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Calhoun County Jail Information
20830 NE W C Reeder Drive
Blountstown, FL 32424
Phone Number: (850) 674-4275
The Calhoun County Jail is located at 20830 NE W C Reeder Drive in Blountstown, FL and is a medium security county jail operated by the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you information about anything a person needs to know about the Calhoun County Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Calhoun County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find Calhoun County court records, and more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you information and advice that you’ll need to make getting locked up a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any tips or comments that could be a benefit to other people in the same situation would be welcome.
Calhoun County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that has gone to jail and need to find out where they are? Do you know somebody who’s been arrested and you need to find them?
In order to find out who is in jail at the Calhoun County Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Calhoun County Jail Inmate Roster is a roster of individuals currently in custody, which includes custody status, and schedule for visitation. You can find information about anyone processed or released within the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can locate their arrest information fast if you have their name, birth date, or arrest number.
Calhoun County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Calhoun County Jail takes you through these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will answer a bunch of questions, like what is your full legal name, address, birthdate and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and will be stored until you are released.
You will be allowed to make a phone call so you can call family, friends, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your own clothes, if not you you will be given a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be discharged from jail. Getting discharged can take from 15 minutes to quite a few hours. In other words the faster you can pay your bail, the sooner you can get out of jail. Also, it will depend on whether or not you’ve been given a cash bond or if the judge has to determine the amount of bail to be set. For lesser charges, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. If you have served a sentence in jail and are given a date of your release, you should plan to get released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Calhoun County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to provide each visitor’s name to the Calhoun County Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s information will go in a log of approved visitors for the requesting inmate. Each visitor must provide a photo ID when visiting. Any visitors that arrives for visitation late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Calhoun County Jail change often, so you should call the jail at (850) 674-4275 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 someone at the Calhoun County Jail you must be added to the inmate’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Calhoun County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Usually is not 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 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 magazines to an inmate at the Calhoun County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Calhoun 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 Calhoun County Jail is:
Calhoun County Jail
20830 NE W C Reeder Drive
Blountstown, FL 32424
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Calhoun County Jail
20830 NE W C Reeder Drive
Blountstown, FL 32424
The inmate mail policy at the Calhoun County Jail changes often, so be sure to review the official Calhoun County Jail 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 Calhoun 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 Calhoun 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can check the arrest warrants online or call the jail directly. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. Keep in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the Calhoun County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or check online. Records of arrests are in the public record and the information is freely available.
Court Records are public records. These records include a court case file containing a docket and any documents filed in the court case. You can access the court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of people’s criminal past. These state databases are all connected and you can track criminal histories from another state. You are able to go to the Calhoun County Courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that it was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for DUI, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to Calhoun County Jail jail inmates might change, so it would be best to double check the Calhoun County Jail website before send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Calhoun 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 Calhoun County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (850) 674-4275 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 Calhoun County Jail store. An inmate can purchase several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably want 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 items that inmates can buy if they have sufficient funds in their account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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 Calhoun County Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are generally pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but bear 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 could be reduced or forbidden completely.
The Calhoun County Jail phone number is: (850) 674-4275
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 get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of 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 Calhoun County Jail. The prices 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails finding out how to decrease 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 inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails where we won’t be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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