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Clark County Jail Information
707 West 13th Street
Vancouver, WA 92470
Phone: (360) 397-2211
The Clark County Jail is located at 707 West 13th Street in Vancouver, WA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Clark County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you information about anything one might want to know about the Clark County Jail, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, how to find your court records, and lots more.
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This guide is meant to offer advice and information that you’ll need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail easier. If you have a question, just ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any tips or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation would be much appreciated.
Clark County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is in jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know a family member or friend who’s been arrested and you want to locate them?
In order to see who is in jail at the Clark County Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Clark County Jail Inmate Search is a roster of individuals who have been arrested and are in custody, which includes status, and visiting schedule. You can get information about anyone booked or released within the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to locate the information more quickly if you enter the arrestee’s full name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Clark County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Clark County Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you will answer some simple questions, such as your full name, home address, birthdate and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all of your personal property will be taken from you and stored until you are released.
They will let you use the phone to talk to family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will be issued a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be discharged from jail. This process can take anywhere between 10 minutes to many hours. In simple terms, the faster you post bail, the sooner you will get let go. Also, how fast you get released might depend on whether or not you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if the magistrate has to decide on your bail amount. For minor charges, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served your sentence and are given a discharge date, you should plan to be released between 9am and noon.
Clark County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates have to provide information about each visitor to the Clark County Jail in advance of any visit. This information will be entered in the visitors log for the inmate. Each visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or without a visiting order will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Clark County Jail are always changing, so you should call the jail at (360) 397-2211 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|
In order to visit an inmate at the Clark County Jail you have to first be on this person’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No mobile phones are allowed at Clark County Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Anyone currently on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. This kind of visitation is not going to be 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 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 about sending 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.
Use this address when sending a letter to an inmate at Clark County Jail:
Clark County Jail
707 West 13th Street
Vancouver, WA 92470
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Clark County Jail
707 West 13th Street
Vancouver, WA 92470
The Clark County Jail inmate mail policy changes frequently, so it would be best to review the the Clark County Jail website 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 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 think you might have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants on the Clark County court website or you can call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. You should know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are public record and this is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. These records include a court case file that contains a docket sheet and all documents and filings filed in your court case. You can access court records online, or at the Clark County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of someone’s criminal background. These state databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from other states. Go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county, and if the crime was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you are able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to someone in jail at the Clark County Jail could change, so it would be best to review the Clark County Jail website before you send any funds.
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 (360) 397-2211 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 a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely need to buy things from the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can buy if they have sufficient funds in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal 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 Clark County Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are generally pricier than regular phone calls. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, 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 are disciplined for an infraction, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or totally denied.
Phone Number: (360) 397-2211
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every 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 off of all 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 Clark 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 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning how to decrease 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 significantly on calling your inmate. There are some circumstances where we will not be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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