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Edgefield County Jail Information
200 Railroad Street
Edgefield, SC 29824
Phone: (803) 637-4125
The Edgefield County Jail is located at 200 Railroad Street in Edgefield, SC and is a medium security county jail operated by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Department.This site will tell you information about anything a person needs to know about the Edgefield County Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Edgefield County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find Edgefield County court records, and much, much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you advice and information that you’ll need to make the process a lot easier. If you have a specific question, feel free to ask it, and any tips or comments that would be beneficial to other people in the same situation is much appreciated.
Edgefield County Jail 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 a friend or family member that’s been arrested and you need to find out where they are?
In order to find out who’s in jail at the Edgefield County Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Edgefield County Jail Inmate Lookup is a list of individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes custody status, and visiting hours. Also, you are able to find information on anybody booked or released within the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to find their inmate information quicker if you’ve got your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Edgefield County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Edgefield County Jail takes you through each of these steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
You have to answer some questions, such as your legal name, home address, date of birth and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get released from jail.
They will let you make a phone call so you can get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, they will let you keep wearing street clothes, if not you you will be given a jail uniform – the jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will get discharged from jail. Getting discharged will take anywhere from 10 minutes to quite a few hours. So, the quicker you post bail, the sooner you will get released. Also, it might depend on whether or not you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if a magistrate must decide on how much your bail will be. For minor charges, you will get booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and are given a date of your release, expect to get discharged in the morning.
Edgefield County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must give the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Edgefield County Jail before anyone can visit them. This information will be put into a log of approved visitors for the requesting inmate. Every visitor is required to provide acceptable photo identification. Visitors showing up late or that is not on the visitation list will not be able to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures at Edgefield County Jail can change, so it would be wise to call the official Edgefield County Jail at (803) 637-4125 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|
To visit someone at the Edgefield County Jail you must first be added to the inmate’s visitation list.
Be sure to bring your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No phones are allowed at Edgefield County Jail, and you will be searched before visiting. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone currently on must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Usually is not normally approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is a family member of the inmate, they will have to be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate’s extended family. If a 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 Edgefield County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Edgefield 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 Edgefield County Jail:
Edgefield County Jail
200 Railroad Street
Edgefield, SC 29824
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Edgefield County Jail
200 Railroad Street
Edgefield, SC 29824
The Edgefield County Jail inmate mail policy changes, so you should double check the site when you send a letter to an inmate there.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Edgefield 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 Edgefield 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 have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants on the website or call the court. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. You should be clear that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Arrest records are public record and the information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public records. They include a court case file that includes a court docket and all documents filed in your court case. You are able to access court records on the internet, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Every state maintains records of someone’s criminal background. These state databases are connected and you can track criminal backgrounds from other states. You are able to go to county courthouse and inquire, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay for a more comprehensive 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 driving under the influence (DUI), drug crimes, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending money to people in jail change frequently, so it would be best to double check the Edgefield County Jail site before you send any money.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Edgefield 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 Edgefield County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (803) 637-4125 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 Edgefield County Jail store. You can purchase several different things here, such as personal items, food, and things for writing. Bear in mind that you will probably need 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 products that the inmate can purchase if they have money in their commissary account. These items 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
The only phone calls that Edgefield County Jail inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Jail phone calls are generally more costly than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates must keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, your ability to use the phone might get cut back or eliminated altogether.
Phone Number: (803) 637-4125
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they have a contract with, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits from all of the inmate phone calls 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 Edgefield County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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