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Dupage County Jail Information
501 North County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: (630) 407-2400
The Dupage County Jail is located at 501 North County Farm Road in Wheaton, IL and is a medium security county jail operated by the Du Page County Sheriff’s Department.This page will tell you information about anything a person needs to know about the Dupage County Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you information and advice you need to make helping someone get out of jail less stressfull. If you have a question, just ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any feedback or comments that could be a benefit to other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Dupage County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is in jail and need to locate them? Do you know somebody who has been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
To search who’s in jail at the Dupage County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Dupage County Jail Inmate Roster has information about people who were arrested and are now in jail, including current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you are able to find info for anybody booked or discharged in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by their last name. You can locate their arrest information quicker if you have their first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Dupage County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Dupage County Jail is made up of these 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.
You must answer some basic questions, like what is your full legal name, your address, date of birth and contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your mental and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will get taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
You will be allowed to make a phone call to call a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you might be able to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you you will be given a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will get discharged from jail. This process takes from 15 minutes to all day long. In other words the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you will get discharged. Also, it might depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if the magistrate needs to figure out how much to set your bail at. For lesser charges, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served your sentence and know the date of your release, you should plan to get discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Dupage County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must list each visitor’s name to the Dupage County Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitors will be entered into a Visiting log as an approved visitor. Each visitor must provide proof of identification. Any visitors that gets to visitation or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Dupage County Jail can change, so you should call the official Dupage County Jail at (630) 407-2400 before go to the jail 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 Dupage County Jail you have to first be added to their visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Dupage County Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. No personal belongings. Persons on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before visiting. This kind of visitation is not approved.
If a 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 younger than 18 years old 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 even magazines to an inmate at the Dupage County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Dupage 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 Dupage County Jail is:
Dupage County Jail
501 North County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Dupage County Jail
501 North County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
The mail policy at the Dupage County Jail changes frequently, so be sure to double check the the Dupage County Jail website 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 Dupage 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 Dupage 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants on the Du Page County jail website or call the court. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. Bear in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you have a first and last name, and possibly an arrest date, contact the Du Page County jail, on the phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are in the public record and these records are freely available.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a case file that contains a docket and any documents filed in the court case. You can access the court records via the internet service ‘Public Access to Court Electronic Records’, or at the Du Page County Clerk of Court in the county where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of someone’s criminal background. These online databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal convictions from any other state. Go to courthouse and inquire, or check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for crimes, which include, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and 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 check the Dupage County Jail website before you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Dupage 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 Dupage County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (630) 407-2400 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 Dupage County Jail store. You can purchase different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will most likely want to buy things from the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different items that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their commissary account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, as well as 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
The only phone calls that Dupage County Jail inmates are allowed to make are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are generally pricier than phone calls made at home. Phone calls are restricted on how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the rules, phone calls could be reduced or cut altogether.
Phone Number: (630) 407-2400
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have exclusive contracts at each facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make from 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 Dupage 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 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning 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 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. 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 these cases, the jail has set their phone call rates in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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