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Cass County Jail Information
600 Highway 8 North
Linden, TX 75563
Phone: (903) 756-7511
The Cass County Jail is located at 600 Highway 8 North in Linden, TX and is a medium security county jail operated by the Cass County Sheriff’s Department.This site tells you info about anything a person needs to know about the Cass County Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, court information, and much, much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you all the information you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a little less stressful. If you have questions, please feel free to ask them, and also any feedback or comments that could help other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Cass County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is locked up 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 want to locate them?
To look up who is in jail at the Cass County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Cass County Jail Inmate Lookup is a roster of individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, including status, and schedule for visitation. You can find information for anybody processed or discharged in the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to get their inmate information faster if you’ve got their first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Cass County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Cass County Jail is made up of each of these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
You must answer a number of questions, like what is your full name, home address, birth date and a contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you are released.
You will be allowed to make a phone call so you can contact family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be allowed to wear your street clothes, if not you you will have to wear a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will get released from jail. Getting discharged may take between 10 minutes to many hours. So, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you will get discharged. Also, how fast you get released can depend on whether or not you have a cash bond amount or if a magistrate needs to determine how much your bail will be. For minor offenses, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and are given a release date, plan to be released in the morning.
Cass County Jail Visitation
The inmate have to give the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Cass County Jail in advance of the visit. This information will go in the visitation log for the requesting inmate. All visitors must provide a photo ID when visiting. Visitors that gets to visitation or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
The Cass County Jail visitation procedures are always changing, so it would be wise to call the official Cass County Jail at (903) 756-7511 before you go.
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Before you can visit an inmate at the Cass County Jail you must first have your name on their approved visitation list.
Be 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 without it.
No phones at Cass County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anybody under 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 under the age of 18 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 about sending letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Cass County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Cass 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 Cass County Jail is:
Cass County Jail
600 Highway 8 North
Linden, TX 75563
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Cass County Jail
600 Highway 8 North
Linden, TX 75563
The Cass County Jail mail policy can change, so be sure to check the the Cass County Jail website when 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 Cass 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 Cass 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 believe you have a warrant out for your arrest, you are able to check the arrest warrants on the website or you are able to call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. Keep in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are in the public record and this information is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a case file that includes a docket and all of the documents filed in the court case. You can access court records on their website, or at the Cass County Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of a person’s criminal past. These online databases are connected so you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. You can go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you might have to pay for a more intensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug crimes, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to people in jail could change, so you should double check the Cass County Jail site when you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Cass 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 Cass County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (903) 756-7511 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 Cass County Jail store. Inmates can purchase several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to 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
The only phone calls that Cass County Jail inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are typically more expensive than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the rules and are disciplined, your ability to use the phone could be reduced or forbidden.
Phone Number: (903) 756-7511
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate, which means that they they control the prices. The money 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 Cass County Jail. The rates 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 lower 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 calling your inmate. There are some circumstances where we won’t 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 jail has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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