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Jefferson County Jail Information
510 1st Street
Hillsboro, MO 63050
Phone Number: (636) 797-5318
The Jefferson County Jail is located at 510 1st Street in Hillsboro, MO and is a medium security county jail operated by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.This guide tells you all the information about anything you might want to know about the Jefferson County Jail, like how to locate an inmate, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information, and more.
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The goal of this guide is to give you information and tips you need to make going to jail a little less stressful. If you have questions, please feel free to ask it, and also any comments or feedback that might be a benefit to others is welcome.
Jefferson County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member, loved one, or friend that is in jail and don’t know how to locate them? Do you know somebody that has been arrested and you want to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to find out who’s in jail at the Jefferson County Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Jefferson County Jail Inmate Roster has information about individuals currently in custody, which includes custody status, and visiting hours. You can also get info for anyone booked or released in the past 24 hour period. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You can find the information more quickly if you’ve got their full name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Jefferson County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Jefferson County Jail takes you through each of the following steps:
They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, you may not be processed immediately.
The first step is that you will have to answer a number of questions, such as your legal name, street address, birth date and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your psychological and medical history. Next, you’ll be given an inmate ID number and your fingerprints will be taken. Then, all personal property will be taken from you and stored until you are discharged.
You will then be allowed to use the phone so you can contact family, friends, or loved one.
If they expect that you will make bail and be released quickly, you will be allowed to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you will be issued a jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will get discharged from jail. This process can take anywhere from 10 minutes to quite a few hours. Or, simply, the quicker you post bail, the sooner you will get let go. Also, how fast you get released depends on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond amount or if a magistrate needs to determine the bail amount. For a minor offense, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a date of your release, plan to be discharged anywhere between the hours of 9am and 12pm.
Jefferson County Jail Visitation
Inmates need to give each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Jefferson County Jail before anyone can visit them. Your visitors will be entered in a log of approved visitors for the inmate. Every visitor is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Any visitors arriving late or without a visiting order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
Visitation procedures change often, so it would be wise to call the jail at (636) 797-5318 before you go to the jail to visit.
|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 Jefferson County Jail you must first be added to their approved visitation list.
Be sure to bring your up to date government issued ID or driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Jefferson County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Such visitation is not normally approved.
If a visitor is under the age of 18 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 the 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 Jefferson County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Jefferson 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 Jefferson County Jail, use this address:
Jefferson County Jail
510 1st Street
Hillsboro, MO 63050
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Jefferson County Jail
510 1st Street
Hillsboro, MO 63050
The inmate mail policy at the Jefferson County Jail changes often, so it would be best to check the the Jefferson County Jail website before you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Jefferson 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 Jefferson 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 a warrant out for your arrest, you can check court records on the Jefferson County court website or you can call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. You should know that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Jefferson County jail, by phone, go there in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are in the public record and these records are accessible by the public.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a court case file that contains a docket and any of the documents filed in your case. You can access court records on the website, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Every state keeps a record of people’s criminal background. These databases are all connected so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from other states. Go to the Jefferson County Courthouse and make an inquiry, or check online. You must know which county the crime occured in, and if it was in a different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more complete search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you will get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for crimes, which include, drug crimes, kidnapping, rape or other sexual assault, violent crimes, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to inmates might change, so be sure to review the Jefferson County Jail site when you send money to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Jefferson 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 Jefferson County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (636) 797-5318 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 Jefferson County Jail store. An inmate can purchase different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will most likely 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 items that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These products include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to personal hygiene products including 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Jefferson County Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Calls made in jail are much more expensive than phone calls made outside of jail. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions 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 there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you break the rules, phone privileges may be limited or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
Phone Number: (636) 797-5318
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 they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits 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 Jefferson County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two pricing tiers 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 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 calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you a lot of money on calling your inmate. In some cases, we won’t 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 facility has set their phone rates in a way that nobody can save you money.
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