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Davison County Jail Information
1015 South Miller Avenue
Mitchell, SD 57301
Phone Number: (605) 995-8639
The Davison County Jail is located at 1015 South Miller Avenue in Mitchell, SD and is a medium security county jail operated by the Davison County Sheriff’s Department.This guide tells you information about everything related to the Davison County Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Davison County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, court information and records, and more.
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This guide is meant to give you all the information that you need to make getting locked up less stressfull. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask it, and also any comments or tips that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation will be welcome.
Davison County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is locked up and don’t know how to find out where they are? Do you know a friend or family member that has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?
In order to search who’s in jail at the Davison County Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Davison County Jail Inmate Locator is an online list of individuals who have been arrested and are in jail, including status, and times you can visit. Also, you can get information about anyone arrested and booked or discharged in the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You will be able to get their arrest information faster if you’ve got their first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Davison County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Davison County Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first step is that you have to answer a number of questions, like what is your full legal name, address, birthdate and contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released.
They will allow you to make a phone call to talk to a member of your family, friend, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be able to keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will have to wear a jail uniform.
Once you are able to post bail, you will get released from jail. This process may take anywhere from 10 minutes to many hours. So, the faster you post bail, the faster you can get out of jail. Also, how fast you get released might depend on if you have a bond amount or if a judge must figure out the amount of bail to be set. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a date of your release, you should plan to be released at any time that day – but usually in the morning.
Davison County Jail Visitation
The inmate must give each visitor’s name to the Davison County Jail in advance of any visit. This information will be entered in the visitors log as an approved visitor. All visitors will have to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors arriving late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures change often, so we suggest that you call the official Davison County Jail at (605) 995-8639 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 an inmate at the Davison County Jail you must first be added to the inmate’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 without it.
No phones at Davison County Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody under must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Usually is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 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, 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 Davison County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Davison 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 Davison County Jail:
Davison County Jail
1015 South Miller Avenue
Mitchell, SD 57301
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Davison County Jail
1015 South Miller Avenue
Mitchell, SD 57301
The Davison County Jail mail policy is always changing, so you should review the official Davison County Jail site 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 Davison 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 Davison 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 can access arrest warrants inquiry online or you are able to call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask them. Keep in mind that if you do have an outstanding warrant, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the Davison County jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. Arrest records are in the public record and the information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a court case file that contains a docket and any filings and documents filed in the court case. You are able to access your court records via the internet, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of someone’s criminal past. These databases are connected so you can track criminal backgrounds from any other state. You can go to county courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a completely different state, you might have to pay for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history 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 Possession, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to people in jail are always changing, so it would be best to double check the Davison County Jail site before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Davison 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 Davison County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (605) 995-8639 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 Davison County Jail store. An inmate can buy several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will probably want 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 products that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal hygiene products such as 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 Davison County Jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are usually pricier 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 bear in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the jail rules, phone calls might get reduced or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: (605) 995-8639
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they they control the prices. The profits from all of the 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 Davison County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following three things 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 finding out how to lower 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 calling 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. In some cases, we will not 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 inmate calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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