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Callahan County Jail Information
432 Market Street
Baird, TX 79504
Phone: (325) 854-1444
The Callahan County Jail is located at 432 Market Street in Baird, TX and is a medium security county jail operated by the Callahan County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you information about anything you might want to know about the Callahan 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 designed to give you info that you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail easier. If you have questions, just ask it, and also any feedback or comments that would be beneficial to others would be much appreciated.
Callahan County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is incarcerated and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know a friend or family member that’s been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
To find out who’s in jail at the Callahan County Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Callahan County Jail Inmate List is an online list of individuals currently in custody, including status, and times you can visit. Also, you can get info about anybody booked or discharged in the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to get their inmate information more quickly if you’ve got the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Callahan County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Callahan County Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
You will have to answer some simple questions, like what is your full legal name, street address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, Any property you have will be taken from you and stored until you are released.
You will get to use the phone so you can contact a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be allowed to keep wearing your own clothes, if not you will be issued a jail jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere between 15 minutes to many hours. So, the faster you can post bail, the faster you will get discharged. Also, it might depend on if you have a cash bond amount or if a magistrate still needs to decide on how much your bail will be. For a minor offense, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and have a discharge date, plan to get released that morning.
Callahan County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you need to provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Callahan County Jail in advance. Your visitor’s information will go in the visitors log as an authorized visitor. Each visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Jail visitation policies can change, so we suggest that you call the jail at (325) 854-1444 before you try to 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 someone at the Callahan County Jail you must first be on this person’s visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones are allowed at Callahan County Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Persons parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. This kind of visitation is not going to be approved.
If a 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 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and even magazines to an inmate at the Callahan County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Callahan 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 Callahan County Jail, use this address:
Callahan County Jail
432 Market Street
Baird, TX 79504
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Callahan County Jail
432 Market Street
Baird, TX 79504
The inmate mail policy at the Callahan County Jail changes often, so you should check the official Callahan County Jail 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 Callahan 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 Callahan 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 can find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry on the Callahan County jail website or you are able to call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. You should know that if you do have an outstanding warrant, 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 Callahan County jail, by phone, go there in person, or find out online. An arrest is in the public record and these records are accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. These records include a court case file containing a docket and all of the documents filed in the case. You are able to access the court records on the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of someone’s criminal past. These online databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal convictions from other states. You are able to go to the Callahan County Courthouse and inquire, or check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
A criminal history search you can find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for DUI, drug Possession, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to inmates change frequently, so be sure to double check the Callahan County Jail site before you send any funds.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Callahan 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 Callahan County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (325) 854-1444 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 Callahan County Jail store. You can buy a number of things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely want to use the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can purchase if they have money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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 Callahan County Jail inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Jail phone calls are a lot more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates must keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the jail rules, phone calls might get reduced or totally denied.
The Callahan County Jail phone number is: (325) 854-1444
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they operate, 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 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 Callahan County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of prices 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 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some circumstances where we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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