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Caldwell County Jail Information
111 East Market Street
Princeton, KY 42445
Phone: (270) 365-6790
The Caldwell County Jail is located at 111 East Market Street in Princeton, KY and is a medium security county jail operated by the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department.This site will tell you all the information about anything related to the Caldwell County Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Caldwell County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and much much more.
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This guide is meant to offer information that you’ll need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a question, feel free to ask it, and please leave any feedback or comments that might help others will be much appreciated.
Caldwell County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that has gone to jail and need to find out where they are? Do you know someone that has been arrested and you need to locate them?
In order to search who’s in jail at the Caldwell County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Caldwell County Jail Inmate Search is an online list of individuals who have been arrested, which includes status, and schedule for visitation. You can also get information about anybody arrested and processed or discharged within the past 24 hour period. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to find their arrest information faster if you’ve got your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Caldwell County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Caldwell County Jail includes each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First you must answer a number of questions, such as what is your full name, street address, birthdate and a contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, Any property you have will be taken from you and stored until you are released.
You will get to make a phone call to talk to a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you think you will get released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will get released from jail. The discharge process can take from 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. Or, simply, the quicker you post bail, the faster you will get let go. Also, it will depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if a judge must figure out the bail amount. For a minor charge, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a discharge date, you should plan to get released that morning.
Caldwell County Jail Visitation
The inmate must list each visitor’s full name to the Caldwell County Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will be entered into the log for the inmate. Every visitor will be required to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
The Caldwell County Jail visitation procedures can change, so call the official Caldwell County Jail at (270) 365-6790 before you 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 Caldwell County Jail you must be added to their 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 Caldwell County Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons currently on 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 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 related to 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 Caldwell County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Caldwell 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 mailing address for the Caldwell County Jail is:
Caldwell County Jail
111 East Market Street
Princeton, KY 42445
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Caldwell County Jail
111 East Market Street
Princeton, KY 42445
The inmate mail policy at the Caldwell County Jail can change, so we suggest that you visit the site before send a letter to someone in jail there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Caldwell 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 Caldwell 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 for your arrest, you can access arrest warrants online or you can call the jail directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. You should know that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or check online. An arrest is public record and this is freely available.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. These records include a case file containing a docket sheet and all of the documents and filings filed in the case. You are able to access your court records on the website, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of a person’s criminal history. These online databases are all connected and you can track criminal convictions from another state. You are able to go to county courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you might have to pay for a more intensive search.
A criminal history search you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for the following crimes, drug offenses, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to people in jail could change, so we suggest that you visit the Caldwell County Jail website before you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Caldwell 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 Caldwell County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (270) 365-6790 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 Caldwell County Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can buy if they have money in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Caldwell County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are a lot pricier than regular phone calls. There is no limit to 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 a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, phone privileges might get cut back or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: (270) 365-6790
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control the prices. The money 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 Caldwell County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 state prisons and local jails figuring out 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 a lot of money on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their phone call rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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