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Chattooga County Jail Information
35 West Washington Street
Summerville, GA 30747
Phone Number: (706) 857-0721
The Chattooga County Jail is located at 35 West Washington Street in Summerville, GA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you all the information about everything a person needs to know about the Chattooga County Jail, such as how to locate an inmate, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, court information, and everything else.
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Chattooga County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is in jail and need to locate them? Do you know a friend or family member that has been arrested and you want to locate them?
In order to search who is in jail at the Chattooga County Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Chattooga County Jail Inmate Lookup is a roster of people currently in custody, including custody status, and visiting schedule. You can find info about anyone who has been arrested or discharged within the last 24 hours. Inmates are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to find their inmate information more quickly if you’ve got the arrestee’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Chattooga County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Chattooga County Jail takes you through the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If 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 have to answer a bunch of questions, such as what is your full name, your address, date of birth and a contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and psychological history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will be allowed to make a phone call to get in touch with a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process may take anywhere between 15 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the quicker bail is posted, the faster you will get let go. How quickly you get discharged might depend on whether you’ve got a bond amount or if a judge still needs to figure out the bail amount. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and have a discharge date, plan to get released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Chattooga County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you have to give information about each visitor to the Chattooga County Jail in advance. This information will go in the visitors log for the requesting inmate. Each and every visitor is required to provide identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or any visitors that are not approved to visit will be turned away.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so we suggest that you call the facility at (706) 857-0721 before you go.
|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 Chattooga County Jail you have to be on their visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Chattooga County Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons under must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Chattooga County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Chattooga 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.
Use this address when sending a letter to an inmate at Chattooga County Jail:
Chattooga County Jail
35 West Washington Street
Summerville, GA 30747
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Chattooga County Jail
35 West Washington Street
Summerville, GA 30747
The Chattooga County Jail mail policy changes, so double check the the Chattooga County Jail website 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 Chattooga 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 Chattooga 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 are able to check the arrest warrants inquiry on the website or call the court 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 if you do have an outstanding warrant, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the Chattooga County jail, either by phone, in person, or look online. Arrest records are in the public record and this information is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. They include a court case file that contains a court docket and all of the filings and documents filed in the court case. You can access your court records on the website, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These online databases are all linked so you can track criminal histories from any other state. Go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A criminal history search you will be able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for DUI, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to inmates are always changing, so it would be best to double check the Chattooga County Jail site before you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Chattooga 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 Chattooga County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (706) 857-0721 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 Chattooga County Jail store. An inmate can buy a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely want to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their trust account. These items 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
All phone calls from the Chattooga County Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . These phone calls are much more costly than regular phone calls. 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 you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s phone privileges could be reduced or forbidden.
The Chattooga County Jail phone number is: (706) 857-0721
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set the prices. The money 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 Chattooga County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following three factors will determine how much an inmate phone call will cost: 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 lower your inmates phone charges can be 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 prisons or jails where we won’t 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 jail has set their calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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