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Carson City Jail Information
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: (775) 887-2020
The Carson City Jail is located at 885 East Musser Street in Carson City, NV and is a medium security county jail operated by the Carson City Sheriff’s Department.This guide will tell you info about everything a person needs to know about the Carson City Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Carson City Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and lots more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you information and tips you need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have questions, feel free to ask it, and also any feedback or comments that would help others will be appreciated.
Carson City Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that has gone to jail and need to find them? Do you know a family member or friend who’s been arrested and you don’t know how to locate them?
To see who’s in jail at the Carson City Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Carson City Jail Inmate List is a list of individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, including current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can get the same information about anybody arrested and booked or discharged in the past 24 hours. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to find the information faster if you have their first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Carson City Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Carson City Jail includes the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will have to answer some simple questions, such as your full legal name, home address, date of birth and contact person, and you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will be allowed to use the phone so you can get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you think you will get released quickly, you might be allowed to keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you will be issued a jail uniform.
Once bail has been posted, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged takes from 15 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the faster you can post bail, the sooner you will get released. Also, how fast you get released depends on whether you have a cash bond amount or if the magistrate needs to determine how much to set your bail at. For a minor charge, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and have a date of your release, plan to be released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Carson City Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to provide each visitor’s full name to the Carson City Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s names will be entered into the visitation log for the inmate that requested the visitor. All visitors has to provide proof of identification. Any visitors arriving late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Carson City Jail can change, so we suggest that you call the jail at (775) 887-2020 before you go to the jail to visit.
|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 Carson City Jail you have to first be on this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No cellphones at Carson City Jail, and you will be searched. No personal belongings. Anyone parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. Such visitation is not normally approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 is related to 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 magazines to an inmate at the Carson City Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Carson City 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 Carson City Jail:
Carson City Jail
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Carson City Jail
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, NV 89701
The Carson City Jail mail policy changes, so we suggest that you visit the 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 Carson City 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 Carson City 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 check arrest warrants inquiry on the Carson City court website or call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. Keep in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the Carson City jail, on the phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and this information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. These records include a case file that includes a docket sheet and any of the documents and filings filed in your case. You can access court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Carson City Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal history. These databases are connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from another state. You can go to county courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. 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 a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any of 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 money to inmates change frequently, so we suggest that you review the Carson City Jail site when send funds to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Carson City 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 Carson City Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (775) 887-2020 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 Carson City Jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, 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 enough money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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 Carson City Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Jail phone calls are a lot more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the rules, an inmate’s phone privileges may be limited or totally denied.
The Carson City Jail phone number is: (775) 887-2020
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers 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 money these phone service providers make from all of the phone calls that inmates make 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 Carson City Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 figuring out 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 inmate phone calls. In some cases, 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 these cases, the facility has set their phone call rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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