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Madison County Jail Information
2005 East Main Street
Madisonville, TX 77864
Phone: (936) 348-2755
The Madison County Jail is located at 2005 East Main Street in Madisonville, TX and is a medium security county jail operated by the Madison County Sheriff’s Department.This site will tell you info about anything one might want to know about the Madison County Jail, such as how to locate an inmate at the Madison County Jail, the jail’s phone number and address, booking and intake procedures, court information and records, and everything else.
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This guide is designed to give advice and information that you’ll need to make the process less stressfull. If you have a specific question, just ask them, and please leave any comments or tips that could be beneficial to other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Madison County Jail Inmate Search
Do you know someone that is locked up and don’t know how to locate them? Do you know a family member or friend that’s been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
In order to see who is in jail at the Madison County Jail you will have to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Madison County Jail Inmate Search is a roster of people who have been arrested and are in jail, including status, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you can get the same information on anyone arrested and processed or released within the past 24 hour period. Inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You will be able to locate their inmate information more quickly if you enter the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Madison County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Madison County Jail includes these steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First, you will have to answer a bunch of questions, like your full name, address, birth date and an emergency contact, and they’ll also ask about your psychological and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will get fingerprinted. Then, all of your personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you are released.
You will get to use the telephone in order to get in touch with family, friends, or loved one.
If you are expected to be released shortly, you might get to wear your street clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you you will be given a jail issued jumpsuit.
When you post bail, you will get released from jail. The discharge process will take between 10 minutes to many hours. So, the quicker you post bail, the quicker you will get discharged. Also, it depends on whether or not you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if the magistrate needs to figure out the bail amount. For minor charges, you will be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a discharge date, you should expect to be released that morning.
Madison County Jail Visitation
In order to have visitors, inmates need to provide information about each visitor to the Madison County Jail in advance of the visit. Your visitor’s names will be entered in a log of approved visitors for the inmate. Every visitor must provide a photo ID when visiting. Any visitors showing up late or that does not have a visting order will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
The Madison County Jail visitation procedures are always changing, so call the jail at (936) 348-2755 before you go.
|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 Madison County Jail you have to be added to their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID when you go to visit because you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones at Madison County Jail, and you will be searched. Personal belongings are not allowed. Anybody parole, probation, or other corrections supervision must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before they can visit. Such visitation is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is under the age of 18 is related to 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, 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 magazines to an inmate at the Madison County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Madison 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 an inmate at Madison County Jail:
Madison County Jail
2005 East Main Street
Madisonville, TX 77864
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Madison County Jail
2005 East Main Street
Madisonville, TX 77864
The Madison County Jail mail policy can change, so we suggest that you visit the official Madison County Jail 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 Madison 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 Madison 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, you are able to check the arrest warrants on the Madison County jail website or you can call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask the officer in charge. You should be clear 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 a person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Madison County jail, on the phone, in person, or you can check online. An arrest is public record and this is available to anyone.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a court case file that includes a docket sheet and any filings and documents filed in your court case. You can access the court records online, or at the Madison County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of a person’s criminal past. These databases are all linked and you can track criminal convictions from any other state. You can go to courthouse and make an inquiry, or you can check online. It helps 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 can find out if someone has been arrested, charged, or convicted for the following crimes, drug Possession of drug trafficking, kidnapping, sexual offenses including rape, assault, violent crimes, or theft, breaking and entering.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to inmates at the Madison County Jail is likely to change, so visit the Madison County Jail website when you send funds to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Madison 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 Madison County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (936) 348-2755 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 Madison County Jail store. An inmate can purchase a number of things here, like personal items, food, and things for writing. Keep in mind that you will most likely want to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will cause you to lose commissary privileges.
The Commissary will sell a selection 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 Madison County Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are a lot pricier than phone calls made at home. There are certain restrictions about when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but you should keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you break the rules, your ability to use the phone may be limited or totally denied.
The Madison County Jail phone number is: (936) 348-2755
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 they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits off of all of the inmate phone calls 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 Madison County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following 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 the other correctional facilities like state prisons, and local and county jails learning how to lower 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 a lot of money on calling your inmate. In some cases, 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 in a way that nobody will be able to save you money.
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