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Clark County Jail Information
30 Wall Street
Winchester, KY 92470
Phone: (859) 745-0270
The Clark County Jail is located at 30 Wall Street in Winchester, KY and is a medium security county jail operated by the Clark County Sheriff’s Department.This page will tell you information about anything related to the Clark County Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and everything else.
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This guide is meant to give you information and tips you need to make going to jail easier. If you have specific questions, please feel free to ask them, and please leave any comments or tips that might help others will be welcome.
Clark County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend in jail and don’t know how to find them? Do you know a family member or friend that has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
To search who’s in jail at the Clark County Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Clark County Jail Inmate Lookup has information about people who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes custody status, and visiting hours. Also, you can get the same information on anyone booked or discharged in the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to get the information fast if you have your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID.
Clark County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Clark County Jail takes you through each of these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First, you will have to answer some questions, such as your full name, street address, birthdate 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 your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all of your personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will get to make a phone call in order to get in touch with a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be allowed to wear your street clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail uniform.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. The discharge process will take from 10 minutes to many hours. In simple terms, the faster you can pay your bail, the quicker you will get out of jail. It also will depend on whether you’ve got a cash bond amount or if a magistrate needs to decide on the amount of bail to be set. 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 date of your release, you should plan to get discharged that morning.
Clark County Jail Visitation
Inmates have to list each visitor’s full name to the Clark County Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s information will be put into the log as an Authorized visit. Each visitor will have to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors that gets to visitation or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures change often, so it would be wise to call the facility at (859) 745-0270 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|
To visit someone at the Clark County Jail you must have your name on their visitation list.
Make sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Clark County Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Such 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 the visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, the minor 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 magazines to an inmate at the Clark County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Clark 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 mailing address for the Clark County Jail is:
Clark County Jail
30 Wall Street
Winchester, KY 92470
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Clark County Jail
30 Wall Street
Winchester, KY 92470
The mail policy at the Clark County Jail changes frequently, so we suggest that you double check the site 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 Clark 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 Clark 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 an outstanding warrant, you can check the court records on the Clark County jail website or call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, 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 Clark County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are public record and these records are accessible by the public.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a case file containing a docket sheet and all filings and documents filed in the court case. You can access your court records online, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of people’s criminal history. These online databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal histories from other states. Go to the Clark County Courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It helps to know the county, and if it was in a totally different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for the following crimes, drug Possession, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to someone in jail at the Clark County Jail are always changing, so we suggest that you visit the Clark County Jail site before you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Clark 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 Clark County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (859) 745-0270 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 Clark County Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that inmates can buy if they have sufficient funds in their trust account. These items 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Clark County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are a lot pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. There are certain restrictions about when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, phone privileges may be limited or eliminated altogether.
The Clark County Jail phone number is: (859) 745-0270
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at every facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they get to set 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 Clark County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s 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 any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody will be able to save you money.
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