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Brooks County Jail Information
1 Screven Street
Quitman, GA 31643
Phone Number: (229) 263-7558
The Brooks County Jail is located at 1 Screven Street in Quitman, GA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Brooks County Sheriff’s Department.This guide tells you information about everything related to the Brooks County Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information, and much much more.
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This guide is meant to give you all the information and advice that you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a question, just ask it, and also any feedback or comments that would be a benefit to others will be much appreciated.
Brooks County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is incarcerated and need to locate them? Do you know a friend or family member who has been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
To look up who is in jail at the Brooks County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Brooks County Jail Inmate Locator is an online list of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, including custody status, and times you can visit. You can also get info for anyone arrested and booked or discharged in the past 24 hours. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to get the information quicker if you have their first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Brooks County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Brooks County Jail includes these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first step is that you will answer a bunch of questions, such as your full name, your 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 you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
They will let you use the phone in order to get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, they will let you wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jail uniform.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged takes from 15 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the quicker you post bail, the sooner you will get discharged from jail. Also, how fast you get released depends on if you have a cash bond amount or if a magistrate must decide on how much to set your bail at. For a minor offense, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served your sentence and are given a date of your release, expect to be released between 9am and noon.
Brooks County Jail Visitation
Inmates need to give information about each visitor to the Brooks County Jail in advance. Your visitor’s information will be entered in a log of visitors for the requesting inmate. All visitors is required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Brooks County Jail change often, so make sure that you call the official Brooks County Jail at (229) 263-7558 before you go.
|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 Brooks County Jail you must first have your name on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Brooks County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Persons under must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 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 under the age of 18 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Brooks County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Brooks 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 someone incarcerated at Brooks County Jail:
Brooks County Jail
1 Screven Street
Quitman, GA 31643
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Brooks County Jail
1 Screven Street
Quitman, GA 31643
The mail policy at the Brooks County Jail changes frequently, so it would be best to double check the the Brooks 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 Brooks 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 Brooks 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you are able to check the court records online or you can call the court directly. This requires a 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 know a person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Brooks County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are in the public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a court case file containing a court docket and any documents and filings filed in the case. You can access the court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal history. These state databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from any other state. You can go to the Brooks County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if the crime was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
A criminal history search you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for the following crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending funds to someone in jail at the Brooks County Jail could change, so it would be best to review the Brooks County Jail site before you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Brooks 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 Brooks County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (229) 263-7558 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 Brooks County Jail store. You can buy several different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely need 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 the inmate can purchase if they have money 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 Brooks County Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are typically more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the rules and are disciplined, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or forbidden completely.
The Brooks County Jail phone number is: (229) 263-7558
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits from all of the inmate phone calls 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 Brooks County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following three factors 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 figuring out how to lower 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 rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some prisons or jails 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 these cases, the jail or prison has set their phone rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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