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Faulk County Jail Information
924 Lafoon Avenue
Faulkton, SD 57438
Phone Number: (605) 598-6229
The Faulk County Jail is located at 924 Lafoon Avenue in Faulkton, SD and is a medium security county jail operated by the Faulk County Sheriff’s Department.This guide will tell you all the information about anything you might need to know about the Faulk County Jail, like how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find Faulk County court records, and much, much more.
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This guide is designed to give you all the information and tips that you need to make getting locked up easier. If you have questions, just ask it, and please leave any comments or tips that might be beneficial to other people in the same situation is much appreciated.
Faulk County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that has gone to jail and want to contact them? Do you know someone who has been arrested and you don’t know how to find out what jail they’re in?
To find out who’s in jail at the Faulk County Jail you need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Faulk County Jail Inmate Lookup is a roster of individuals currently in custody, which includes current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you can find information about anyone booked or released within the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to locate the information more quickly if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, birth date, or arrest number.
Faulk County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Faulk County Jail includes each of the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First, you will have to answer a number of questions, such as what is your full name, home address, birth date and a contact person, and you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken from you and will be stored until you are released.
They will let you make a telephone call to call family, friends, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, they will let you wear your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jail issued jumpsuit.
Once bail has been posted, you will get released from jail. The discharge process can take between 30 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the faster you post bail, the faster you can get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged can depend on whether or not you’ve got a bond amount or if a magistrate must figure out how much your bail will be. For lesser charges, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and know the discharge date, expect to get released anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Faulk County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to provide each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Faulk County Jail in advance. This information will be entered into the visitation log as an authorized visitor. Each and every visitor will have to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors showing up late or that is not on the visitation list will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Faulk County Jail change often, so it would be wise to call the official Faulk County Jail at (605) 598-6229 before you try to go to visitation.
|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 someone at the Faulk County Jail you have to first be on the inmate’s visitation list.
Be sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visit or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No cellphones are allowed at Faulk County Jail, and you will be searched before entering. No personal belongings. Persons under must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Usually is not going to be approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 is related to 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 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 Faulk County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Faulk 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.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Faulk County Jail, use this address:
Faulk County Jail
924 Lafoon Avenue
Faulkton, SD 57438
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Faulk County Jail
924 Lafoon Avenue
Faulkton, SD 57438
The inmate mail policy at the Faulk County Jail can change, so check the official website before 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 Faulk 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 Faulk 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 an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry on the website or call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask one of the officers. You should be clear that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the jail, either by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are a matter of public record and the information is available to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a court case file that includes a court docket and all of the documents and filings filed in the case. You can access your court records on the website, or at the Faulk County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state maintains a record of people’s criminal background. These databases are connected and you can track criminal histories from another state. You can go to county courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if it was in a different state entirely, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you can get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for the following crimes, drug offenses such as possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to Faulk County Jail inmates could change, so it would be best to check the Faulk County Jail site when send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Faulk 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 Faulk County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (605) 598-6229 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 Faulk County Jail store. Inmates can purchase different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary every day, 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 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 Faulk County Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are much more costly than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, an inmate’s ability to use the phone may be limited or cut altogether.
The Faulk County Jail phone number is: (605) 598-6229
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at each facility that they operate, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits these phone service providers make off of 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 Faulk County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 decrease 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 significantly on inmate phone calls. There are some circumstances 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 these cases, the facility has set their calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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