to others will be welcome.
Boone County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is incarcerated and don’t know how to locate them? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
To find out who is in jail at the Boone County Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Boone County Jail Inmate Lookup is a list of people who have been arrested and are in custody, including status, and schedule for visitation. You can find info on anyone arrested and processed or released within the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to find their arrest information quicker if you’ve got their first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Boone County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Boone County Jail is made up of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. When the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
The first step is that you must answer some simple questions, like what is your legal name, home address, birth date and contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate 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 let you use the telephone so you can talk to a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released shortly, they will let you keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged from jail will take anywhere from 10 minutes to many hours. Or, simply, the faster you post bail, the quicker you can get released from jail. Also, how fast you get released will depend on whether or not you have a cash bond amount or if the judge must decide on your bail amount. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and are given a release date, you should expect to be discharged in the morning.
Boone County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to give information about each visitor to the Boone County Jail in advance. Your visitors will go in a log of approved visitors as an Authorized visit. All visitors must provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that gets to visitation or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Boone County Jail can change, so make sure that you call the facility at (515) 433-0524 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|
In order to visit someone at the Boone County Jail you must be on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No cellphones at Boone County Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody under must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually is not going to be approved.
If a 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years old and is not a family member of 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.
The address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Boone County Jail is:
Boone County Jail
1019 West Mamie Eisenhower Avenue
Boone, IA 50036
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Boone County Jail
1019 West Mamie Eisenhower Avenue
Boone, IA 50036
The Boone County Jail mail policy changes often, so it would be best to review the site 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 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 can check the court records on the Boone County court 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 the officer in charge. You should know that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the Boone County jail, by phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are in the public record and these records are accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. They include a case file containing a court docket and any of the documents filed in your case. You are able to access your court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of people’s criminal past. These online databases are all connected and you can track criminal convictions from another state. You are able to go to the Boone County Courthouse and inquire, or check the website. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you are able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for these crimes, drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to someone in jail can change at any time, so we suggest that you review the Boone County Jail site when send money to someone in jail there.
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 (515) 433-0524 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. An inmate can purchase a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, 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 trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to hygiene products like 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 made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are much more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about when and 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 break the jail rules, your ability to use the phone might get cut back or cut altogether.
Phone Number: (515) 433-0524
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control the prices. The profits 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 Boone County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different 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 state prisons and local jails learning how to decrease your inmates phone charges is 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 calling your inmate. In some cases, 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 jail has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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