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Boone County Jail Information
217 South 5th Street
Albion, NE 68620
Phone: (402) 395-2144
The Boone County Jail is located at 217 South 5th Street in Albion, NE and is a medium security county jail operated by the Boone County Sheriff’s Department.This site tells you information about everything you might need to know about the Boone County Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information, and much more.
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The goal of this guide is to offer information and advice that you’ll need to make going to jail a lot easier. If you have specific questions, just ask them, and also any comments or feedback that might help other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Boone County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that has gone to jail and need to contact them? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?
In order 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 Roster is an online list of people currently in custody, including current status, and visiting schedule. You can find information on anyone booked or released in the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to find the information more quickly if you’ve got your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Boone County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Boone County Jail takes you through the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First, you have to answer some questions, like your legal name, home address, birth date and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will then be allowed to use the phone so you can contact a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be 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 wear a jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged from jail may take anywhere between 30 minutes to quite a few hours. In other words the quicker you post bail, the faster you will get released. Also, it can depend on if you’ve got a bond amount or if a magistrate needs to determine your bail amount. For minor offenses, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and are given a discharge date, expect to get released between 9am and noon.
Boone County Jail Visitation
Inmates must provide each visitor’s name to the Boone County Jail in advance of any visit. This information will be entered in a log of approved visitors as an approved visitor. Each visitor will be required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Visitors arriving late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so you should call the jail at (402) 395-2144 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Boone County Jail you have to be on the inmate’s approved 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.
No mobile phones are allowed at Boone County Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone under must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 a visitor is younger than 18 years old 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 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
217 South 5th Street
Albion, NE 68620
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Boone County Jail
217 South 5th Street
Albion, NE 68620
The Boone County Jail inmate mail policy is always changing, so you should double check the official 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 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 think you might have an outstanding warrant, you are able to check the arrest warrants on the Boone County jail website or call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or you can check online. An arrest is in the public record and this information is available to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a court case file that includes a court docket and all of the documents filed in the court case. You can access your court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal background. These state databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from other states. You can go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal history search you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to Boone County Jail jail inmates can change at any time, so it would be best to visit the Boone County Jail site before send funds 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 (402) 395-2144 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 purchase a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will probably want to buy things from the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that inmates can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their trust 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
All phone calls from the Boone County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail are much more expensive than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates should keep 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, phone calls could be reduced or forbidden completely.
Phone Number: (402) 395-2144
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money these phone service providers make from all phone calls that inmates make are shared 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 pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 finding out 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 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 will not be able to save you any money, and therefore 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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