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Calhoun County Jail Information
178 South Murphree Street
Pittsboro, MS 38951
Phone: (662) 412-3149
The Calhoun County Jail is located at 178 South Murphree Street in Pittsboro, MS and is a medium security county jail operated by the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department.This guide will tell you information about anything you might want to know about the Calhoun County Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Calhoun County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find Calhoun County court records, and much, much more.
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This guide is designed to give information you need to make the process a little less stressful. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any tips or comments that could help other people in the same situation will be welcome.
Calhoun County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that has gone to jail and don’t know how to find out where they are? Do you know a friend or family member that’s been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to search who is in jail at the Calhoun County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Calhoun County Jail Inmate Lookup is an online list of individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, including status, and visiting schedule. Also, you can get the same information for anybody processed or discharged in the past 24 hour period. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You can get the information fast if you have your friend or family member’s full name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Calhoun County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Calhoun County Jail is made up of each of these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
The first thing you will have to to is you must answer some questions, like what is your legal name, home address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released.
They will let you use the phone to talk to family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might get to wear your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jail uniform.
Once bail has been posted, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. This process may take anywhere from 15 minutes to all day. So, the faster you post bail, the quicker you can get released from jail. How quickly you get discharged can depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond amount or if the judge needs to determine how much your bail will be. For lesser charges, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and know the discharge date, you should plan to get released in the morning.
Calhoun County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must provide each visitor’s full name to the Calhoun County Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitor’s names will be put into the log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Every visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification. Anyone that arrives for visitation late or that is not an approved visitor will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures can change, so we suggest that you call the official Calhoun County Jail at (662) 412-3149 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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Calhoun County Jail you must first be on this person’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No cellphones are allowed at Calhoun County Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Anybody currently on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Usually is not going to be 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 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 in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even 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.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Calhoun County Jail, use this address:
Calhoun County Jail
178 South Murphree Street
Pittsboro, MS 38951
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Calhoun County Jail
178 South Murphree Street
Pittsboro, MS 38951
The Calhoun County Jail mail policy changes frequently, so visit the official Calhoun County Jail site before you send a letter to an inmate.
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 think you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you are able to check the court records on the Calhoun County court website or you can call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask them. Keep in mind 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 possibly an arrest date, contact the Calhoun County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or you can check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and these records are available to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a court case file that contains a court docket and any of the documents and filings filed in your case. You can access court records on the website, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of people’s criminal past. These state databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from another state. Go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
A criminal history search you will get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for DUI, drug crimes, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to inmates can change at any time, so we suggest that you check the Calhoun County Jail site before you send any money.
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 (662) 412-3149 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 buy a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can buy if they have sufficient funds in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
All phone calls from the Calhoun County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are generally more costly 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 you should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the rules and are disciplined, phone privileges might get cut back or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: (662) 412-3149
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 they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits these phone service providers make from all of the 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 Calhoun County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of 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 state prisons and local jails learning 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 a lot of money on calling your inmate. There are some circumstances where we will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their phone call rates so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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