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Bracken County Jail Information
Brooksville, KY 41004
Phone: (606) 735-3233
The Bracken County Jail is located at Locust Street in Brooksville, KY and is a medium security county jail operated by the Bracken County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you all the information about anything a person needs to know about the Bracken County Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Bracken County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and everything else.
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This guide is meant to give you information that you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a lot easier. If you have questions, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any comments or tips that could be a benefit to others is welcome.
Bracken County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is incarcerated and don’t know how to find them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you want to find them?
In order to look up who’s in jail at the Bracken County Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Bracken County Jail Inmate Lookup is a roster of individuals who have been arrested, including status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you can get information for anyone arrested and processed or discharged in the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You can get the information quicker if you’ve got the arrestee’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Bracken County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Bracken County Jail is made up of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you may not be processed immediately.
You have to answer some basic questions, such as what is your legal name, address, date of birth and contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will then be allowed to use the telephone so you can 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 wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. The discharge process will take between 15 minutes to quite a few hours. In simple terms, the faster bail is posted, the faster you can get out of jail. Also, how fast you get released can depend on whether you have a cash bond or if the magistrate has to figure out the amount of bail to be set. For minor offenses, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a discharge date, you should plan to get released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Bracken County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must list each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Bracken County Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will be put into a log of approved visitors as an Authorized visit. Each visitor has to provide proof of identification. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
The Bracken County Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so make sure that you call the facility at (606) 735-3233 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|
In order to visit an inmate at the Bracken County Jail you have to have your name on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Bracken County Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer prior to a visit. Usually is not normally 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 a visitor is under the age of 18 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Bracken County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Bracken 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 Bracken County Jail:
Bracken County Jail
Brooksville, KY 41004
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Bracken County Jail
Brooksville, KY 41004
The Bracken County Jail inmate mail policy changes, so be sure to visit the the Bracken County Jail website before 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 Bracken 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 Bracken 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 have an outstanding warrant, you can find out by checking the court records on the Bracken County jail website or you are able to call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask the officer in charge. Bear in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are public record and the information is freely available.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a court case file that contains a court docket and any documents and filings filed in your case. You can access court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of people’s criminal history. These databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from any other state. Go to courthouse and inquire, or check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal records search you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to inmates at the Bracken County Jail are always changing, so we suggest that you double check the Bracken County Jail site before send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Bracken 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 Bracken County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (606) 735-3233 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 Bracken County Jail store. You can purchase several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably want to use 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 account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as personal 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 Bracken County Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Calls made in jail are typically more expensive than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but bear in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s ability to use the phone may be limited or forbidden.
The Bracken County Jail phone number is: (606) 735-3233
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set 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 Bracken 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 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 learning how to decrease your inmates phone charges is 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. In some cases, we will not 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 or prison has set their calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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