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Clatsop County Detention Center Information
636 Duane Street
Astoria, OR 97103
Phone: (503) 325-8641
The Clatsop County Detention Center is located at 636 Duane Street in Astoria, OR and is a medium security county jail operated by the Clatsop County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you information about anything you might want to know about the Clatsop County Detention Center, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find Clatsop County court records, and much, much more.
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Clatsop County Detention Center Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is in jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know someone who’s been arrested and you need to find them?
To find out who is in jail at the Clatsop County Detention Center you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Clatsop County Detention Center Inmate List is an online list of individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, including current status, and times you can visit. Also, you are able to find information for anybody arrested and processed or released within the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to locate their inmate information fast if you enter your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or arrest number.
Clatsop County Detention Center Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Clatsop County Detention Center takes you through each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, it will take a while to get processed.
The first thing you will have to to is you have to answer a number of questions, like what is your full name, home address, birth date and a contact person, and you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all of your personal property will get taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
They will allow you to use the telephone so you can contact a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you will be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to change into a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged will take anywhere from 15 minutes to all day long. In simple terms, the quicker bail is posted, the faster you will get let go. Also, how fast you get released might depend on whether you’ve been given a cash bond or if the magistrate has to determine how much your bail will be. For a minor charge, you will get booked and released on your own recognizance. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the release date, you should plan to get discharged at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Clatsop County Detention Center Visitation
Inmates must provide each visitor’s full name to the Clatsop County Detention Center in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s information will be put in the log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each visitor must provide proof of identification. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures frequently change, so you should call the facility at (503) 325-8641 before you try to visit an inmate.
|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|
Before you can visit an inmate at the Clatsop County Detention Center you must be added to the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones are allowed at Clatsop County Detention Center, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone under must get the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. This kind of 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 the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 Clatsop County Detention Center. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Clatsop County Detention Center 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 Clatsop County Detention Center is:
Clatsop County Detention Center
636 Duane Street
Astoria, OR 97103
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Clatsop County Detention Center
636 Duane Street
Astoria, OR 97103
The Clatsop County Detention Center mail policy changes often, so we suggest that you double check the official website before you send a letter.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Clatsop County Detention Center. 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 Clatsop County Detention Center 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, you can check arrest warrants on the Clatsop County court website or call the court directly. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. Bear 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 first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the Clatsop County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are a matter of public record and this information is freely available.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a court case file that contains a court docket and any of the filings and documents filed in your case. You are able to access your court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Each and every state keeps a record of someone’s criminal background. These state databases are connected so you can track criminal convictions from another state. You can go to the Clatsop County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay a fee for a more intensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will be able to find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for DWI or DUI, drug crimes, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send money to someone in jail at the Clatsop County Detention Center is likely to change, so it would be best to check the Clatsop County Detention Center website when you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Clatsop County Detention Center
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 Clatsop County Detention Center uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (503) 325-8641 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 Clatsop County Detention Center store. Inmates can buy a number of things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will most likely need to use the commissary on a daily basis, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that inmates can buy if they have sufficient funds in their account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Clatsop County Detention Center are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are typically more costly than phone calls made at home. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the jail rules, phone calls could be reduced or cut altogether.
The Clatsop County Detention Center phone number is: (503) 325-8641
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits these phone service providers make from 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 Clatsop County Detention Center. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices 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 state prisons and local jails learning how to decrease 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 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. There are some circumstances where we won’t 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 so high that nobody can save you money.
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