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Fulton County Jail Information
901 Rice Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Phone Number: (404) 613-2000
The Fulton County Jail is located at 901 Rice Street NW in Atlanta, GA and is a medium security county jail operated by the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department.This site tells you information about anything one might want to know about the Fulton County Jail, like how to locate an inmate at the Fulton County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much more.
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The purpose of this guide is to give you info you need to make helping someone get out of jail less stressfull. If you have a question, just ask them, and any comments or feedback that might be beneficial to other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Fulton County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is incarcerated and don’t know how to find out where they are? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
To look up who is in jail at the Fulton County Jail you have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Fulton County Jail Inmate List is a list of people currently in custody, including current status, and visiting schedule. You can also find info about anybody booked or released within the past 24 hours. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You can locate their arrest information more quickly if you have their first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Fulton County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Fulton County Jail is made up of these steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
The first step is that you will have to answer some simple questions, such as what is your full legal name, address, date of birth and an emergency contact, and you will also be asked about your mental and medical history. Next, you will be issued an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you get released.
You will get to use the telephone to talk to a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be able to keep wearing street clothes, if not you you will be given a jail jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. This process takes anywhere from 30 minutes to all day long. Or, simply, the faster you can post bail, the sooner you can get released from jail. Also, it will depend on if you’ve been given a bond amount or if a judge must figure out the amount of bail to be set. For minor charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. If you have served a sentence in jail and know the release date, you should expect to be released in the morning.
Fulton County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates must give each visitor’s full name to the Fulton County Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will be put in a log of approved visitors for the requesting inmate. All visitors will be required to provide acceptable photo identification. Visitors showing up late or that is not on the visitation list will be turned away.
Visitation procedures at Fulton County Jail can change, so it would be wise to call the official Fulton County Jail at (404) 613-2000 before you visit an inmate.
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In order to visit an inmate at the Fulton County Jail you have to first be added to their visitation list.
Be sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter.
No phones are allowed at Fulton County Jail, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody on must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Usually is not approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age 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, the minor visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sending Mail to Inmates
This is what you need to know in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Fulton County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Fulton 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 Fulton County Jail is:
Fulton County Jail
901 Rice Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Fulton County Jail
901 Rice Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
The Fulton County Jail inmate mail policy changes frequently, so it would be best to review the official Fulton County Jail site before 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 Fulton 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 Fulton 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 are able to check the arrest warrants on the website or you are able to call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. You should know that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and the date of their arrest, contact the jail, either by phone, in person, or check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this is accessible to anyone.
Court Records are public records and available to anyone. They include a case file that includes a court docket and all filings and documents filed in the case. You can access court records via the internet, or at the Fulton County Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of their state citizen’s criminal history. These databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal histories from any other state. Go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you might have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A criminal history search you are able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any of the following crimes, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to people in jail change frequently, so it would be best to check the Fulton County Jail website when send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Fulton 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 Fulton County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (404) 613-2000 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 Fulton County Jail store. Inmates can buy different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Keep in mind that you will probably need to use 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 purchase if they have sufficient funds in their 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 Fulton County Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are much more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates should keep in mind that a long line can form at the phones, because everyone wants to use the phone, too. If you break the jail rules, your ability to use the phone might get cut back or forbidden completely.
The Fulton County Jail phone number is: (404) 613-2000
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they operate, which means that they get to set the prices. The money these phone service providers make 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 Fulton County Jail. The rates are posted and there are at least two types of prices based on where the inmate is calling. These 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails finding out 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 rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly 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 therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In these cases, the jail has set their phone rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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