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Leake County Jail Information
399 C O Brooks Street
Carthage, MS 39051
Phone Number: (601) 267-4942
The Leake County Jail is located at 399 C O Brooks Street in Carthage, MS and is a medium security county jail operated by the Leake County Sheriff’s Department.This site will tell you info about anything you might want to know about the Leake County Jail, such as how to do a jail inmate search, the jail’s address and phone number, booking and intake procedures, how to find Leake County court records, and lots more.
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The goal of this guide is to offer advice and information that you need to make going to jail less stressfull. If you have a specific question, just ask it, and please leave any comments or tips that might be beneficial to others will be much appreciated.
Leake County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and want to locate them? Do you know a friend or family member who’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out what jail they’re in?
To look up who’s in jail at the Leake County Jail you should use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Leake County Jail Inmate Lookup has information about individuals currently in custody, including status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you can get info on anybody processed or released within the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are shown in alphabetical order by last name. You’ll be able to find their arrest information quicker if you’ve got their first and last name, date of birth, or arrest number.
Leake County Jail Policies and Procedures
The intake process at the Leake County Jail takes you through the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
The first step is that you have to answer a bunch of questions, such as your full legal name, home address, date of birth and a contact person, and they’ll also ask about your medical and mental history. Next, you’ll be given 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.
You will then be allowed to use the phone in order to get in touch with a family member, friend, or loved-on.
If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be able to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jumpsuit.
Once you are able to post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. The discharge process may take anywhere from 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. In other words the faster you can post bail, the quicker you can get released from jail. Also, it can depend on if you’ve got a cash bond amount or if a magistrate has to determine the amount of bail to be set. For lesser charges, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a discharge date, expect to be released that morning.
Leake County Jail Visitation
The inmate must list each visitor’s name and date of birth to the Leake County Jail in advance. Your visitor’s names will go in a log of visitors as an authorized visitor. Each visitor has to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone showing up late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will be turned away.
Jail visitation policies are always changing, so we suggest that you call the jail at (601) 267-4942 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|
To visit someone at the Leake County Jail you must have your name on the inmate’s visitation list.
Make sure to take your up to date government issued ID or valid driver’s license when you go to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Leake County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anyone probation, parole, or other community corrections supervision must obtain the permission of both the superintendent and their individual supervising officer before they can visit. Such visitation is not 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 old 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 Leake County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Leake 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 address that you should use if you are sending a letter to an inmate at the Leake County Jail is:
Leake County Jail
399 C O Brooks Street
Carthage, MS 39051
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Leake County Jail
399 C O Brooks Street
Carthage, MS 39051
The mail policy at the Leake County Jail changes, so you should review 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 Leake 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 Leake 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 the arrest warrants inquiry online or call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. You should know that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, they will take you into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know the person’s first and last name, and their arrest date, contact the Leake County jail, by phone, in person, or check online. Records of arrests are in the public record and these records are freely available.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a case file containing a docket and all of the documents and filings filed in your case. You can access your court records on the website, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of a person’s criminal history. These online databases are connected and you can track criminal histories from another state. Go to courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if the crime was in a completely different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you are able to get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for driving under the influence (DUI), drug crimes like possession or trafficking, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes including assault, battery and murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The rules for sending funds to Leake County Jail inmates might change, so be sure to check the Leake County Jail site before you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Leake 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 Leake County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (601) 267-4942 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 Leake County Jail store. An inmate can purchase several different things here, like toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Remember that you will probably want to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell an assortment of different products that the inmate can purchase if they have sufficient funds in their commissary account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to hygiene products like 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 Leake County Jail are collect calls or through a pre-paid phone account . Phone calls made in jail are typically more expensive than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about how often you can use the phone, 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 are disciplined for an infraction, phone privileges may be limited or cut altogether.
Phone Number: (601) 267-4942
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service companies have a monopoly at each facility that they operate the phone services for, which means that they they control the prices. The profits off of all of the phone calls that inmates make 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 Leake County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two types of prices 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 state prisons and local 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 a lot of money on how much it costs you to call your inmate. There are some circumstances where we will not be able to save you any money, and therefore we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail has set their inmate calling prices in a way that nobody can save you money.
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