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Daviess County Jail Information
101 Northeast 4th Street
Washington, IN 47501
Phone: (812) 254-1060
The Daviess County Jail is located at 101 Northeast 4th Street in Washington, IN and is a medium security county jail operated by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department.This site tells you info about anything a person needs to know about the Daviess County Jail, such as how to find an inmate at the Daviess County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, court information, and lots more.
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This guide is designed to give you all the advice and information that you’ll need to make getting locked up less stressfull. If you have questions, just ask it, and please leave any feedback or comments that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Daviess County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that has gone to jail and want to find out where they are? Do you know a friend or family member who has been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
In order to find out who is in jail at the Daviess County Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Daviess County Jail Inmate Locator has information about people who have been arrested and are in jail, including current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can also find the same information about anyone who has been arrested or discharged within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You can locate their inmate information faster if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
Daviess County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Daviess County Jail is made up of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, you may not be processed immediately.
The first thing you will have to to is you will answer some questions, like your full name, address, birth date and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you are discharged.
You will get to make a phone call to call a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you will be allowed to keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere from 30 minutes to many hours. Or, simply, the faster you can pay your bail, the faster you can get out of jail. Also, how fast you get released depends on if you have a bond amount or if a judge still needs to determine the bail amount. For a minor charge, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and are given a date of your release, you should plan to be released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Daviess County Jail Visitation
Inmates need to list each visitor’s name to the Daviess County Jail before you can visit. Your visitors will be put in a log of visitors as an authorized visitor. Every visitor is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone arriving late or that is not an approved visitor will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures are always changing, so we suggest that you call the official Daviess County Jail at (812) 254-1060 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|
In order to visit someone at the Daviess County Jail you must first have your name on their 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.
No cellphones are allowed at Daviess County Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Persons probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent prior to a visit. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If a visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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 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 Daviess County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Daviess 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 someone incarcerated at Daviess County Jail:
Daviess County Jail
101 Northeast 4th Street
Washington, IN 47501
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Daviess County Jail
101 Northeast 4th Street
Washington, IN 47501
The Daviess County Jail mail policy changes, so be sure to review the official website when 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 Daviess 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 Daviess 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 can access court records on the Daviess County court website or you are able to call the jail. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask them. Bear in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Daviess County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or you can check online. Arrest records are public record and this information is available to anyone.
Court Records are public records. These records include a case file that contains a court docket and all of the filings and documents filed in your case. You can access court records via the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Each state maintains records of a person’s criminal background. These state databases are connected so you can track criminal histories from another state. You are able to go to the Daviess County Courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you are able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include DUI or DWI, drug crimes, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or property crimes like theft or larceny.
Money & Commissary
The procedure to send funds to someone in jail at the Daviess County Jail can change at any time, so it would be best to review the Daviess County Jail website when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Daviess 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 Daviess County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (812) 254-1060 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 Daviess County Jail store. An inmate can purchase several different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will probably want 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 items that the inmate can buy if they have money 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 Daviess County Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are typically pricier than regular phone calls. There is no limit to 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 there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the jail rules, phone privileges might get cut back or cut altogether.
Phone Number: (812) 254-1060
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The money these phone service providers make off of all inmate phone calls 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 Daviess County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two different prices 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 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 inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails 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 cases like this, the jail or prison has set their calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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