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Jones County Jail Information
104 4th Street
Murdo, SD 57559
Phone Number: (605) 669-7111
The Jones County Jail is located at 104 4th Street in Murdo, SD and is a medium security county jail operated by the Jones County Sheriff’s Department.This page will tell you information about anything one might want to know about the Jones County Jail, like how to find out who’s in jail at the Jones County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures, how to find your court records, and much more.
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The goal of this guide is to give information and advice you need to make the process a lot easier. If you have specific questions, please feel free to ask it, and please leave any comments or tips that might help others will be welcome.
Jones County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that has gone to jail and don’t know how to contact them? Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out what jail they’re in?
In order to see who’s in jail at the Jones County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Jones County Jail Inmate Search is an online list of individuals who were arrested and are now in jail, including custody status, and visiting schedule. Also, you are able to find information on anyone arrested and booked or released within the last 24 hours. Inmates are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to find the information faster if you have their full name, date of birth, or inmate ID.
Jones County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake process at the Jones County Jail includes each of the following steps:
You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is busy, you will have to wait, sometimes for many hours, before you get processed.
First, you will answer some simple questions, like your legal name, address, birth date and contact person, and also, you will also be asked about your medical and mental history. Next, you will be issued an inmate ID number and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get released from jail.
They will allow you to use the phone so you can get in touch with a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you think you will get released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will have to wear a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. This process can take between 30 minutes to all day. In simple terms, the faster you can pay your bail, the quicker you will be freed. It also depends on whether you’ve got a cash bond or if the magistrate needs to decide on your bail amount. For lesser charges, you will simply be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and have a date of your release, you should plan to be released that morning.
Jones County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must list each visitor’s name to the Jones County Jail in advance of any visit. Your visitor’s information will go in the visitors log for the inmate that requested the visitor. All visitors is required to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors arriving late or that is not on the visitation list will not be able to attend visitation.
The Jones County Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so it would be wise to call the facility at (605) 669-7111 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|
Before you can visit someone at the Jones County Jail you must first be added to the inmate’s approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visitation because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Jones County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody currently on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. This kind of visitation is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age and is a family member of the inmate, they must be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate’s extended family. If the 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 Jones County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Jones 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 someone incarcerated at Jones County Jail:
Jones County Jail
104 4th Street
Murdo, SD 57559
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Jones County Jail
104 4th Street
Murdo, SD 57559
The Jones County Jail mail policy changes often, so we suggest that you check the official Jones County Jail site 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 Jones 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 Jones 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 check arrest warrants inquiry online or you can call the court. This requires a first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and inquire at the information desk. Bear in mind that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you will be taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, by phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are public record and this information is accessible by the public.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. Court Records include a court case file that contains a court docket and all documents and filings filed in your case. You can access your court records on the internet, or at Clerk of Court office where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of a person’s criminal background. These state databases are linked together so you can track criminal convictions from other states. You can go to the Jones County Courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay for a more complete search.
A criminal history search you are able to find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for any crimes, which can include, drug Possession, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to someone in jail at the Jones County Jail might change, so visit the Jones County Jail site before you send funds to an inmate.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Jones 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 Jones County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (605) 669-7111 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 Jones County Jail store. An inmate can buy several different things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Remember that you will probably need to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that the inmate can buy if they have enough money in their trust 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
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Jones County Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are generally pricier than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on when and how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are disciplined for an infraction, your ability to use the phone might get reduced or forbidden completely.
The Jones County Jail phone number is: (605) 669-7111
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have a monopoly at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits these phone service providers make from all of the 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 Jones 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 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 calling 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 prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you money on your inmate calls, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the facility has set their phone rates so high that nobody can save you money.
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