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Georgetown County Detention Center Information
2394 BrownÄ‚â€šĂ‚Â´S Ferry Road
Georgetown, SC 29440
Phone Number: (843) 545-3400
The Georgetown County Detention Center is located at 2394 BrownÄ‚â€šĂ‚Â´S Ferry Road in Georgetown, SC and is a medium security county jail operated by the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Department.This guide will tell you all the information about anything related to the Georgetown County Detention Center, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find Georgetown County 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 a friend or family member get out of jail easier. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and please leave any feedback or comments that would be beneficial to other people in the same situation will be welcome.
Georgetown County Detention Center Inmate Search
Do you have a friend or family member that is in jail and want to locate them? Do you know a friend or family member that has been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?
To find out who is in jail at the Georgetown County Detention Center you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Georgetown County Detention Center Inmate Locator has information about individuals who have been arrested, including current status, and times the inmate can have visitors. You can also find the same information for anybody processed or released in the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You’ll be able to get their inmate information fast if you have your friend or family member’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Georgetown County Detention Center Policies and Procedures
The intake procedure at the Georgetown County Detention Center is made up of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
First you have to answer a number of questions, such as what is your legal name, your address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate number and you will be fingerprinted. Then, any personal property you have will be taken from you and stored until you get released.
They will allow you to use the phone to get in touch with family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, if not you you will have to change into a jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will get discharged from jail. This process will take anywhere between 15 minutes to all day long. So, the quicker bail is posted, the sooner you will get out of jail. Also, how fast you get released depends on if you’ve got a bond amount or if the magistrate has to decide on the amount of bail to be set. For a minor charge, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and are given a date of your release, plan to get released in the morning.
Georgetown County Detention Center Visitation
Inmates have to list each visitor’s full name to the Georgetown County Detention Center in advance of any visit. Your visitors will be entered into a Visiting log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Each visitor is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Jail visitation policies change often, so make sure that you call the official Georgetown County Detention Center at (843) 545-3400 before you 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 an inmate at the Georgetown County Detention Center you have to first be added to this person’s approved 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.
No phones are allowed at Georgetown County Detention Center, and you will be searched before entering. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. This kind of visitation is not normally approved.
If a 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 under the age of 18 and is not related to the inmate, the minor 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 Georgetown County Detention Center. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Georgetown County Detention Center 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 Georgetown County Detention Center:
Georgetown County Detention Center
2394 BrownÄ‚â€šĂ‚Â´S Ferry Road
Georgetown, SC 29440
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Georgetown County Detention Center
2394 BrownÄ‚â€šĂ‚Â´S Ferry Road
Georgetown, SC 29440
The Georgetown County Detention Center mail policy changes frequently, so we suggest that you check the site 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 Georgetown County Detention Center. 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 Georgetown County Detention Center 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 an outstanding warrant, you can check arrest warrants on the website or call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. Keep in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, 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 the date of their arrest, contact the Georgetown County jail, either by phone, go there in person, or look online. Records of arrests are public record and this information is freely available.
Court Records are public records. Court Records include a case file containing a docket and all of the documents filed in your case. You are able to access the court records via the internet, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of people’s criminal history. These state databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from another state. Go to courthouse and inquire, or check online. It is helpful to know the county, and in the event that it was in a totally different state, you might have to pay for a more complete search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will be able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for driving under the influence (DUI), drug Possession, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to someone in jail at the Georgetown County Detention Center are always changing, so visit the Georgetown County Detention Center website when send money to someone in jail there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Georgetown County Detention Center
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 Georgetown County Detention Center uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (843) 545-3400 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 Georgetown County Detention Center store. You can buy different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably need to buy things from the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can buy if they have enough 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
All phone calls from the Georgetown County Detention Center are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are a lot pricier than phone calls made at home. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when and how often you can use the phone, but inmates must 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 forbidden.
The Georgetown County Detention Center phone number is: (843) 545-3400
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they get to set the prices. The profits 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 Georgetown County Detention Center. The rates are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers based on where the inmate is calling. The following three things 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 figuring out how to lower 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 calling your inmate. There are some prisons or jails where we won’t be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail or prison has set their phone call rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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